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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

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florida
Reviewed 30 December 2014

From the moment we arrived we were greeted by roosters, ducks and dogs. Such character this place has. We LOVED it there, beautiful surroundings. The swinging chair outside our room overlooking lush plants and birds flying all around just made the place awesome. And the staff is so very wonderful and warm. A fantastic place to stay while visiting Arenal,...

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GabyML1301
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The hotel is very simple but clean. A little far from the Fortuna center (6 kms), offers a very quiet setting to rest at night. Little and nice pool, gorgeous gardens, but don´t have a restaurant, only for breakfast which is the same all days and very simple and local (fruit, gallo pinto, eggs, bread). If you want more confort...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I enjoyed my first time in La fortuna and the hotel was cool, Mario was an great guy, he gave excellent promos of many where to visit!! I visited 2 of those options he gave and and they were terrific we did canopy and we spent our last day at Baldi!! Thannks Mario I will be back

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American Fork, Utah
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Mario was so awesome, he shared his yummy tangerines fresh from his tree, showed us some free hikes. Reasonably priced and the breakfast was good. It was the only hotel we stayed in that had a fridge!

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Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Very Nice place...Mario is an excellent person, help us out alot. Im glad to say that since we got there Mario attended us real well...We'll definitley go back to Lavas del Arenal in a near future...For all those who are looking for a pretty and not-so-expensive place to visit la Fortuna de San Carlos I do entirely recommend you come...

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Wilton, California
Reviewed 23 October 2014

We stayed here five nights with Tito and his family running the establishment, and we had a most excellent time! The room had two beds, A/C, microwave and fridge. Also appreciated was the cable TV. The best part of it all was the pool! What a lovely garden spot to bask in the Sun, then take a refreshing dip, and...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Lavas del Arenal is a fantastic little hotel just before the town of La Fortuna. There is a river on the property as well as a swimming pool and beautiful Costa Rican landscaping with heliciconias and palms. From the road you can see Volcan Arenal, and in a 5 minute drive you can access La Fortuna city center. The hotel...

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is a quaint little hotel that is 10 min outside La Fortuna. Our stay was tranquil and relaxed, as the owner and manager of the hotel greeted and treated us fantastically. The river running through the property is a pleasant way to fall asleep. He was very informative and attentive to our needs. He also gives the best way...

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

This resort is privately owned by a local named Mario. He is an amazing host who will do almost anything to accommodate you as he did for us. It's not a 5 star hotel, but you're not paying for one. We got way beyond our money's worth. The location is good: Just minutes from town but tucked away far enough...

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Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I have stayed at Lavas 5 or 6 times and have always enjoyed my stay. Nice clean rooms, good food, and good service. Wi Fi everywhere on the property. Cable TV is very good too. I like the fact that the hotel is not downtown but rather remote, quiet and peaceful. The babbling brook at the back of the property,...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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 Breakfast
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  • 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: RM382 - RM1,067 (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
#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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