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Eco Arenal Hotel

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed there during my trip of CostaRica and cannot recommend a better place than there. The hotel is located a bit outside of the centre but it's only a 5 min drive. The room are spacious and clean. The hotel has a swimming pool, free wifi ( not in all rooms - more the one close to reception)...

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Decent hotel with pretty basic rooms. There was nothing wrong with it but you also don't have anything special. Breakfast could have been better - just some scrambled eggs and toast and a tiny portion of fruit. Breakfast is served outside though, so you could see a lot of birds. Staff was incredibly freindly though and helped out a lot....

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Hotel M, Customer Service at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sascha B Thank you for your summission, we are really greatful with your visit hope you enjoy it all the time. we will work on get better everyday thank you for the advise. you are more than welcome back. regards

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for two nights and loved many things about the hotel. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was extremely friendly as they went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed our stay. The pool was small, but clean. The breakfast was complimentary and tasted great. Although hotel was just a short drive...

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Hotel M, Customer service at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your summission, we are really greatful with your visit hope you enjoy it all the time. we will work on get better everyday thank you for the advise. you are more than welcome back. regards

Barranca, Peru
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasant basic room. No complaints. The grounds are lovely with a view of Arenal volcano. There is a beautiful little creek running by the hotel. Nice swimming pool. Good breakfast and pleasant staff if you watch TV in such a beautiful place, theirs is very small and high on the wall. WiFi works only at the office not in the...

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Laura P, Propietario at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We want to thank you immensely for taking the time to leave us your feedback according to your recent stay in our hotel. thanks for all your great coments, we are blessed to have a beautiful place close to La Fortuna but surrouding of nature and an amazing view The swimming pool located in the heard of the...

Minneapolis
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good location and close to some really cool things. It was comfortable and clean but very basic, which was good enough for me traveling on a budget. Good breakfast. I would recommend, if that's what you are looking for.

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Hotel M, Customer Service at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your summission, we are really greatful with your visit hope you enjoy it all the time. we will work on get better everyday thank you for the advise. you are more than welcome back. regards

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We arrived quite late and was greeted by Fernando with a lovely happy face and warm welcome just what we needed after a long journey. We had the first bungalow to the left of the reception building, it was lovely and clean, basic inside but as it turns out really very practical as we got soaked and the wire shelve/rack...

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Laura P, Gerente at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We want to thank you immensely for taking the time to leave us your feedback according to your recent stay in our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us. As you mentioned, we are lucky to be surrounded by flora and fauna, which allows us to have the...

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

First time in Costa Rica and first stop was Arenal!! Luis who worked at the front desk helped me from giving me direction to warm welcome!! He suggested 2 tours for me and it was simply amazing! The hotel is a great and secluded with an amazing view. My room was clean and comfortable.. if you go to Arenal stay...

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Laura P, Propietario at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We want to thank you immensely for taking the time to leave us your feedback according to your recent stay in our hotel. Every time we read reviews like this, we feel very happy to know that we exceeded the expectations and needs of our guests. All our staff does their work with much love and dedication so...

Kitchener, Ontario
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We LOVED this hotel....BUT we had a rental car. Without a rental car you are too far from town to walk (because of the pitch dark roads). I'm sure you could call a taxi and that wouldn't be an issue. We loved this hotel BECAUSE it was away from the hustle and bustle of town while only being less than...

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Laura P, Propietario at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We want to thank you immensely for taking the time to leave us your feedback according to your recent stay in our hotel. It is a pleasure to read that you loved our hotel, and that you would like to return to stay with us, definitely it will be an honor to receive you again. For us, being...

London
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Really friendly staff, happy to arrange taxis into La Fortuna (which makes the hotel seem far less remote). Excellent pool and generally relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are functional enough but could do with a refresh. One plus is the air con in the rooms, which means you get rid of that dampness which creeps into clothes etc after a couple...

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Laura P, Propietario at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We want to thank you immensely for taking the time to leave us your feedback according to your recent stay in our hotel. Let me tell you that it is an honor that you have visited us and is a pleasure to assist you in organizing activities and transportation in the area. We are here to support you...

Eppstein, Germany
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed at the Eco Arenal Hotel for two nights in August 2016 with my husband and two boys, ten and almost two years old. Our room was well equipped with a mini bar, safe, A/C and flat screen TV, but it wasn’t very spacious and a considerable part of the wall was taken up by a rather morbid painting...

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Hotel M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Eco Arenal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest All reviews are very important for us, to improve every day and to bring to all our customers a great experience at the hotel. We will take into account all these aspects to create a better environment and provide a better service every day. We hope to see you soon. Have a Nice Day

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Eco Arenal is a mountain Eco hotel, designed especially for rest. It is 2 miles north of Fortune and you reach it by a stone road. It has satellite TV with 5 channels. The emphasis is on their facilities and green areas close to nature as can be seen many types of birds, sloths, frogs and a huge amount of types of flowers and lush vegetation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eco Arenal Hotel

Address: | 2 km north from Banco Nacional, 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
Price Range: $146 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Eco Arenal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Our little row of bungalows around the green were lovely, quieter on week days”
marialeake, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have good location, but it looks like for a long time nobody is taking care of the basics.”
Lulu1984, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed nice, we were at back of property so had privacy and lots of green vegetation out our door.”
merrikayl, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are the same, according to the front desk worker.”
nrs9ab, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are different rooms available on the property. Free parking.”
JenSimar, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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