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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2009
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Nova Scotia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2009

We stayed only two nights here and wish we could have stayed more. I know the nicer resorts are located outside of town but we did not have a car and so accepted our travel agent's recommendation for the San Bosco. What a find! This was our favourite hotel of our trip eventhough it wasn't the fanciest or the priciest.... More 

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2009

i stayed here for one night in February as part of a package. I am a student and was on a budget so I didn't know what to expect since its so much less than most places in the area. what a nice surprise. First, the hotel is in town so walking distance to range of shops and places to... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

When in La Fortuna, you have two options regarding accomodation. Either you stay close to Arenal Volcano and the thermal baths, or you stay in the town of La Fortuna. We chose the latter, as this would make us non-reliant on transportation. San Bosco is located in the middle of La Fortuna with great views of the volcano. Many restaurants... More 

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oklahoma city
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2008

Just returned and loved the location of the hotel. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Laundry service just across the street and very reasonable. Easy to walk around town to shop, eat, or hang out at the park.

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Santiago, Chile
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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2008

We drove from Grecia where we stayed the night before, and arrived to Fortuna in the early afternoon. I heard of this hotel before so we went right here. It was the best choice. There is plenty of "Cabinas" in La Fortuna where you can find a room with shared bathroom for $7-$10. Unique Qualities: Unbelievably friendly and helpful receptionist,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2008

The Hotel San Bosco is a really good place to stay in LaFortuna. The prices are reasonable especially considering the location, cleanliness and ammenities. This is my 3rd time in LaFortuna in 10 weeks time and this is definitely my best hotel choice so far. The hotel is right in town (as compared to many of the nicer accommodations in... More 

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Orlando, FL
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2008

First time in CR, and my girlfriend and I didn't know quite what to expect. But this hotel was great! The biggest part was the staff. They are fantastic. The hotel itself is basic. It is clean, great location if you want to stay in La Fortuna, and actually offers a pretty good breakfast! the daily room service is also... More 

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manitou springs, co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2008

San Bosco was convenient to the main street area, and also quiet. It was secure and had gates that lock at night. We had a view of the volcano. Breakfasts were quite good, with eggs ordered as you want them. The rooms were nice, very clean. The staff people were helpful. While in La Fortuna we went to Hanging Bridges,... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2008

The lobby was pretty nice, as well as the pool, jacuzzi, and breakfast in the morning. The rooms, however are a little dirty. There is no phone, the television had to be fixed, and there were mosquito parts all over my top sheet as well as two small bugs found on my top pillow. There was also a small lizard... More 

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Chicago, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2008

Hotel San Bosco provides the perfect escape the town of La Fortuna, yet is only two blocks away from the action. The staff is incredibly helpful and attentive to the needs of its guests. We loved having transportation at the hotel any time during the day. The morning breakfast was good, the rooms clean, the pool and hot tubs refreshing,... More 

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Address: 200 mts North from Gas Station, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel San Bosco)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — San Bosco Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
San Bosco Inn Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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