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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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    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 23 December 2012

    Can't beat the view or the nearby hiking trails or the nice pool and jacuzzi. We were there two nights without car. That meant no dining options save for the onsite restaurant. The place is fine, but it is pricey. Waitstaff is very attentive and...More

    Thank Guillermo894
    Reviewed 20 December 2012

    We stayed at the lodge for 1 night. After reading all the reviews, I decided to stay just 1 night on our way out of the La Fortuna area. The lodge itself is very nice. Spread out over lots of acres. Having hiking trails onsite...More

    2  Thank TayBay05
    Reviewed 16 December 2012

    We stayed here early Dec.for 3 nights. Unfortunately we could not see the volcano because of the clouds, we did have a great view of the lake however. We took part in the morning walk which was great, even our kids liked it!! The food...More

    Thank C K
    Reviewed 16 December 2012

    Came here in 2009 and returned again in 2012. Unfortunately the volcano has not erupted for 2-3yrs, tho we saw vapours from the top when the cloud cleared. Go for a Smithsonian room - well worth the extra. Restaurant food is a bit uninspiring and...More

    1  Thank NickC1959
    Reviewed 12 December 2012

    We chose this hotel in hopes to see an active volcano. Unfortunately it was not active while we were there although it was a risk I would be willing to make again. The staff was extremely nice,informative, and helpful. We chose the Junior suite. We...More

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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,528 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Nayara Springs
    830 reviews
    #1 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,929 reviews
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    Casa Luna Hotel & Spa
    1,344 reviews
    #11 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 119 - USD 173 (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
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    • Arenal Observatory Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos ,
    • Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Pool & Beach (98)
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    3 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
    3 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
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from jrknopp88 | Reviewed this property |
    The lodge offers transport to and from town for $8pp but the last shuttle returns at 5pm. The food at the Lodge is fair. Staying at the Lodge is better if you have a car or make friends with someone with a car and join them... More
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    "Choose the Smithsonian Rooms"
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    "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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