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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 block south and 1 block east from La Fortuna Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tripadvisor really let me down on this hotel. The accommodation is very, very basic. I paid over $20 more for an upgraded volcano view room, but it definitely was NOT worth it. Save yourself some money and book the most basic room available if you choose this hotel. The room itself was small and basic...equivalent to that of a 1... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
55 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a million hotels around Fortuna...and if you don't want to stay close to the volcano, but want to be in town, I recommend this place. I paid $55 a night for a room with a volcano view. Clean, spacious room. Great A/C. Endless hot water. Laundry right across the street. Good breakfast included. Free internet access/wifi. Friendly, professional,... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very nice and clean, and in an excellent location. Free continental breakfast included. Will recommend. The room was spacious, had a tv, AC, balcony and large clean bathroom. Walking distance to many restaurants.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Stayed 3 nights. Modest room, no fridge and small but comfortable. Right in the middle of La Fortuna - great access to good food. Street noise can be a little much but settles down by 10 pm. The front desk saved the day when we missed our connection back to San Jose and helped us get a flight on Nature... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

If you would like to live in the town and in a very clean and pleasant hotel, you do not need to look any further. The rooms are very clean, the reception desk is very helpful with tours (they remembered my name - the only place where the receptionist welcomed me by my first name two days later; thank you,... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Clean and fresh hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Good sized room with air conditioning. Close to the centre of town for restaurants, laundry (across the street from the hotel and reasonably priced), etc.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I stayed there for 2 night as part of my visit to Arenal volcano. This hotel is located in the downtown core thus has easy assess to almost everywhere. The front desk lady is very helpful and can give you lots of good advises in adventure tours and local spots nearby. I stayed in a room with volcano view. If... More

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Winnipeg
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here for three nights as part of my G Adventure tour. Great location and nice, clean room with good amenities. We scored a room with a balcony, but a few in our group had interior rooms with no outside windows. The most charming aspect of our room was that each morning around 7 a.m. a group of horses galloped... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

I've just concluded a 4 day stay at Hotel La Fortuna, it was an absolute pleasure staying there! The hotel is located in the centre of La Fortuna town and there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance. It is also in a great location to explore the surrounding area. Hotel La Fortuna really is a great... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The rooms are extremely basic, and lacking charm. The hotel is located within walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. The internet in the room was painfully slow but worked extremely well in the lobby. This hotel is not a bad choice but I would not return.

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Also Known As:
Hotel La Fortuna Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Address: 1 block south and 1 block east from La Fortuna Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#29 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A uniquely designed building and an excellent location, make our hotel stands out in La Fortuna downtown. We have a central area extending up all five floors, with interior balconies looking down to the lobby, creating a sense of openness and freshness.Each floor keeps a refrigerator and free coffee. Our lobby area provides computers with free Internet and wireless. Ample and comfortable seating is perfect to relax while you enjoy our well-stocked English books exchange.Just a couple of blocks away, you can find supermarkets, drugstores, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and everything you need for having a good vacation.And if you are looking for more relaxation or adventure, we offer you a tourist information desk inside the hotel with convenient prices for the guests. Parking lot is free and exclusive for our visitors. ... more   less 
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