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Arenal Vista Lodge

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pennsylvaina
Reviewed 27 March 2009

We arrived here on the 18th of march ...fantastic place to stay...off the beaten path from the town of la fortuna , but the views of the volcano from our room are just like a fantasy world , waking up every day to just see arenal volcano in front of you ...room were very very nice and very clean and...

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Vancouver Island
Reviewed 15 January 2009

We stayed 2 nights at the Arenal Vista Lodge in early January 2009. While the views of the volcano were spectacular the second night, the buffet breakfast and dinner were simply the worst we have ever had. We have eaten hospital cafeteria food, and boarding school food, and neither compared to this dining experience ! They were without a doubt...

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1Thank VancouverIslandAnne
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 January 2009

My husband and I stayed at Arenal Vista Lodge January 2009 for a couple of days before moving on to Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. The Lodge is nice but be forwarned this is not a place for spoiled Americans! There is no TV and no phone. The road to get there is extremely poor. We did not have a rental...

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3Thank costacrazy39
Cocoa, Florida
Reviewed 5 October 2008

Wish I had more time to review and add to forums...maybe one day, but i wanted to give a review for the Arenal Vista Lodge, because I thought it was a very nice place. Was there 8/23/08. The lava views are excellent, the staff was very very nice, and you can walk down to a little part of Lake Arenal....

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3Thank cocoatravelbug
C-bus, OH
Reviewed 29 July 2008

Didn't have a reservation but they seemed to have plenty of vacancies (unlike many places closer to town) which is understandable given the long bumpy road required to get to the Arenal Vista Lodge. Friendly guy at check in. Didn't spend much time in the room at check-in as we had plans to go hiking. Room was just barely adequate......

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1Thank PuraVidaOHIO
Boston
Reviewed 24 July 2008

BACKGROUND I work for Explorica, an educational travel company. Each year I have the added perk of going on one of our student tours. Costa Rica had been on my hot list for years, so I was super excited when this July brought 22 days of traveling all around the country. My husband was with me for two of the...

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2Thank BostonV
New Jersey
Reviewed 19 July 2008

I brought a group of students who loved the pool, and the views of the volcano at night. The rooms are standard, and the hot water was unpredictable. In the morning we were greeted by howler monkeys and the call of birds (at 5 am). I would definitely spend one night here again just for the spectacular view of the...

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1Thank ScienceTeacherSurfs
glasgow scotland
Reviewed 10 February 2008

We stayed here for 5 nights (without transport). On 4 nights we had terrific views of the volcano from our bed. wonderful. Staff very helpfull, thanks Darianna. Rooms spotless, pool small but very clean and I enjoyed watching the birds in the trees and listening to the howler monkeys whilst lazing in the pool. $20 to La Fortuna in a...

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3Thank tiredandhappy
Corpus Christi
Reviewed 8 January 2008

If you really want to get away from it all, this is the place! No television or telephone (we didn't even have cell service in the area). Fabulous view of Arenal volcano (when the clouds lift). You may want to rent a 4x4 for this property especially during the rainy season as the road is pretty rocky and rough.

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2Thank SunnyCorpusChristi
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 3 January 2008

We ended up at the Arenal Vista Lodge after the travel agency in San Jose screwed up our reservation at a hotel closer to La Fortuna. They sent us here because the lodge allegedly had the last two rooms around. After negotiating a boulder-strewn, rutted road in the dark, we arrived at the hotel only to be told they didn't,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the northwestern region of Costa Rica, 30 minutes away from La Fortuna, in the BiologicalCorridor between Monteverde Reserve and Arenal National Park, our lodge rests marvelously in one of the surrounding hills of the Arenal Lake, enjoying a unique view of the Lake and the Volcano. Coming to our lodge, you will be surrounded by a dense tropical forest, where more than 300 species of birds can be seen, as well as 100 species of mammals and 2500 species of plants and orchids. The Hotel Arenal Vista Lodge was conceived from a prevailing necessity derived from the deficiency of facilities in the Arenal area. We felt the need for a place that took advantage of the natural beauties the area, while offering the national and international tourists the commodities they require in the Biological Corridor between Arenal Volcano National Park and Monteverde Cloud Forest FEATURES: • 25 comfortable rooms, each lodged up to four guests. • Every room includes a private hot water bathroom, walk-in closet and a balcony with spectacular view of the volcano and lake area. • Facilities equipped to care for disabled people. • Restaurant and salad bar with costarrican and international recipes. • Swimming pool, wet-bar, souvenir shop and a meeting room, natural forest trails. Internet facilities. Parking area with 24-hour security • Restaurant, which fits 90 guests, Bar and Souvenir shop • Conference room for 30 people and swimming pool with wet bar • Optional tours: hot springs, canopy, horseback riding, boat rides, transfers to Monteverde. We offer laundry service as well. Special offers for honeymooners, students, families and cycling groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Vista Lodge

Address: 25 km west from La Fortuna, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 5717, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > El Castillo
Price Range: ₹ 4,245 - ₹ 7,076 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Vista Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“All rooms have a great view”
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