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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Lavas del Arenal as part of a Groupon deal. As the title says, I have mixed feelings about our expirience, so I will just list some pro's and con's we came across. Pros: Most of the staff were very kind and eager to help. Breakfast is made to order. Room service cleans rooms daily and leaves...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I stumbled upon Hotel Lavas del Arenal due to a Groupon I had purchased. I was a bit nervous at first purchasing a Groupon vacation but I was completely blown away by how great this vacation was. Hotel Lavas Del Arenal was perfect for what I was looking for. They have authentic breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast was normally...

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2Thank mollymccarty
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Basic amenities in the room but it was a nice place to stay. Our groupon included breakfast which was eggs, rice/beans, fruit and bread everyday. Eat in the town as I heard dinner there is over priced. Staff was friendly but only spoke Spanish. I would go back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed June 20, 2016

My friend and I purchased a Groupon which included an awesome adventure package consisting of zip lining, rafting, hot springs, etc. and a 4 night stay at Hotel Lavas. When we arrived to the hotel we were greeted by the receptionist, Katya, who we fell in love with from the beginning. Although we didn't speak much spanish, and she spoke...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed June 4, 2016

My girlfriend and I just got back from an 8 night 9 day trip to Costa Rica where we stayed in 3 different hotels ranging from the country side, beach side and the inner city. We are 29 and 28 years of age and are adventure seekers not party seekers. I have to say that Hotel Lavas del Arenal was...

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Thank jhernandez1371
Reviewed June 2, 2016

We loved our stay at the Hotel Lavas de Arenal. It is a very simple resort, but it is a beautiful setting. The rooms have all you should need for a Costa Rican Adventure trip and they are incredible at helping book any activity you could want in the area. They provide a nice breakfast every morning. The staff is...

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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We first set eyes on Lavas Del Arenal after a crazy long drive from the airport in San Jose. It was gorgeous, secluded but at the same time accessible to the town in 10 minutes by cab. Kathia was so lovely and helpful. She organized our trip to the beach in Jaco and gave us advice about where to go...

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Lombard, Illinois
Reviewed May 20, 2016

this hotel came with our groupon. We had a great time but the hotel was a little less than we were hoping for. No one spoke English, at all. So communication with times for our tours, paying, etc was very difficult even with the little Spanish we could speak. Next there is no real restaurant..it is just one person and...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We did this as a group on it was what was expected from online. Its not an extravagant resort but they booked so much fun stuff for us we weren't there but at night. The room was ALWAYS cleaned and ready. We liked the vibe if your going to sit around a resort drinking drinks all day not the place...

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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Positives: mostly friendly staff, free breakfast, the room is clean when you get it Negatives: the food here is TERRIBLE! Pretty much the only reason we ate the breakfast was because it was free and conveniently located steps from our room. Nobody ever cleaned our rooms after we got there, we had to ask for new towels twice before being...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • 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: $87 - $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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Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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#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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room #1 is the best! Closest to wifi and satellite dish.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 days ago | Read review
“Wi-fi probably works better in a room closer to the office or the cafe.”
 of 5 bubbles jessnelss, Jun 20, 2016 | Read review
“Look for more convenient and comfortable accomodations”
 of 5 bubbles cameron1938, Apr 13, 2016 | Read review
“2nd level seemed quieter and away from traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 217tracya, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ask about construction noise before booking!”
 of 5 bubbles jsteffen, Mar 24, 2016 | Read review
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