We stayed here for 3 wonderful nights on the first leg of our 8 day trip to Costa Rica. We got a second floor room as recommended by other TA reviewers and were not disappointed. Cecilia, Jorge and Alvarro were extraordinarily welcoming and helpful as others have noted. Cecilia's daughter and her family were there visiting for Semana Santa so we got to meet the extended family and grandkids. As we returned to the hotel one night Cecilia met us with a plate of warm fruit empanadas, cooked for their family's Semana Santa celebration! The rooms were clean, the beds very comfortable, the air-conditioning appreciated and the view of the Arenal volcano terriffic! The shared kitchen area was a welcome addition and it's use made easy by the adjacent grocery store. A small restaurant serving "tipical" Tico food has opened up at a hotel directly across the street and accepts the breakfast vouchers provided by the Bijagua. The family plans to add two more rooms to this 6 room facility and were working on a new BBQ area while we were there. While there are much grander and fancier places to stay in the Arenal area, this small family-run hotel suited our interests and budget perfectly and we would stay there again without hesitation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This cozy family hotel offers the perfect combination of personalized service and comfort in one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica.We have 7 rooms equipped with different features to satisfy all your needs. In addition, it is perfectly located near the spring waters and Arenal Lake so you can live the most unforgettable times.You are going to enjoy the most spectacular view of Arenal volcano which amazes and thrills whoever looks at it. It is just the powerful grandness of nature.gps:10.46852,-84.66245Besides, you will have the chance to choose from our diverse list of tours in our tour office located in our lobby. Nature lovers will know that Hotel Bijagua is the best choice. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Bijagua Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park