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San Bosco Inn

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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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Burlington, Ontario
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location in La Fortuna, a good balance of being right in town but slightly away from the hustle and bustle. Parking was included and was within the guarded (at night) fence surrounding the hotel. Felt very safe and secure. Excellent buffet style breakfast in the mornings with everything you could want to eat. Nice pools. Everything was clean and... More 

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Aptos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 6 stayed here for an entire week in mid- July 2015; We had three rooms, each was very clean, and every day the staff would leave a lovely towel animal on the bed. The morning breakfast was typical CR cuisine (rice, beans, plantains, etc) a light protein of either eggs or local meat, and occasionally we were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is perfect and all you need in the La Fortuna area. The rooms are clean, the staff is friendly, the breakfast is good and the location is unbeatable. At the price, you can't beat it. Nothing fancy but you don't need anything more here. Very happy.

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Edmonton
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117 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for our first two nights in Costa Rica and we're very happy with it! As we approached the hotel (at night) from the main street we weren't sure what to make of it as you can't see to much, but then as we rounded the corner we were pleasantly surprised with the entrance and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked it here. The pool is refreshing after a warm day doing activities, and there is hardly anyone ever in it! The breakfast was ample and served on the terrace with friendly service. Our room was nice and very quiet during the night, but was a bit noisy from 630am with people on tours getting up to go for... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights at the beginning of my stay in CR. The hotel is quaint with a very welcoming staff and nice breakfast buffet. It's very close to the center of town which was nice to venture into for dinner or shops. Our room had two double beds and a tv and good wifi. I would stay here... More 

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Fort Qu'Appelle
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here were friendly and English fluent. They were able to give us good directions and as the volcano was in cloud we opted for a quiet day at the hotel pool. We are at a SODA 2 1/2 blocks south of the hotel. Nice people, great food, good price.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time staying here. Both times it was the same; clean, friendly staff, free Wi-Fi, pool, hot tub, and free breakfast. There are no refrigerators but there is AC, ceiling fans, TV and a large bathroom I would stay here again. The inn is a very short walk to restaurants, shopping and bars.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one Saturday night. For two or more people, it is cheaper than most dormitories in nearby hostels and much nicer. Pros: price, location, security (in-room safe), gated parking, typical breakfast buffet (Gallo pinto, eggs, plantains), comfortable beds, friendly and knowledgable staff Cons: room had a musty smell, old stained carpets, dark stairways

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chicago
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66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My son and I used the San Bosco Inn as our home base for 6 days. The Good- The location of San Bosco Inn is 1 block from the main square of town. Walking distance from many sodas, shops and the main taxi stand near the central park. The grounds of the San Bosco are well kept, and the smell... More 

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