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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

Very nice place, great clean and spacious cabins, awesome pool on the grounds. The girl on the reception desk was super helpful and also booked activities for us. We couldn't see the volcano because the weather was bad and foggy but you could probably in general. Close to town which was convenient for us to go get food and drinks... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

This is probably a 2 star facility. Grounds are beautiful, staff is helpful with reasonably good English. Cabanas are pretty basic with double beds, small table/2 chairs; bare bulbs in ceiling; AC works well; stupid rule restricts each person to one towel/day. Situated about 1 km south of Fortuna. Walk is difficult to navigate when rainy or at night. Fortuna... More

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2008

Despite some of the reviews we found, we were told by a friend that lives in Costa Rica that this was a great place. He was absolutely right and we are happy that we listened to him versus some of the first time travel critics that do not understand traveling abroad. We found the bungalows to be charming with all... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2008

We really enjoyed our stay at the Inn. The cabins were so cosy and comfortable and gave us a lot of privacy. Each had its own bench outside to enjoy the magnificent grounds. The flowers, trees and bushes were exceptional and well-cared for. The gardener cut us down some coconuts to eat (a treat we do not get at home).... More

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Small Town, IN
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2007

My wife and our kids (13 & 14) stayed here for two nights. It is a very neat and clean place to stay. The rooms are in separate cottages and are adequate in size. The bathroom and shower are quite large by European standards. Each room has a mini bar stocked with beer, wine, M&M's whiskey, water and soft drinks.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2007

We loved our stay at Arenal Country Inn. The rooms are private, very clean, and contain the necessary amenities in a quiet country setting. The photos on their web site, although pretty, cannot begin to depict its beautiful natural setting. The hotel is located only a short walk from La Fortuna; however, it is hard to leave the gorgeous grounds... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2007

We were MAD at the travel agent for this one. The beds smelled like a hockey bag, water pressure was non-existent, no restaurant or accommodations. This place was a nickle motel and not comfortable. You could hear the traffic on the highway all night. On the upside - the landscaping was very nice and good bird watching.

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NYC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2006

Costa Rica is a wonderful country with lots of amazing sights and activities for the entire family. Arenal specifically is a must-visit, if only to see an active volcano in all its glory. However, my wife and I would NEVER suggest anyone stay at the Arenal Country Inn. The breakfasts there were tasty and the bird-watching was one of a... More

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2005

I stayed at the Arenal Country Inn October 11-13, 2005 as part of a tour group and found it to be quite pleasant. The grounds were very nicely landscaped and the pool very inviting. The bar and dining area while open air of course was covered and the food was fine. The little town of La Fortuna was quick and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2005

This was a lovely place with clean rooms and good service. There's a great view of the mountain but, unfortunately, the erruption area is no longer visible from the hotel. It's off the main road (on the way to the waterfall) and is very quiet at night. They provided a nice morning breakfast by the pool area too.

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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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