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    Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa

    23 Km West of La Fortuna City Center, Located at the Base of the Arenal Volcano | Main Road to Arenal National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    US$127
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good33%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “free morning” (78 reviews)
    “hiking trails” (110 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 March 2013

    We travelled with an organised group which may have influenced the type of room and service we were given.We received first class service with a large comfortable room (10A) having a view of the volcano from the bed (cloud permitting). Flora and Fauna in abundance...More

    Thank alfrescodave
    Reviewed 5 March 2013

    Arenal Observatory Lodge is the closest hotel to Arenal Volcano. Unfortunately, the volcano's peak was obscured by clouds everyday, but I did have a beautiful view of Arenal Lake outside my building. The property has multiple hiking trails, including one to a waterfall and another...More

    Thank Lauren M
    Reviewed 4 March 2013

    This is an excellent location. We took two hikes during our two day stay -- one near the lodge to view birds, howler monkeys, flowers, trees, etc. and the other up the side of the volcano. The guide was excellent. Our room had a deck...More

    Thank Dick N
    Reviewed 4 March 2013

    We loved this place and hope to return. From our balcony in one of the Smithsonian rooms we had a stunning view of Arenal and constant passing views of coatis, trogons, oropendulas, tanagers, and honeycreepers. Trails lead off to see even more wildlife, waterfall, and...More

    Thank MtRainierDave
    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    We got in really late driving from the San Jose airport and the even though the kitchen was closed, the restaurant offered us excellent soup and salad. Our tour guide, Eduardo, for the morning walk around the hotel property trails was fantastic! He was so...More

    Thank Katie_Pfeff
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,884 reviews
    #15 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,458 reviews
    #8 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,506 reviews
    #9 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
    2,432 reviews
    #12 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Arenal Observatory Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos ,
    • Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    2 August 2017|
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    Response from johnnagrabusky | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed in Casona. The lodge that has 5 rooms and shares 2 bathrooms. There were2 coffee makers in the communal area with coffee packets on our room. I did make coffee in the morning before I went to breakfast. I used... More
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    Emily993
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Austin G | Property representative |
    Hello Emily, The La Fortuna Waterfall is about a 30-minute drive from the lodge. If you will have a rental car, driving yourselves would be the easiest way to get there. Alternatively, a cab to the waterfall would cost... More
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    Jordan H
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from mlpwrc |
    The lodge is pretty far away from town. I think that you can to and from town by taxi. However, I'm not sure there is much reason to go to La Fortuna in the evening. The attractions of the area are nature and adventure... More
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    Room Tips
    "Volcano view is a must"
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    "We had Smithsonian Room in Phil's Villa about .5 mi from Reception/Restaurant. Loved these. Didn't..."
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    "Try for rooms 29 and 31."
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    "Even the standard rooms above reception have a view and are quiet."
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