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The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort

From The Catholic Church, 4.2 Km Towards The Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
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#1 of 3 resorts in La Fortuna
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2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
The Royal Corin Thermal Water & Spa Resort Loto Spa is a 54 room, Adults Only, Boutique Hotel, which is renowned for its service, warm atmosphere and sense of romance, distinctively combined in a natural setting and unique environment in La Fortuna, steps away from the impressive Volcano Arenal. We offer personalized service to enjoy the area of the natural wonder, Arenal Volcano, together with International Cuisine, Hot Springs facilities, unique Spa, impressive unspoiled nature and countless entertainment and leisure activities in the nearby surroundings. We are dedicated to provide our guests with a truly relaxing, attentively cared for, enjoyable stay, in an elegant, eco friendly environment.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Sauna
Free breakfast
Hiking
Horseback riding
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Whirlpool bathtub
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Dutch
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From The Catholic Church, 4.2 Km Towards The Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
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The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort is celebrated for its spacious and immaculate rooms, which boast breathtaking volcano views and opulent amenities. Guests are enamored with the resort's thermal pools and spa, applauding the meticulous cleanliness and tranquil adults-only atmosphere. While some find the room rates and drink prices on the higher side, the food is deemed reasonably priced, especially the breakfast. The location earns high marks for its proximity to La Fortuna and attractions, and the service is consistently recognized for its exceptional, personalized attention to guests.
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Amy S wrote a review Apr 9
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Our stay at this hotel was wonderful. All the rooms have a view of the volcano, which we enjoyed from the balcony. We liked the focus on being environmentally responsible, carbon-neutral. For example, the key to your room also serves as the power source (think light switch) for your room - when you enter your room, you insert that same key card into a slot which powers the lights in the room (refrigerator,safe, etc stay continually powered) but energy is not wasted on lights staying on in the room when it is empty. The breakfast buffet was outstanding, everything you could want, including a variety of fresh squeezed juice blends. The hot springs were nice, and we enjoyed trying the three pools and various jacuzzis and sauna, all at varying temperatures. It was our first time at an "adults only" hotel, which was actually a nice! The hotel was very clean, had a nice open reception area. Highly recommend The Royal Corin!
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Sudhir P wrote a review Mar 2024
Austin, Texas76 contributions2 helpful votes
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This hotel is beautiful and the heated thermal pools are gorgeous and well maintained. It is as beautiful in the daytime as it is in the nighttime. The beds are comfy and the water pressure in the shower is great. They even stock each room with extra toiletries. Everyone who works there is genuinely kind. We had such a special few days there. Kristel, Randall, Javier, Francini & Fabiola were especially amazing. Definitely ask for their recommendations for traditional Costa Rican dishes - we had delicious food there. Also, the breakfast buffet is easily 5 stars - so much variety! We will be back one day!
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Heat23, Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent stay and for valuing the work of our staff. We look forward to seeing you soon again at the Royal Corin Resort. Royal Corin Staff
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Vaughan W wrote a review Apr 3
london234 contributions199 helpful votes
Only had a couple of nights but they were wonderful. Good size room with a huge bed which was very comfortable and balcony with view to the volcano. Thermally heated pool was incredible, with a swim up bar and great service. We are vegan so we’re pleased that the hotel had a separate vegan menu with a good selection of tasty food. We ate in both restaurants and enjoyed the view from the 5th floor one especially. If we had to criticise it would be that there was no choice for vegans at the pool bar and little hot choice at breakfast. However when we asked for something the chef made us an amazing “grub” one morning and a tomato dish the other morning. There was the usual fruit and bread and the oats were with water and lots of toppings available. Service was excellent throughout. There is clearly a focus on this. We booked a tour through the hotel to the hanging bridges and other tours are available although of course you can probably get them more cost effectively by going direct. Wished we could have stayed longer; the sounds of running water around the thermal pools and jacuzzis is so relaxing!
