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Hotel Kokoro Arenal

3.5 of 5
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500m oeste de la Quebrada la Palma | 7km After the Church on the Right Hand Side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4000, Costa Rica
Hotel Kokoro Arenal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kokoro offers decent value for your money but we felt slightly uncomfortable in the dark and damp rooms. We got rid of the musty smell by letting the AC and fan run all day. Afterwards only a faint smell remained. Regarding the lighting, it’s hard to understand why the management only installed the weakest light bulbs available. Even during... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Kokoro during our visit to La Fortuna. The grounds were beautiful, the breakfast each morning was very good, and the cabin was nicely equipped for our family of 4. We enjoyed working with the staff who helped us arrange our various activities for our visit. And a highlight during our visit was the sighting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Kokoro as a family with 2 kids - great cabins, hot showers, an OK pool and and a hearty breakfast buffet included. The beds were awesome! They have their own hot springs on premises too, but these haven't been cleaned / maintained very well. Free water at the reception desk to fill your water bottle! The safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Kokoro is a perfect "rain forest" spot. The public areas and cabinas are beautifully suited to the natural surroundings and the lush gardens and trees provide privacy and beauty. The open lobby has many seating options - all comfortable and two friendly dogs who head straight for the dog lovers in the group. Diana, Felico and C.J. are always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two nights in room #11 and enjoyed lovely garden views near the water apple tree. We were served these for breakfast and they're not too sweet but the birds and monkeys ate them. Front lobby has excellent wifi and free coffee and Ten Ren tea. We were on an Explorica tour for 20 people and the dinners were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location and landscape is perfect. Breakfast was free and very good. Our group had to cut our trip short due to a medical emergency and the staff was so understanding. They didn't charge us for the day we left for the hospital. This is a beautiful place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lets start with a word of warning about the road from Liberia to this area. We did this at night in a driving rainstorm and the narrow bridges, invisible potholes and blind bends on a narrow road created some "white knuckle moments " to say the least !!! Anyway on to the hotel... After the drive from hell , thinking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had an amazing stay here in September. You get your own little cabin in the rain forest and the rooms were spacious. Everyone at the hotel was super nice and helpful, the grounds were gorgeous, and the breakfast was tasty. It really felt like you were sleeping out in the jungle here and we loved it! Couldn't have asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The hotel has beautiful cabins, each one has an amazing view of the luscious fauna around. The rooms are kept clean every day and are very respectful of your belongings. The staff is always extremely helpful and answering all questions that you may have. It is also near the town. I highly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We could not have picked a better hotel for our visit to this beautiful town. We enjoyed every single minute of it and will be coming back to Kokoro should we find ourselves in La Fortuna again. The staff was very friendly and breakfast was delicious. The one day we were able to see the volcano, we had beautiful view... More 

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