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Arenal Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
Arenal Lodge provides guests with the excitement of staying in an authentic rainforest lodge with breathtaking panoramic views of Costa Rica’s famous Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. Guests will enjoy a casual and relaxed rustic lodge setting with the added value of a complimentary breakfast daily. Located on 2000-acres of beautiful tropical rainforest, the lodge is situated near Arenal Volcano National Park. The lodge is surrounded by rainforest - housing hundreds of exotic birds, small animals and the beautiful tropical flowers and trees of Costa Rica. and is its own local tourist attraction due to its exclusive location with breathtaking panoramic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. The lodge features a full service restaurant with local and international cuisine, gift shop, three heated outdoor Jacuzzis, an infinite edge swimming pool, walking trails, a butterfly garden, horseback riding, a game room and outdoor playground for children, fitness room, sauna, and free wireless high speed internet access. Guest rooms and suites feature cable TV, telephone, coffee maker, clock radio, and all have private baths. Complimentary crib and wheel chair are available on request.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
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Great View
Mountain View
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Location
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport83 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful, comfortable, serene lodge and our room was clean, comfortable, and lovely with the most breathtaking view. There were interesting trails on the property with hummingbirds, butterflies, fruit and foliage plants, and horses roaming the land. The food was good, and the...More

Thank callielu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the arenal lodge. The chalet room was very cozy and my in-laws enjoyed the honeymoon suite. Breakfast and dinner were good and the view of the volcano from the dining room was fantastic! Service was friendly and they spoke English,...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a magical time at Arenal Lodge. Aldo was very nice and welcoming. We will be visiting the lodge again on our next trip. The room was great (family lodge). We had A/C, tv, and comfortable beds. The amenities were amazing.

Thank Collin M
Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Hope you can also experience our spa treatments and horseback riding on your next visit. Best regard.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Arenal Lodge!! It was super quaint and you can tell the place has a lot of history. Everyone was super friendly, and they kept the establishment clean (which I always appreciate). The rooms had an amazing view of the Arenal Volcano and they...More

Thank DanielleL12092
Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for commenting. We are convinced that your words will help others to choose Arenal Lodge. Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here for the view of Arenal. Complementary breakfast was just average: institutional style scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausages, rice & beans, plantains, fruits, cereal. Arrived after set check in time but our chalet was still being cleaned. Too cloudy to see Arenal when we checked...More

Thank Arada H
Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment. 4WD better but not indispensable. In Costa Rica you will find in the country at the same time different microclimates that surprise the visitors because in a few kilometers the weather will change. And that is something that you need to...More

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yelyn123
9 October 2018|
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Response from Marco D | Property representative |
Greetings from Arenal Lodge. the trip is 3 hours and the transfer 1 to 4 pax is US $240.00 prived.
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Judy F
19 May 2018|
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Arenal Lodge is different than the Observatory Lodge.
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Jess M
5 April 2018|
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Response from reesecarp | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have many rooms with a direct view but the Chalets are the best ones...floor to ceiling windows directly facing the volcano. You must get the Chalets.
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"Book through Arenal Lodge; we booked through hotels.com, and the description of the room was incorrect...."
callielu
1 week ago
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"Chalet for best volcano views from room"
Becky93E
25 Sep 2018
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"Junior Suite"
584duaned
21 Sep 2018
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"If you want a view of Mount Arenal make sure you specify that with the lodge. They have a variety of views..."
BrynneLally
20 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 97 - US$ 180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
arenal hotel la fortuna de san carlos
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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