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Get a room on the higher floors for a better view of the volcano
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Dear Vaughan, We are more than delighted with your comments, for us it is a great motivation that our guests are happy and enjoy the experience to the fullest. We really enjoy making our customers happy and we will certainly continue to do so with more energy. Thank you very much for your positive review. Royal Corin Staff
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Sean D wrote a review Apr 2
15 contributions5 helpful votes
The Royal Corin Hotel was an amazing stay. I loved how hot tubs which are heated by the hot springs. They have multiple different temperatures so you can find the right temperature for your preference which is great. Food and drinks were great as well and the complimentary breakfast was amazing. Although I do wish they had bigger glasses for the juices. The staff was over the top nice during our entire stay and you can tell they have a big focus on customer service. Israel who worked behind the bar during the day and at the restaurant was an incredible guy - he always had a big smile on his face and his personality left a great positive impact on our entire group. Definitely recommend this hotel! Sean Djernes
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Sean, We deeply appreciate your comments and we are delighted to know that your experience at Royal Corin was so positive. We hope that you will choose us in the future when you visit the area again, Kind regards, Royal Corin Staff
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Globetrotter008 wrote a review Mar 2024
London, United Kingdom1418 contributions388 helpful votes
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The hotel is located some 5 km from the town of La Fortuna, a rather colourful and loud town. The single gate to the facility was monitored quite tightly: we had to provide our room number on entrance and exit. So it’s all very private and safe. All the rooms overlook the swimming pool and baths complex. Bedrooms on third and fourth floor offer the best views. All swimming pools had hot water and hot tubs ranging from 1 (coolest) to 4 (the hottest) all heated by thermal spring flowing at the back. As is typical, there were not enough loungers around the pool (we counted 20 for the hotel which accommodates some 110 people). Our Deluxe (standard) room was spacious and bright, with huge window and a balcony at one end. The bed was large and comfortable. There was ample wardrobe space. Air-conditioning was rather slow to respond. Safety box and (ill-fitting) bathrobes were available. There was a coffee machine only though we managed to get coffee-tasting hot water from it. The bathroom was a good size, shower had a rather complicated array of controls but the water pressure was great. WiFi signal was good. We ate one night at the Lava Restaurant on the fifth floor (booking recommended). The food was reasonable, mainly fish and grilled meats and the wine selection acceptable. Perhaps not the best food offering at the poolside bar: the burger we ordered was quite tasteless. Breakfast was varied and plentiful, from the buffet. The staff were very friendly and approachable. Some even remembered our names (without using terminals)! This was by far the best hotel overall on our tour of Costa Rica.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Room Tip: Get rooms on higher floors for unobstructed views
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Dear GlobeTrotter, We appreciate your comments about your recent stay and we thank you for sharing them with other travellers. Your comments are very important for us to always improve and offer unique and unforgettable stays. Royal Corin Staff
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Kim wrote a review Mar 2024
Jacksonville, Florida4 contributions
What a beautiful property that is conveniently located close to Fortuna restaurants. The service was exceptional! We thoroughly enjoyed the thermal pools. It was such a pleasure to walk into a sparkling clean warm pool and sit at the pool bar for a cocktail.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Traveled with family
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Dear Scenic, Thank you for taking the time to provide a rating, your opinion is valued greatly and it helps us maintain an excellent standard of service to our customers. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Royal Corin Staff
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saintcharles2017 wrote a review Mar 2024
Saint Charles, Missouri1 contribution
This resort is wonderful. We loved all the "hot spring" pools. Staff was very accommodating and helpful. Restaurants had great food. Breakfast was incredible. We also had spa treatments and agreed it was one of the best we've had.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear SaintCharles, We deeply appreciate your comments and we are delighted to know that your experience at Royal Corin was so positive. It is great to be part of your holidays memories. We hope that you will choose us in the future when you visit the area again. Kind regards, Royal Corin Staff
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susan m wrote a review Mar 2024
Falkirk District, United Kingdom3884 contributions299 helpful votes
