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    Hotel Lavas del Arenal

    300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good22%
    • Average8%
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    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

    Allow me to start by saying that I do not consider myself to be a travel snob. So the fact that this place is not exactly a fancy resort does not bother me. The people are friendly and the hotel is in a peaceful location...More

    1  Thank tsearle5
    Response from Mario B, Owner at Hotel Lavas del ArenalResponded November 3, 2015

    Hi Tyler, thanks for your comments, we really appreciate them as those help us improve our business. I wanted to address some of those comments for future travelers. 1) There are 3 options to get to downtown. 1 is taking a taxi, which we can...More

    Reviewed October 26, 2015

    Don't expect the bellagio, but this is a nice place that really fits costa rica. Room was cleaned daily and you have air conditioning. The staff is the real difference maker here. Always helpful, happy and pleasant to deal with. I would recommend to anyone...More

    1  Thank dave p
    Reviewed October 23, 2015

    We were at Lavas on September. I was a very pleasant stay. THe hotel is located about 10 minutes drive from La Fortuna downtown in a very quite area. It is nested in the rural area, so you get to see the Costa Rican homes...More

    1  Thank Louis T
    Reviewed October 15, 2015

    We stayed for 6 nights at Lavas del Arenal. I will tell you right away, NOT a luxury hotel, I will say 3 stars, but a 5-Star Customer Service. I have been around the world in many trips and have never been treated so well....More

    2  Thank Carlos G
    Response from Mario B, Owner at Hotel Lavas del ArenalResponded October 23, 2015

    Hi Carlos, I want to thank you for your comments. We fully understand what a vacation is and that is our motivation. Every time we get asked for anything from any of our guests, we will go all the way in trying to make that...More

    Reviewed October 8, 2015

    We came to Costa Rica buying a Groupon offer thru Adrenaline in Costa Rica. Our family had a blast, what a great vacation we had. We stayed at Hotel Lavas del Arenal, which is located 10 minutes drive outside La Fortuna. From the moment we...More

    2  Thank Luis F
    Response from Mario B, Owner at Hotel Lavas del ArenalResponded October 23, 2015

    Hi Mr. Faulkner, thanks for your comments. We are really happy you enjoyed your Groupon. We have put together a great package for you guys to enjoy. One of the beauties of our package is that everyday you do a tour instead of being inside...More

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
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    • $90 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 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
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    Response from jsteffen | Reviewed this property |
    We saw a couple big hairy spiders on a nature hike to Rio Celeste. I was surprised that we saw no bugs other than the occasional mosquito at the hotel. Going during the dry season helps, I suppose. Oh, and there are lots... More
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