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Hotel Kokoro Arenal

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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family (2 kids under 15) stayed here in July 2014. What stood out the most was how the staff worked from beginning to end to make our experience extremely positive. They constantly went out of their way to assist us and create a positive experience. They were so helpful with issues we were having completely unrelated to our stay... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Kokoro could be defined as smooth. we didn't suffer any problem with the hotel. The rooms were clean (but humid the first day.... solved by using the AC for a couple of hours each night) the pool and the hot springs were nice and breakfast was adequate. We stayed at the hotel for two nights and had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Kokoro was really nice to stay at. The staff were all very friendly and very willing to help with anything we needed. They booked all our excursions and taxis for us and paid for it so we just had one bill at the end. The grounds were BEAUTIFUL. There was a little forest trail there that was really cool.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled at how the cabin looks small from the outside. As soon as you walk inside, you'll be surprised at how big and spacious its interior. The ceiling is also high. It has one king size and a twin size bed with big rustic closet, dresser, side table and a small table with chairs. This is a beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabins are well designed and had the feel of being in the forest. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Tons of birds around, breakfast was delicious - we also had dinner at their restaurant and it was great! Have to cab it everywhere, but we had tours booked that picked up and dropped off at the hotel. Reception can... More

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and hoping for more. If only we knew how amazing this place, we would've stayed longer! The rustic cabin and location were perfect getaway from city bustling lifestyle. We needed so badly coming from heavily tourist spot playa tamarindo. The overall service was excellent! They kindly helped & solved our excursion problems. Breakfast was... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In January 2014 we stayed for two nights at this delightful lodge. Their beautifully landscaped grounds overlook the Arenal Volcano. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The owner Philipe made us a delicious dinner in their lovely open air dining room on our first night there. The cabins are well appointed and private.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a few nights at Hotel Kokoro while exploring Arenal. The hotel is well located as it's not far from the famous Tabacon Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano National Park, or the Arenal hanging bridges. The hotel offers a unique experience with individual cabins as opposed to hotel rooms. The room fit our needs, but isn't for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I did tons of research before picking on Trip Advisor befor picking Kokora for our June 6-11 stay in La Fortuna. These were the factors that were important to me 1. Lush Tropical environment. Kokor had lush grounds and an actual section of rainforest right on the grounds with apath (free access to forest is attached to the adjacent Arenal... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

My 7 year old and I very much enjoyed our 2 night stay. View is stunning and grounds are gorgeous for a bit of impromptu bird watching (saw hummingbirds while having breakfast). We loved the hot springs and pool. Easy access for tours. Minor complaint is isolated site for travelers without a car. Delivery food possible but limited. Wifi for... 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Kokoro Arenal 3.5*
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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

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#19 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #20 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #22 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest of the northern hills of Costa Rica, Hotel Kokoro Arenal is the perfect hideaway retreat blessed with untouched flora and fauna and a panoramic setting overlooking the majestic volcano of Arenal. At Kokoro Arenal, each of our carefully designed eco-villas offers a stay in a cozy family oriented style, with charm, and a service approach prepared in a joyful, attentive, and sustainable way. The lodging grounds also invite you to dip into the hill-top swimming pool, tropical hut with hammock, and explore our tucked away rainforest trails. With our Kokoro ‘heartfelt’ ways, we aim to revitalize your senses and share with you a vibrant experience in the Costa Rican tropics. ... more   less 
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