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Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We stayed at Arenal Volcano Inn on our way to Monteverde. We arrived in the afternoon and were greated by lovely staff, Margarit (I am pretty sure) was so nice and taught us a few phrases in Spanish, then booked a trip to the hot springs for us. We had a nice room with a view of the volcano. Would... More 

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Avimanager, Manager at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and comments. Margarita and all of us look forward to having you visiting us again in the future. Saludos desde Costa Rica! More 

Los Angeles
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We stayed at room 110 and had a perfect view of the volcano. If only the rain and fog cleared up, we would have seen it but Mother Nature wasn't very accomodating. Despite the weather, we still enjoyed our 2-day stay at Arenal. The front desk accomodated our last min. request to book an ATV tour on the same day... More 

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Avimanager, Manager at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

you put a big smile in all of us with your nice words about our hotel and our service and hope to have you visiting us again in the future. I also wanted to let you know that we are currently renovating our rooms, we changed all our TVs and faucets only a couple of weeks ago and will continue... More 

San Marcos, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

This hotel was fantastic. The people were extremely helpful and the hotel is very reasonably priced ($96 US for one night for all of us) We were in Costa Rica for the first time and decided to visit the Arenal Volcano first during our trip. We did not book a hotel because we had read on Trip Advisor that room... More 

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Avimanager, Owner at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all your positive input. We also enjoyed very much having you as our guests and definetily hope to have you visiting us again soon. If it would be posible to do review about guests I will also say you are Fantastic. More 

portland, oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Grounds are beautiful. Rooms are spacious with air-conditioning. Swimming pool on site. Restaurant very pleasant with great service. Staff here go out of their way to be helpful - they packed a breakfast for us the night before as we were leaving at 5:00am! Wonderful views of volcano when clear. Extremely close to Baldi Hot Springs and Arenal Lake. We... More 

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Avimanager, Owner at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your recent experience at Arenal Volcano Inn. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed so much your stay with us and will love to have you visiting us again in the near future. On behalf of the entire Arenal Volcano Inn team we thank you for all your positive... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We stayed here 2 nights as part of a 10 days tour of Costa Rica. While the hotel is a bit old and relatively spartan, but the ground is beautiful. All the staffs were great. We had 2 breakfasts and dinners in the hotel. Food was excellent, service very good. We had 44 people for the first dinner, service was... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Is it the nicest hotel here? No, but it was fine for a couple of nights. Grounds nice, rooms decent, A/C good. Flowers attracting hummingbirds in abundance. Would I stay here again?, probably not, but it was fine otherwise.

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Avimanager, Manager at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, When you say that we are not the nicest hotel in Arenal I would say that I certainly agree with you, since there are luxury resorts with high prices that are very nice. In our category of hotels and price range we strongly believe we a very good alternative in the Arenal Area, but definetely... More 

Mukilteo, Washington
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

We had a great two nights at the Arenal Volcano Inn, lovely grounds, and beautiful setting, pools were very well maintained, and great views from the windows towards the volcano, unfortunately covered in mist during our stay, but somewhat compensated for by the donkey serenade each evening. Staff was very helpful, and just need to be aware that the site... More 

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Antioch, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2013

60 plus of my sisters closest friends and family attended her wedding at Arenal Volcano Inn over President's day weekend 2013. Hernan and Cesar and their staff were fantastic! They were friendly, cooperative, professional and made everyone feel welcome. It was the best experience ever. Not to mention the food was great! Without their attention to detail and professionalism the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

What a great experience I had at Arenal Volcano Inn. It really was paradise on earth. The resort staff deserves 10 stars. I was there for a 3 day wedding and we had the whole resort rented out. The staff not only managed our high maintenance needs like a world class hotel would, but did it with 1st class treatment.... More 

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

This was my 2nd stay at the Inn, my first visit was the middle of 2012. Admittedly, initially, I didn't have a clue as to what to expect. On my first visit I accompanied my youngest daughter to determine the suitability of the inn for her upcoming wedding, Feb 2013. Honestly, the planning of the wedding included so many details... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Volcano Inn is a 25 room hotel surrounded by exotic gardens that can be admired from the tranquility of your room or by taking a small walk on its natural trails. Every guest may enjoy the view of the Arenal Volcano from its own terrace. Come visit us and make Arenal Volcano Inn your home while vacationing in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

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Address: | 6.5 km NW of the Catholic church, 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: RM482 - RM1,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Volcano Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Arenal Volcano Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano Inn Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#15 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Ask for volcano view”
 of 5 bubbles lisac1962, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great place to relax after a day of hike.”
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“All rooms have a view of Arenal.”
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“The room on top of the hill with the volcano view is stunning.”
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“the higher up the hill the better view”
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