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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 27 June 2012

We read Trip Advisor reviews before our vacation, so we knew what to expect. When we arrived, we were impressed beyond the descriptions on-line. The grounds are lush and well-kept. Hotel employees were very nice. Our private cabin had 2 rocking chairs on a porch that looked out over the volcano. Wow! The restaurant was good, but items are expensive....

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antioch, ca
Reviewed 26 June 2012

The website doesn't do this place justice! The landscape, mineral pools, views of Arenal Volcano are breathtaking. I sat in a beautiful mineral pool, had it to myself, my outlook - the amazing volcano - we loved this resort. The rooms are clean, very nice, but the grounds ------ wonderful!!! Restaurant food is very good - get this - there...

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Elaine, Thanks for your comments. It was a pleasure for us received to you in our resort. We will be waiting for you again!!! Regards from all of us at the Arenal Paraíso Group!

Jacksonville, Illinois
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I stayed here for one night with a group during a trip to Costa Rica in June 2012. The rooms are a suitable place to sleep, but that is about it. The walls of each "hut" are paper thin, and I could hear every word of the conversations that people were having as they walked by outside. There were also...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments, they will help us to improve our service. Some of our Standard rooms are next door rooms, but over the 75 % of our hotel have totally independent rooms, we sorry about the inconvenience you had with this we are improving all our rooms in order to avoid these situations. About the insects that...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Spent two days here with my girlfriend. Here's important advice....go SUPERIOR. Do not get the cheapest room, they're ugly and you'll hear the people next to you. I already knew this so I went Superior with the Costa Rican discount :). The distance between La fortuna to the hotel is about 10min or so. Not bad at all. The nearest...

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Dear William, Thanks for your comments, we appreciate it. Was a pleasure for us to have received you in our hotel. In our Resort we offer a different types of rooms, some of our Standard room are next to the door of the another room, but the 75 % of our rooms are separately and private, we are sorry about...

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2012

well maintained spacious rooms spread over a large site. Paved paths everywhere. Fridge in room. Breakfasts are great with wide variety on buffet. LArge pond with birds at the street. Cascading hot pools on top and east die of resort site with large cool swinmming pools and a swim up bar. Great service. Try the zip line...............if you dare. There's...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I spent 4 days here this past April. The first thing I noticed was how beautiful and well maintained the property is. If you want to stay some where scenic, this is the place. Arenal Volcano can be seen.right in front of you. It is truly something you should see before you die. It is absolutely breathtaking!! As far as...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 May 2012

A recent trip to this hotel raised serious concerns of security in costa rica. especially here at arenal paraiso hotel. I recently traveled to costa rica for the second time and decided to stay here . typically, security has been very good and seemed very important to the propieter (s) of wherever i stayed in the past. NOT HERE! Me...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 May 2012 via mobile

The title kind of says it- it's a pretty complete package of spa amenities, 14 hot springs and good size private bungalows. The bungalows have great view of Arenal Volcano and our had a private patio with rocking chairs. Staff was friendly, responsive and helpful. The restaurant served both American and Costa Rica cuisine. The prices for where we were...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 May 2012

We stayed here for two nights at the end of our Costa Rica Trip. The hot springs they advertise ranging in temperature of 78 to 114 degrees was not true. I think the hottest hot spring near the top was about 80 degrees but that was the warmest one we could find. The hot springs, even though they aren't very...

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Grecia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 May 2012

To start, the resort has beautiful grounds and a relaxed and laid back atmosphere, but it is the rainy season and all the perpetual tourists seemed to have left. I arrived late afternoon, had a quick chat with reception (fully and pleasantly bilingual) and guided to my bungalow/casita/room. Basic accommodations are more than that, a very spacious open area, 2...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
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: €93 - €171 (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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#14 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“If you want wifi in your room, ask to be close to the lobby/restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 1_Cali_Native, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“keep an eye on the tall trees next to restaurant and you might spot a sloth.”
 of 5 bubbles gmpr2015, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lots of cabins, some had longer walks up a small hill but quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dianet933, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great access to nearby tourist sites”
 of 5 bubbles Sihsima, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“property is built on steep hill, if have trouble walking too much rooms at bottom of hill might be easier to access”
  • Porch of superior room
  • Some of the landscaping; i swear the volcano is behind that fog
 of 5 bubbles matthewk890, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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