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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two nights. The room was of a good size, comfortable beds. Bathroom nice size with quick hot water. the rooms/cabins are located in a really nice garden. It also has a swimming pool. If the weahter is ok you can see the Arenal vulcano from the grounds. We had a nice bench in front of our room...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We rented a family cabin in March 16, comfortable enough, A/C, very nice breakfast area, pool. Good fit for budget. Taxi to La Fortuna takes $5. Beautiful farm like setting, quiet. Good Wi-Fi in breakfast area. Alan and Suzanna are the couple managing the property, very nice, warm people. Extremely helpful. They'll call cab for you, arrange tours for you....

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 days in Faro Arenal, just the time to visit the volcano area, walk in the easy trail.... Faro Arenal is perfect location, cabanas are very clean, beds comfortable, great breakfast (you have to try the tipical breakfast!!!!). But the best in our stay is: the staff!!! Family owner is very very friendly, always smiling, and with many...

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Located out-of-town in a garden-like setting, Faro Arenal is a little bit of heaven. The rooms are clean with plenty of hot water. The beds are a bit lumpy. Breakfast is cooked to order. Arenal volcano is within sight. It's better to have a car here.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 January 2016

My wife and I stayed at Faro Arenal for a few nights. Very nice and responsible people working there, they spoke english that helped a lot. Accomodations might be called rustic but they all have separate bathrooms and electricity/tv. WiFi works only close to restaurant area, restaurant itself is quite good and clean. We took advantage of their pool also....

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Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We had planned on staying at another ecolodge close by, but due to my mix up on dates, could not. Faro had space, and it ended up working out fine. It was rainy much of the time we were here, but I did manage to use the pool still - it's in a beautiful setting surrounded by tropical trees and...

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CabinasFaroArenal, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Faro Arenal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, We hope your visit to Costa Rica was what you expected and that your stay in our small hotel was pleasant. We appreciate your words as well as all the recommendations and suggestions you have. a big hug. Faro Arenal family

Minnesota
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We stayed two nights here during our visit to the La Fortuna area. The staff were very friendly and helpful to us. Our room was extremely clean and comfortable. The pool area was lovely and very inviting. The grounds were very beautiful with lovely views of the volcano on clear days. Only reason why I cannot give this place 5...

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CabinasFaroArenal, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Faro Arenal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We really hope you enjoyed your visia to our country. Regarding your recommendations, we will take into account, as they are very important for our growth. A cordial greetings, Family Faro Arenal.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights, and the owner is not around when we arrived. The lady who met us spoke very limited English. Turns out she is only there to check us in, and no one is in the office most of the time during our 2 day stay. This is unexpected considering the price. This could be an...

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Littleton, CO
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This is a beautiful location. The family that runs the hotel is caring, kind, and helpful. Our room was comfortable and the breakfast was delicious. The parrots right outside our door were beautiful. The family planted all the trees on the property including lime trees and papaya trees. The pool is lovely and the view of the volcano is breathtaking....

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Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I hate to say it, but I was actually a little disappointed with this place. Based on the reviews I read, I was expecting more I guess. We stayed in cabin #2 for 2 nights and it was fine. I decent place to crash for the night and fairly roomy with a double & single bed. Overall is was clean,...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Hotel Faro Arenal

Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $83 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Faro Arenal 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Family cabins, we were 2 adults and 2 kids, good enough.”
 of 5 bubbles RiadiInc, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet, try for a building with less rooms in it, as the walls are thin and noise traveled.”
 of 5 bubbles ILoveLondon, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I think some of the other cabins are joined and may share a bathroom but I'm not sure.”
 of 5 bubbles medako, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All cabins are close together but offer privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles MKJLR, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in lodge #1 - the first one near the entrance, it is perfectly ok but I think lodges further away are slightly better so you might want to stay there!”
 of 5 bubbles Riekema, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
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