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Hotel Arenal Lodge is located in 2,000 acres of rainforest filled with exotic birds, wild animals and tropical vegetation. It offers unrivalled panoramic views of Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake.

Arenal Lodge has a bird-watching garden with hummingbirds and more species and a fitness room with sauna. There is a children’s games room, and an outdoor play area.

The chalets and suites at Arenal Lodge Hotel are modern and spacious. All types of accommodation have a cable TV, and some offer astonishing views of the volcano from the bedroom.

The restaurant serves fresh seafood, meat and pasta all day. Some dishes are made with organic, locally sourced ingredients. The dining room offers views of the volcano. Room service is available.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Arenal Lodge has been welcoming guests since 28 Sept 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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  • I see that the junior suite has 2 queen bed and 1 sofa bed. Will I be allowed to fit 5 people in the room? 2 per queen bed and 1 for the sofa bed
    in this case, you can book the Junior Suite for 5 people.
    Answered on 29 February 2020
  • What is the cost of airport shuttle to and from the hotel?
    Buenos días, Greetings from Arenal Lodge. We offer private transportation from SJO Airport to the hotel. The price is US$193 one wa..
    Answered on 28 December 2019
  • Are there guides available on premises to hire also transfer from airport?
    We have a guide for our horseback riding tour, for additional tours, we work with a local tour agency, the same for transportation from and back to th..
    Answered on 9 March 2021
  • Is there wifi in the room or on the property?
    Thank you for your request yes we offer free wi fi by optical fiber
    Answered on 26 December 2020
  • I assume all of your amenities are open . No Covid closings? Also I am spending 3 nights in Jan. Can you make some recommendations on things to do.
    There are many activities. Hot Springs, Canopyh, Rafting, ATV, Hike, Bike, Horse back, etc. You can book while you are here.
    Answered on 11 November 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Volcano Secret

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Hotel Arenal Lodge Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Walking tours
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Public Bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Hotel Arenal Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 20:00


11:30 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Hotel Arenal Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the sauna is temporarily out of service.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

FAQs about Hotel Arenal Lodge

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Arenal Lodge by:

    • Car 3h 30min

  • Check-in at Hotel Arenal Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Hotel Arenal Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Hotel Arenal Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Games room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming Pool
    • Massage chair
    • Public Bath
    • Horse riding
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Steam room
    • Fitness

  • Room options at Hotel Arenal Lodge include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Twin
    • Apartment
    • Chalet

  • Guests staying at Hotel Arenal Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Hotel Arenal Lodge is 7.5 miles from the centre of Fortuna.

  • Yes, Hotel Arenal Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Hotel Arenal Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Volcano Secret