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Lake Arenal Hotel & Microbrewery

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Overview
Km. 30, Route 142, 8 km from Tilaran to Nuevo Arenal. PO Box: 92-5710, Tilaran 5710 Costa Rica See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews great beer the owner costa rica craft beer service was great hidden gem a real treat nachos new chef quirky hotel pura vida admiring the view the hotel offers live music red ale breakfast was included rooms are comfortable
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this super nice spot on our way to Monteverde. The place is a hotel with a restaurant and a brewery. For dinner we had the fresh Tilapia with patacones and the Lamb burger with French fries and both were great. When it comes...More

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Response from Veronica H, Manager at Lake Arenal Hotel & MicrobreweryResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your visit, we are glad to hear you enjoy your time here. Pura vida.

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I like craft beer so I am happy to put up with a lot if the beer is good. As it happens the beer is excellent, the staff friendly and the food good. The bedroom was fine a bit shabby sheek, but that was ok....More

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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Decent property, but the roads on the way to the hotel are a joke (watch out for the pot holes, good way to ruin a rental car).....The service at the bar is below mediocre and the manager vero was pretty rude....at least the pool was...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Terrible service, poor hygiene and very bad cleaning. It seems that satisfying the costumers is not a priority. We were very disappointed in this hotel, such a bad experience. Wouldn’t recommend it at all, worst place for a tourist to visit.

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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

LAB (Lake Arenal Brewery) was just what we were looking for. Veronica the hotel manager is a fun and hospitable woman who knows the area and provides great recommendations. Located beautiful Lake Arenal and only 12 minutes by car/bus from Tilarán, this Hotel has everything:...More

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About
Description
Is the crown jewel of a 15-acre organic farm and world-renowned green-energy education center in Northern Costa Rica. With dramatic red-ochre pillars and colorful walls adorned with hand-painted frescos, More the 21-room hotel overlooks hundreds of acres of Costa Rica's protected jungle and the rainbow shores of beautiful Lake Arenal. Our closest neighbors are toucans and parrots, howler monkeys, sloths, armadillos and occasionally, wild cats such as the Puma Jaguarondi. Also home to Costa Rica's first microbrewery, Lake Arenal Hotel serves farm-fresh food at its on-site restaurant, La Huerta, with an international menu. Come enjoy the relaxed ambience, delicious food and what many of our customers say is the "best beer in Costa Rica" produced on-site by Lake Arenal Brewery. A tennis court, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and fully-equipped classroom are just some of the hotel's amenities. Two flat-screen TVs in the bar/restaurant and free high-speed wifi throughout the facilities make your stay at Lake Arenal Hotel modern and comfortable. Just one-and-a-half hours from Liberia Airport and three hours from the San Jose Airport, Lake Arenal Hotel offers a wide variety of on-site activities and day-tours, including waterfall hikes, horseback riding, sailing trips, kite-boarding lessons, river rafting, zip-lining, rappelling and day-trips to the nearby volcanoes and hot springs. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$42 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Lago Arenal & Microcervecería
Also Known As
Lake Arenal Hotel & Microbrewery Costa Rica/Tilaran
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tilaran
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$42 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Lago Arenal & Microcervecería
Also Known As
Lake Arenal Hotel & Microbrewery Costa Rica/Tilaran
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tilaran
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Traveler (109)
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Dining (25)
Pool & Beach (19)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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MicJay2012
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Response from JustBEtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where Samara is but from Playa Grande it took about 4 hours. The road from the hotel to the main road is in good shape but curvy. Then on the highway there's lots of construction to Liberia and from Liberia to... More
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Room Tips
"Lake view room"
MiramarPuertoSandino
Jul 31, 2018
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"if you want a view ask for the lake side"
bookgirl130
Jun 21, 2018
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"Best rooms have a lake view--"
Jay_FT
Apr 29, 2018
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"All rooms are quiet but the lake view is magical. Service, sleep quality and cleanliness were all 5 stars."
D6915DKpatricias
Apr 27, 2018
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