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Set in Fortuna, Arenal Xilopalo offers free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a garden, a shared lounge and a terrace.

Every unit has a private bathroom and shower, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a fridge. There is also a kitchen in some of the units equipped with a microwave.

A buffet, continental or American breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the lodge, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

La Fortuna Waterfall is 3.5 miles from Arenal Xilopalo, while Kalambu Hot Springs is 3 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Fortuna, 6.2 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Arenal Xilopalo has been welcoming guests since 16 Jun 2017.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, American, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Bedroom 1:
3 single beds
Bedroom 2:
2 double beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • hola.. cual sería el precio para una persona sola? no se ven opciones.
    Buenas noches, para el hotel, la mínima estancia de personas es de 2, por eso el precio no cambia si viene solo 1 persona, ya que el precio es para 2
    Answered on 4 May 2022
  • Hi, How much is breakfast, and do you still feed the birds & squirrels?
    Breakfast price is $6 , and yes we feed the birds everyday
    Answered on 2 September 2022
  • Hello We’ve booked to stay in your hotel in April. Is it possible to book a car-boat-car shared transport to Monteverde through your hotel? Thank you
    hello, good morning, yes, you can to book Jeep Boat Jeep to monteverte in the Arenal Xilopalo Hotel
    Answered on 30 January 2022
  • Do you offer transportation from the SJU airport to your hotel? If you do, how much does the service cost?
    Hello, yes we do, we offer privates transportation, the cost for the transportation from the airport to the hotel it is $145, if you have another ques..
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • We are 2 families of 4, so 8 people. How much is a shuttle from airport please?
    Hello, it's a pleasure assist you, well, 1 shared transport for 8 people is $360 in cash/ $45 PER PERSON but the Hotel have 1 private transport, for ..
    Answered on 13 February 2022
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Facilities of Arenal Xilopalo
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Horse riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Baby safety gates
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Key access
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Private entrance
    • Car hire
    • Family rooms
    • Barber/beauty shop
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Hot spring bath
      Additional charge
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules

    Arenal Xilopalo takes special requests - add in the next step!


    15:00 - 22:00


    07:00 - 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.

    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.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Arenal Xilopalo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    Please inform Arenal Xilopalo in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Arenal Xilopalo

    • Check-in at Arenal Xilopalo is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

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

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
      • Hot spring bath
      • Bike tours
      • Horse riding
      • Bicycle rental

    • Arenal Xilopalo is 600 yards from the centre of Fortuna.

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

    • Guests staying at Arenal Xilopalo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • American
      • Buffet

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

    • Room options at Arenal Xilopalo include:

      • Apartment
      • Twin