We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
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
Hotel amenities
Hotel La Fortuna
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Hotel La Fortuna to your Saves list
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Maria2628 Los Angeles, California
Write a Review

309 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (62)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My check in at this hotel with a lady hotel staff was disappointing. She did not smile the entire time she was on duty. Asking her about anything is like having a root canal. Is a client such a bother for her boring day? Seems like she never heard of customer service. The next one on duty was a guy... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got a very good discount for doing the reservation via web. The rooms were nice and cozey and we got a room in the 4th floor with a wonderful view of the Volcano! There was a nice parking lot right next to the building so it felt safe to leave the car there even though there is no guard... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Crown Point, Indiana
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

La Fortuna hotel is a very nice property, comparable or better than a Holiday Inn Express. It's the tallest building in town (6 floors?), and the building looks out of place. The hotel had a good breakfast, was centrally located so restaurants, banks, shopping were nearby. We had a view of Arenal Volcano. The problem was that we came to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice clean rooms with comfortable bed and pillows, a place to hang clothes and shelves for suitcase, bathroom fan, lots of hot water and shower pressure, wifi in-room, air conditioning (extra $5 per night) and a desk. (We were in room 510) Friendly and helpful front desk staff. Good location close to central La Fortuna.

Was this review helpful? Yes
hants UK
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This hotel has a lovely reception area. There are 3 computers available to use and the friendly, helpful staff are on hand when the internet won't work! There is plenty of space to sit and chat on comfy sofas etc and there is an area with some tourist information. You can book activities from here too. My room was on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was just thinking about Costa Rica and realized writing reviews of my amazing trip in May was long overdue! :) This hotel is comfortable, clean, friendly, and extremely convenient for walking to everything in the downtown of La Fortuna. The staff was so helpful regarding recommending tours, restaurants, etc. We could not believe how great the price was and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is perfect for being in the mix of la fortuna town. The town itself has some of the better food choices in the area. Excellent value for those on a budget. Front desk staff is very friendly and knowledgable of everything in town for whatever your budget may be. Wifi was spotty and for me worked best if in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Hotel La Fortuna was a decent option for us for our one night stay in La Fortuna. Located in the heart of "downtown," the hotel is within walking distance to many of the better restaurants. We were also grateful for the receptionist who helped us sort out a problem with a rafting company we had booked a service through. Breakfast... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edmonton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Clean rooms, in town, view of the volcano from some rooms. Staff try to be helpful but not overly friendly. Basic no frills. Rooms were quiet, wifi worked sporadically, walking distance around town. Tourist draw is the volcano.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The hotel was a nice surprise for a budget option. There is not much in La Fortuna to see but it is not far to the usual destinations. The staff was very friendly. The wireless internet was slow but functional and password protected. The free breakfast was average. The hotel and rooms appeared clean and adequate.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Do you own or manage Hotel La Fortuna?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel La Fortuna? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel La Fortuna

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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia, Priceline, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Hotel La Fortuna reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel La Fortuna Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

137 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (124)
Room/suite (30)
View from room (26)
Hotel & grounds (20)
Dining (15)
Bathroom (8)
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (14)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Family/play areas (1)
Dining (1)
View from room (1)
Room/suite (1)
Other (9)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay