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Ewing, NJ
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This was one of the most beautiful settings I have ever seen for a hotel. Don't let the word "hotel" fool you. It is individual units set in lush tropical surroundings. You like feel you are staying in paradise! The pools, food and people were outstanding.

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AlexCedeno, Director of Sales at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cathep thank you very much for your beautiful comments and thanks for visit us and choosing us as your Hotel in Arenal area was a pleasure to meet your travel expectations Best Regards

Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

We've been around CR for 20 days in several different hotels, in the higher middel classe, wich all had something called atmosfere and ambiance. I totally missed that in Manoa. It looked like an residential area, 200 exact the same houses, breakfast overcooked, and most shocking: if you are too tired to walk to the pool you can call to...

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AlexCedeno, Director of Sales at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kim Thank you for taking your time to write your comments which cheered us and help continue improving every day Arenal Manoa Hotel has 17 hectares property, where 80 rooms are dispersed within the hotel´s area, all rooms has the same category "Junior Suite". Our property has been decorated with lush gardens for your enjoyment. Our goal is to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I recently spent 5 days at Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa and I will return before I leave this earth. Upon arrival at Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa I felt like I was filiming a "booking.com" commercial. I was with Just Trippin' Travlers Club and there were 40 of us traveling. We'd taken a 3 hour ride from the San...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for your comments its was pleasure to Arenal Manoa comply with your travel expectations and we're glad to hear your positive comments and we hope see you again with your friends . Best Regards Manoa's Staff

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. Beautiful rooms and great grounds. We also really enjoyed the front desk staff. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome and answered any questions we had about the local area and local food. We loved the hot springs pool and also enjoyed the regular pool. We actually have no negative...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emily We glad to hear your possitive your comments and you are always welcome Best Regards Manoa's Staff

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Free use of thermal hot spring pool, room with a beautiful view, prompt shuttle bus service to the restaurant, quiet and peaceful setting, worth the stay. Food in the hotel restaurant was good. If you like to try local cuisine, order the rice platter that comes with a choice of protein, rice and salad. Price is very reasonable too in...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We glad to hear from you thank you very much for your comments It is a pleasure that you enjoyed your stay in Arenal Manoa. Best Regards

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2014

I had asked my travel agent Gecko Travels to find me a hotel with a view of the volcano and closer to the main attractions and they did not disappoint. Like most resort hotels around the volcano Arenal Manoa is quite a way out of the cute town of La Fortuna but there is plenty of transport around and all...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr-N0L thanks for your comments and constructive criticism for hotel Arenal Manoa We are glad to know you enjoy your stay in Arenal Manoa Hot Springs. Best Regards Arenal Manoa Hot Springs Resort

Brentwood, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I loved the Arenal Volcano. It was amazing to walk outside and view. The resort had a frog, and butterfly sanctuaries to name a few. Also, alligators. The Rainforest was lovely, and the Spa experience wonderful. I had an outside massage with the Hollar Monky's...Wow! Loved the mineral, and regular pools. The only thing I did not do was zip...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are happy to hear your comments and you have enjoyed Costa Rica !!!! ,is very satisfying to the hotel comply with your travel expectations. Best Regards Hotel Arenal Maona Resort

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The resort is situated at the base of the Arenal volcano and is surrounded by beautiful, lush greenery. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable. Costa Rica is hot and humid obviously, and the rooms are air-conditioned. There are two pools on either side of the resort, one fed...

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AlexCedeno, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon thank you very much for your beautiful comments We glad that you liked it and enjoying all in the hotel. Best Regards Hotel Arenal Monoa Resort

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the Arenal Manoa Hotel. The rooms were very good and clean. The restaurant has a nice balcony with an excellent view to the volcano. The staff was very friendly. A good place to go and to return.

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Dear Pedro Thank you very much for your comments For Manoa's Staff was a pleasure to assist you We hope to see you soon Best Regards Hotel Arenal Manoa Resort

Newtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights with our 2 teenage sons and had connecting rooms. The bungalows face the volcano for an impressive view as long as there are no clouds. Overall the food is very good with many options but above average in cost. The poolside sushi was excellent and the bartenders as well. The staff was always friendly...

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Dear Guest Thanks for your comments We appreciate your comments and hope to see you soon. Best Regards Hotel Arenal Manoa

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Manoa Hotel is a beautiful Arenal hotel to relax and enjoy the marvelous view of Arenal volcano in Costa Rica. Surrounded by gardens, pastures and animals, our rooms have been designed so that each one offers you a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano. Our visitors can take advantage of our spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Manoa Hotel

Address: Route 142, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: RM626 - RM1,311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Manoa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Arenal Manoa Hotel And Spa
Arenal Manoa Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Manoa Hotel Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“2 rooms per building, not sure if they all get the best view of Arenal”
 of 5 bubbles AmyHG81, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We liked being far from the front desk, pool, etc because it was very quiet. Others may prefer being closer to the action.”
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 of 5 bubbles RickK806, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You need to be in fairly good shape to get around without a vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles 525kathyr, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“More privacy in the 300+ rang area.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris50La, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerfromMO, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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