Hotel Arenal Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
200 Meters NW of the dam of Arenal Lake, Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5 rating 1004 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Hotel Arenal Lodge in La Fortuna, you'll be in the mountains, just steps from Lake Arenal and 11 minutes by foot from Arenal Volcano National Park. This family-friendly hotel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and 10 mi (16.1 km) from Arenal Volcano.


Make yourself at home in one of the 50 guestrooms. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 spa tubs, a steam room, and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


Satisfy your appetite with international cuisine at La Fortuna, a restaurant which features a bar and a garden view. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lake Arenal - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 11 km / 6.8 mi
Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 11.3 km / 7 mi
Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi
Arenal Eco Zoo - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Butterfly Conservatory - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Chato Volcano - 13.4 km / 8.3 mi
Cerro Chato Lake - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi
Ecotermales Fortuna - 13.6 km / 8.4 mi
Kalambu Hot Springs - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Arenal Volcano - 16.1 km / 10 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 19.1 km / 11.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 20.3 km / 12.6 mi
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 133.5 km / 82.9 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Arenal Lodge is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 180 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Computer station
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Number of spa tubs - 2
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • -Total number of rooms - 50
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area