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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We felt the location to be truly brilliant - all we had to do to see the volcano is open the door of our cabin. The cabins are surrounded by the jungle with so much wildlife - we saw many many species of birds and lizards while just lying by the pool. The staff were very welcoming, chatty, willing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time in Costa Rica and we were welcome by the friendly staff. Great atmosphere and great look of the Arenal Volcano when whether conditions are pleasant. When we were there it rain in the mornings and night but even then the rain at night was very relaxing. Highly recommend this place. Stayed on August 2-4

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is on an attractive property with a nice thermal pool and regular pool. There is a walk around the property that is very interesting and nearly hidden. Food at the hotel was good. Our only complaint was that the room smelled musty and our clothes never dried out from swimming or rain. Probably just the humidity in the... More 

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silver spring, md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 (including 2 teen boys) stayed at Hotel Kokoro for 2 nights last week. It was a wonderful eco-lodge and we had a private cabin with a large room for the 4 of us to share. The setting is lovely, very green and lots of vibrant vegetation along the vast grounds. There was a pool and small... More 

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Athens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Kokoro Arenal for 3 nights on our family trip to Costa Rica. We had two rooms (A3 & A4) and were fortunate enough to have a spectacularly clear view of the volcano right outside our door on the first afternoon. We were looking for a place with a local feel in a natural setting and Kokoro was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 July 10, 2015

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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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

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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North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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