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3.5 of 5 Resort   |   La Palma | 7km After the Church on the Right Hand Side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4000, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spend 3 nights at the kokoro hotel with my girlfriend, and it was fantastic. the place is beautiful, and at the reception they were extremely nice and helpful, with suggestions etc. the hotel has a hot spring inside (so you don't need to go and pay for hot spring baths in other places outside the hotel), which is quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location, friendly and helpful personal, good food. Perfect place to travel with kids. They small hot spring area. Rooms need to be updated. Don' t book any trips in advance, hotel will give prices cheaper than internet prices.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has small cottages and the rooms are really cute. Make sure to get the room with the view of the volcano. The rooms are clean and in good condition, don't expect anything fancy. The staff is very friendly they are always willing to go an extra mile and help you. Overall, highly recommend.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 7 had a wonderful time in this place. Rooms are in little cottages, quite primitive but appropriate for this part of Costa Rica, a secluded place in the forest. Rooms were very clean and in good repair. The pool was nice, and separately, three different hot spring "spas". There was a separate "restaurant" . Dinner had one... More 

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Tacoma WA
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64 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many lodges with which to choose in the Arenal Volcano area. I'm sure many of them are good. We liked Hotel Kokoro very much. Birds galore for our bird watchers. Very pretty grounds, excellent staff. A nice breakfast is provided as part of the cost, making this an excellent value. We chose this place partly because it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is as friendly as can be. No doubt there are no friendlier people on the planet! The "hotel" is really a series of cottages with a total of 30 rentals. Not walking distance to town but super quiet location with superior Arenal Volcano views. As in other reviews, the "Hot Springs" on site were not usable and drained... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel ground is beautiful, the dining area and pool area are the bright spot, the lobby is quite basic. Included breakfast is quite good. Services are very courteous. The biggest problem of this hotel in my opinion is the upkeep of the cottage, the cottage we had is very dark and blanket and pillow has a damp smell, it... More 

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RTP, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this place back in the first week of December for 2 nights. This place exceeded my expectations. The room we had was large and had lots of space for our luggage. They even provide you with shampoos, lotions, etc. The front desk staff speak excellent English.

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Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I travelled to Costa Rica in December 2014. We headed to our first destination, the Hotel Kokoro and Arenal volcano area, where we stayed from December 10-12. Unfortunately, we did not get a chance to see the volcano. The clouds were too low. We arrived early afternoon, to a beautiful property of flowers and trees. The staff... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We enjoyed 3 wonderful nights at Kokoro! Everything about this place is #1, rooms, gardens, staff, food. We only had one problem, wish we would have booked it longer! I forgot one other +, the hot springs!! There is enough beauty right out the front door that one doesn't have go anywhere if they just want to relax! We will... More 

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Address: La Palma | 7km After the Church on the Right Hand Side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Kokoro Arenal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Kokoro Arenal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Resort Kokoro Arenal
Hotel Kokoro Arenal Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#17 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#20 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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