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200 meters NW from the Arenal Lake dam, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 1250 Costa Rica See on map
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Arenal Lodge provides guests with the excitement of staying in an authentic rainforest lodge with breathtaking panoramic views of Costa Rica’s famous Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. Guests will enjoy a ...More casual and relaxed rustic lodge setting with the added value of a complimentary breakfast daily. Located on 2000-acres of beautiful tropical rainforest, the lodge is situated near Arenal Volcano National Park. The lodge is surrounded by rainforest - housing hundreds of exotic birds, small animals and the beautiful tropical flowers and trees of Costa Rica. and is its own local tourist attraction due to its exclusive location with breathtaking panoramic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. The lodge features a full service restaurant with local and international cuisine, gift shop, three heated outdoor Jacuzzis, an infinite edge swimming pool, walking trails, a butterfly garden, horseback riding, a game room and outdoor playground for children, fitness room, sauna, and free wireless high speed internet access. Guest rooms and suites feature cable TV, telephone, coffee maker, clock radio, and all have private baths. Complimentary crib and wheel chair are available on request. Less
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$73 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Arenal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Reviewed yesterday

We always stay wat the lodge here and usually always during the off season so we are used to the services not being 100%, and we kind of like it that way. Instead of the one chalet that I had reserved we decided on two....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The trip to Costa Rica was eventful!. We ended up there during a union strike which had workers closing bridges and gas stations. 14-18 Sept The stay at the lodge was an island of peace and tranquility set aside from all of that. The rainiest...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay at the Arenal Lodge. The panoramic views from the room of the Arenal volcano are simply stunning. What a way to wake up every morning!! There is acres and acres of rugged rainforest to explore either on a hike or...More

1  Thank Louisa F
Response from Marco D, Operacones at Arenal LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for commenting. For us in Arenal Lodge was a pleasure to have you with us. Wi hope you had a trip back home as wonderful as your vacation in our Hotel. This is a good time to see the great view...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Jr Suite & the view was spectacular. The volcano right in front of our window & we would seat on the balcony for hours just for watching it. The Chalets provide great view also. Room was cleaned & as pictured with little...More

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Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 1 week ago

thank you very much for commenting. Is good to know that you had a good vacation in Arenal Lodge. We keep working to update and make Arenal Lodge more comfortable place for our guest. In this moment we are working to deliver internet, hi speed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the Aranal Lodge. Our view from our Jr. suite was the volcano. You opened your eyes each morning with that exquisite view through beautifully shuttered windows. The lodge is aging and needs some updating but I am sure at one time it was...More

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Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you very much for commenting. Your feedback is very important for us. We hope to have the chance to see you again at Arenal Lodge. Best regard.

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Judy F
19 May 2018|
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Response from RideOnTrailsCr | Reviewed this property |
Arenal Lodge is different than the Observatory Lodge.
Jess M
5 April 2018|
Response from reesecarp | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have many rooms with a direct view but the Chalets are the best ones...floor to ceiling windows directly facing the volcano. You must get the Chalets.
21 October 2017|
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Response from docsizar | Reviewed this property |
Hello, just saw this after a while. If you still need help finding rides let me know please
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"If you want a view of Mount Arenal make sure you specify that with the lodge. They have a variety of views so..."
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"Rooms at the top of the hill offer stunning views, but require a lot of steps."
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"The best View is the Chalet and quite peaceful."
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