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Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal

3-star3 stars
200 Meters NW of the dam of Arenal LakeFortuna de San Carlos, ArenalAlajuelaCosta Rica

Mountain hotel with outdoor pool, near Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
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Very Good8.2
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Great room
Complaints about WiFi
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From 971 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal

from $115
  • Economy Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, Mountain View
  • Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Family Suite
  • Standard Chalet, Mountain View

What’s around Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal


  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park nearby
  • Arenal Volcano National Park in the area
  • Arenal Volcano in the area
  • Arenal Eco Zoo in the area
  • Butterfly Conservatory in the area
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures in the area
  • Cavernas de Venado in the area
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park in the area

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 50.6 miles/81.5 km
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • 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 or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 1 per room (up to 20 kg)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

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 hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
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
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Steam room
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • 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, Arenal’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Arenal Lodge


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.

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

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 239 reviews

Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Beautiful view of the volcano is really the only thing they have going for them. Rooms and lodge were very rundown and the food was subpar and that’s being kind.
Lisa, us3 night romance trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Charged twice
Was charged twice on my credit card
Pavan, us2 night romance trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Good place to stay
Beautiful hotel. Have to drive 20-25 minutes into town. Driveway into hotel is long and desperately needs upkeep. Gorgeous views, nice hot tub and pool and great food.
Mandy, us4 night trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Loved it!
Beautiful surroundings! Staff was super friendly and helpful. The hiking trails were a lot of fun.
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Very Good8.0
The rooms need update, the view is amazing, great area close to everything we wanted to see. Nice and friendly staff.
dina, us2 night trip

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Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal

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