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7 km oeste del centro de La Fortuna en la Ruta 142 camino al, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 66 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Amor Arenal is a five-star rainforest lodge at the foothills of the Arenal Volcano. Our luxury cabins are made from precious tropical hardwoods overlooking virgin rainforest canyon with direct views to Arenal Volcano, each one features warm mineral spring Spa-Plunge pool, double head rain shower, king size bed with fine linens, complimentary 12G wifi, 55” television, air conditioning, complimentary minibar and more luxury amenities. El Rancho Restaurant features a Five-star buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are a farm to table kitchen. We use only fresh, local and organic ingredients and our seasonal menus deliver healthy and delicious meals. Also, enjoy La Jaranita, our “fun zone”. It features live music, DJs and Karaoke. It is a place for dancing, drinking and small plates. Full service Spa in idyllic location is available. Two treatment rooms surrounded by exuberant vegetation and a high end gym. Relax in our hot spring and warm mineral water fed pools.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Horseback riding
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Yoga room
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Adults only
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Whirlpool bathtub
Private balcony
Room service
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Julie M wrote a review Yesterday
Evansville, Indiana33 contributions49 helpful votes
We stayed at Amor for two days and so wished we had stayed longer. This property is like being transported to another world. We learned the property had been an organic farm and still maintains all of the lush flora and fauna. The individual villas are gorgeous with beautiful wood, high ceilings, and windows. Each villa has its own private deck and plunge pool. The shower window wall is just like taking a shower in the rainforest without the bugs. The staff is fantastic! So attentive and kind. There is one restaurant and the food was delicious. Breakfast is included and is incredible. We also had lunch and dinner there. All meals were 5 star quality. I also had a facial treatment at the spa and it was one of the very best spa experiences I have ever had. The property has two hiking trails. My husband and I hiked the easier one twice. It was just beautiful and challenging enough to work up a sweat. My only suggestions would be to have loungers at the pools instead of just Adirondack chairs. I found them to not be comfortable for an extended time. However, fabulous swim up bar and great craft cocktails. We will definitely return!!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Malin F wrote a review Mar 2021
Virginia Beach, Virginia4 contributions2 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
If I could have given 10 stars I would.This hotel is the most beautiful I have ever seen.Every detail is perfect.The service is great, food is superb. If you are looking for something special,this is it!!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mthuerig wrote a review 17 Jan
Oberentfelden, Switzerland6 contributions1 helpful vote
absolute top class worth every dollar the suites with jacucci are a dream huge rooms pure luxury if you can complain about something here then it is the exorbitant prices for rhe wine example malbec argentina in the shop in switzerland 25 dollars here 130 dollars le volte from ornellaia 130 dollars in the shop 25 dollars that's quickly indecent but otherwise everything is top class
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Brian C wrote a review 16 Jan
St. Louis, Missouri52 contributions11 helpful votes
Our family has travelled the World but has rarely had such an amazing experience as our stay at Amor Arenal in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. From reception to departure we were constantly surprised by gestures and efforts of service and accommodation throughout our visit. We were happy to arrive at reception with a warm welcome and an arrangement of local artisanal coffee, teas and cookies for refreshment. The exclusive casitas are spectacular and carefully enveloped by delightful rainforest sights and sounds. Colorful vegetation and singing birds and rainforest animals lull you to sleep each night and wake you gently every morning. Even rain showers provide a magical sound on the vaulted ceilings lined with bamboo. Super high thread count linens, pillows and comforters make for a a luxurious night sleep and a generously stocked fridge make each room a treat to return to for any reason. Private whirlpools are a relaxing and rejuvenating addition to every room and a great place to enjoy the surrounding rainforest. Double showers have massive windows looking privately into the rainforest cascading below. The pool area has a relaxing waterfall and surprisingly delicious ceviche, octopus tacos and poke bowls. But it was the innovative craft cocktails with exotic local fruit infusions and emulsions created by the talented mixologist, Oscar, at the heated salt water swim-up bar that we will never forget. Breakfasts are enhanced by super-friendly Ronald and his happy cart of delicious fresh juices, mimosas and Bloody Marys. The tropical fruits and outstanding fresh breakfasts served by super attentive and gracious, Roman, at the edge of the tropical rainforest are surrounded by ginger blossoms and birds of paradise under the watchful eye of Arenal Volcano. Dining was excellent with top flight steaks, lamb chops and duck risotto. The wine selection was spectacular with outstanding wines from Argentina, Chile, Spain and Australia personally selected by Enrique. Service, especially from attentive and engaging, Roman, was some of the finest and friendliest we have ever experienced. Massage- Expertly trained masseuses employ various massage techniques with aromatherapy and hot rocks not to be missed. My wife saw monkeys swinging from trees in the rainforest canopy around the massage area. Yoga- A must-do to start your day well oxygenated, stretched out and flexible. You will feel awesome and amazing all day long thanks to a wonderful yoga instructor. This is especially valuable at altitude and with many eco-adventure activities. Meditation- Above and beyond service: The hotel manager, Gina, tried to assist my son find an accessory for his GoPro camera. She called numerous shops. No store in La Fortuna or our next destination, Manuel Antonio had it for sale. So, she contacted her friends and family and got one for him. Absolutely incredible and amazing above and beyond client service. Truly unforgettable and absolutely spectacular experience!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Robert J wrote a review 9 Jan
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Having read all the wonderful reviews my wife and I came here expecting to be blown away. Everything was fine but not great. The food is kind of basic and we ate better in town (shout out to Don Rufinos). The property is on a very steep hill so you are forced to use their golf carts all the time which are not always available or reliable. The only thing that stands out is the staff which is wonderful. Hotel is fine but given how expensive it is I was underwhelmed. Didn't feel very "sustainable" to have a hot tub running 24 hours a day at 100 degrees....
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Erick Lizano, Director General at Hotel Amor Arenal
Responded 1 week ago
Dear K6922CXrobertj, Thank you so much for your feedback, it is really important to us and our team. We sincerely apologize for failing to meet your expectations on this occasion, we are countinously working to offer and deliver the best experience to all ours guests, so can rest assured that we will address your comments properly to improve for our future guests. On the other hand, it is great to know that our staff made a possitive impact on your experience; thank you for pointing out their hard work. Finally, I would like to refer to your concern about the hot tub, since sustainability has always been part of our priorities. That is why our sping water heaters are running just 10 hours a day unless the guest requests a change in the heater programming of their room. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards. Erick lizano General Manager
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US$93 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Amor Arenal
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Amor Arenal?
Nearby attractions include Cabalgata Don Tobias (0.8 km), Natura Eco Park Costa Rica (1.0 km), and Baldi Hot Springs (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Amor Arenal?
Conveniently located restaurants include Surá Bar & Bistro, Amor Loco Restaurant, and Restaurante Acuarelas.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Amor Arenal?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Amor Arenal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Is Hotel Amor Arenal accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.