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Arenal Volcano Inn

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6.5 Km NW of the Catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

The only terrible thing about our stay was that it was for such a brief moment. From check in on it was an absolutely wonderful experience. The view from the room was breathtaking, the employees at the front desk were wonderful, the afternoon at the pool was great, and the food was even delicious. I highly recommend this hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Stayed at the Volcano Inn in May 2011 with my boyfriend. The hotel has impressive views of Arenal and is set in beautiful gardens, The rooms are lovely and spacious with a seperate bathroom and toilet. The pool area is lovely with a large hot tub. We had a car so it was easy to get into La Fortuna itself.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

We got this hotel through a tour guide that was prearranged so we didn't know what to expect. It was almost an hour from the airport on many winding roads, but once we got there we couldn't believe how beautiful this place was! We were so happy that we got to stay in this paradise. The air is so fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

We only spent one night at this hotel, but definitely wished we could spend a few more. The view of the volcano from the room was the best part because it gives you several opportunities to see the volcano during the day. The pool area was beautiful, the people were friendly, the rooms had a little kitchen area and air... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

Decent middle class hotel a few km out of Arenal where most of the hotels are located. Rental car is highly recommended, otherwise you need a taxi to go anywhere, including a really good meal. Hotel seems to be heavily used by package holiday makers and therefore lacks some atmosphere and decent food (breakfast is particularly lousy), but otherwise it's... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Very nice hotel with good location for all attractions. Rooms were nice and the view was spectacular. Buffet breakfast was included and offered a pretty wide variety of choices. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Monument, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

We stayed here for 4 days as part of our Costa Rica Trip in January. We were really amazed by the fantastic view of the Volcano from our room. You could actually lie in bed and watch the volcano venting steam during the day or sit on the nice porch in front of the room and admire the same view.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in April 2011 on our 12-day Central America trip of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. The rooms are adequate, clean and have all the basic necessities. The best part is waking up to the fantastic view of Arenal Volcano! Breakfast is very disappointing. There was no variety - not even a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

It was wonderful to wake up with a view of Arenal. The food for the most part stinks to high heaven. The service was worse. If the latter changes this could be a very pleasent place to stay. Stay here but eat elsewhere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

We enjoyed our three day stay here. The rooms were spacious and set in beautiful gardens. the staff were all friendly and helpful. We were a little disappointed with breakfast. One disadvantage is the`distance from the town. A shuttle bus to the centre of Arenal would be useful.

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