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    Hotel Lavas del Arenal

    300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good22%
    • Average8%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    My sister and I got the 8 Day/7 Night Adrenaline Package from Groupon and Carlos, the owner/manager, was so helpful and kind throughout the whole trip. He gave us a rundown on how things worked, the best restaurants to eat at, and all the staff...More

    Thank cdee3
    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    This place was amazing! My wife and I came here for our honeymoon and we're delighted at how great our stay was here! Rooms were always cleaned everyday and were comfortable to stay in. They have nice clean restroom and beds as well. One thing...More

    Thank Jerry R
    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Carlos, the owner/manager, runs a great show here. It's definitely a "value" hotel, with limited amenities, but it does have a pool, good dining services, pool and Foosball tables, and hot running water and a TV in each room. The staff are super friendly and...More

    Thank Malcolm K
    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    Don't forget about 13% tax you have to pay on arrival in cash! Carlos always does his best to make sure you have what you need and that you are satisfied. The food was made fresh daily and tasted great! I miss that breakfast.

    Thank Camille B
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I bought the Groupon 5 day adventure package and it was spectacular. The staff at this hotel was friendly and helpful with everything we needed. Carlos helped us switch any adventure we needed. The food was excellent and the hotel was very...More

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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,573 reviews
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    2,445 reviews
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    Arenal Manoa Hotel
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    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • #26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Jennifer G
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from lashawn818 | Reviewed this property |
    I only saw beer while I was there.
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    Catherine B
    19 August 2016|
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    Response from jsteffen | Reviewed this property |
    We saw a couple big hairy spiders on a nature hike to Rio Celeste. I was surprised that we saw no bugs other than the occasional mosquito at the hotel. Going during the dry season helps, I suppose. Oh, and there are lots... More
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