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Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I led a group on a trip in Costa Rica in October and for 3 nights we stayed at the Arenal Observatory Lodge. It was a beautiful adventure for us all. The mornings were perfect for hiking, birding, and exploring and the rainy afternoons and...More

Thank LittleDove218
Response from Austin G, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Observatory Lodge & SpaResponded 22 October 2017

Hello LittleDove218, Thank you for your comments. We are glad that you chose our lodge for your group trip and we were happy to host you. We hope you will have the opportunity to return to visit us again in the future. We would love...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place. amazing place at sunset. You were shocked at the drive-in hear you did not know how beautiful it was. The rooms are very well-maintained. There is no TVs or air-conditioning but you really don’t need them because the place is...More

Thank CraigM435
Response from Austin G, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Observatory Lodge & SpaResponded 22 October 2017

Hello CraigM435, Firstly, thank you so much for your review. It means a lot to us to hear from guests and we rely on their feedback to improve the services we offer. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed everything about your stay. We...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was my second visit to the hotel, and again we really enjoyed ourselves. The views here are the best in the area. They have great nature trails, with waterfalls all types of birds, monkeys, etc. I like all the comforts of a hotel, but...More

Thank Fred W
Response from Austin G, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Observatory Lodge & SpaResponded 18 October 2017

Hola Fred W., Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback regarding your recent stay at our lodge. We are happy that enjoyed yourselves and made the most of your second stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was the perfect place to start our honeymoon! We booked one of the Smithsonian rooms, and it was the best we've ever stayed in! Comfortable, clean and a view beyond compare. It was a pleasure to wake up in the morning to the sight...More

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Response from Austin G, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Observatory Lodge & SpaResponded 11 October 2017

Hello Orlando P, Firstly, we would like to sincerely thank you for choosing us as one of the locations to spend your honeymoon. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time here and we are honored by your comments about the property, staff,...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I went for to enjoy a hike in the area and to have lunch for my birthday! What a lovely choice! I didn't want to leave this place! Absolutely gorgeous!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I highly recommend it! You will feel heavenly good there!

Thank Силви К
Response from Austin G, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Observatory Lodge & SpaResponded 11 October 2017

Hello Силви К, Thank you for your review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed spending your birthday with us. We hope you will have the opportunity to return again in the future. Pura vida!

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Traveller (1902)
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Dining (135)
Pool & Beach (101)
Hotel & Grounds (1348)
Bathroom (22)
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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US$129 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$129 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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