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Pittsburgh
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We stayed here from Dec. 25 to Dec. 29 in Room 130. We checked in around 5PM and after traveling over 10 hours to get there, all we wanted was a hot shower. My daughter (age 7) went first and got hot water...her shower was about 5-8 min. I went next and had no hot water. My son (age 8)...

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AlexCedeno, Gerente at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor. I am sorry to read that you did not have an enjoyable experience during your stay with us. I would therefore like to sincerely apologise for the inconveniences you experienced. We are currently in the process of upgrading all our services improve the efficiency of the services we provide....

Orange County, CA
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

As part of a group tour of Costa Rica we stayed 2 nights at the Manoa and could have stayed for a lifetime! We fell in love with this resort! The rooms are very nice and the bathrooms are spectacular! You can also experience nature up close and personal: we saw a baby tapir scuttle across the path on our...

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AlexCedeno, Gerente at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We are glad to know the time you spent with us was wonderful and we accomplished to exceed your expectations. We are always happy to provide our guests with the best experience possible. We would like to thank you for sharing your kind review with tons of other travelers. We really look forward on hosting you again soon....

Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Great resort, grounds are paradise, views are amazing, rooms are really large, nice service, patio doors slide open and all patios have a rocking chair that faces the volcano. food in restaurant not good at all. needs a game room or something for children to do because it does rain a lot in the rain forest. Needs more hooks in...

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AlexCedeno, Gerente at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with tons of travelers, we truly appreciate the time you took to share your experience. We are so proud to know we were able to make of your stay as wonderful and exceptional . It is always a pleasure to read about such enjoyable times as the one you spent...

Atlanta
Reviewed 30 December 2014

What a great location and attention to service. Our room was # 103. Although it lacked a clock and our key quit working several times, sitting on the patio with an obstructed view of the rain forest was wonderful. And they have a hot springs thermal pool to ease tired muscles. There was even a small garden in the bathroom....

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AlexCedeno, Gerente at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We’d like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with tons of travelers. We truly appreciate your comments and we are happy to know we went accordingly with your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Greetings! Arenal Manoa hotel. Alex. 

Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2014

This hotel was one of two we stayed at in Costa Rica. The second was the JW Marriott in Guanacaste. Here, the setting was beautiful, the room was great, and the staff was great. I feel so badly saying this because everyone was so nice (including the staff at the restaurant), but not a good idea to order the tuna....

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence Thanks for your comments, we glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us , thanks for your suggestions we will be consideration to improve our service

Reviewed 28 December 2014

This is a wonderful hotel. The staff is extremely helpful and go the extra mile to help you. A special thank you to Hilda and the wonderful gentleman who made it a great breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant. The front desk was very helpful and easy going with us. A big thank you to Marco, who worked to...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marymroberson Thanks for choosing us as your hotel in Arenal , we are happy to know that you enjoy your stay in Arenal Manoa , thanks for visit us

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this sprawling hotel... The semi-detached bungalows were set in lovely grounds and on our 4th day here the clouds disappeared and for a few precious seconds we could see the Arenal Volcano in all its glory! My only complaint is the pan pipes music playing in the restaurant... Breakfast was excellent and the egg-chef...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ron Thanks for your comments we glad to know that you enjoy your stay with us . We sorry for that noises, and thanks for visit us you are always welcome

Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 December 2014

beautiful rooms to stay in. The place was quiet which is hard to find in Costa Rica. Very friendly staff, they were always willing to help and very quick if there was a problem. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 was because the restaurant was a little too proud of their food. Lots of...

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Dear Linnette... Thanks for choosing us as your hotel in Arenal. We glad to know that you enjoy your stay with us , you are always welcome

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in my last stay and was just as amazing as my last visit. The food was good the people were nice. We had only two might stay but it was wonderful experience. Would record this place for any type of trip family, couples or friends. Jose

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Dear Jose We glad to know that you enjoy your last visit with us !!! we appreciate your comments and you are always welcome .. Gretings

Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, spacious rooms, 2 different pools (1 fed by hot springs). We felt very well taken care of. Good breakfast included, restaurant was good as well. Can book tours directly from the hotel. Located about 5 minute drive north of town

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Dear Guest Thanks for your comments, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed a memorable experience with us your are always welcome.,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Manoa Hotel

Address: Route 142, 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: €104 - €275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Manoa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Arenal Manoa Hotel And Spa
Arenal Manoa Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Manoa Hotel Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Choose a junior suite”
 of 5 bubbles Lisa27608, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“View of the volcano”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseJ_13, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good but the ones nearer to the swimming pool and dining room are the best”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineS184, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“#304, great view”
 of 5 bubbles cmlesar10, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2 rooms per building, not sure if they all get the best view of Arenal”
 of 5 bubbles AmyHG81, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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