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    Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa

    23 Km West of La Fortuna City Center, Located at the Base of the Arenal Volcano | Main Road to Arenal National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$112
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          Overview
          • Excellent55%
          • Very good33%
          • Average8%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “free morning” (76 reviews)
          “hiking trails” (107 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 19 March 2013

          You just don't get much better than this. Unfortunately,we only spent one evening at this beautiful lodge. No trip to Costa Rica should be without a visit to this unique hideaway. Even though the unpaved road leading to the lodge was not my favorite, the...More

          6  Thank Randy T
          Reviewed 19 March 2013

          We visited this beautiful lodge and stayed here for 2 days /1 night during our Costa Rica visit in December 2012. We had good 8 days of sunny weather, and when we started our incline towards Arenal, we started noticing a big change in the...More

          1  Thank Anuli
          Reviewed 17 March 2013

          We stayed for five nights/four days nights in January. Overall we were disappointed. Firstly the hotel website says that standard rooms offer another way 'to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Arenal volcano and/or contemplate the beauty of the lake from your balcony'. Well our...More

          2  Thank HWinLincoln
          Reviewed 13 March 2013

          My husband and I traveled around Costa Rica for about a week and visited many places along the way. Our first stop was a 4hr van ride from the main airport in Belize City to Arenal. It was a very neat experience to see the...More

          1  Thank Heidi H
          Reviewed 13 March 2013

          I spent three nights here in a very spacious, well-appointed room in the "La Casona" area. This is about one quarter of a mile from the main lodge. It's a shared bathroom, but big enough so that there was never a problem with access. Staff...More

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          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,793 reviews
          #14 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          3,346 reviews
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          Arenal Manoa Hotel
          1,788 reviews
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          Hotel El Silencio del Campo
          1,815 reviews
          #4 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Concierge
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$118 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 50
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Also Known As
          • Arenal Observatory Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
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          Traveller (1722)
          Room & Suite (715)
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          Pool & Beach (96)
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          Bathroom (18)
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          Jordan H
          Is it possible to get transportation into La Fortuna in the evenings or are you stranded on the Observatory property for the duration of your stay. And secondly, when coming from San Jose airport has anyone had experience taking a bus to the observatory? Will they drop us at the Observatory or just in La Fortuna?
          22 April 2017|
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          Response from mlpwrc |
          The lodge is pretty far away from town. I think that you can to and from town by taxi. However, I'm not sure there is much reason to go to La Fortuna in the evening. The attractions of the area are nature and adventure... More
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          Kathy K
          Does anyone know if the restaurant can accommodate vegan food? And what is the average cost of lunch and dinner there?
          5 March 2017|
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          Response from Cliffsideinn | Reviewed this property |
          You won't starve but there wasn't a big choice other than salad. I don't remember price but was in line with the hotel price.
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          Erik B
          what is the price for Phil's Villa for a family for 7 nights
          11 February 2017|
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          Response from Austin G | Property representative |
          Hi Erik, the cost of Phil's Villa is $680 per night. This would bring the total cost to $4,760 for seven nights. This price includes Costa Rican taxes, an extensive breakfast buffet, access to all of our trails, WiFi... More
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          "I think all the rooms have excellent views!"
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          "Junior suites are huge. Have large private patios. Have sweeping views of volcano."
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