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Beautiful property and friendly, helpful staff. We stayed here straight from the airport in San Jose and drove just a few minutes to Poas crater in the morning. I would highly recommend.

good stay. Saw many birds and a toucan in their garden. food is good too.

Wonderful place with a great view of the Poas Volcano. The woodwork in the building was especially nice and the breakfast was fabulous. I would have liked to stay longer. Maybe next time. Thank you

Beautiful location- close to Poas National Park. Breakfast & dinner were excellent. Had numerous flies in our room- hotel needs to either keep windows closed or put screens in. Bed was soft & uneven.

The Poas Volcano Lodge is the epitome of a wonderful mountainside retreat where you experience the best of european and costa rican hospitality. We will make this a regular venue as we will be returning to Costa Rica for many, many vacations!

you might have to wait for the dairy cows to clear the entrance road - but that was half the charm. we enjoyed our stay very much. we discovered mini fireplaces.

We loved the farm to table food. Excellente! The cabins are very nice and it was a really good workout to go on the trails. We were disappointed to hear that we couldn't visit Poas and think it would be honest to post this on the website. We saved up for 13 years to pay for this trip, and it is one of the main things we wanted to go to.

One of the best hotels in Costa Rica, we stayed one night with a 2 and a 7 year old, and we had a great time! Thank you!

What can I say? Great location, staff, property, resraurant. The best stay of my trip so far!

The Poas Volcano Lodge exceeded our expectations! My boyfriend and I loved the cloud forest trails on the lodge property. The breakfast was delicious as was dinner. The staff was very helpful with transportation and setting up tours in the area. The owner of the lodge was very welcoming and always made sure we were enjoying our stay. This was our first time in Costa Rica and I am glad we stayed at the Poas Volcano Lodge.

This was my second visit to Poas Volcano Lodge. It's location is remote and at the top of a very long winding twisting road. The staff is very friendly and helpful. On this occasion we stayed in one of the bungalows located at the highest point on the property. The views are absolutely stunning but the room wasn't as nice as one we had stayed in previously. It was quite dated and wasn't as clean as I would expect a hotel room to be. The grounds are beautiful with many hiking trails and always a great view of Arenal. I would recommend this hotel to those who are visiting for the surroundings and not for amenities of the hotel. If you are looking for a spa like atmosphere with 4 star treatment.......look elsewhere.

The very good: wonderful staff, amenities in the lodge, delicious breakfast, walking trails, proximity to Poas, charming decor, and extras such as strawberries on arrival, turndown chocolates, hot water bottle in the bed, and in-room coffee and tea. The not good: toilet and shower plumbing in our garden room need major improvement, the fixed-price dinner was adequate but overpriced at $30.

Via Poasito - Varablanca Vara Blanca Heredia

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Poas Volcano Lodge places you within 2 miles (3 km) of La Paz Waterfall Gardens and Corso Lechería. This 12-room, 3.5-star hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

Poas Volcano Lodge's 12 rooms provide coffee makers and safes. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi.


Property features

At Poas Volcano Lodge, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and an arcade/game room. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with tours/tickets and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a library, a terrace, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Garden Room

1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed | Sleeps 4

Lodge Room Volcano View Hummingbird

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Lodge Room Volcano View Oriole

1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed | Sleeps 4

Lodge Room Volcano View Tanager

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Poas Volcano Lodge

Everyone (5) Couples (2) Family (8)
5
Everyone

By on Dec 27, 2020

Review comment responded on Dec 28, 2020

Dear Susan: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge…!!! Thank you very much for your comments. We are more than happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We work very hard every day in order to offer to all our customers a wonderful time here. We hope you can visit us again in the future, our doors are always open. Kind regards,

5
Everyone

Beautiful property and friendly, helpful staff. We stayed here straight from the airport in San Jose and drove just a few minutes to Poas crater in the morning. I would highly recommend.

By on Feb 16, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 18, 2020

Dear Customer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge…!!! Thank you very much for your comments. We are more than happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We work very hard every day in order to offer to all our customers a wonderful time here. We hope you can visit us again in the future, our doors always be open. Kind regards,

5
Family

good stay. Saw many birds and a toucan in their garden. food is good too.

By on Dec 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Dec 2, 2019

Dear Customer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge...!!! Thank you very much for your good score about the hotel during your stay. Kind regards,

5
Partner Couples Family

Wonderful place with a great view of the Poas Volcano. The woodwork in the building was especially nice and the breakfast was fabulous. I would have liked to stay longer. Maybe next time. Thank you

By on Oct 3, 2019

Review comment responded on Oct 3, 2019

Dear Customer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge…!!! Thank you very much for your comments. We are more than happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We work very hard every day in order to offer to all our customers a wonderful time here. We hope you can visit us again in the future, our doors always be open. Kind regards,

4
Family

Beautiful location- close to Poas National Park. Breakfast & dinner were excellent. Had numerous flies in our room- hotel needs to either keep windows closed or put screens in. Bed was soft & uneven.

By on Jul 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 17, 2019

Dear Customer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge…!!! Thank you very much for your comments. We work very hard every day in order to offer to all our customers a wonderful time here. We hope you can visit us again in the future, our doors always be open. Kind regards,

5
Family Family

The Poas Volcano Lodge is the epitome of a wonderful mountainside retreat where you experience the best of european and costa rican hospitality. We will make this a regular venue as we will be returning to Costa Rica for many, many vacations!

By on Jun 13, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2019

Dear Customer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge…!!! Thank you very much for your comments. We are more than happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We work very hard every day in order to offer to all our customers a wonderful time here. We hope you can visit us again in the future, our doors always be open. Kind regards,

4

uniquely rural and quaint mountain

Everyone
you can see the dairy cows behind our room

you might have to wait for the dairy cows to clear the entrance road - but that was half the charm. we enjoyed our stay very much. we discovered mini fireplaces.

By , from parker CO on Nov 7, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 10, 2017

Dear Spencer: Greetings from Poas Volcano Lodge Thank you very much for your comments and we hope see you soon at Poas Volcano Lodge. Regards

4

farm to table

Everyone

We loved the farm to table food. Excellente! The cabins are very nice and it was a really good workout to go on the trails. We were disappointed to hear that we couldn't visit Poas and think it would be honest to post this on the website. We saved up for 13 years to pay for this trip, and it is one of the main things we wanted to go to.

By , from MI on Jul 5, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 11, 2017

Dear Dana: We appreciate your comments and we hope that you visit us again.

5

ver nice and cozy!

Family

One of the best hotels in Costa Rica, we stayed one night with a 2 and a 7 year old, and we had a great time! Thank you!

By , from Dallas, TX on Jul 5, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 11, 2017

Dear Gonzalo: We appreciate your comments and we hope that you visit us again.

5
Everyone

What can I say? Great location, staff, property, resraurant. The best stay of my trip so far!

By on May 8, 2016

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