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Hotel Gran Arenal

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 September 2008

The Gran Arenal Hotel, is just outside the tiny town of La Fortuana, It is a bit tricky to find, because its about a mile and a half down a rocky unpaved road. I was thankfully using a GPS system.. which delivered me to the doorstep of the hotel with no problems. The lush foliage aligns the rock roads that...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 July 2008

Driving through La Fortuna, I was preparing myself for the worst. Many tired looking motels lined the road near the town, and I wasn't certain that we wouldn't end up in one. The directions we were given were befuddling (rarely a good sign), but we eventually abandoned them and struck out on a bumpy dirt road leading out of town....

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hozkhar
Reviewed 22 April 2008

The Gran Arenal Hotel is a great option if you want to go to La Fortuna and Arenal volcano area. It's a place where you can find an excellent room for sleeping. You can get from the hotel to any of the atractions of the zone. The rooms are good, we stay in a double room, with air condition, tv....

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 29 November 2007

I spent 5 days here, driving from Sarapiqui. The drive took about 2 hours. The hotel is about 1 KM from the downtown La Fortuna. However, to get there, you have to get a taxi or drive because the road is all gravel and not good for pedestrians, especially at night. The cost - $88/nite decent. The staff - awesome....

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hotel Gran Arenal

Address: 1.3 Km North of National Bank, 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
Number of rooms: 319
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Gran Arenal Hotel
Hotel Gran Arenal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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“Poolside rooms are good. It's not a pool scene kind of place, so you'll likely have the place to yourself if your around during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkL227, 28 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Every room is exactly the same.”
 of 5 bubbles mlove17, 12 Jul 2011 | Read review
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