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Los Lagos vs Volcano Lodge

Downs, Kansas
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36 reviews
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Los Lagos vs Volcano Lodge

Trying to decide where to stay I like both these places from when I can see didn’t know if anybody had any comments either way.

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Playa Guiones...
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for Nosara
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1. Re: Los Lagos vs Volcano Lodge

I doubt you'll find anyone who stayed at both that can compare them for you. I've stayed at Volcano Lodge and it was fine, except the WIFI was pretty spotty from our room. Don't know if that's important to you or how it is at Los Lagos. For what it's worth, Volcano Lodge is rated slightly higher on Trip Advisor. I assume you've read all the reviews for both? If not, start there. Maybe it will help you decide.

Ontario, Canada
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2. Re: Los Lagos vs Volcano Lodge


I would compare the reviews, the 2 hotels' booking/cancellation policies, which is always important, but especially when traveling during the pandemic, when plans need to be flexible;

and the hotels' Covid-19 safety protocols and procedures, which any other property seems to have posted on their site, on the home page (Could not notice one on the one of Los Lagos).

Los Lagos is popular with families, especially with young children, and does not allow guests to have any food or drinks in their rooms, mentioning guard dogs in the same sentence in their Booking policies.

Am wondering if you have read the current thread about Los Lagos going here - https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowTopic-g17484635-i48808-k13469956-Los_Logas-La_Fortuna_La_Fortuna_de_San_Carlos_Arenal_Volcano_National_Park_Province_of_.html .

Hopefully, you will be able to choose the best hotel for your trip.

Edited: 22 January 2021, 18:14
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3. Re: Los Lagos vs Volcano Lodge

I will choose Los LAgos...is a great hotel with one of the best volcano location.

Hard to post all the safety protocols at any hotel...they change very often...also any nice hotels will follow all the protocols...

Yes I had stayed at the two of them... I like them both and they offer FREE hot Spring on site..AC...good food, etc

Los LAgos 6 Kms from La Fortun and Volcano Lodge 7 kms.

https://www.volcanolodge.com/ Volcano Lodge web site

https://www.hotelloslagos.com/ Los Lagos web page

Los Lagos offer a larger property, they even offer some great hikes....was a old movie CONGO it was filmed there at Los Lagos

The two of them offer all the things a modern hotel has to offer..


Edited: 22 January 2021, 19:38
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