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Eco Lodge Resort & Hotel

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   Plaza Mundo, 3rd floor. Escazu, San Jose | Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park 85570-1000, Costa Rica
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Eco Lodge Resort & Hotel
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Flemington, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The location doesn't get any better than this European style eco-lodge that overlooks Arenal volcano. The road to the lodge off the main highway is the "ride from hell" due to the horrendous conditions, but, you're in CR, not in the states. It is what it is. We stayed in a room that had a view of the volcano (I... More

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Palm Springs, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

To get to this Hotel, you have a rough stone drive for over 3km up a hill to get to it. You can't travel more than 10km/hr without jiggling your car apart. Once there the views are beautiful. We were "upgraded" to the rooms facing the Volcano. The room itself is good size and the bathrooms were probably the better... More

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

While certainly not the most visually pleasing site...this place will offer all that you need. The staff is super helpful, the breakfast is hearty, rooms have little balconies, the bathrooms were spacious, grounds were lovely and the pool was beautiful...We NEVER saw the volcano but it is there...The road was a bit rough...but it wasn't the worse...and it the place... More

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Saskatchewan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

We stayed here for a few nights and really enjoyed it, the only problem one might have is the fact that some rooms are near roosters that will wake you up early in the morning.. The pool was nice, it was very quiet and comfortable, beautiful landscape, good breakfast, can't complain!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2008

The Eco Lodge seems to be a place that had its heyday a decade ago. My wife and I stayed there one night after arriving in Liberia and this served as a cheap place to just sleep off the travel. The hotel is nice looking, but it's obviously old. The staff is nice, but obviously bored. The restaurant is decent,... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2008

We had just come from Liberia National Airport which is a long 3 1/2 hours away from the hotel to stay for one week. I knew the second the van got off the paved road and got on to the loose rock driveway that the palce would be hell. The bumpy driveway was was up a miserable hill and it... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2008

Stayed at the Eco Lodge, having booked with Gate 1 Travel - for two nights. Although the hotel is lovely, it is one hour from the Arenal Volcano and is actually located on Lake Cotter, not on Arenal Lake. After leaving the town on Arenal, you would continue on the one road around the lake for at least an hour... More

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Eco Lodge for two nights as part of a tour of Costa Rica. The hotel is very basic. We had reserved a cabin and the first room we were given was on the second floor and was not very nice. We asked to change to another cabin with a walk out patio and... More

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Cobalt, Connecticut
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14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2008

Gate One Travel booked our tour, and this was our hotel for the Arenal volcano area. We really liked the hotel itself - beautiful grounds, quiet, delicious breakfasts. Just outside the glass wall of the restaurant was a large shelf style bird feeder that attracted toucans and all sorts of other colorful birds. We had dinner at the restaurant our... More

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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2008

We stayed here 3 nights as part of an eco-tour. The rooms were what one would expect on this type tour, adequate, not fancy. The lodging was about a 5 minute walk uphill from the main lodge and dining room. The facility is on about 400 acres, including a working farm, wooded area where indigenou Malaeku Indians put on demonstrations... More

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Address: Plaza Mundo, 3rd floor. Escazu, San Jose | Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park 85570-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Eco Lodge Resort & Hotel 2.5*
Also Known As:
Eco Hotel Arenal Volcano National Park
Eco Lodge Resort And Hotel
Eco Lodge Resort & Hotel Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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