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Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Head northwest on Route 142, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and i spend two nights at manoa !!!! We loved the hotel , their rooms are amazing and so are their lovely bathrooms !!! Staff are so friendly and proffesional !!! We cant wait to come back with our children !!!

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Bennington VT
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely grounds including a bird tree, river with lots of fish, and excellent view of the volcano. Rooms are spacious, showers large with plants and skylight. We only ate breakfast at the meain restaurant and it was fine, nice variety on the buffet (yummy cheese) and good service. We ate dinner at the swim-up bar and restaurant and the food... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All kind of projects are usually connected with a good planning. Translating that to a hotel, we will have the Manoa hotel at la Fortuna, in front of the Arenal volcano. ¿Why? Because the basic idea of this hotel is to locate within a big garden several bungalows, with own access, nice view to the volcano, own garden, good construction... More

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Smith's Parish, Bermuda
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family of three including 9 year old daughter stayed here at the end of March for 4 nights. The room was fairly large but missing a dresser, the three of us had to stuff our clothes in the nightstand drawers or desk/vanity drawers. But on the plus side there was a closet, pretty big shower and sink/vanity area, two... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel with great pool and hot springs. It's a large complex so you can be carted around in golf buggies if required (or if it's rains!) but it's a perfect little paradise just outside of fortuna. Reminded me of the sort if complex in Jurassic park. Carefully constructed but plenty of wildlife to see including different types of birds.... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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21 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have traveled the world and stayed at some pretty amazing hotels and resorts. The Arenal Manoa Hotel ranks in our top five. Wish we could have stayed longer! It is a paradise. The hotel rooms are bungalows, which line several blocks of streets surrounded by colorful plants and trees. You can’t go far without enjoying a spectacular view of... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful resort. The word "hotel" does not describe it at all. The property consists of several streets lined with beautiful duplexes, each with a view of Arenal Volcano itself. The rooms are fantastic; huge and well appointed, with a gorgeous bath that has, strangely enough, an ornamental garden in it. Sounds weird, but it's awesome. The grounds are... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming in late and seeing the volcano in the morning was amazing. Food just OK and you could hear the guests next door which kept this review from being 5 stars. But, we were rarely in the room and it delivered for what why we were there. We came with Adventures by Disney trip and the staff was very accommodating.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was arranged by Horizontes and we loved this place! We stayed in Room 235 and our view from our bungalow room was fantastic. We sat on the porch and listened to the birds and watched the steam flow from the volcano! The room was spacious and the bathroom was bright and airy. The open air breakfast was wonderful... More

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Georgetown, Texas
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164 reviews 164 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed several nights at this hotel and we spellbound by the grounds and view. That in and of itself is worth the booking. Each room has a small patio and you can sit outside and enjoy the birds, ground animals, view of the volcano, etc. Every evening, Cattle Egrets roost in the trees on the river across from the... More

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Also Known As:
Arenal Manoa Hotel And Spa
Arenal Manoa Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Manoa Hotel
Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Address: Head northwest on Route 142, 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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#20 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Arenal Manoa Hotel is a beautiful Arenal hotel to relax and enjoy the marvelous view of Arenal volcano in Costa Rica. Surrounded by gardens, pastures and animals, our rooms have been designed so that each one offers you a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano. Our visitors can take advantage of our spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm. ... more   less 
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