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“Great afforable accomodations” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Volcano Lodge & Springs
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“Great afforable accomodations”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2005

We tried to book the Tabacon hotel but it was sold out so we were referred to the Volcano lodge as a good alternative. The lodge was very plesant and peaceful. The landscaping was very nice, as were the rooms and views from the rooms patios. I would definitely return and recommend this place.
Tabacon Springs Tip: you can book this hotel through the Tabacon Springs hotel as well- if you do you are elgible to get a 3-4day pass to the springs for the normal one day admission price. It can only be done if you book through the Springs hotel though.

Stayed October 2005
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2005

When we checked in, we were told that we were being upgraded to the matrimonial suite (even though we had our 11 year old with us). The room was huge, and my daughter was thrilled since the room had the first tv that she had seen in days. We had a wonderful view of the volcano and after checking in proceeded to the deck where we sat in the rocking chairs and enjoyed the excellent view. As it grew darker, the volcano even grew more impressive, with embers coming down in trails. I think this hotel provides one of the best views of the volcano in the area.

The hotel is located a ways from Fortuna, and it is a steep drive up to where the hotel is located. We therefore decided to eat dinner at the hotel. The meal was fine, although not totally remarkable (and a little on the expensive side). However, it was totally convenient and allowed us to continuing viewing the volcano eruptions for a few more hours. The next morning we had breakfast at the hotel and then took off for our next destination. I would highly recommend this hotel, but have to qualify that my room was probably much better there than what you normally would get.

  • Stayed July 2005
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Property: Volcano Lodge & Springs
Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos-Arenal Lake road | 7 Km West from Downtown, Road To Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Volcano Lodge & Gardens)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#9 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#13 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Volcano Lodge & Springs 4*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At VOLCANO LODGE AND SPRINGS, located in La Palma, La Fortuna de San Carlos, at the foot of the majestic Arenal Volcano, our hot springs and lush tropical garden gives you joy and relaxation to our guests and companions. Undoubtedly, our location allows you to witness the imposing Arenal Volcano from a vantage point. QUALITY SERVICE: Knowing that service is the main reason of hospitality, the Volcano Lodge & Gardens’ team, will do our best to make your stay a very fond memory to take home. FACILITIES: All our 66 rooms are Superior and non smoking, have deluxe finishes, 2 comfortable full size beds or 1 king size bed, TV/cable, telephone, air-conditioned, coffee maker, hot water shower, hairdryer and a nice terrace facing the Volcano. We also offer 4 rooms for handicap. RESTAURANT:Sura Restaurant, capacity: 120 people, we’ll be offering you our traditional local and international food, while you enjoy the majestic view of the volcano, birds surrounded nature. You can ask for room service too. OTHER FACILITIES: *Two swimming pools for adults, two swimming pools for children and two Jacuzzis, all of them with view to the Volcano.*Laundry service, Private parking, Internet Access / Wireless Free, Tours information, nature trail, Playground.* Massages Service from 9 am to 9 pm. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Volcano Lodge And Gardens
Volcano Lodge & Gardens Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Volcano Hotel
Volcano Lodge & Springs Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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