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    Hotel Lavas del Arenal

    300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 99
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good25%
          • Average10%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible3%
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          “lavash” (20 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Eco Arenal Hotel
          146 reviews
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          Hotel Kokoro Arenal
          703 reviews
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          Arenal Lodge
          792 reviews
          #22 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Arenal Country Inn
          226 reviews
          #30 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Reviewed 3 January 2014

          This place is 6 kilometers from La Fortuna downtown. Off of Route 702. They can be located via Garmin GPS (with NAVSAT data). Most of the tours around 20 minutes drive. It is a beautiful property and the approach to and from Fortuna downtown is...More

          Thank XMLMaestro
          Reviewed 20 December 2013

          Price was reasonable and food was Great. Beautiful view of the volcano right from the balcony early in the morning before it gets cloudy and you dont see the summit anymore. The tips, advises and referrals saved us lots of money. Totally recommend it.

          Thank john p
          Reviewed 7 September 2013

          Mario was great in helping us choose the local attractions to visit. It was great how he drew maps and gave us very clear directions anywhere we wanted to go. Ask about the "hot river"; with Mario's maps it was super easy to find! The...More

          Thank knownastron
          Reviewed 17 August 2013

          Small rooms with a bit noisy airco and lukewarm water, but overall spotless. It does the job for a couple of nights. Easier to reach with a car as it is a bit further from the town, but also very quiet since off the main...More

          Thank Anne-Ce_Amsterdam
          Reviewed 16 August 2013

          I stayed here with my girlfriend a few days ago while we were visiting the sights around La Fortuna. The place is slightly farther away from some of the sights than other hotels but still very accessible. My girlfriend and I strongly regret forgetting the...More

          Thank Chtotheow
          Eco Arenal Hotel
          146 reviews
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          703 reviews
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          Arenal Lodge
          792 reviews
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          Arenal Country Inn
          226 reviews
          #30 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 89 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #5 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • #22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • #26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Also Known As
          • Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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          Dining (23)
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          Jennifer G
          Do they serve alcohol at the restaurant? If so, what kinds?
          31 March 2017|
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          Response from lashawn818 | Reviewed this property |
          I only saw beer while I was there.
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          Catherine B
          Hello, I am considering purchasing the same Groupon deal but I have a question about the local wildlife- spiders specifically. I have a pretty bad phobia of spiders and I know there are some pretty horrendous ones in the lowlands of Costa Rica. Did you encounter any tarantulas/banana spiders etc on the hotel property or on any of the excursions? I need to know what I may be in for ahead of time. Thanks!
          19 August 2016|
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          Response from jsteffen | Reviewed this property |
          We saw a couple big hairy spiders on a nature hike to Rio Celeste. I was surprised that we saw no bugs other than the occasional mosquito at the hotel. Going during the dry season helps, I suppose. Oh, and there are lots... More
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          bobmga62
          hi we are arriving early afternoon on March 26th... and staying for the full day following, to leave on monday the 28th.. would like to know what I can book for an afternoon tour the first day, and waht tours would be available the second day thank yoyu
          10 March 2016|
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