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Hotel Arenal Lodge

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor Spa Tub
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Overview of Hotel Arenal Lodge

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Hotel Arenal Lodge

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
200 Meters NW of the dam of Arenal Lake, Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Alajuela, 21007

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationArenal Volcano National Park13 min walk
  • Popular LocationMistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park5 min drive
  • Popular LocationButterfly Conservatory22 min drive
  • AirportLa Fortuna (FON-Arenal)23 min drive

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About this area

La Fortuna

Located in La Fortuna, Hotel Arenal Lodge is in the mountains and on a lake. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Arenal Volcano National Park and Lake Arenal, while Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Kalambu Hot Springs are popular area attractions. Traveling with kids? Consider Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Butterfly Conservatory. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as boat tours and other activities like hot springs.

What's nearby

  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 13 min walk
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 5 min drive
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 18 min drive
  • Butterfly Conservatory - 22 min drive
  • Arenal Volcano - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 143 min drive

Restaurants

  • La Fortuna — 1 min walk
  • El Novillo Del Arenal — 9 min drive
  • Steak House Rest. El Novillos Del Arenal — 9 min drive
  • Steak House Mirador Arenal — 10 min drive
  • Benedictus — 12 min drive

About this property

Hotel Arenal Lodge

3-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Lake Arenal
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free breakfast (local cuisine), free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a steam room, and massage/treatment rooms. All 50 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and ceiling fans.
Hotel Arenal Lodge offers 50 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

2 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include facials, body scrubs, and body treatments.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free offsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 2 spa tubs
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Ecotours
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Spa services
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 24-inch TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per day
Dogs and cats welcome
2 per room (up to 44 lbs)
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 180 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 319 out of 734 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 246 out of 734 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 111 out of 734 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 36 out of 734 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 22 out of 734 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was beautifully located with outstanding views and gardens . Staff was helpful on advising of things to do in la fortuna . We also got the chance to eat lunch and breakfast at the hotel and it was good food.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing paradise ! Friendly staff .. Gorgeous views ! It’s so easy to get lost here for a few days ..Will definitely come back .. again!!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was excellent and I enjoyed it!!!
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It's an amazing place! The food is delicious! The rooms are always clean and the decorations make you feel at home! The gardens are beautiful and very relaxing! The best part is the staff and owners and their awesome customer service. This is the second time we visit the hotel and we are willing to go for the third time soon :-)
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021