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Hotel Vagabondo

| 1.5 km oeste del parque de la fortuna sobre carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00123, Costa Rica
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked this place. It's on the way into La Fortuna from Lake Arenal. Cosy, rooms are nice, clean and modest. I travel a lot and have stayed in 5 star right down to the nitty gritty no star so I've experienced the good bad and ugly. This place is just perfect. It's close to the highway and you will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights and liked it. Nice view, good breakfast and clean rooms. The staff are a bit sleepy but friendly. (I have nothing more to ad but Tripadvisor is forcing a min. 200 on me. Stop it and be happy I take the time to wright anything at all!!!)

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a standard hotel, nice setting, location and staff. The room was clean but had a very damp smell which was not pleasant. There is a lovely swimming pool but was raining the whole time so didn't use it.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very small, however the rooms are well decorated and look nice. The shower is cold, and there is even a sign in the bathroom telling you this. Being on the main road, it's hard to sleep at night, however the beds are comfy and you can sleep well in the early hours when less traffic. Breakfast is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The room was very damp; they actually had a humidifier running that they took out of the room when we left for the afternoon. They also took down the hammock outside of our room. The lighting was very poor (even with all the lights on, it was somewhat difficult to see). There was no clock of any sort in the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Really happy with this hotel as very reasonable price for the location. A little out of Arenal, not such a bad thing. Offers good views of the volcano. Rooms are a little small but have good facilities and the hotel has a small pool. Restaurant offered a good Tica breakfast. Didn't eat in the evening so can't comment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Came back for a visit to La Fortuna... we drove around and found this hidden gem...the rooms are decorated amazing, beds are super comfy and breakfast was amazing. They we more than accomodating. We would really recommend this hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stayed a night therewith my gf. Very nice and decorated room for the price, huge TV, clean pool and very private in general. The bathrooms are very nice with normal shower so no worries of waiting for hot water like other places. The restaurant offers a tasty breakfast for both of us included in the rate. Refilled drinks for... More 

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San José, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Unbelievable!!!! THEY'RE WORST service in the world...cannot believe that the stupidata blond lady that was supposed to SERVE didn't even have the decency of waiting on us just because she did not want to work because we were 8 (4 adults, 4 kids) and there was a free table for 6 and said we would have to wait an hour... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nice little budget hotel just outside of town with a good breakfast.The staff was very friendly and helpful. Even though they cleaned the room it was very musty. The property is well kept and has a hammock outside sitting area. There is a night club nearby and we could hear the bass well into the night.

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