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Arenal Country Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1/2 mile S from the back of La Fortuna's Catholic Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 678-2010, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Country Inn in August 2014. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was very spacious and clean. It was equipped with two double beds, so I think the rooms would also be perfectly suitable for a family of four. We had an A/C, tv, fan, coffee maker and even a small refrigerator, which I really... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Background: As part of a 3-week volcano trek across Central America, our tour group stayed at this country inn while in La Fortuna de San Carlos. PROS: It's far enough from the drunken maddening tourist crowd and yet its proximity to the town centre is a very big plus. Nice individual bungalow-type cottages spread out in the property like a... More

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San Jose , Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It's a fine place as base to visit the area. Nice clean rooms and excellent service. It's my third visit to the area and this a great place to stay . Located near the center of town , surrounded by beautiful green gardens and walking distance to the best restaurants.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

OK, this is not the best hotel in the area, but it isn't a bad place to stay. Downsides first: It is just outside town and doesn't really have a restaurant, so you'll have to get into town (or eat at a place on the road into town). This is easily walkable or a very short drive. It is a... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I dont often write reviews, but our recent experience last week was pretty awful. Hotel site looks like a 70' s campsite. The room was very dated and very small for the price. As others have said, the shower is horrendous. Breakfast area felt like a garage and the food was merely okay. We had a few friends staying in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and rented 4 rooms. I think the price was around $225 for each room for the 4 nights and had breakfast included, also air conditioning, wifi and tv (although these were older models, not the flat screen ones seen in pictures). I thought the breakfast was above average because they did offer so much-rice/beans;... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We got a 2 night reservation here as part of a large package so I cannot comment on the price. The staff was very friendly and always helpful.The grounds are nice and we'll kept. The hotel is a very environment friendly business which is what got it the better rating. Our room came with wifi, a/c, and a tv from... More

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Marlboro, NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Although the hotel grounds were beautiful and the rooms clean, I would not recommend this hotel. Upon check in we were asked if we wanted the remotes for the tv and the air conditioner. There is a $10 a day charge for air conditioning. The shower could not be regulated. The breakfast, although hot, was the same each day. The... More

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ArenalCountryInn, Owner at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Arenal Country Inn does include the use of the air conditioning in regular rates. However, the rate at which you agreed was a Super Special rate, as you may know because of the actual rate you were charged. In order for these rates to be available to the consumers, we must lower operating costs and limit some of... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at the Arenal Country Inn for about 6 nights this summer with a group of college students who were studying abroad here in Costa Rica. We stayed at hotels all over the place in the country but this was one of my favorites. The bungalows were nice and close to one another and the... More

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I visited this hotel as part of a College of Charleston study abroad experience and was very impressed. The cabins are spread out so you dont feel cramped at all. The have amenities like breeakfast, a pool, a pool table, and internet. It is tucked away in the cozy town of La Fortuna and within walking distance to town.

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Address: 1/2 mile S from the back of La Fortuna's Catholic Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 678-2010, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Country Inn 3*
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Arenal Country Hotel
Country Inn La Fortuna De San Carlos
La Fortuna De San Carlos Country Inn
Arenal Country Inn Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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