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Hotel La Fortuna

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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victorville, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of tallest buildings in town. Good location near most everything. Staff was able to book us for Badi Hot Springs. Overall no issues and nice place for base to go on day adventures! Go have some fun.

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Houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We weren't sure what to expect based on the mixed reviews, after staying here for 4 nights I can say that our experience at this hotel was wonderful. The hotel is in the hub of town. There are 3 grocery stores just a short walk away and loads of great restaurants to choose from. You'll have to take a taxi... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price was what we needed. The location is right in town and convenient. The young man at the reception desk was friendly and helpful, however, the rest of the staff were generally cool. They were hesitant to give us an extra pouch of coffee.

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had room 411: the room is big and it was clean! Unfortunately you cannot open the window so we had to open the door for some fresh air... It was pretty warm in the room as the aircon is not included in the room price. Hotel is located in the center and they have a minimarket in the hotel... More 

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UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Centre location makes it noisy from the busy main road. Free (slow) Wifi. Good showers with plenty of hot water, good breakfast ~ fresh pineapple / banana / orange followed by scrambled egg and toast. The male receptionist was very welcoming. Breakfast staff weren't too friendly though and wouldn't even return a smile. Room seemed to be fairly clean BUT... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Many of the rooms in this hotel have no windows, Otherwise, it was a functional hotel with clean sheets, bathroom, and air conditioning. The breakfast was quite good with lots of fruit. It's main plus was its proximity to town and the little mini store in the lobby.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
56 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We spent two nights at this hotel during our tour of Costa Rica. Its great advantage is its central position close to the town's shops and restaurants. However, it is not on the main road, so it is quiet. Our third floor room would have provided us with a great view of the Arenal Volcano but this was shrouded in... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It is a bit pricey to stay here compared to what you normally get. I think most other places were full up as it was approaching Easter weekend so I settled for here. I paid a similar price to a 4 or 5 star hotel in. San Jose. When they charged me for a deposit for a safety deposit box... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was quite pleased with this hotel. It's right in the town so I could walk to all the restaurants, shops and other amenities. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Manrique and Mercedes at the front desk helped to book tours and gave me some great advice. The hotel was the cleanest place I've stayed in Costa Rica and... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice people, but they spoke little English and weren't overly friendly. We stayed for two nights. The rooms were ok, but the mattresses were old and like bricks. We ate at the hotel a couple of times as part of a package. Breakfast was decent (fruit, eggs, toast). Dinner and lunch were not sufficient - very small quantities and we... More 

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