Stayed 3 nights as part of an 18 day tour of Costa Rica. The welcome to the hotel was very professional with welcome fruit cocktail whilst being informed of hotels facilities. We were allocated a king room on 4th floor overlooking the pool area. You could hear road noise when sitting out on balcony due to busy road running behind the pool area. For some reason we were allocated a disabled access room. The bathroom was strange as you had to walk in the dark to far side of bathroom to switch on the light. The shower unit was also low set. (Presumably for someone using a shower seat) so could only use overhead drench shower which meant getting hair wet each time you had a shower. We were a little surprised with CR focus on ecotourism that toiletries in the room were in multiple single use plastic bottles. The other 5 star places we stayed in had organic multiple use dispensers. We ate breakfast each morning in Emperor dining room which was excellent with self service buffet. The coffee was rather week for European tastes but we soon realized you could order a cortado instead which was great. We also had dinner one night in the same restaurant. Although fine dining style there was a real mix of clothing worn by guests from dresses/jackets to cut off jeans and t shirts. The main course of tenderloin was great but the baked alaska was just a decorated stack of ice cream; unfortunately we ordered 2 but the waiter only brought one so had to wait for the second one to be prepared. The other 2 nights we took a taxi into town to sample Costa Rican food which we really enjoyed We visited Mistico Hanging Bridges one morning from the hotel. The guide was superb in spotting wildlife; seeing tree frog, poison arrow frog, spider monkeys, toucans, wild turkeys, tarantula, black, bird eating snake, leaf cutter ants. He allowed us to take pictures with our phones through his scope to get superb images of the wildlife. Unfortunately unlike the other places we stayed the only wildlife we saw in the very small hotel grounds was an iguana. The hotel seemed geared to honeymooners with a predominantly USA clientele. Overall a relaxing place to stay.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Good afternoon Ms Susan, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff professional, and also that you liked our breakfast and dinner options. About your comment, you are right, we do not have a dress code for dinner in emperador restaurant, we like that all our guest can make themselfs confortable as they wish, as we want them to feel free to wear whatever they like during their vacation. We are sorry about the inconvenience with your dessert baked alaska, our restaurant manager is already informed and we will inform our team, so this is avoided in the future. Our toiletries are actually made from wheat and we do recycle them, we are actually one of the only 2 hotels from la Fortuna who are certified by the CST as ELITE LEVEL, which states that we each Compliance with 30% of the Improvement and Continuity indicators, and on 70% External impact on sustainable improvements. Once again, we really thank you for your review. We hope to be able to serve you again in the future. Best regards, Royal Corin Staff
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Dagalf wrote a review Mar 2024
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Royal Corin! Before we arrived, I called their concierge about some of the tours offered through the hotel. They took the time to asnwer all my questions and book the tours for us in advance. The tours were fantastic! From the time we arrived at the hotel and throughout our stay, their focus on service was evident - they even remembered our names as we came and went. Our room and the entire hotel was clean and welcoming. The large breakfast buffet offered many choices and was a nice way to start our days. After a day of excursions, it was so nice to come back to the warm pool and enjoy a drink at the swim up bar. Again, the bartenders, especially Pablo and Wilbur were always friendly and fun, and the drinks were delicious! We would highly recommend this hotel and would stay again if we end up in the area in the future!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Dagalf, We appreciate very much your kind and positive comments about your recent stay. We love to offer the best service possible at all times and we enjoy it a lot offering the best of us. We look forward to seeing you in a near future, Royal Corin Staff
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EscapeExplorer wrote a review Mar 2024
Saint Louis, Missouri17 contributions30 helpful votes
The Royal Corin was quite a pleasant surprise. This was our first time in CR, and we did not go wrong with our resort pick. The resort was well kept, with spacious rooms and everything you may need for a pleasant stay. Our stay included complimentary breakfast, and that was a lovely bonus. Breakfast was very good, and we had a beautiful variety of foods. The resort has thermal waters, and you can enjoy them in the pools and hot tubs. Arenal volcano is nearby, and you can clearly see it from your hotel room. It is a surreal experience, especially for someone who has not seen one in person before. We had a rental car, and there was ample secured parking on the property. We felt extremely safe for the entire duration of our stay. The resort is near town, so we were able to go in town to grab some food at will, but even if it was not, there is a fantastic restaurant and bar at the resort that we enjoyed quite a bit. Also, the resort is near numerous attractions, from a Chocolate plantation to a banana plantation and sloth and monkey habitats.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Dear EscapeExplorer, We appreciate your positive comments and that you have chosen our resort to rest for a few days. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience because we work with great enthusiasm to make our guests' stay very personal and unique. We look forward to seeing you in your next visit to La Fortuna, Royal Corin Staff
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PRICE RANGE
$342 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San CarlosLa Fortuna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
54
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
Which popular attractions are close to The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Nearby attractions include Bogarin Trail (2.3 miles), Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge (2.2 miles), and Ecotermales Fortuna (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tiquicia Restaurant, Casa Fortuna Restaurante Familiar, and Jalapas Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Dutch.
Does The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.