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Hotel Arenal Montechiari

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Oakland, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Arenal Montechiari is a family-owned hotel with extraordinary views of Arenal Volcano. The grounds wind around lush gardens full of butterflies and hummingbirds. Rooms are spacious and comfortable although can seem dark given the dark woodwork, but who spends much time in the room when there's so much to see outside? Each room has its own sitting area from... More 

Thank Jean Y
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I spent 2 nights there in March this year. Now we are going back with our adult children and my son's girlfriend on Nov.12 for a couple of nights again. The cabins are really cute!-The bedroom is big and so is the bathroom! The breakfast is included. We saw all sorts of birds and a sloth that... More 

2 Thank Shekinah G
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my stay at Montechiari- great view of volcano, friendly service- especially the office lady- who really made it easier and more pleasant. 10 mins walk to La Fortuna town. I DO recommend.

1 Thank Alicja B
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms were pretty dark, so you constantly have the feeling to put the lights on. The lodge was oké, not special. It was very cloudy, so we couldn't see the Arenal. Probably this lodge is much nicer with a good view to the Arenal, maybe? Without the view on the Arenal, this lodge wasn't special. It was located close... More 

Thank Cora v
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I gave 5 stars for experience, setting, good warm food, locality, convenience, and overall. Staff tries to serve best they can, breakfast was good and fresh, nothing fancy but simple local food plus eggs. During my stay, it rained day and night, and we experienced rain-forest type rain, bit noisy at night but part of experience. Rooms are basic so... More 

Thank Aj T
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very scenic atmosphere. Provides an excellent view of the Arenal Volcano. Rooms were spacious and it had a beautiful porch. Swimming pool area was nice and breakfast was delicious. It was walking distance from town. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone.

1 Thank SaraJets
Petaluma, California
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Nice clean rooms, very rustic, but comfortable. Great views of Arenal volcano right outside your room door. Rooms come with small safe. Showers are hot and good water pressure. Lacks towel racks to hang wet towels. Breakfast is basic: eggs, pico de gallo, pancakes, fruit, coffee, fruit juice, all with very attentive staff. Housekeeping is good, rooms cleaned and fancy... More 

1 Thank brad j
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A very nice family owned hotel with beautiful cabins that have Arenal Volcano view. The rooms are very clean, spacious and have all the amenities. The hotel has a beautiful well kept garden that is visited by many colorful birds, rainforest frogs, and other animals. We saw iguanas/bescillica, sloths, blue jeans along with many birds in this place. The pool... More 

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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The property was rather basic. Each room is its own cabin. There's a refrigerator, TV and A/C in each. Wifi is only available in the common areas. The beds weren't terribly comfortable. The grounds are beautiful. The staff was most accommodating but very limited English. The breakfast was simple - fruit,eggs,pancakes and toast. All pre made and waiting for you... More 

Thank Loracmom2boys
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Staff are great, Location is great as long as you want to get easy to downtown, I would say it is number one place in do web tower the. Montreal hotel. Room are clean and updated. From the other hand there is no view for the rooms, Internet only in the reception or near the restaurant, rooms are so close... More 

Thank Sami K

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Montechiari Hotel is very close to the beautiful Town La Fortuna. The Arenal Volcano that is one of the most active volcano in the world. The hotel is surrounded of lush gardens and a spectacular view of the Volcano. Special for ecoturism, culture and adventure lovers. We are located 400 mts north from the Banco Nacional in La Fortuna, San Carlos, offers you access to main services as banks, souvenirs, chemistries, ATM´S, etc we do offer you the perfect combination of peace with nature and services close to us that would give you a pleasure vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Arenal Montechiari

Address: 400 mts norte del Banco Nacional | Barrio Sinai. Entrada a mano izquierda., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 5194-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: RM378 - RM431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arenal Montechiari 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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#20 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Any room has a great view of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanY_12, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“love nature, never been to one like this before.”
 of 5 bubbles ajt511, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the end of the walk.”
 of 5 bubbles bradj236, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some bird noise in the morning to wake you up, part of the charm.”
 of 5 bubbles Togo211, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty nice. I would be happy with any one of them! You can not go wrong on any room.”
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 of 5 bubbles RussellL4, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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