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Arenal Kioro

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San Carlos, 10 km NE of La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The location is spectacular, but all the time we were are the Arenal Kioro we never once saw the volcano: apparently it remains covered in cloud most days of the year. You might get lucky. If not, then just enjoy the huge rooms, comfortable amenities (try to find time for the spa and pool, which we didn't) and luxuriant gardens.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This place is about 4 miles north of la Fortuna. Hotel is very clean quiet and staff was very friendly. Our room # was 902 but after seeing other rooms, I can say they all had same view! from your bed you can see the volcano! I have been in very nice hotels but I have to say this place... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My husband and I recently spent 4 days at Arenal Kioro for our honeymoon and had a fantastic time! The staff was so welcoming and helpful. They assisted us in getting our luggage (that came in a day later), helped us to book activities, and answered all of our questions about the area. Our room (#203) was spacious, clean, and... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This hotel was definitely a step up from our usual level of hotel. Lovely setting. Incredibly friendly and accommodating staff. Lots of quiet, solitude and beautiful scenery. The volcano out our windows, and the night sky from the outdoor heated pools was definitely something to write home about. The towel animals were soooooo cute! We rate the value and spa... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We just spent 3 days at Arenal Kioro with friends. The accomodation were good with excellent views of the Volcano, beautiful gardens and nice hot spring pools. This is a good launching off point for a number of adventures. We did rafting, repelling and a jungle walk in the National Park at the Volcano. The staff was very accomodating and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The customer service of Arenal Kioro can be summed up in five words, "Your wish is my command." As soon as we drove up to the entrance, we were warmly welcomed with smiling and eager faces. Our party was then quickly escorted inside an open air lobby and seated at a desk where a friendly employee promptly offered us complementary... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We got excellent service at this resort with a direct view of the volcano. The property is at an elevation and our 2 nights here were very relaxing. The grounds are well landscaped and the rooms are spread out all over the property. Great value for the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The Arenal Kioro is the opposite of a big, glitzy hotel. There are no waterfalls or golf carts to drive around, but instead there is the best service, the nicest people and clean, spacious rooms that exude charm. The price is fantastic. No need to spend double the money at some of the bigger and fancier hotels. The service and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Positive: The rooms provide a nice view of the cloudy but exciting mountain and the spa pools are nice and warm with a beautiful landscape . Negative: Rooms have a moldy smell and although big are not cosy. The same can be said about the hotel itself, except pool area. Service and food are only acceptable. We were there on... More 

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Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We never saw the upper part of the volcano although our room had a great view of it, it was cloud covered the whole time we were here. Our room was lovely with a hot tub right in the room! Beds were comfortable, the shower had abundant hot water out of an overhead shower head. The air conditioning was not... More 

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