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Hotel Arenal Montechiari

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400 mts norte del Banco Nacional | Barrio Sinai. Entrada a mano izquierda., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 5194-1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay about 10 mins from town. Nice pool area. Break fast ok. Had a couple of minor issues. Wifi not in all rooms only avaiabile in the first couple. The frig was not working so they it change it eventually. The staff were very good

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venice
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Hotel Arenal Montechiari. My husband and I were only in La Fortuna for 2 nights. It was the perfect place to stay. The cabins were adorable. We had the back corner unit and had the most AMAZING view of the volcano. It was super clean, not fancy, but had plenty of space and everything you would need in... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed there for 1 night. It's located 10 minutes walk from the center of La Fortuna. The cabins look really nice from the outside, serounded by a beautiful garden. We were in room #15 which is the located at the end of a row, so the view to the volcano was the best. The room itself was nice, not... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We spent 3 nights there and we liked it. When it's not cloudy, you have a beautiful view of the volcano. It's close to the town, you don't need to use your car. Vegetation is amazing and you have your own bungalow. The only negative point is the soundproofing but it's not just in this hotel, we noticed it in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

grounds are pretty, pool is small but nice except there is only 1 lounge chair. no telephone in room so if you need to contact office or another guest you have to walk. no ice available. wifi available at office. easy walk to town.

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Deutschland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

we had a lovely view of the volcano. the bungalows are built of wood and very noisy. if the neighbor is talking, then you can hear it in the room. there is only one sunbed St the pool. the reception is very friendly. Conclusion: for a short overnight stay, the hotel is ok, but nothing more.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The hotel grounds are well care, the rooms are average (it have a rally tiny trash can, and save box), but the service of the staff is more that deficient. They seem to be very upset about their jobs, hence they do not provide a good service, at the begging we have problems with the reservation, we already had payed... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Stayed here one night enroute and it was fine. It is nothing fancy, the beds were ok and the breakfast was ok too. The bathrooms barely had space to turn around it and the safe's are very small. A regular ipad would not be able to fit. Wear bug repellant as there are many mosquitoe's. The grounds are beautiful and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

They take care for the garden around and the people are friendly. Also they have alot of birds and lizards around. But the rooms are not very comfortable, its very dark inside and they have no mosquito nets. I would not stay there for more than 2 nights.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We looked at TA for reviews of this hotel for our stay in costa rica. They were mostly positive, so we went ahead and booked it. When we got there, we saw only one person actually working and checking people in. She was nice, but did not speak very good English. Customer service was pretty good for the rest of... More 

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