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seattle
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for two nites in one of the little cabins high up the hill. The negative is that its hard to find your room when its dark and the cabins aren't numerically close to each other. My room 253 was close to rm 266. While they have 'thermal' pools they were muddy compared to some of the hot springs...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first time ziplining with Miguel was the highlight of my week in Costa Rica. He was amazing. I have always been very scared of heights and he allowed me to release that fear completely. I felt completely prepared and safe and after the first couple of lines, just relaxed and love it. Such a wonderful, huge-hearted man. Will never...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marcia Thank you for reviewing our canopy tour here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that it was a wonderful experience for you and that our staff helped you all the way and encourage you to try this out. Canopy at La Fortuna is a must try, is a different way to enjoy of the nature and magical...

California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the top in a wonderful superior cabin with two porches so had a great two nights stay. Like many hotels, there are different levels of accommodations. The resort grounds are lovely and I had quiet nights. It was better than I thought because of the other negative reviews. I guess the smaller cabins weren't that great so...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you for selecting us during your visit to La Fortuna. We are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our staff and services helped make this happen. At our hotel, all our guests will be able to enjoy of the most beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano and grounds that offer something for...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stopped here as part of our honeymoon while in Arenal. The resort has lovely hot water spring pools which are amazing after a long trek or day ziplining! What made it stand out was the staff! On the first night we were in one of the larger rooms at the end of the complex (next to a farm) and...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jenny Thank you for such a lovely review of hotel and services. We are glad to see that you had a great stay and that our staff helped make it this way. We always try to help our clients in any way we can, all our staff will go the extra mile to make your stay a memorable one....

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I first stayed in one of the small separate huts near the main road and found it way too noisy for me when trying to sleep. I paid extra to move to a larger room away from the road and found it far better. The original room was small and had no hooks for hanging towels to dry. The larger...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for selecting us during your visit to La Fortuna. We are glad to see that you had a good stay and that our services and facilities were up to your expectations. At our hotel our clients will be able to enjoy of beautiful grounds and plenty of services that will make your stay exciting and refreshing....

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was pretty small. The beds were at best full-size, not queen size. It was extremely tight sleeping 2. Beds was rock hard. Had to roll out of the bed in the morning because my back hurt so much, OK I'm not that young anymore but I think at 38 you should be fine with whatever bed your given...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jenny Thank you for reviewing us and sharing details of your stay here on TripAdvisor. All the comments and suggestions from our clients are very important to us, we pay attention to those details and work on them to offer a better service every day. We have taken note of all your recommendations and our General Manager is already...

Leadville, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good location near town. Reminds me of the little bungalow motels along highway 40 before Interstate 70 was complete. A little primitive but adequate. Good food and good hot springs pools. The horse ride to get closer view of volcano worth time and money. Marco was a great guide. Watch out "Mapo" the horse bites. But not hard.

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel with all of us, we are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our facilities and services helped make this happen. We thank you for your comments and observations and hope to be able to serve you again in the near future. Best regards

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arenal Paraiso is located on a hillside surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and meandering pathways. It has views of the Arenal Volcano in the distance. Each cabin has a terrace with rocking chairs so that you can sit and have a view of the volcano Hotel cabins are scattered along hilltop and you need to call for shuttle to get...

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Dear guest Thank you for evaluating us here on TripAdvisor, one of the most important sites for travelers in the world. We are glad to see that you had a great stay and that even though the weather didn’t comply during your visit you enjoyed of our services and facilities. At our hotel our clients, will be able to enjoy...

Stamford CT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds with lovely flowers and bushes and dramatic views of the Arenal Volcano. Comfortable room with covered porch area and AC & TV. Wifi in common areas, not guest rooms – was usually overloaded – too much demand for bandwidth. Ample breakfast buffet with usual selections – lunch and dinner from a simple menu but food tasty with dishes...

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Dear guest Thank you for selecting us during your visit to La Fortuna. We are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our services and facilities were up to your expectations. The satisfaction of our clients’ is very important to us we work on all your comments and suggestions to offer a better service. At our...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for two nights in November 2016. The property consists of bungalows and all have excellent views of Arenal volcano. The property is located about a 10 minute walk to La Fortuna. The employees at the lodge are very friendly and provide excellent service. The rooms are big enough for two people and it is very...

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Dear guest Thank you for sharing details of your stay with all of us, we are glad to see that you had a great stay and that our services and facilities were of your liking. From our hotel and all of our rooms you will be able to enjoy of the most beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano. Our grounds...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy of cozy & comfortable rooms surrounded by tropical gardens, with the best view of Arenal Volcano. Discover the wellness of our hot springs and our Mayin Spa. Taste the Costa Rica flavor, international cuisine and the best steak house in the area. Feel the adrenaline on our Canopy Tour, and take the best shots of Arenal volcano on our horseback riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa

Address: 7 kms from La Fortuna downtown, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 84-4417, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €90 - €174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort And Spa
Arenal Paraiso Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Paraiso
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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#15 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“cabins towards the back up the hill seem to have the nicest views. Room around the 250 range in numbers.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgmg, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are a shuttle bus away from restaurant and front desk. ask for room close by”
 of 5 bubbles JJMAYNARD, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room closer to reception if you don't want to hike to your room”
 of 5 bubbles i-gots-wanderlust, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the cabins”
 of 5 bubbles Joet6192, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles DogMummy, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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