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Hotel Sierra Arenal

300m Oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel online, turned up to be told it has merged into the Arenal Backpackers Resort. That is fine if you want to stay in a hostel but different to what we had expected and a bit of a hassle as they only had a super cheap and grottyoom left or a deluxe one which cost a good... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a basic, clean, good hotel in a good location. The air conditioning is a nice break from the humid weather. If the clouds clear, you get a beautiful view of the volcano from the second floor! It's away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Fortuna but still within walking distance. The included breakfast is simple (cereal and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

for $50 for the 2of us a night it was a bargain.hot water, ac, and free wifi and breakfast you cant go wrong. the room had 2 big beds, fridge and a safe. the balcony was facing the volcano and the view was pretty amazing. family who run the place are friendly and very helpful.

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1 Thank Tinulicek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

We arrived following a recommendation from a friend. We love this friend now. This place is amazing. The rooms are clean, the shower has a powerful hot stream, the beds are big, and the AC works. You get a good view of the volcano from the balcony, and, since the hotel is on the outskirts of the city, it is... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in a 2nd floor room with a balcony view of the Arenal volcano - $45/night. We were very pleased with the quality of the room which included a/c and a small refrigerator. The outside communal kitchen area was very pleasant, clean and well stocked and offered a great opportunity to talk with other guests. Our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

There were 3 of us and we got a huge 5 bedroom room with private bathroom and AC, fridge and TV to ourselves, for $60 per night. Balcony with view of the volcano. Everything was super clean. The kitchen was well stocked and kept tidy and clean. Free breakfast was actually pretty decent, eggs, cereals, toast, fruit, juice and coffee.... More 

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Ein Shemer, Israel
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. We took a room on the second floor with a balcony and great view to Arenal althuogh a bit more expensive (45-50$ per night) it's worth it! The room was big and clean with ac, small frig and a safe. Has all you need but the place is a bit dull had no charm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Myself and my three friends had an awesome stay here. the staff were exceptionally helpful and prompt in all of their services. rooms were clean, air conditioned, and breakfast was great. location was also good but I guess it's a small town so it's hard not to have that pegged. the hostel next door was also fun to visit, but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We stayed at the hotel for three nights in La Fortuna and we loved the view outside our room of the volcano (although it did have cloud over the top all the time!) The garden by the hotel is nice and there's lots of lovely birds that you can see whilst eating breakfast. The self service breakfast had bread for... More 

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Dieppe, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We stayed here three nights. The hotel is reasonably priced and very clean. You can chose a room on the main floor or one with a balcony. We chose the balcony where we could sit in the rocking chairs and admire the view of the volcano. There's an outdoor kitchen where you can go and prepare your own breakfast. There... More 

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