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Hotel Villas Vista Arenal

San Carlos, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 3345, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a night and everything was great for the price, rustic feeling and nice pool with a great view of the volcano the staff helped us book a horseback ride and it was great. Breakfast is good.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We came to this hotel after searching for a place to stay all the morning, all the rest if the hotels were busy. We paid 60$ for a night. The guy in the reception was very nice and knew English pretty well. The room was.... Not so good as I read here in the reviews. The bed was uncomfortable, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This was my second visit to Villas Vista and it was just as great the second time around. Rooms are very clean, staff is extremely helpful and the food wonderful. Wether you are traveling was a couple or with friends the accommodations as just right.

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Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

These properties were suggested to us by 2 other travelers. We enjoyed our stay as it was a bit out of town (10 minute walk), quiet and with a beautiful view of volcan Arenal. The cabins were clean, had hot water, air con and free wifi. The pool was great even though it rained for most of our stay and... More

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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at the Villas Vista Arenal and really enjoyed out visit. The cabins are kept clean and have air conditioning- which is nice. The pool with a view of the volcano was a nice amenity to enjoy. Breakfast is included, with 3 choices (which is very typical as most hostels)- Tipico, Americano or Continental. Loved the pineapple... More

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Pros: The cabins were clean, beautiful surroundings, birds, hummingbirds passing by when you sit on your porch Great views of the volcano...you can actually see the Arenal Volcano from some of the cabins. They offer laundry service. Great location if you want to walk to the town of Santa Elena. We did, for the New Year's Eve celebration in the... More

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Cambridge, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

My husband and I stayed here and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was clean, safe, included a very good breakfast, and was in an excellent location. We did not have a car but were close enough to walk into town for meals etc. but took taxi to Baldi to use the hot springs. We would have no trouble staying here again... More

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20 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

It's my very first all 5star-rating! (May be I've been a bit lucky, too.) Nice cabins located in beautiful garden-like surroundings with perfect view to the volcano. Animals, birds, hummingbirds passing by when you sit on your veranda and enjoy... All cabins seem newly renovated, offer very clean room and bathroom, AC, fridge, TV, table and chairs on a little... More

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Denver, CO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

We opted to not rent a car in Costa Rica and the location of this hotel was great - about a 7-10 minute walk to town meant that we could get food anytime we wanted but didn't have to deal with the traffic and noise that comes with La Fortuna. We even hiked all the way to the La Fortuna... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

What a find off the main road. I have not stayed in the area before so not sure how the hotel compares to others. Pro: Great price, view of volcano and lake from front deck of hotel. Friendly staff and owner. Hiking trail outside of room. Cons-Food is ok, but maybe it's just me. Please drive the extra kilometers to... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Villas Vista Arenal

Also Known As:
Hotel Villas Vista Arenal Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Address: San Carlos, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 3345, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 50 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Arenal! We have very naturistic log cabins that are private and in large open spaces. Beauty is all around us! Very close to the city center of fortuna, only 5 minute walk to the park. Very clean rooms that sleep 4 to 8 people people depending on size of the room you choose. Great American or Costa Rican breakfast included from 630am to 10am. Come experience Arenal with us and we can make your trip a great experience! See you soon.... ... more   less 
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