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Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I bought a Groupon Getaway package for my daughter and me and this is where we went. The driver, Eduardo, picked us up at the airport and delivered us to Lavas. This place is not the poshest place you've ever seen. However, the rooms were clean, the bathroom was mold-free (that's a pet peeve of mine), and the beds were...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located 10min away from La Fortuna town (in car). It has non luxurious but basic and clean facilities. The room assigned had two beds (1 full, 1 individual), 1 bathroom, A/C, microwave, mini fridge and TV. Carlos, the owner, is kind and always willing to help and give advice regarding the different activities you can do in...

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brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Small, clean room. TV, microwave and fridge. No chair or table in room, but there are two chairs and a table just outside the room. Bathroom is small with little space for towels or personal items. Window opens in the bathroom, but not in the bedroom, forcing the use of the AC unit. The road is bumpy getting to the...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Hotel Lavas del Arenal was the hotel associated with the Groupon we purchased for a 7 night stay. The deal was $1800 and included lodging, 5 days of activities, all transfers to and from the activities and to and from the airport, daily breakfast and lunch - all for 2 people! This was an amazing adventure that included zip lining,...

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Killington, Vermont
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We knew nothing about Costa Rica, but booked a trip thru Groupon which turned out to be an awesome package with this hotel. They were easy to work with, even when our flight cancelled and our start date delayed a day. We had a private pick up from the airport - and since its a 3 hour drive over very...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This location is away from the main city and in touch with all nature. You go through a bumpy road to reach this resort. When we arrived , an amazing soul greeted us Cathya who was available for assistance the entire trip. The included morning breakfast made from natural ingredients and lunch or dinner depending on the staff there. They...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Hotel Lavas Del Arenal is tucked away in the middle of trees, down a dirt road, and away from the chaos of the city. It's about as authentic as it gets. There was a bit of a language barrier but with the help of our google translate app we got along just fine. They have a tiny restaurant in the...

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Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 22 November 2016

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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1Thank Kaitlin3886
Reviewed 12 November 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • 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
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge

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: RM388 - RM851 (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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Also Known As:
Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Room #1 is the best! Closest to wifi and satellite dish.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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