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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 in La Fortuna with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Very Good8.2
Great location
Fantastic service
Great room
Breakfast is average
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Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal

from $79
  • Economy Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, Garden View
  • Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Family Suite
  • Standard Chalet, Mountain View

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. 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


  • Up to 3 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 1 per room (up to 20 kg)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • 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 full 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

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 WiFi
  • 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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal


  • Lake Arenal - 1 min walk
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 15 min walk
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 44 min walk
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest - 6.9 mi / 11.2 km
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 7.1 mi / 11.5 km
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Arenal Eco Zoo - 8.3 mi / 13.3 km
  • Butterfly Conservatory - 8.4 mi / 13.4 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 170 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 214 reviews

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
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Very Good8.0
Rustic But Magical!!
Very friendly staff. Incredible view of Arenal, book the Chalet in a second floor room. More rustic than expected but staff and views make it magical. Convenient location to Sky Adventures and easy drive down to La Fortuna.
Craig, us2 night trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
My wife and I came here for the first few days of our honeymoon and had a fantastic time! BEAUTIFUL VIEWS. Great food! Free breakfast, nice walks, jacuzzi, and much much more! You get way more than what you pay for here! Highly recommend for any couples or families!!
James, us2 night trip
Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal
Amazing Lodge!
Beautiful Chalet with incredible views
Maureen, us2 night trip

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Hotel Arenal Lodge, Arenal

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