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Route 142, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 61 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Arenal Manoa Hotel is a beautiful Arenal hotel to relax and enjoy the marvelous view of Arenal volcano in Costa Rica. Surrounded by gardens, pastures and animals, our rooms have been designed so that each one offers you a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano. Our visitors can take advantage of our spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Sauna
Free breakfast
Hiking
Horseback riding
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Neck massage
Salon
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Safe
Telephone
Refrigerator
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Green
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Kimberly A wrote a review 2 Mar
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed in unit #209. View was spectacular. Decor is a bit dated and the beds are hard. Great breakfast is included, Costa Rican style or American, also, great, great views of Arenal Volcan. Natural hot springs on site as well as a regular pool for guests. Gated community. Units are duplex style, 2 attached. It's a bit confusing to drive around, everything is actually walking distance. Staff were all great and friendly. Alexander, the manager, even picked me up to show me where the Hot Springs were located. They have a full bar there as well with food available to purchase. Thanks for the lovely stay!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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mangirdas b wrote a review Feb 2021
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico84 contributions20 helpful votes
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Amazing place, so many birds, staf very friendly and informative, restaurant serves very good quality and tasty food, hot springs is fantastic, so definitely back here for mi next visit to Costa Rica.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Guest Service, Propietario at Arenal Manoa Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Friends, We really apreciated you take your time to comment about your experience in our Hotel, thank you so very much for your nice reviews, Our entire team will be more than happy to read your words 😍 Looking forward for your next visit in a near future. Pura Vida!
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Stephan G wrote a review Feb 2021
San Francisco, California1 contribution
Hotel Manoa is one of the best hotels I’ve ever stayed at! Beautiful, luscious grounds that are well-maintained, friendly staff, large pool and Hot Springs area, great breakfast and dinner options at a restaurant with a view. We had a premium room and Arenal was right in front of us every morning. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Friends! You are so very nice in person and also behind a computer. We truly apreciate such an amazing review. It was an honor to have your visit and we are more than happy to know how much you enjoyed this beatiful place. We will be very very glad to have your visit one more time. Thank you for your comments and for leting otthers know the great experince you had with us. Pura Vida!
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hirop402 wrote a review Feb 2021
Omaha, Nebraska24 contributions14 helpful votes
Service was very good, food was good to very good, the grounds of the property were fantastic, as good or better than nearly all places I've been to . But the rooms were the lagging category, particularly the beds, which were not comfortable. Maybe we were in an older room (240) but upgrade the rooms a bit and you have a solid 4 to 4.5 star property. The natural beauty is really tough to match. We enjoyed the complimentary breakfast and had dinner at the pool one night which was good bar food and pizza another night at the restaurant which we enjoyed. I'm not a big flan person, but I had it with every meal at different places in Costa Rica and I thought this restaurant's flan was easily the best.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Room 240 does not have a view of Mt Arenal. If you have walking problems I'd get something...
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Response from Guest Service, Propietario at Arenal Manoa Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jay, thank you very much for taking your time and give us all your comments about your stay, trully they are totally important for us and specially the ones that we have to improve. We apreciated that you have selec our hotel to stay in the area and we will like to count with your visit again one more time in a very near future. Pura Vida!
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dmccrann wrote a review Jan 2021
Barnegat, New Jersey77 contributions25 helpful votes
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I booked a trip through JetSet Vacations and one of the included hotels on the trip was Hotel Arenal Manoa and we were stunned by the beauty of this hotel from start to finish. Although most of the time the volcano was foggy and could not be visualized well, the grounds are absolutely breathtaking and very well taken care of. Breakfast was included in our package and every morning was better than the last. We spent time at both pool bars. The larger of the two (which is not a hot springs pool) had a brick oven pizzeria and a beautiful view of the volcano behind it. The hot springs pool, located closer to the lobby but walkable from any area of the hotel grounds, was really our favorite part. The warm water at night with the swim up bar seats was just incredible, and the bartenders were so friendly and accommodating. The room views also gave us the view of the volcano and the housekeeping staff was just incredible, providing us with extra blankets and making animals out of the blankets and towels every morning. We did not have lunch or dinner at the hotel as we had a rental car and there’s a lot of reliable restaurants within a 10 minute drive from the hotel, but if breakfast was any guess, lunch and dinner here are probably just as phenomenal. Highly recommend this cute private beautiful hotel if you’re staying in the Arenal area.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Guest Service, Propietario at Arenal Manoa Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Friends, First of all, thank you so very much for all the time you give us commenting about your nice experience, it is very important for all the travelers to know about your experience, and with the level of detail you added, they will have a very clear view of our property and services. Thnak your for choosing our hotel for your visit to COsta Rica, and we hope to count with your visit in a near future, Pura Vida from all of your frineds at Arenal Manoa.
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
arenal manoa hotel la fortuna de san carlos, arenal manoa hotel and spa
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
102
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arenal Manoa Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Bogarin Trail (4.7 km), ChocoMuseo La Fortuna (5.0 km), and Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tiquicia Restaurant, Pollo Fortuneño, and Restaurante Tierra Mia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Does Arenal Manoa Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Arenal Manoa Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Arenal Manoa Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Arenal Manoa Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.