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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

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Ammerndorf, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great time in Costa Rica! Especially being around Volcano Arenal. Hotel Lavas is a bit off the beaten path but had everything we needed. Don't expect an all inclusive resort but the staff, although small, is friendly and helpful. Carlos, the "concierge" planned all our trips and coordinated the night prior. Be flexible because nature has a...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a little skeptical but it was what we could afford. This was the best vacation we have ever had. Carlos (property manager) and his staff provided exceptional service. We felt like royalty. The excursions were great and the food was excellent. Carlos has a great rapport with many of the local businesses so making changes to excursions or...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

So our honeymoon was amazing! We signed up for the Adrenaline Tour.. Carlos the hotel manager made it great. He made sure we had fun every day. He would alter tour based on what we wanted to do. He had some local taxi drivers that charged half price. Local food was great. That package is the best to do in...

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Hondo, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I received this Groupon as a Christmas gift and since this was our first international travel, I was a little skeptical on what would be expected but this place more than exceeded my expectations. When we arrived at SJO we had a driver waiting for us who spoke a little English so it made it somewhat easy to communicate. There...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is about 10 min outside of town, which was nice because it was much quieter. Only about a $8 cab ride to town. The staff and especially Carlos were great in making sure we were always taken care of! The rooms were good, but basic. It served our needs perfectly. Wifi was spotty in the rooms, but always...

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Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect stay at Lavas del Arenal. Carlos and staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful, ensuring we were well taken care of in every aspect. We booked through Groupon, which included adventure excursions, and all were well-coordinated and planned, with transport directly from the hotel. We ate at the restaurant nearly every night, finding the food to be...

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Maryland Line, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stay was part of a Groupon package. The hotel and six days of activities were included. Transport from the airport was delayed due to mechanical problems, but was resolved - and we were kept informed - in a little over an hour. Arrival and check in was completed after a long trip from the airport. Initial reaction was a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a trip through Groupon for An adventure tour through hotel lavas del arenal and I didn't know what to expect! My husband and I were so happy we did! The hotel was spotless, the food was excellent and the staff was amazing! Carlos was so helpful and if we had any questions about restaurants to visit or wanted...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a Groupon we purchased and could not of been happier. Carlos and his staff treated us like family! It was my 40th birthday and I was greeted with a happy birthday message on the bed in flower petals and was even surprised with a cake on my birthday. The rooms were extremely clean, the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean rooms, great breakfast, good costumer service. Friendly staff, had a great stay. There was nothing negative about this place and everything was wonderful. Wake up to the birds singing of different species, quiet, a few minutes away via cab from a small town for restaurants and night life!! The guy at the office will call cab and arrange...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hotel Lavas del Arenal

Address: 300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $88 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Lavas del Arenal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Rooms toward the front of the property will have a stronger WIFI signal. There are ramps for accessibility and the property is always quiet.”
lucky3mm, 6 days ago | Read review
“Rooms closer to the front will have a better chance of getting wifi in the room.”
X256IKchriss, 1 week ago | Read review
“My only complaint - very little storage space in the room.”
rjbarb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“In the 2-level units stay upstairs to avoid guest noise from above.”
boby680, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you like wildlife as we do I recommend rooms closer to the pool. Toucans serenade you every morning around 7:30”
1godek, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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