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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2009

My husband and I just got back from Costa Rica last week. We stayed two nights at the Arenal Paraiso and wish that it could've been longer! I had read all the reviews about bad customer service and wasn't expecting much, only to arrive and find that everyone was completely wonderful and helpful and went out of their way to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2009

My mother and I stayed here in April 2009 and were incredibly distgusted with it. I do not think that I am incredibly picky, and I understand that it is in the middle of this jungle. Bugs are a part of life. However, when we checked in (room 250) there was an ant "super highway" between the wall in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

We stayed here for 4 nights a s part of our tour of Costa Rica. We had a cabin that had 2 large double beds, a bathroom with shower, fridge, AC, coffee maker and TV. The cabin had its own porch with 2 rocking chairs where you could sit and watch the volcano. The cabin was fine, a little dark... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2009

the whole resort is somewhat antiseptic and a little fake. the cabin was okay, great view of the volcanoe (room 217). however, nothing in the room worked (fridge, coffe pot), matress and pillows [--] (springs in our backs and flat pillows), very little hot water and no pressure at all in the shower. the high point was the maid service.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

My wife and I stayed at he Arenal Paraiso back in February of '08 for six days and most of our memories of this resort are fond ones. Our first room had a less than satisfactory view and was located right beside the resorts maintenance shed, where the workers arrived to gather their tools at 6:00AM. This is all fine... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2009

We really enjoyed the Paraiso while there last week. The rooms could be improved slightly, the bedding was fairly old but it was fine. Our AC didn't push very hard but at night it cools off enough that it doesn't matter. The location was good, about 5 minutes from town. But I was stunned at how expensive taxis in CR... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2009

We had mixed feelings after our two nights here. Our cabin,while a little dark had reasonable facilities and a truly great view of the volcano from the porch. We thought the pool area was great and the hot pools were just wonderful to relax in. Reception staff were efficient and helpful but sadly the service in the restaurant was poor... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2009

On paper this place looked great. It had it all, and at a good price too. Arenal Paraiso touts its own tours, a grand breakfast, views of the volcano from every room, a spa, and hot spring pools in several different temperatures. The staff is friendly, and the price is right. My main compliant is that our room was terrible!... More 

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Covington, LA USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2009

Overall we enjoyed our stay here, despite the rain and volcano being encased in clouds for 3 straight days. Good hotel for family or romantic couples. The real plus with this hotel are the beautiful grounds and landscaping and the hot springs areas within the resort area. There is also a very steep hike down to the river that you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

Stayed here just before Christmas 08. Had Deluxe Villa - would have had a view of the Arenal Volcano only for the trees, but probably that was just the villa we stayed in in. Very basic - but ok. Adequate for our needs, but wouldn't have like to have stayed here for a week. Pool bar was a nice -... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $89 - $138 (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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#15 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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