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Arenal Volcano Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6.5 Km NW of the Catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 6793-1000, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2009
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Atlanta
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2009

We stayed for a couple days in the Arenal area to see and hike the volcano. Arenal Volcano Inn was a small but nice facility. The facility has a number of separate bungalows with high wood ceilings. All the bungalows face the volcano with a small front porch. I enjoyed sitting on the front porch in the early mornings and... More 

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Brooklyn
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2009

La Fortuna has tons of hotels every where. We chose this hotel because it seemed clean and got decent reviews from TripAdvisor. My husband and I stayed here two nights in the deluxe room. The room was clean, but we couldn't open the windows so our room smelled musty, which was not good for my husband who has allergies. Staff... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

It would probably be perfect for me if there was not a constant humid smell. I think the building has a mauld problem, which causes the smell. Other than that it was great. Beautiful property, very clean room, comfortable bed, friendly and helpful staff, decent restaurant, great location.

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Florida
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

The gardens were maintained beautifully. The pool and very large hot tub were clean and well maintained. The rooms were large, had bugs in them often (yes, you're in CR, but didn't have any at our place in MA). The restaurant was disappointing. Breakfast was same fruit, 2 cereals, personal omlettes can be made. The bread in CR is terrible.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2008

Great location. All rooms are cute little cabins with a large window looking right out to the volcano. Not the lava side, but that is just a short drive away down a dirt road. (not really somewhere you want to stay anyway) It is also only a short drive to Tabacon hot springs. We stayed here for 2 nights on... More 

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Davenport, IA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

This was our cheap hotel for our honeymoon trip through Costa Rica, but the service, food, and surroundings didn't feel cheap! We loved staying here! The staff was so incredibly helpful. They helped us plan our activities and directed us to the best things to do in the area. They even called a hotel on the lava side the night... More 

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Beaconsfield, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2008

We stayed 5 nights in Sept 08. Overall it is fine - the rooms are good (big, comfortable, fairly clean) and the restaurant is fairly good. It does have good views of the volcano and the staff were always helpful when asked anything. But, there is definitely something missing, and when we arrived we were a bit underwhelmed. It is... More 

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California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2008

This hotel was great and exceeded my expectations. I am a female and was traveling alone to Costa Rica. I felt very safe and comfortable in this hotel. Each room has a picture perfect view of the volcano. The food was also amazing. It might have been the best pizza I've ever had. Lastly, the staff was outstanding. It was... More 

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San Francisco
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

Nice hotel on the main road in and around the Arenal area. Our room (cottage) was clean and in good working condition, and the restaurant serves up some good food. Even though the little cottages are set away from the main road, you can still hear the noise from the road, lots of traffic, even in the middle of the... More 

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2008

We were overwhelmed with the sheer number of hotels around LaFortuna, but finally spun the wheel and picked the Arenal Volcano Inn. Were we glad we did! From the moment we pulled up, we knew it was a winner. Very welcoming staff, fantastic Arenal volcano view from our room, huge bathroom with amazing shower, little "kitchen" area with sink, counter... More 

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Address: 6.5 Km NW of the Catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 6793-1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Volcano Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Arenal Volcano Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano Inn Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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#13 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#14 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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