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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
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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...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Lavas del Arenal for one night since I was coming for a wedding nearby. They charged us $175 for one room with two beds. A room that shouldn't had been more that $90, since it is very very poor. It has a...More

2  Thank alesandia
Reviewed April 13, 2016

The property does not have a view of the volcano as advertised nor are the rooms fully complete. No bathroom mirrors, glasses in the room, or adequate lighting. Reservation processing confusing and wifi almost impossible. Parking a real problem as is dirt road to the...More

1  Thank cameron1938
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I stayed at Lavas De Arenal after purchasing a Groupon Adrenaline Pacakage. The hotel is in the highlands of Costa Rica, 2 hrs north of San Jose Airport. Part of the deal included the shuttle to and from the airport in which I had the...More

1  Thank Monica3062
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This hotel was a bit of a "rustic" surprise. In the states it would probably be rated a 2-3 star hotel. What it lacks in sparkle and modern upgrades is made up by the amazing staff. Brian was always smiling, helpful and accommodating. He spoke...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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$94 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$94 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from lashawn818 | Reviewed this property |
I only saw beer while I was there.
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Catherine B
August 18, 2016|
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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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"We had rooms 1 and 2 and really enjoyed the little table and chairs they had outside the rooms."
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"Choose the second floor so you don't hear people walking above you"
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"Rooms toward the front of the property will have a stronger WIFI signal. There are ramps for accessibility..."
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