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Arenal Kioro

4.0 of 5 San Carlos, 10 km NE of La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 116447, Costa Rica
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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

I consider myself a well rounded traveler. Over 14 years (and on my companies expense account) I have stayed at several 4 Seasons and Ritz Carltons. These are not properties I stay at when I pay myself. I consider myself a budget traveler who likes to get the best value for <$150.00 per night. This place far exceeded my expectations.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

Room was great, front and centre view of the volcano. We were patient enough to wait out the morning clouds and decided against going to the observatory because the guides said that our hotel was just as good. Didn't get to use our private hot tub because we were so busy enjoying the hotsprings and pool. Was a great time... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

I was a bit disappointed by three nights in Arenal Kiori. Part of that was beyond the hotel's control -- the volcano was obscurred by clouds. But there were also problems that shouldn't happen in an expensive resort. Despite a number of requests, the hotel never did fix the hot tub in our room. We couldn't get it above 90... More 

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Thanks for your comment. All the staff at the hotel apologize for the inconvenient. We see this as an opportunity to improve our services and provide a better customer service. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

My husband and I spent 3 nights at this hotel as part of a package we bought through Living Social. When I saw the pictures on the website, I was in awe--but also a little bit skeptical. I didn't want to get my hopes up and be disappointed. Let me say, I was not disappointed at all--it was even better... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Hotel and Staff were wonderful. They were helpful in selecting tours and restaurants! Costa Rica was so beautiful. Don't miss the La Paz Waterfall Gardens on your way to Arenal. Even though we had our own private Jacuzzi, we spent most of our evenings in the fabulous spring/waterfall area!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

I cannot say enough about the service at Arenal Kioro. I am accustomed to excellent service being from the New Orleans area where hospitality is a specialty. Kioro was clean...immaculate...and the staff would accommodate any request promptly. They were quick to give information or assist in any way. They can assist you with any sort of tour. The view is... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

We stayed at the Arenal Kioro hotel the 2nd week of June 2011. We had been in this area once before and stayed at Hotel Los Lagos, but wanted to try a hotel that was a bit closer to the volcano (and purportedly nicer). Kioro is indeed a very nice hotel and has some spectacular views. Every room sits atop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

I recommend this hotel, excellent views of the Volcano, excellent service, the hotel room is incredible with a Jacuzzi next to the window facing the volcano, priceless. In the morning you feel you are in another world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

This place is first class all the way. From the great rooms to the amazing view, you will not be disappointed! Wonderful volcanic hot springs and pool.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Service was impeccable, hotel rooms and resort grounds were amazing, the views and the hot springs were absolutely exquisite. I would highly recommend Arenal Kioro to anyone looking for an amazing vacation near Costa Rica's Volcano Arenal. Anything you need the concierge is more than willing to help you and with a smile on their face. The town nearby has... More 

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Address: San Carlos, 10 km NE of La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 116447, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arenal Kioro 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Arenal Kioro Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Kioro Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#11 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#13 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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