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Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa

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Head northwest on Route 142, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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Mission Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 nights and was very impressed with all aspects of the resort. Reception staff very helpful and when the safe didn't open on our last night some one came straight away to solve the problem (changed the battery)We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner and had no problems with the service.

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Millbury, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel did not disappoint! It's close to activities such as hiking, zip lining, caving, the volcano etc and has all the modern luxuries of home. The staff is amazing and very helpful. There is a hot springs fed pool that is very warm and also a pool for swimming. Hot tubs, bar, restaurants and more. The breakfast was great... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My fiance and I had a great time at Hotel Arenal Manoa. They have great staff, rooms, pool, and food! It's also a prime location for activities and to get to the town center of La Fortuna. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to explore the Arenal area.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for three nights between San Jose and heading to the Pacific Coast. Going thru Hotels.com (and others) it wouldn't let us do two adults and two children in one room with two queen beds, but it was cheap enough to just get two rooms. When we arrived, we got rooms 222&223 which together make up one building; they... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pros: It's a beautiful resort overlooking Mt. Arenal and nature. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean and pretty modern. But the best thing, aside from the views, was the complimentary breakfast. They do not hold back on the food! It was delicious! lol Will come back for sure, if I'm in the area. Cons: The... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The grounds are beautiful and very lush. We enjoyed walking around and taking photos of all the foliage. It is back off the road and very quiet and peaceful. Most of the rooms have excellent views of the volcano, but ask when you check in. The breakfast buffet is outstanding and the view from the restaurant is magnificent. One morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was nice the staff, the breakfast, the room but I don't suggest this location for people that like all day to be out in the tours, otherwise they will spend money for something which they don't use. It's bad that you need taxi to go out to see the surroundings if you don't have a car. Overall it's nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arenal Manoa was exactly what we expected in Costa Rica. Friendly hotel staff, gorgeous view, and delicious food. The hot spring on the grounds is very warm and I would say you could skip the specialized hot spring resorts. WiFi was great throughout resort which was unexpected. I could steam Netflix at night. The buffet is fantastic and we ate... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic facility! Location is equally fantastic! Three somewhat negatives ... it's a bit of a hike to the restaurant, rooms are under-illuminated, and when in the bathroom you can clearly hear the neighboring bathroom.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful stay at this hotel. The rooms very clean and had great views of the volcano. Some nights we saw a red glow at the top of the volcano. Very beautiful walkway around the property. The food was pretty good.

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