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Arenal Country Inn

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Broomfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a pleasant surprise and much nicer than the 2 previous hotels we stayed at since we arrived in Costa Rica. The grounds were nicely maintained. This hotel had a larger pool than most hotels offer. The room was nice and spacious, and I loved the updated and large shower. The eating area for breakfast was outside under...

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival I checked into my room with no delay. The room was quite "spartan" with few amenities but was clean with a comfortable bed and a working refrigerator. They include a nice breakfast every morning with more food than you could eat!

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Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great. The hotel is a little dated, but it is super clean. I have stayed in new hotels that are nowhere near as clean as this place. The location is great, the price was decent. We loved it. The staff was friendly and the breakfast was delicious. What else could we ask for? Only complaint was that...

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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the pool area, which was uncrowded for most of the day. It was beautiful and quiet. We also liked the absence of other Americans, as most guests were Spanish-speaking or European. The front desk was very gracious. The only problem was some toilet issues.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 4 (2 kids ages 8 and 10) stayed here for 3 nights. We were unit 22 which was larger than the others I believe. We had 4 double beds which my kids loved so they didn't have to share a bed. The unit was spacious and A/C was comfortable. We found the unit to be clean and...

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WV
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We loved our little cabana. The AC worked well. We had plenty of hot water. They provided shampoo, body wash, and hand soap. The food was plentiful and delicious. Within walking distance to town. Take a flashlight.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful landscaping, charming, cozy little bungalows. Comfortable and clean. Enjoyed the buffet breakfast. Short drive to the Volcano and other attractions. After seeing other hotels in the area, I was very pleased with our choice.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Just outside town, this is a lovely landscaped hotel with rooms scattered around. They are big with ac, fan and fridge. Beds were excellent. Shower was fine with good water pressure. Internet could have been faster but was acceptable. A marvellous swimming pool and loungers. The breakfast buffet had fruit, juice, scrambled eggs, rice and beans, cereals. Overall a good...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We recently stayed at the Arenal Country Inn and it was excellent. The property is absolutely beautiful with colorful gardens and a lovely large pool. We stayed in room 25 which is at the back of the property near the pool and outdoor breakfast area. The breakfast was very good. The room was large and very clean. The bathroom was...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hotel was in a great location, with a great amount of space! The rooms were clean and tidy, although there were a few roaches around!! Some of the rooms are more modern than others, of which they didn't get roaches! The staff were very helpful, and as I was travelling in a larger group, were happy to help by...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Country Inn is a small hotel with twenty rooms distributed in ten bungalows; all of then surrounded by exotic gardens. All you have to do is reach the door of your room and you will go from the most comfortable human made environment to the magnificent nature. Rooms with cable TV, A/C, mini fridge, telephone, safe deposit box, private bathroom and terrace. Large swimming pool area, food service, internet access, tour desk and parking. Impeccable cleanness and friendly service is our promise. We will make our best to make your visit a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Country Inn

Address: 1 km south of the Catholic Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €76 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Arenal Country Hotel
Country Inn La Fortuna De San Carlos
La Fortuna De San Carlos Country Inn
Arenal Country Inn Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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“Try to get a room closer to the lobby for better wifi.”
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“We liked #18.”
Sportsgirl59, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You will need a flashlight to navigate the grounds at night.”
752karenm, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Find the rooms closer to the pool as they're more modern!”
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“room 21 is one of the biggest”
mustoml, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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