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Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
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Albany
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19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very different and beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

Spent two nights with Caravan Tours. Room had a view of the valcano which was novel. It had several pools with different temperatures in each one with a poolside bar and waterfalls. Shower had open air feel with plants inside the shower area. Your room was part of a duplex with another couple next door and bushes and flowers giving you privacy. As with other resorts in Costa Rica, each meal was the same as the last place and in a non air conditioned restaurant. Except for breakfast, we never had American food andCosta Rican food was not tasty to me. But would stay there again if in the area.

Room Tip: All rooms have a view of the volcano.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

This resort has it all, peaceful quiet rooms, great views, hot springs, swim up bar, great food and great service. There are also many diverse plant and animals. Some on the tour went on a nature walk. We attended a cooking demonstration. This was an amazing place to stay, especially on a tour, thanks Collette.

Room Tip: Get a room with a view of the Arenal volcano.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Parkland, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Usually we don't write reviews however I had to share our experience at the Arenal Springs resort. First, let me say that our trip to Costa Rica was amazing and large part of it is because out stay at this resort. Everything about it was perfect. The staff was amazing, the breakfast buffet was great and the hot springs pools were lovely. The view from our room of the Arenal volcano was breathtaking. We used the spa for a couples massage and that was an amazing experience. I definitely recommend it. Our plan is to come back one day with our kids.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

I always start by saying that I am a wedding photographer and I shoot a lot of weddings around the world, so I don't get to chose the hotel nor do I pay for my trip, so its an unbiased review.

I just loved this hotel, it was an amazing experience to wake up and look out my bedroom window and see the Arenal volcano. Food was amazing, and I LOVED the hot pool that was like a hot tub, not many hotels have natural hot spring pools like this.

Great hotel for a wedding and an amazing all round stay.

Room Tip: All rooms can see the volcano, some are larger than others and some have been renovated.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Arcadia, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

At the base of the Arenal Volcano, this resort is laid out so each unit has a view of the mountain from your front porch which they furnish with comfortable rocking chairs. The spa and pool area feature a swim up bar and three different temperatures depending on the amount of hot water from the naturally occurring springs. My wife said sitting in the pool with the bar and looking at the mountain, Pina Colada in hand was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. The property had very good food, an attentive staff and the grounds are very attractive. Not a five star American hotel, but a very nice place to stay when in the area.

Room Tip: Most rooms seem to have a great view of the volcano.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Greg B
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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San Francisco, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Me and some friends stayed here, It is pricey so we shared a room with 2 double beds. We felt it was a splurge that was worth it for a few nights Just for the Hot Spring pools alone and the gorgeous grounds and views. The breakfast buffet was good. But like some of the other reviews say, the rest of the food and drinks are over priced and not great. Town is a only short drive away, so better food and affordable drinks aren't far. I say stock up on things like that for your room and enjoy the rainforest!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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2 Thank Natalie G
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Our family of 5 stayed in large suite and it was huge! Outside shower, indoor jacuzZi, stocked bar. And when we missed a night due to snow they extended resort credit. Thank you for that. Staff was friendly and food was good Definitely recommended.

Stayed February 2014
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1 Thank ODDave1
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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 23 July 2015
Hello Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel to spend your vacation in Costa Rica, we hope that all your experiences are been magnificent and satisfying.
All the staff working at Hotel Arenal Springs hope that your back very soon and so we have a chance to serve you again, we love to read your comments which are very important and helps us improve each day to provide a better service.
Dear guest and friend we hope you have a safe journey back to your home and remember this, now you have many friends in Costa Rica.
Thank you very much and God bless you.
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Additional Information about Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Property: Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
Address: 5 Miles West of Catholic Church of la Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Springs Resort and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Arenal Springs is located just 5 miles away from la Fortuna town toward the Arenal Volcano or National Park. We are located between La Fortuna town and the Arenal Lake.The Hotel count with 87 Junior Suites and 3 Master Suites King and 3 Master Suites Queen with direct view to the Arenal Volcano. Each room are surrounding with exotic gardens, beautiful flowers and many species of birds. These rooms offer either a king size bed or two double beds. Also we provide rooms with handicap access and adjoining rooms for families who want stay together.Our hotel offers you 2 swimming pools and a Thermal river.Hotel Arenal Springs Resort offers on each Junior Suite the best amenities for your comfort. King Bed or Two queen beds, Hair dryer, Cable TV, Mini bar, Free Wi-Fi Internet access, Air Conditioning, Ceiling fan, Laundry Bag, Telephone, Safe deposit box, Coffee Maker free coffee and tea), Bath amenities, Private bath with tropical garden, hot water, Private terrace. ... more   less 
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