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Hotel Mountain Paradise

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La Palma De La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 183-4400, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

We stayed here for 2 night and it was absolutely amazing. I would say this hotel has one of the best views of the Arenal volcano. The grounds were lush and exotic and the rooms were spacious and private. We stayed in room 400 which had a small private cold water pool and a hot tub inside the room. I... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

I am not exagerating when I give this hotel 5 stars in all categories. From the minute we checked in, the staff was helpful and courteous. We checked in right before we had to be picked up to go on a tour. We were early, and our room wasn't ready. They immediately made a call to housekeeping to see if... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

I booked the Hotel Mountain Paradise on the advice of a co-worker and she was right to recommend it. It's quiet, lush and quaint, and the staff are fantastic. I was with 2 girlfriends, although the Hotel is perfectly suited to couples. But we loved the pool bar with views of the Volcano. Don't expect cheap drinks though! Breakfast was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

This place is simply the best place I've ever stayed in. Everything is perfect: the location (they have free shuttle to go downtonw), the heated swimming pool, the view from the swimming pool, the rooms with the waterfall shower and the private jacuzzi. Awesome place.

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Gainesville, Virginia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

The Hotel Mountain Paradise was our first stop on our recent tour of Costa Rica and we had a wonderful 3 night stay. The Hotel is located on a hill at the end of a rough gravel road with wonderful views of the Arenal Volcano from every room, restaurant, swimming pool, and throughout the grounds. The Hotel is approx. 5... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2011

We checked in and the staff gave us cold towels and fresh fruit juice. We were escorted to our room and given all the details. I loved the location and the hotel offered a shuttle to town and back throughout the day. The room was great...a little villa with a california king, private jacuzzi tub and 2 waterfall showers.. Overall,... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

We can not say enough great things about our experience at this hotel!! We were greeted with delicious fresh fruit juice and hot hand towels and escorted to our very private villa in a golf cart. Giancarlo was quick to help us with our luggage and show us around. He gave us the best available room which is more than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2011

Great design in a wonderful location. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. The local town of La Fortuna is also worth a visit in additiion to the the spas and volcanos - the hotel provide 4 free shuttles a day. Very reasonable rates too. I paid less here than some places not half as good in Jaco and... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

I loved everything about this hotel -- the wonderful view of the Arenal volcano, the quaint & lovely bungalows with amazing showers and outdoor jacuzzis, the beautiful pool area, the delicious breakfast buffet, the low key but excellent service, but most of all the sheer beauty of the location and grounds! I can't wait to come back to Costa Rica... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

The hotel is beautiful, the staff is friendly, and the rooms are amazing. From the amazing bathrroms to the nice pool and wet bar you can't go wrong with this hotel. The only negative is the restaurant. It is so expensive for not the greatest food. Take a cab and go somewhere else for dinner but stay at this hotel.

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