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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Our family of 4 had a great time at this lodge. Nothing fancy in the rooms, but the breakfast buffet is very good (and included--a big plus if you have hungry kids). We ate dinner at the restaurant and it was OK. Perfect location for...More

2  Thank SATerribleTwins
Reviewed 25 November 2014

My family stayed at Arenal Lodge and the mattresses seemed new, but the bed frames were old, tattered, stained and full of dust mites. Plus, service was non-existent and no one really cared about our requests at all.

2  Thank TicaSandyCastillo
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Property location has a great view. Received an upgrade on checkin to the honeymoon suite. Not impressive at all. Beds very uncomfortable, room drafty (windows did not all close). Other furniture in room in need of replacement. Much deferred maintenance on rooms. Lodge o.k., small...More

1  Thank Itsgotimepaul
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Great place to stay. Once the clouds cleared we had some amazing views of the volcano. It's worth having a junior suite for the views. Only downside was the shower wasn't great and a fridge would be nice to keep water cool. We would have...More

Thank Mona1975
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

High end resort. Dining room lovely. Traditional menu. Moderate to expensive. Lovely views. Nice place to stop, rest, dine. Grounds very extensive and lovely. Did not stay overnight. Lodge showing a bit of age.

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Pool
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#13 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Judy F
19 May 2018|
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Response from RideOnTrailsCr | Reviewed this property |
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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hannahw1992
21 October 2017|
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Response from docsizar | Reviewed this property |
Hello, just saw this after a while. If you still need help finding rides let me know please
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"Chalets are up higher with fabulous views."
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"The Chalet's have a great view"
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"Top floor chalet"
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"I think all rooms have a great view. The two bedroom/two bathroom suite was very reasonable."
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