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Hotel Arena y Sol

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500 north from the soccer field, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Hotel Arena y Sol
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Arena y Sol for 4 nights at the end of my holiday after staying just outside of Dominical at the serene and idyllic Coconut Grove for the week on a retreat. I loved being right in town near the shops, restaurants and beach for convenience but it was still so peaceful. It is a clean, affordable, charming... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at Hotel Arena y Sol last November, I really appreciate the service and friendly attention that I received. The installations are O.K for the price and is close to the beach, the restaurant is cheap and very good food! They have to work hard but are on a good way.

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Round Top, New York, United States
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Loved location. Staff was accommodating. Room was clean. Great access to fresh smoothies anytime. It is very deceiving from the outside. Didn't look like much, but ended up being very happy there. I plan to go back very soon.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

Ought where to start??? 1- advertised pool had no water. 2- first room we were offered had cockroach running around shower. 3- comuters charge by the minute. 4- requested a discount since we SERIOUSLY picked this hotel because I had a pool online are the guy at the desk simply laughed at us. 5- woke before 6 am to a... More 

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Sherwood Park
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I did not stay here, only waited 6 hours for transportation that never arrived. But, and this is important, the gentleman managing the desk went out of his way to help me resolve my dilemma. Which to me means he is extremely conscious of his clients well being. If I am ever back in Dominical, I will stay at Arena... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

We stayed at the Arena y Sol hostel last night, and left before our second night. The sheets were disgusting in the room, the shower ran cold water at a low enough pressure it would barely rinse soap off. The worst part of the experience was the insane number of mosquitoes in the room at night! We did not leave... More 

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Taganga, Colombia
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

Stayed one night only, the staff and owner where on the premises and all of them are very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The Hotel is very clean but everything is in need of a major refurbishment, the whole place doesn't look bad but hasn't been updated for longtime and it is noticeable. The pool was dry / empty and the... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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65 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

I stayed at hotel Arena y Sol for one night while travelling along the Costa Rican coast. I had chosen the hotel based on price and it's appearance on their website. The reality turned out to be quite disappointing. My room was a tiny space, barely larger than the bed in it. It had a small tv and a very... More 

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SoCal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

I planned to stay here for a night or two and ended up staying for a week. It's right on the "main drag" across from the bus stop so it's very convenient for day trips. There is internet service (6 or 7) computers and free wireless and air conditioning/TV/Phone in the rooms(local calls were free...my phone was broken, but I... More 

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Address: 500 north from the soccer field, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Hotel Arena y Sol Costa Rica/Dominical
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Dominical

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