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Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa

Travelers' Choice award winner
3.5 of 5
Head northwest on Route 142, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Perfect Hotel, excelent service, location... The SPA was out of this world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

We recently stayed three nights at the Arenal Manoa. There is so much to like about this place: 1. The rooms are charmingly decorated with giant windows/sliding glass doors, and include a porch with rocking chairs and a view of the volcano. The bathrooms are spacious with a giant walk-in shower. 2. The pools. There is a "cold" pool and... More 

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Saint Johns, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

It literally takes your breath away when you open the curtains to your room and see that beautiful volcano. My husband and I went for our 10 year anniversary and we were not let down. Based on online research and TripAdvisor, we settled on Arenal Manoa. Through emails, I set up transportation from the airport and activities with the front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

We recently stayed 3 nights at the property. The rooms were fine . They are like duplexes with two rooms to a building. We were located at the back of the property near the restaurant and pool with a stunning view of the volcano out our HUGE glass doors. This was our first time in Costa Rica and all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

When you reach there the lobby makes you feel oh man .. 2 star motel... but then as you move around and see the cute lil 'cabins' and the gorgeous view you see what a great deal it is. The staff and service was the best i have seen .. we had a flat tire and the staff proactively not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

This is an amazing, large property with beautiful views of the volcano. Each room seems to be quite private and HUGE. There are two queen beds in each room (we wanted one king, but each room is identical), and a large balcony. The room is not 'luxurious' but it is very comfortable and we really liked that it was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Wow!! What an amazing feeling when you open de curtains in the morning for the first time and discover the amazing view of Arenal volcano... You will first meet the incredible staff at the reception, they all are very welcoming and they will do everything to please and make sure you have all you need. Our room was very comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Had a great time in arenal manoa, the grounds are beautiful. We stayed in room 218 and highly recommend it, it was completely private and covered so no one from the street could see so we always had our windows wide open and had the most majestic view from our bed of the volcano. The breakfast buffet is good with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

We initially had some issues with the women at the front desk who was not terribly helpful when she informed us that we would have to wait 3 hours to get into our room. After a pleasant lunch and a 40 minute wait where we saw other guests get room after room ours was finally ready. The room had a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

My wife and 2 childen spent 3 nights. Its is a very nice hotel, great room, stunning views. However....the resturant is another story. While the dining area was stunning, dinner was poor, served warm-not hot, and overcooked. When I complained to the manager, he blew me off. Totally ignored me. La Fortuna is a 10$ taxi ride away with great... More 

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