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San Francisco, California
Reviewed May 14, 2012

While I was in the computer area near the lobby a large beautiful bird flew into the place, crashed into a window, fell to the floor, and died a horrible death right there on the lobby floor. "This happens all the time," they said as they cleaned up the blood and feathers. Another guest that was there complained to the...

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Reviewed April 29, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful hotel. Great service. Beautiful place to stay as well. We were treated well.

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NYC
Reviewed April 23, 2012

my daughter & i stayed there for 2 nights, the cottage was beautiful teak wood, with a private front & back porch and a great view of the volcano. the room could easily have slept 4, the 14 hot springs provide opprotunity for privacy, the pool had a bar. the breakfast was buffet style, which is okay ,if you don't...

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London,Ontario
Reviewed April 21, 2012

We enjoyed one of the numerous tiered outdoor thermal fed hot tubs the first night despite the rain. The grounds were a delight to behold and stroll around, feeding our spirit and the dining room more than adequately nourished our bodies during this brief but memorable stay in between horseback riding and hiking to the fortuna falls nearby.

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Baltimore
Reviewed April 16, 2012

The cabins had a great outdoorsy feel and felt like you were in the rainforest, with nice little balconies in the back. Howler monkeys could be heard early in the morning. The view of Arenal volcano can't be beat. We were told if it was too foggy we might not be able to see it, and for most of the...

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Reviewed April 14, 2012

The view of the volcano from this hotel is really unbeatable. Our room was comfortable and pretty nice. It was great to wake up to the birds outside. The hot springs were fun too, but get there a little earlier in the evening to stake out your best spot. Breakfast was good too - lots of options. My only suggestion...

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed April 13, 2012

The grounds were gorgeous and the rooms were very attractive and clean. The service was fair and the staff somewhat standoffish. I loved the 7 hot springs. The top spring was the hottest and as you went down the hill the pools got cooler and cooler. The pool was nice with a swim up bar. Many birds and animals around....

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Reviewed April 10, 2012

The rooms are in bad need of renovations. Real old school 70's feel. Nice view of the volcano though. There are a lot of newer options to consider in the Arenal area.

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Jackson, Mississippi
Reviewed April 7, 2012

Cabins with Costa Rican rocking chairs on the front porch offer perfect views of the volcano. The resort is not new, but is well-maintained and has an excellent restuarant, with hot breakfast included with room price, and good Costa Rican coffee provided with coffee makers in each room. TV and phone service were good in the room, but internet is...

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California
Reviewed April 4, 2012

My wife and I have visited Costa Rica many times, this was our first visit to Arenal Paraiso. We visited the third week in March, it was about a 3 hour drive from San Jose. The check-in was fine, our reservations were there and our room assigned quickly. The room was very good, two twin beds, clean and a good...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy of cozy & comfortable rooms surrounded by tropical gardens, with the best view of Arenal Volcano. Discover the wellness of our hot springs and our Mayin Spa. Taste the Costa Rica flavor, international cuisine and the best steak house in the area. Feel the adrenaline on our Canopy Tour, and take the best shots of Arenal volcano on our horseback riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa

Address: 7 kms from La Fortuna downtown, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 84-4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $99 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort And Spa
Arenal Paraiso Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Paraiso
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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#14 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“If you want wifi in your room, ask to be close to the lobby/restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 1_Cali_Native, 6 days ago | Read review
“keep an eye on the tall trees next to restaurant and you might spot a sloth.”
 of 5 bubbles gmpr2015, 1 week ago | Read review
“Lots of cabins, some had longer walks up a small hill but quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dianet933, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Great access to nearby tourist sites”
 of 5 bubbles Sihsima, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“property is built on steep hill, if have trouble walking too much rooms at bottom of hill might be easier to access”
  • Porch of superior room
  • Some of the landscaping; i swear the volcano is behind that fog
 of 5 bubbles matthewk890, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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