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Hotel Arena y Sol

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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible27%
  • Jan 21, 2018
    “Great rates by the beaxh”
  • Jan 2, 2017
    “Expensive, and bed bugs, but nice owners”
500 North From The Soccer Field Diagonal al instituto de electricidad y telefonia KOLBI, Dominical 1000 Costa Rica See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This was the cheapest private room I found in Dominical and it did not disappoint. Loved the free breakfast, and air conditioning. My room was spacious with a warm shower. Well located, with helpful staff. A great deal and great alternative to hostel dorm. Has...More

1  Thank Robyn L
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We did not make it through our night at Hotel Arena y Sol. After being in bed two ours, my friend was being bitten by something all over her body. Turned out it was bedbugs. We found them in the bed all over. Also, the...More

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff but rooms were old and filthy. No hot water, no breakfast. We went in low Season, maybe in high season service is better. We have stayed in better places for that price. I totally do not recommend this place, though the guy that...More

Thank misseighty
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a Costa Rican hotel, no hilton luxury but the price is right, the staff very courteous, the owner /manager pleasant & accommodating. No shortage of smiles. Like most budget CR rooms, the shower was cool, but the pool was pleasantly warm:) the Beach...More

Thank wildyson
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Super friendly staff, willing to accommodate all my needs, exceeded my expectations. Had a great time staying at Arenas y Sol. They let me stay a little over than check out time so I could add in an extra surf session before I left!

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We are located in one of the main and most concurred beach destinations of the central-end / beginning-south area of the pacific coastline of costa rica (Whale Coast-Dominical Beach), an area mainly ...More visited for it's Surf, snorkeling, sports fishing and other attributes, like the landscapes and the wildlife which are very saught after by Photography enthusiasts that enjoy the wide range of exotic birds, iguanas, parrots and toucans in their natural settings and habitat. With us you will find all this plus the all the services you may need, the comfort and personalized attention that we provide is what makes the difference and sets trends. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
$30 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Arena y Sol Costa Rica/Dominical
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
$30 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Arena y Sol Costa Rica/Dominical
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
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Traveler (24)
Dining (2)
Room & Suite (1)
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