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Volcano Lodge & Springs
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Not sure why they had such great ratings in tripadvisor”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2010

Rooms were clean but somewhat outdated. Grounds were nice. Breakfast was good. Nice grounds keeper that took us looking for the green and red frogs.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2010

For less than 100 bucks a night this place is awesome. Rooms are decent size and very clean. View of the volcano was great. Pool was clean. Restaurant was decent. Staff was very nice. Grounds were beautiful w/ all types of flowers and exotic plants. We stayed and the Marriot Guanacaste later in the trip and that place was definitely had more amenities, for double the price. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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Heredia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2010

We arrived to the hotel after driving from the RIU Guanacaste using the beautiful road around the Arenal Lake. We were looking for a relaxing place and this was it. The gardens are beautiful and are all over the hotel. Room was clean, with a safety in the closet, good size bathroom with hairdryer, comfortable beds, cable TV, coffee maker , very cute towel shaped designs (the ussual swan, an elephant and a monkey). They have a fish pond with two different types of tilapia fish. A jacuzzi and pool near the hotel's reception and the same next to the restaurant; the views of the volcano are great from either one, specially the one near the reception (nice thing about it is that you see both halves of the volcano -the green (trees) and the dark gray (ashes) . We had a deal with the 3 meals included, the breakfast is buffet kind that includes fruits, yogurt, orange juice, coffee, the typical gallo pinto with eggs, costarrican sausage, toast, granola, etc (it's good and plenty). Enjoyed the tilapia and corvina fish served during lunch and dinner, we really loved their cream soups made from pejibaye, squash, heart of palm, tomato and pumpkin. Service was good all over the place.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2010

This place is unbelievable! The grounds are so beautiful. All the rooms have views of the volcano. Our room was very clean and spacious. The staff was friendly and efficient. Upon check in, we were escorted to our room by a staff member, who checked to make sure everything was in order and instructed us on the operation of the air conditioner, safe, etc. Restaurant food was delicious. Breakfast buffet had a good variety. There are two computers available for guests in the reception area. Also, there are two pool and hot tub areas.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Carlsbad, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2010

Our first 3 days in Costa Rica and Volcano Lodge made a great first impression. The rooms are nice, the grounds are beautiful, nice staff, pools, and restaurants.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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kko100
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2010

The view is amazing from all the rooms, the staff is nice, the place is lovely. We had such a wonderful time. This hotel was fantastic. I would recommend that anyone who goes to Arenal stay in this hotel.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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Washington, DC
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2010

We had a great time. Our room was clean, and sufficient. The view out our back porch was INCREDIBLE. The pool and bar area were nice. The service was great and the front desk was more than helpful. The location is okay...6-8 dollars each way into town. With our rate, meals were included, and the food we were offered was at best, mediocre. I looked at the regular menu, and it looked like it was probably better, but we were told we couldn't order off that. Overall, it's a good place to stay!

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Volcano Lodge & Springs
Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos-Arenal Lake road | 7 Km West from Downtown, Road To Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Volcano Lodge & Gardens)
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#9 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#13 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Volcano Lodge & Springs 4*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At VOLCANO LODGE AND SPRINGS, located in La Palma, La Fortuna de San Carlos, at the foot of the majestic Arenal Volcano, our hot springs and lush tropical garden gives you joy and relaxation to our guests and companions. Undoubtedly, our location allows you to witness the imposing Arenal Volcano from a vantage point. QUALITY SERVICE: Knowing that service is the main reason of hospitality, the Volcano Lodge & Gardens’ team, will do our best to make your stay a very fond memory to take home. FACILITIES: All our 66 rooms are Superior and non smoking, have deluxe finishes, 2 comfortable full size beds or 1 king size bed, TV/cable, telephone, air-conditioned, coffee maker, hot water shower, hairdryer and a nice terrace facing the Volcano. We also offer 4 rooms for handicap. RESTAURANT:Sura Restaurant, capacity: 120 people, we’ll be offering you our traditional local and international food, while you enjoy the majestic view of the volcano, birds surrounded nature. You can ask for room service too. OTHER FACILITIES: *Two swimming pools for adults, two swimming pools for children and two Jacuzzis, all of them with view to the Volcano.*Laundry service, Private parking, Internet Access / Wireless Free, Tours information, nature trail, Playground.* Massages Service from 9 am to 9 pm. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Volcano Lodge And Gardens
Volcano Lodge & Gardens Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Volcano Hotel
Volcano Lodge & Springs Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos

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