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Hotel Lavas Tacotal

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Arrived to a very long walk toour room from reception. Rooms were very clinical and quite old fashioned! The shower tap was broken of which we reported and presumed whilst we were out would be fixed or a replacement room found. When we arrived back and asked if fixed they said it had but infact nothing had changed so for...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The hotel room looked promising at first glance – with a large bedroom and two double beds, and a large bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath. There are two swimming pools, but only one appeared to be in use - it had a very low water level. This was a shame as there was an amazing jungle fresco dome partially covering...

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Reviewed 23 September 2014

The service was beyond any expectations especially considering the incredible value for money. Staff were friendly and extremely hospitable. Breakfast was delicious and although no wi-if in rooms, the level of service compensates. Wi fi available in reception/restaurant area - it's a great speedy internet service. We felt like we were leaving our family home on departure.

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UK/Spain/New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I stayed here last weekend with my partner, and we had a great time. We had done a bit of searching for accommodation online but not found much available in the area at a reasonable price, so we called in at Lava Tacotal by pure chance. We showed up late at night in the pouring rain with no reservation and...

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Delaware
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed here as a part of a student tour group. Although the views of Arenal were blocked by clouds, the sheer beauty of the grounds was stunning. Incredible landscaping and pretty pools. Rooms were generally adequate. Clean but a little musty. No wifi in the rooms. Good location in a beautiful part of Costa Rica.

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Bucyrus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Back in June, I stayed at this hotel again (my second time in the past 2 years) with a student educational travel company. The view is a spectacular one (when it's clear) and it is nearby the town of La Fortuna and the hot spring sites. My room was adequate, with working air conditioning and a warm shower. While nothing...

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1Thank Kevin_E_F
Gibraltar
Reviewed 26 June 2014

The arenal volcano is breathtaking and this is the right hotel you have to go to see the best view of it.. I have been going to this hotel for years every year it's better. The cabins are very spacious and very comfortable and decorated with taste. The bathroom is large and hot water plentiful. They have two pools one...

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1Thank suzanaji
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

It is catastrophe. Unless you enjoy suffering , do not go there. Dirty, is a kind way of describing it. Motel 6 or 8 is five stars compare to it. Sheets stained , bath looks terrible. Room looks like no one touch it for a long time. Towels small and lowest quality. Terrible food. People are not bad. But the...

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4Thank שני ט
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Avoid this hotel We used to stay here all the time for many years. It was beautiful. Now for whatever reason, there are no computers in the lobby, no safes in the room, no hangers, no coffee maker, no glasses, only a breakfast buffet, you have to go into town if you want lunch or dinner. They used to have...

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2014

+: clean rooms, volcano view -: no service by unmotivated staff, overloaded with groups of students (4 buses in 2 days), rooms without towels/wastebin/shampoo, WI-FI only at reception/Lot and sometimes weak at restaurant, boring breakfast which is the same everyday you have to pay at the checkin -> keep the receipt!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Hotel Lavas Tacotal you can enjoy the natural greatness of the Arenal Volcano. Its amazing conic shape and constant volcanic activity, the Arenal Volcano is one of the most important attractions in Costa Rica. Walk through trails of solidified lava, ride across exhuberant forests, the activity of the Arenal Volcano during the day or by night. The amazing spectacle of incandescent lava flowing from the crater is truly breathtaking. The hotel amenities includes air conditioning, maid service, pool, restaurant, tennis, bar, laundry, spa, 24 hour security, souvenir shop, and private parking. handicap facilities, and non smoking rooms are also available. The room amenities includes cable TVs, balcony, safe deposit boxes, telephones, mini bars, and Internet connection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lavas Tacotal

Address: 10 Km West from downtown La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 2772-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €67 - €91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lavas Tacotal 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Lavas Tacotal Hotel
Hotel Lavas Tacotal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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#16 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Choose rooms towards the back of the property nearer the volcano. But all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles 982dannyb, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the cute bugalos. They are more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles SummerLover71, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cabin type lodgings have great views of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles scotti667, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely choose the upper rooms”
 of 5 bubbles nathaliecA3472JC, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The hotel-like building at the bottom of the complex is newer. Cabins - avoid.”
 of 5 bubbles TreadLightAdventurer, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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