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“Good Find, Good valu” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Arenal Rossi
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 km Oeste de La Fortuna | Carretera al Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica   |  
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Iowa
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good Find, Good valu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2010

This hotel offers no "frills", but you don't pay for them either. The rooms were airconditioned, clean, and had a refridgerator. The staff was super friendly and helpful. Th resturand and included breakfast were good too. If you want to lounge around a hotel all day, this place probably isn't for you. If you want a comfortable bed with basic services, as a bse for the days avtivities, this is a great place.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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conro, Manager at Hotel Arenal Rossi, responded to this review, April 2, 2012
hello
iowatraveler100
just to thank you for your comments and let you we have improve restaurant menu and add one more option for breakfast, so next time you will be happier

thank you
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2009

This is a basic motel - bathrooms are small (cold water only in the sink) and so is the bedroom. The restaurant is only open for hotel patrons at breakfast although it still advertises as a steak house. It is also a 2 km hike to the centre of La Fortuna. It was clean though and there is a pool at the back (you have to look for it). We really appreciated the front desk service and the access to the internet. Everyone was courteous and friendly to us and especially helpful with tours and such. If you like luxury accommodation I would suggest you pass this one by but it is a good value for the economical traveller.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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conro, Manager at Hotel Arenal Rossi, responded to this review, April 3, 2012
Dear
VERTIGOER
thank you for your comments.
I just want to write a few lines to let you know.

Restaurant is now open from 6:30 am to 10 pm

we have also add signs on how to get to the pool

thank you hope to see you again soon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2009

I would recommend this hotel to someone looking for a decently-priced hotel that is in a fairly neutral location. The size of our room was more than big enough for the two of us, it was clean and well-kept, there was a mini-fridge which was great for keeping drinks cold, we had an air conditioner that worked great and the bathroom was fine. It's located close enough to the town of La Fortuna that you can walk there (we did several times) and close enough to be a short drive to the volcano and hot springs. It's right next to a grocery store which is the best place to stock up on water and snacks, near several great and affordable restaurants, and across the street from the best-quality souvenier shop that we came across in the entire country. It also has internet at no charge to guests and serves breakfast (for a decent price) every morning.

  • Stayed December 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2007

Don't stay at this hotel! The rooms are very small and smell moldy, THERE IS NO VOLCANO VIEW! For the same money or even less you can stay at Don Carlos with spacious rooms and a direct view of the volcano.
I think many agencies book the tours with this hotel. Don't agree to to stay at this hotel!!

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  • Stayed April 2007, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Hotel Arenal Rossi

Address: 2 km Oeste de La Fortuna | Carretera al Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#23 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arenal Rossi 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From the convenient location of the hotel, guests can access an abundance of activities and sight seeing opportunities. The Arenal Volcano hike will take you to the active side of the volcano where you'll also be able to enjoy the array of plants, wildlife, and magnificent lava rock formations, as well as lava shows on a clear night. Lake Arenal has the reputation of having some of the best conditions for windsurfing as well as for fresh water fishing and boat rides. Also experience the peacefulness of the forest while traveling on the Penas Blancas River on a safari float. ... more   less 
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