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Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa

22 km Oeste de la Fortuna de San Carlos, 1.7 km del Volcán Arenal, La Fortuna, 21007, Alajuela, Costa Rica6.9 km from downtownShow on map

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Hotel Reviews

4.6/5Outstanding

  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Amenities4.6
  • Location4.6
  • Service4.6

10 reviews

Most Popular Amenities

Wi-Fi in designated areas

Airport Shuttle Service

Airport pickup service

Restaurant

Bar

Hotel Location

  • Fortuna Airport55.01 km

    Hotel Description

    • Opened: 1992
    • Number of Rooms: 48
    Surrounded by 860 private acres of tropical rainforest and featuring an on-site lake, a swimming pool, a sun terrace and games room, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa is located within the Arenal Conservation Area, only 2.7 km from the Arenal Volcano. The rooms at this lodge feature tropical décor with wood finishes and are equipped with ceiling fan, safety box and a furnished terrace with views of the garden and the Arenal Volcano. The bathrooms are private and have shower. The on-site restaurant serves international and local food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and there is also a bar. The breakfast is included for all guests. Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa also features an on-site bird sanctuary that has around 400 different species of birds; other recommended activities include tours to the Arenal Volcano, hikes to the waterfall or exploring Cerro Chato, the extinct volcano that now has a lake in its crater. Arenal Lake is an excellent site to practice sports fishing. There are also 11 km of walking trails throughout the property, or guests can just relax in the hot tub or have a massage in the spa. The property is 9 km from the hot springs at Tabacon River and 22 km from La Fortuna Village. The Daniel Oduber International Airport is 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive away.

    Services & Amenities

      Internet
      • Wi-Fi in designated areasFree
      Transportation Services
      • Airport pickup service
      • Pickup Service(Bus/Train Station)
      • Airport Shuttle Service
      • Shuttle service to nearby landmarks
      • Car rental
      • Bicycle rental
      Front Desk Services
      • Luggage storage
      • Front desk safe
      • Attraction ticket service
      • Express check-in/checkout
      • Front Desk (Non 24 hours)
      Food & Drink
      • Restaurant
      • Children's meals
      • Bar
      General
      • Elevator
      • Accessible rooms
      • Non-smoking public areas
      • All rooms non-smoking
      • CCTV in public areas
      • Security alarm
      • Smoke alarm
      Business Services
      • Fax/copying service
      Other
      • Laundry service (off-site)
      Cleaning Services
      • Laundry room
      • Ironing service
      • Room Cleaned: Daily
      • Laundry service
      Activities
      • Outdoor swimming pool
      • Beach towels
      • Hiking
      • Billiards
      • Table tennis
      • Fishing
      • Children's pool
      • Pool with view
      Public Area
      • Vending machine (drinks)
      • Vending machine (snacks)
      • Mini shopping mall
      • Lobby seating area
      • Game room
      • Gift shop
      • Library
      • Garden
      • Outdoor furniture
      Health & Wellness
      • Hot spring
      • Spa
      • Massage
      • Beauty salon
      • Facials
      • Body treatments
      • Exfoliation
      • Slimming and toning
      Kid's Facilities
      • Kids’ Playground
      • Children's books/DVDs
      • Children's board games/puzzles
      Additional Facilities
      • Fire extinguisher

      Need to Know

      Front Desk Not Open 24-Hours
      24-hour front desk service is not available at this hotel.
      Check-in and Check-out Times
      Check-in: from 15:00 to 22:00. Check-out: from 07:00 to 12:00. Please ensure you check in within the designated times.

      Hotel Policy

      Check-in and Check-out
      • Check-in from 15:00 to 22:00
      • Check-out from 07:00 to 12:00
      Children and Extra Beds

      Children are welcome at this hotel.

    • Using Existing Beds
    • For each room, a maximum of 3 children 8 years old and under can use existing beds.

      • Children 8 years old and under
        FeeFree
    • Extra bed:
    • Extra beds cannot be added

      Cribs cannot be added

      • Notes
      • Max. guests per room: 4.

          Breakfast
          • Breakfast TypeWestern
          • FeePlease contact the hotel for the price
          Parking
          • Reservation not needed: private parking is available at location nearby (free).

          Pets

          No pets allowed.

          Paying at the Hotel

          The following payment methods are accepted by the hotel:

          Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa Frequently Asked Questions
          How much does it cost to stay at Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa?
          Prices at Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa are subject to change according to dates, hotel policy, and other factors. To view prices, please search for the dates you wish to stay at the hotel.
          What is the closest airport to Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa?
          The closest airport is Fortuna Airport. It is 55.01 km from the hotel and approximately a 72minutes journey by taxi.
          What are the check-in and check-out times at Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa?
          The check-in time is from 15:00 to 22:00 and the check-out time is from 07:00 to 12:00.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa provide airport transfer services?
          Yes, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa provides airport transfer services.
          What amenities and services does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have?
          Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa has the following amenities and services: Wi-Fi in designated areas, Airport Shuttle Service, Airport pickup service.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have a swimming pool?
          Yes, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa the hotel has a pool. Pool type: Outdoor swimming pool.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have fitness amenities?
          Yes, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa has fitness amenities.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa provide free Wi-Fi?
          Yes, the hotel provides free Wi-Fi.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have non-smoking rooms?
          Please view the hotel listing for details.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa provide breakfast?
          Yes, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa provides breakfast.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have a restaurant?
          Yes, guests can eat at: Restaurant.
          Is parking available at Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa?
          Yes, parking is available at Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa.
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have children's amenities?
          Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa has the following children's amenities: Kids’ Playground, Children's books/DVDs, Children's board games/puzzles.
          Where is Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa?
          The hotel address is 22 km Oeste de la Fortuna de San Carlos, 1.7 km del Volcán Arenal. The hotel is 7 km from the city center.
          Is Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa nearby popular attractions?
          Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa is near the following attractions: Arenal Volcano(Approximately 2.28 km), Arenal Volcano National Park(Approximately 2.3 km), Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens(Approximately 2.51 km).
          Does Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa have hot springs?
          Yes, there are hot springs.
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