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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
  • Rooms
    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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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This hotel has a great location, right in town. You can walk to the supermarket ( 2 blocks- that is where the bus station is also, in case you need it). In every direction, there are restaurants. Breakfast was ok, just eggs and fruits. Our room view was great, you can see the volcano. The staff is nice. Manrique is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

we stayed here three nights as it's location is close to many of nearby attractions, arenal, hot springs and other sites. the rooms are well kept, bathrooms are spotless and the hotel staff was very accommodating. their wifi speed was a bit spotty, but overall a good value place to stay.

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Toronto, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Hotel La Fortuna is right in the centre of La Fortuna, with a clear view of the Arenal volcano. It's about a block or two away from the bus station, and easy to find even in the dark, after driving through fog on mountain switchbacks from San Jose, and parking is free. A note on the drive to the hotel... More 

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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Hotel La Fortuna Located in town of la Fortuna. Stayed three nights. Used as a staging area for our group of 14. It is in the town, traffic generally from sun up to sun down, never noticed traffic noise at night when sleeping. Hotel has strong basics, excellent water pressure, air conditioned, comfortable clean rooms, made service, excellent breakfast at... More 

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