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Hotel Rey Arenal

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

It's completely up to you to have your own opinion, however, here is what happened to us. We originally booked our two nights at the Hotel Miradas Arenal which is further outside of town and owned by the same owner of this hotel. However, due to a "plumbing problem" we were told there was an issue with our room and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Pros: clean and tidy rooms with lovely grounds. Wifi is fast. Air conditioning in room. Close enough to town (about one mile to la fortunate center). Coffee maker in room. Cons: wifi only works at the pool area (not in rooms), only a moderately comfortable bed, sliding door to our room (#8) appears to have been pried/broken into at some... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Oktara is basic yet functional. Rooms are dated in appearance but the AC works well and ceiling fan will keep room comfortable (and clothes dry). The gardens are well tended and there are partial views of the volcano. The main part of the town is a fair walk (20 - 25 min) but there are some good restaurants, a... More 

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san francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Don't be surprised that most locals never heard of this hotel since they know it by its old name Hotel Rey. We enjoy its landscape but in the morning, be ready to get waken up by different kinds of birds (which I enjoy actually) and even cocks in the next door farm! There's no free breakfast included when we booked... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

The room was spacious and clean, grounds were beautiful and private. No complaints and I'd definitely stay there again. Wifi wasn't available in the rooms but it was available poolside and in the restaurant. Staff was super friendly.

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ReyArenalManager, Director Comercial at Hotel Rey Arenal, responded to this review

Thanks, Kendra if you are confortable in your visit we are happy. More 

Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The rooms were beautiful comfortable villa, Arenal view. The whole staff is helpful and very friendly. If there are any questions, tours you will get help at the reception. Also the location of the hotel is top. Just a couple minutes away from the Hot Springs, to the town, different restaurants, supermarket, coffee shop. Recomendado absolute.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with four girls sharing a room and it was perfectly adequate for what we needed. The bungalow was big enough and the beds comfortable. Shower was also hot and powerful. It was also well located for everything you need with a fantastic view of the volcano. The restaurant has complimentary breakfast which is substantial - however the... More 

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charlotte,nc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The hotel is a bunch of cute little bungalows, you can see the volcano right there, beautiful views. The grounds were gorgeous. We loved the outdoor restaurant by the pool. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. I would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The people working the hotel are very helpful and friendly. Each room is its own bungalow with air conditioning, fan, lots of electric plugs for all of our new gadgets. The crevice is fabulous as was all the food. The dining room is open air over looking a lovely pool and marvelous bird feeder.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Rey Arenal is owned and operated by a Costa Rican family, providing their clients with the personalized service and warm hospitality that characterizes the natives of this beautiful and friendly country. Hotel Oktara is conveniently located only 5 minutes from the town of La Fortuna and provides gorgeous views to the Arenal Volcano from the welcoming front porch and large sliding glass doors included in each of the bungalows. Its strategic location allows you to enjoy the different local attractions while being able to return to the hotel to relax and re-energize so you can continue exploring the beautiful surroundings that the Arenal area has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rey Arenal

Address: 142 | 2 km west from Central Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Oktara Hotel)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $49 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rey Arenal 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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