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Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge

2.5 of 5 PO Box 21, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed 2 nights. We arrived in the evening, so we were not sure what to expect the next morning...we were not disappointed. Although it was not to far from civilization, we were surprised of the amount of birds and other wildlife there. The service was excellent from the start with Pablo and Andreas, they were great, very helpful and friendly.... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely rooms, nice staff in a great location. The best place for breakfast, there are bird feeders foll of all sorts of different species. This place really suits nature lovers, especially if your into birds, bugs and frogs. I would highly recommend Arenal oasis.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this place to see frogs.....and payed 40 USD. There were 20 poeple, who wanted to do this also!!!! and 3 guides. The trails are not very long, so that you could hear and see the other groups all the time. We saw one dart frog "blue jeans", discoverd from my friend, one bat in a termite nest... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't too sure when we checked in but this place grows on you. The rain was pounding down on our little bungalow and there were lots of sounds of nature all around - birds, frogs, dogs, rooster (who didn't stop crowing). You're in the rainforest so things never really dry out if they get wet. But the price was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cabin is very cosy, surrounded by nature, silent area. At the restaurant you can spot lots of animals, food is good, fresh juice. Staff is friendly and helpful. Nightwalk recommended, passionate guide with lots of humor. Wouldn't recommend the horse ride to the waterfall, not so exciting tour.

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Wilmslow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

The location is a bit remote from La Fortuna, at about 3 kms. Having a car would certainly help. Accommodations are woodland cabins, which were very nice. There is a very small restaurant, which is very good for breakfast, but didn't seem to be used any other time. Plenty of bird activity and a good night walk available at the... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed here a couple of weeks ago and loved it. It was very private. The room was a little musty, but it was the rainforest in the green season, so that's to be expected. You cant beat what you get for price. Its a short drive from downtown la fortuna, so you have access to anything you need. The... More 

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Roeselare, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This small-scale hotel has a limited number of bungalows. It is situated in a big garden, which is very quiet. Bungalows are clean and have all basic comfort. The staff at the reception is very friendly and helpful/ The breakfast is basic (limited choice) but good.

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Massachusetts
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Secluded cabin in the rainforest with comfortable beds and extremely beautiful surroundings make this place unique. The warm welcoming staff including the cooks, were also available for tours (night tour of frogs), and exploring the Arenal volcano area and more. The wildlife was fascinating to watch during the breakfast and dinner meals (which were very good, inexpensive and Tico Sabor!).... More 

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Lecco, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I am so happy and grateful that we stayed at Arenal Oasis in La Fortuna. Not only was it the best place we stayed at in all of Costa Rica, it was the staff that really made the difference. It's a real family feel, and as soon as you walk in there you feel welcome, at home. And on top... More 

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Address: PO Box 21, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Arenal Oasis Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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