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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a brilliant location with a very strong Costa Rican rainforest vibe. It was very easy to find and was incredibly relaxing and easy going. The host was very friendly and offered a great option for dinner. Sleeping accommodation was very nice, you could hear the flowing river nearby. Bathroom wash very nice as well, with hot water and... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stay, from their lovely welcome to the beautiful setting, tasty breakfast and friendly host, and good advice on where to eat, what more do you want from your accommodation, you even get your feet licked from one on the most friendly dogs I've met., if your visiting the Laguna Arenal area, it's the place to stay

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Spokane, Washington
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59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had an extra night on the way to La Fortuna, wasn't expecting much here, but, was pleasantly surprised by Aqua Inn. Coming from Canas, take a right downhill after the Inn sign. More visible is the sign for the owner's architecture business...our gps told us to go right past the turnoff...so, keep a sharp eye. We were met at the... More 

Thank mekulisch
AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We take much pride in providing a magical experience for all. We hope that we will see you will be able to escape to Agua Inn again in the future for a more extended stay. More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

It was so relaxing, the sounds of the river and the jungle animals were out of this world! We enjoyed the breakfast and the pool. One of my favorite places I've ever been. I would recommend this hotel for anybody............................ :D

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AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will visit us again. More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016

It was a quiet quaint little hotel with the most amazing staff! Israel was our host and I don't think I've met a nicer person. He helped us find local places to eat as well as waking up earlier to accommodate for our early adventure times. The woman who helps makes breakfast every morning is very sweet as well. It... More 

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AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on providing our guest with the most enjoyable experience possible. Please visit us again. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Agua Inn was a location out of the way, quiet and perfect for what we were looking for. Rooms were very clean, included great breakfasts, and had shared common rooms to relax in. Javier was welcoming and very helpful when needing information about restaurants and sights. Staying here gave us the chance to see the Arenal area, do some ziplining... More 

Thank Barry S
AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Hi Barry thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are very proud of our Inn and beautiful town of Arenal. We consider it a hidden gem! We hope that we will see you again in the future. More 

Boise, Idaho
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226 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Costa Rica is known for the warm and inviting people of this fantastic country. However, Sue and I through our travels to this beautiful country have never met anyone quite like Javier Ruiz at the Agua Inn in Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica. Javier was our host and from the moment we arrived, he treated us not as guests, but as... More 

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AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Agua Inn and your lovely review. We all work very hard at making sure that all our guests feel the same as you did while staying with us. We hope that you will be back soon for another stay. More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This small B&B located off-the-beaten track but quite close (4 min drive) to Nuevo Arenal, is wonderful! With about 4 rooms, total, you get a very personal and warm welcome and that vibe continues throughout your stay. We met many people who return to this little B&B year after year and it's clear as to why: the setting is stunning... More 

Thank CRobSea
AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We love hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. We pride ourselves on giving our guests the most magical experience we can! Thank you for choosing Agua Inn. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is a great place to enjoy peace and a beautiful retreat with the sound of the river down below so soothing. We walked into a cheerful welcome and immediately felt as though we were being welcomed into someone's home. The breakfast which included fresh-squeezed orange juice was generous and tasty and varied from day to day. The rooms were... More 

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AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We always want our guests to feel at home and a part of our family. We look forward to your return. More 

San Ramon, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This four room hotel is remote - you definitely need a vehicle to get here, but it is well worth the trip. About an hour from La Fortuna, it has a rushing stream to lull you to sleep our to relax by for an afternoon. Breakfast was great - pancakes and eggs with fresh fruit one morning and French Toast,... More 

Thank Teri G
AguaInnarenal, Guest Relations Manager at Agua Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Teri. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will visit us again. Thank you for choosing Agua Inn. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Agua Inn caters to discerning travelers who come to our quiet, verdant setting to feed their soul and nourish their spirit. Set on the boulder-laced bend of where the River Cote meets Lake Arenal, Agua Inn Spa offers guests a perfect retreat where guests are wrapped in the sustaining energy of nature. Here guests can soak in the splendor of Costa Rica's tropical wonder, and then, when they are ready, resume their journeys. While you rest, we provide breakfast, as well as help in organizing non-stressful day-trips. Walk our private lake trail, sip cool drinks next to our refreshing pool, take a boat trip, watch as Volcano Arenal erupts clouds of steam from her majestic crown, eat at the nearby Gingerbread Restaurant, and browse among local art galleries. The cozy Agua Inn purposely is intimately sized with only four guest rooms. All available for group use and all rooms have private bath rooms with hot water. For a taste of the real Costa Rica, come savor authentic Costa Rica where river and lake meet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Agua Inn

Address: 20 Meters West of the Road to Guatuso, Route 142, Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nuevo Arenal
Price Range: €79 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Agua Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms look over the beautiful garden”
 of 5 bubbles 25suzannet, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can get the last room on the corner, there are two views.”
 of 5 bubbles jtudbury, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“there are only 4 rooms- if you're booking well in advance, request the corner room”
 of 5 bubbles CRobSea, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are located up a set of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles TeriG56, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any of the four rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles andreasQ125IO, 2 Apr 2015 | Read review
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