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San Bosco Inn

200 mts North from Gas Station, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel San Bosco)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a perfect place to stay in La Fortuna. Everyone in Costa Rica is super friendly, as well as the hotel staff. They helped us find some hidden gems in Costa Rica that were (FREE!). It's a small gated establishment with awesome rooms. Every day you get your towels in the shape of different animals. You can't appreciate true art... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed at the San Bosco Inn while in La Fortuna and were quite impressed with the hotel. It is well located very close to the main square of the city with easy access to restaurants. The room were quite spacious and well cared for. A nice breakfast was included and parking was free. The kids enjoyed the pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Bosco Inn was just what my husband and I were looking for in La Fortuna accommodations. It was inexpensive, clean, centrally located, had wifi and a/c, provided breakfast, and offered an opportunity to stay in a nice place with local flavor. We had breakfast at the hotel and walked to dinner at Soda Viquez. We would definitely stay here... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First of all it's not a hotel, it's a motel. Rooms a super simple, but very clean. A/C is very noisy - to the point you want to switch it off (but of course you can't in Arenal!) Wi-fi doesn't work in the room, just forget about it, you have to go to reception to get a signal. The worst... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Really good location staff were really helpful especially cesar, helped out with changing transfers and organising activities. Arenal volcano is a short trip away, probably not as lavish as some of the other hotels near by but makes up for it being in the centre of the city The main square is really close but not much of a nightlife.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I stayed here w a few friends and the staff was helpful both before the trip and during with helping us to book activities. We only stayed one night so they were nice and held out bags for us during the day. The rooms were comfortable and clean and the pool and jacuzzi were nice. Breakfasts was very good and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family stayed here for three days and loved it. The hotel is located right in the middle of town, and across from a taxi stand and laundromat. There is a pool area with a jacuzzi and a great view of the volcano. Our rooms were very basic, however, with 2-4 plain beds and a clean bathroom. There was good... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
43 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Excellent service, very clean rooms, helpful staff and nice pool under the shadow of Arenal Volcano. The hotel is well located for the town amenities (shops, bars, pharmacy, restaurants, bank, and travel services) and a good base for the Volcano walks, the hot springs and the water falls. Good breakfast and noticed that a Sushi restaurant is attached to the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We chose it for its location and price. The overall quality made it an excellent experience. Good breakfast, good room, nice pool and attractive grounds. The staff couldn't be nicer. Very close to a good soda, a market, and car rental.

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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Located a few minutes walk from the main square, the location of the hotel (motel) is great. From the nice poolarea (regular pool and hot tub) there's a great view of the vulcano. There's also a counter of the Kappa Sushi place around the corner, with great tasty fresh sushi. Breakfast (not included in my roomrate, 6 usd) is served... More 

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