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    Arenal Vista Lodge

    25 km west from La Fortuna, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 5717, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good25%
    • Average17%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible15%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Accessible rooms
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Linda Vista Hotel
    677 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in El Castillo
     
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    310 reviews
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    807 reviews
    #22 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Reviewed 27 April 2014

    Wonderful, friendly staff, great location, basic rooms, did i mention GRREAT LOCATION never been to a location so stunning...... lake & Volcano..... treated to a chorus of birds/howler monkeys every morning. we stayed at the Vista lodge for 5 nights, very remote, unless you are...More

    1  Thank Jay V
    Reviewed 1 March 2014

    The views of the Arenal volcano are just spectacular from this hotel. Also, in the morning you can hear the howler monkeys if you're not a heavy sleeper. Rooms at this hotel are nothing special, but it was clean. The bathroom is on the smaller...More

    Thank stephanieg51
    Reviewed 27 February 2014

    The view of the Arenal Volcano is breathtaking! However, if you're spending anytime in your hotel room, it's less than desirable. The rooms were dirty, the lock on the door was just a chain, and there are areas all around that are in need of...More

    Thank bateach
    Reviewed 9 January 2014

    This sweet hotel is two steps below basic, but the staff is so nice, tries so hard to be helpful, is always cheerful, and the chef managed to make me delicious gluten free dairy free meals. We went into the rainforest behind the hotel and...More

    Thank smittman
    Reviewed 20 August 2013

    We checked in late (Around 11p.m.) and the man at the desk was more than helpful getting us to our room. ROOMS: The Rooms were not anything fancy. However, they offered a nice view of the volcano. Overall the room was clean and spacious. We...More

    1  Thank Joseph4488
    Linda Vista Hotel
    677 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in El Castillo
     
    Rancho Margot
    310 reviews
    #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in El Castillo
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,850 reviews
    #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Arenal Lodge
    807 reviews
    #22 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$62 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
    • Also Known As
    • Arenal Vista Hotel Arenal Volcano National Park
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms have a great view"
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    "Rooms higher up have the best view, but you have to walk many stairs"
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    "Rooms closer to the lobby have wifi. Otherwise you'll need to connect in the common area."
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    "view arenal volcano, view lake arenal, the best prices in costa rica"
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