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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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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location one block from the Park and main commerce and restaurants. Clean and comfortable has a cozy private feeling. Friendly staff always willing to help. My family always enjoyed their time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was recommended by a travel agent friend who has stayed here. The air conditioning was great. Super clean rooms! We didn't use the pool but we ate the buffet breakfasts. We stayed three nights and would absolutely choose this place again! The location was fabulous for shopping. We had two full days of tours planned so we didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My travel group stayed here for 3 nights while in the La Fortuna area. The location of the hotel to the town center was its best quality. It really is in a great location. The staff were friendly, but nothing that stood out as amazing. Housekeeping always did a great job though. A few of the rooms had cold showers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was luxurious for us after a few weeks in hotels without air con and hot water. It was clean, and functional, and was perfectly located in the center of La Fortuna, close to banks, restaurants, the bus station, and tour companies. The breakfast was good, there was free coffee and tea all day, and the pool and jacuzzi... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I almost didn't book this place based on it looking like a motel in photos and people referring to it as one in their reviews, but boy am I ever glad that I did! It has gorgeous grounds with plants and birds, a hammock, a heated big pool, a kiddy pool we didn't test and a jacuzzi, all which have... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My friends and I stayed here in May 2015. The hotel location is great , right in center of la fortuna city , walking distance from restaurants and other shops. All you can eat breakfast buffet is included and was one of the best I had in my Costa Rica trips. There is a pool and Jacuzzi. We didn't use... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Great choice of hotel for medium budget. Rooms are clean with good a/c. Pool is nice and breakfast is included (all you can eat buffet). Location is perfect near restaurants, bars and banks, yet in a very quiet location. Taxis nearby, less than 20 mins to hot springs.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed at San Bosco for one night after staying a couple of nights outside of La Fortuna because we wanted to experience more of the town. You really can't beat this for the price. The location is a convenient walk to pretty much anything on the main drag. The room was clean, the water was hot and the grounds... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for 4 days in early May. The hotel rooms are sparse (only the necessities), but extremely clean and functional. We had a safe, a great sized shower, TV (which we never even turned on) and AC. Also, the free wifi worked great from anywhere on the property. We thought the included breakfast was great-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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