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I stayed at the lodge in June 2013 during a photo workshop. Overall the stay was okay but there are definitely a few significant minus points for room location, service and food. The room itself was actually great - very spacious (felt almost a bit...More
Was at AOL with the family 4 years ago when the volcano was active. Booked again when we decided to return with my sister and my niece, so a total of 6 people, 4 adults and 2 12 year olds. We love the AOL, but...More
i always love this place, the rooms are comfortable with beautiful views of the volcano and lake. the nature walk is great to see the wildlife, and learn about the volcano. breakfast was included in the price.
I spent 2 nights with a friend at this lodge and loved the experience: it is a great location when you like to be in Nature, far from city noise, with a beautiful view on the volcano, on Arenal lake and surroundings,... The garden, well...More
Maybe my favorite place in Costa Rica, Arenal National Park has great views of Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake, a good variety of hiking paths including one to a waterfall and another very adventurous one to a smaller volcano, and lots of animals, including howler...More
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US$ 122 - US$ 185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa Rica >
Province of Alajuela >
Arenal Volcano National Park >
La Fortuna de San Carlos
Also Known As
Arenal Observatory Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos ,
Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Response from johnnagrabusky | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Casona. The lodge that has 5 rooms and shares 2 bathrooms. There were2 coffee makers in the communal area with coffee packets on our room. I did make coffee in the morning before I went to breakfast. I used... More
We stayed in Casona. The lodge that has 5 rooms and shares 2 bathrooms. There were2 coffee makers in the communal area with coffee packets on our room. I did make coffee in the morning before I went to breakfast. I used tap water in the dining room there was a large water cooler which we filled our water bottles that I brought along. There were also water bottles you could purchase.
Response from Austin G | Property representative |
The La Fortuna Waterfall is about a 30-minute drive from the lodge. If you will have a rental car, driving yourselves would be the easiest way to get there. Alternatively, a cab to the waterfall would cost... More
The La Fortuna Waterfall is about a 30-minute drive from the lodge. If you will have a rental car, driving yourselves would be the easiest way to get there. Alternatively, a cab to the waterfall would cost around $30 each way. There are also several tour companies that offer trips to the waterfall and could pick up from the lodge if this is something you would be interested in.
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"I believe all the rooms have a great view of the volcano."