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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Arenal Kioro in early July for the first half of our honeymoon and we had the most wonderful time. The staff truly represents what pura vida means, as they were always helpful, accommodating, and easy to work with. Food: My husband is a classically trained chef, graduate from CIA, and we absolutely loved the food.... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is very nice; clean and comfortable with good views (though we saw them only briefly because of heavy rain and low cloud associated with Hurricane Otto. The gardens are beautiful with a wide variety of tropical flowers all very carefully maintained. (These flowers are used for spectacular flower arrangements in the common areas of the hotel.) The outdoor... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with a view to die for, well that's what we were told anyway as it rained solid for the duration of our stay and we couldn't see the wood for the trees. The hot tub had a view of the clouds (volcano if you're lucky). Ask Cesar the bar man to show you his bag of tricks, he... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I celebrated his birthday/our anniversary in Costa Rica and I am so glad we picked this hotel to stay in because it was absolutely perfect! We were greeted with a welcome drink & guided to our room (Room 504). The hotel staff had decorated our room with rose petals, candles, and roses which my boyfriend had coordinated... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view of the volcano from the bedrooms, and the hot tub in each room. Lovely rooms and facilities, would highly recommend this hotel. Hot spring pools and stunning gardens with a wide array of bird life - so many different humming birds - really beautiful. My only suggestion to improve this is that each hotel room would really benefit... More 

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Thank Michelle137
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding service!! Everyone was happy to help you. The room was ready when we got there and they even had the jacuzzi warmed up and ready to be used. The hot springs were nice and a short walking distance from the room (unlike other hotels where you have to walk a lot to get to the hot springs or take... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful place to stay! Really centrally located to a lot, but you might not even want to leave the property! The food was great, the bar was fun, the staff was friendly and helpful and the grounds were amazing! There is also a great view of the volcano from just about anywhere at the hotel....unless it's hiding... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful property this secluded hotel is located on. Upon arriving at the hotel we were warmly greeting with a face towel and juice to cool down. The view of the volcano from our room was amazing. The staff was helpful, kind, and warm. There are only a couple of potential drawbacks to the property. The hotel is a... More 

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HOTELKIORO, Owner at Arenal Kioro, responded to this review

Dear Dsp1974, Thank you very much for your visit and for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate the feedback from our clients because it let us know wich are weak points that need to be adressed. We hope to have you back with us one day. Best regard. Ricardo Araya J. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kioro is more secluded than most of the other hotels and resorts in the area, and has its own private hot springs. Kioro is a "closed" resort, open to registered guests only, enhancing the privacy of this small resort. Although the buildings appear a little dated and unassuming on the outside, everything inside the resort is quite luxurious. Service is... More 

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Dear crsunblast, Thank you very much for your visit, and also for taking the time to write this review. Privacy is one of our most praised features. We like to make our guests feel like they are the most important guest we ever had, and that is because each and every single guest we have is the most important guest.... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Best place to relax and have fun at the same time, the service from the employees excellent always with a smile and willing to help. Breathtaking views from every single room. I recommended %100. Thank you for this amazing experience.

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HOTELKIORO, Owner at Arenal Kioro, responded to this review

Dear Gabby1184, We are really glad that the time that you spent with us was nothing but perfect. It is feedback like this that keeps us motivated to do our job even better so if you visit us again in the future, we can surprise you even more. Best regards, Ricardo Araya J. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Kioro offers a fabulous place with a natural viewpoint to the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 27 acres of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that begin to flow in the Arenal Volcano National Park. It has two paths where plant species are identified. Besides, private thermal springs for our customer's delight. All our suites have:Two terraces with the best panoramic volcano and mountain view, hydro-massage, air conditioning, safe deposit box, minibar, coffee maker, hot water, direct dialing telephone, satellite television, hair dryer, key card, safety locks, internet connections. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Kioro

Address: San Carlos, 10 km NE of La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: ₹ 15,594 - ₹ 25,374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arenal Kioro 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Arenal Kioro Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Kioro Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#14 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“ask for the best views! all rooms are quiet, but if you need accessibility, make sure to ask for a ground-floor room”
 of 5 bubbles A3478CVjennyb, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The suites in the 5th building are dead center in front of the volcano. We were on the second floor, which really enhanced the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Dsp1974, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms/suites have a view of the Arenal volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles crsunblast, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor to have a volcano view”
 of 5 bubbles CosmoGaby, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms afford volcano views, as far as I can tell.”
 of 5 bubbles BDavis1236, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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