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San Bosco Inn

2.5 of 5
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 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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42 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and a friend stayed here for a couple nights while traveling through Costa Rica on holiday, and have nothing bad to say about it. It was in a super convenient location (right in town), has a decent pool, a cute sushi bar with drinks, and a jacuzzi. They have a gated parking lot, clean rooms, and a helpful, friendly... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not only do you have a great morning view at the free breakfast of the Volcano and the birds and town, but the hotel is located in walking distance from everything and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Not just that, they are fun and go out of the way to smile. They also have hot water and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had not booked this stay ahead of time. We arrived and were only able to stay one night. The price was reasonable and included a typical Tico breakfast. Very nice room. Very small and nothing but bare essentials in the room. Breakfast was good. We walked around the village and back to the hotel. It was pretty quiet all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The hotel is located near the volcanoe, but doesn't offer a swim in the hot springs! Otherwise it's okay, but really off! The pool is too cold and they also overestimate themselves!!! Also they don't offer a observation tour! And they don't have a garden either

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