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Hotel Arenal Lodge, La Fortuna

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
200 Meters NW of the dam of Arenal Lake, Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Alajuela, 21007, Costa Rica

Mountain hotel with outdoor pool, near Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
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Fantastic service
Great location
Great room
Vibe is not too good

Hotel Arenal Lodge, La Fortuna

from $98
  • Economy Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, Garden View
  • Junior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Mountain View
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Panoramic Chalet, Mountain View
  • Master Suite
  • Honeymoon Suite

What’s around Hotel Arenal Lodge, La Fortuna


  • In a national park
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 11 min walk
  • Lake Arenal - 1 min walk
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 33 min walk
  • Kalambu Hot Springs - 8.7 mi / 14 km
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest - 6.8 mi / 11 km
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 7.3 mi / 11.8 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 143 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 23 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room (up to 44 lbs)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Playground on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Steam room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


La Fortuna - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Hotel Arenal Lodge, La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Arenal Lodge
  • Hotel Hotel Arenal Lodge La Fortuna
  • Hotel Arenal Lodge La Fortuna
  • Arenal La Fortuna
  • La Fortuna Hotel Arenal Lodge Hotel
  • Hotel Hotel Arenal Lodge
  • Arenal
  • Arenal Lodge La Fortuna
  • Hotel Arenal Lodge Hotel
  • Hotel Arenal Lodge La Fortuna
  • Hotel Arenal Lodge Hotel La Fortuna


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 180 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 323 reviews

Good 6.0
Very Good, but your mileage may vary
This is quite a nice hotel. Good for families, well-maintained, and clean. However, there are a couple of things you should know. One: the hotel is on a mountain all by itself. Not on a hill; on a mountain. It is quite a drive from the main road and almost all of it involves a steep climb that will have you testing the lower gears on your car. Two: due to the altitude, any humid weather systems hitting the area are likely to cause heavy rain and limited visibility near the hotel, even though down on the main road it is merely overcast. We stayed two full days and saw not a speck of the Arenal volcano from the hotel grounds.Visibility improved dramatically once we descended to the main road. Food was good. Service was excellent. Activities were plenty. Highly recommended in clear weather.
us2 night trip
Good 6.0
It is a bit outdated and you only an see the volcano if it isn't raining.
Sonya, us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
I got a room with a leaking bathroom and they could not fix it right away due to people staying upstairs.
Karen, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Back to the 60s
Very nice 👍
martin, us1 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Scary place, don’t recommend it.
This place was rather scary. First you have to drive up super windy roads that is very scary. This goes for about 2KM up! Then the rooms were super worn down, and looks like from a scary movie. The ceiling was caved down. We just left... honestly never seen anyplace more scarier.
Kyle, us2 night family trip

Hotel Arenal Lodge, La Fortuna

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