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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

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Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did an adventure tour through Groupon and so we had no selection for the hotel but were so pleased with this place. The staff was AMAZING! Although our Spanish was horrible, they were so helpful in trying to accommodate all our needs. One of the ladies even helped do some laundry before we left because we were running low...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got this trip as a gift and before we booked our flight, we should of done our research of this place. Booking the trip was easy and convenient. The hotel driver (for additional charge) was on time and greeted us upon arrival. Did not realize the travel to the hotel would take close to 2 hours of sketchy driving. Upon...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There is a serious problem with communication with this company. We found them on Groupon and spoke to Mario before booking. Everything seemed fine until we paid. We received an itinerary with the wrong dates. It took multiple calls and emails to get the dates changed. The dates were finally changed the night before we left. I don’t think it...

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2Thank RoamingRussellJR
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The rooms are clean. Very friendly service. Staff is always willing to answer any questions and have a great attitude. Katarina is the manager on staff and is one of the most acomidating managers we've met in a long time. Highly recommend.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Even though is not one of the other fancy (expensive) hotels of the area, this one gave me a great experience, which gladly I would go back again without hesitation. Personnel is highly friendly and the room since first impression looks very nice with microwave, mini-fridge, flat screen TV (I didn’t use), a small but efficient AC unit and a...

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Lavas del Arenal as part of a Groupon deal. As the title says, I have mixed feelings about our expirience, so I will just list some pro's and con's we came across. Pros: Most of the staff were very kind and eager to help. Breakfast is made to order. Room service cleans rooms daily and leaves...

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3Thank Rachel S
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I stumbled upon Hotel Lavas del Arenal due to a Groupon I had purchased. I was a bit nervous at first purchasing a Groupon vacation but I was completely blown away by how great this vacation was. Hotel Lavas Del Arenal was perfect for what I was looking for. They have authentic breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast was normally...

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2Thank mollymccarty
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Basic amenities in the room but it was a nice place to stay. Our groupon included breakfast which was eggs, rice/beans, fruit and bread everyday. Eat in the town as I heard dinner there is over priced. Staff was friendly but only spoke Spanish. I would go back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My friend and I purchased a Groupon which included an awesome adventure package consisting of zip lining, rafting, hot springs, etc. and a 4 night stay at Hotel Lavas. When we arrived to the hotel we were greeted by the receptionist, Katya, who we fell in love with from the beginning. Although we didn't speak much spanish, and she spoke...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My girlfriend and I just got back from an 8 night 9 day trip to Costa Rica where we stayed in 3 different hotels ranging from the country side, beach side and the inner city. We are 29 and 28 years of age and are adventure seekers not party seekers. I have to say that Hotel Lavas del Arenal was...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel Lavas del Arenal

Address: 300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $123 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Lavas del Arenal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#23 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#27 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Wi-fi probably works better in a room closer to the office or the cafe.”
 of 5 bubbles jessnelss, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Look for more convenient and comfortable accomodations”
 of 5 bubbles cameron1938, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“2nd level seemed quieter and away from traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 217tracya, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask about construction noise before booking!”
 of 5 bubbles jsteffen, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are basically the same, top floor rooms have a small view of the volcano outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles jordanv403, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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