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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009
SoloTraveller? Hamilton, ON
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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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Hamilton, ON
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009

I stayed here for four nights and it was exactly what I was looking for as a solo traveller. Walking distance to everything , clean, comfortable rooms, free computers with internet access, free breakfast, great volcano view, very helpful and friendly staff.... I can't say enough about it. I liked it so much I stayed there again on my way... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

Hotel La Fortuna is a an OK hotel in the area, it is clean, first impressions, it's really high tech with a pretty fast elavator & electronic keys. However the bathroom design is a little off...there was no real tile divider on the floor but a metal strip....the water went all over the bathroom floor and started to flow into... More

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So. Calif.
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2009

When we visited La Fortuna two years ago, we stayed at this same hotel, and left feeling as if Jose and Lorena Soto, the owners, were close friends. Rooms were spare and incredibly inexpensive, but had hot water and a private bathroom. Imagine our surprise when we returned two years later and discovered a brand new high rise hotel in... More

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san jose, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2009

HOTEL: very cute, clean, and super friendly. Lorena ( gosh, i think that is her name: blond, caucasion, speaks little english but is great...and she usually works the desk front area). I like her, she was super friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Try staying on the 3rd floor or above to get away from the street noise and to... More

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USA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2009

The staff is great, the rooms are clean, the showers are big, rooms have AC and Cable TV. The hotel bar has great food and the staff has a great relationship with adventure companies in town and can help set up tours. This is a great pick!

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

My partner and I really enjoyed our stay at this property after spending time in Puerto Viejo. Conveniently located in the town's center, all the restaurants are services in town are in walking distance. The rooms were clean and mattress comfortable for all the post hiking and riding the area offers. The staff was most compassionate and went the extra... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

This little gem is located right in the center of La Fortuna. It is very convenient. Rooms are very clean but no frill. Half of our family stayed elsewhere the first night. We got great rate for two people. However, when the rest of the family showed up. The lady in the front desk insisted that we must take a... More

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Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

Very clean hotel with overall friendly staff. One front desk person was kind of strange (had this staring problem) but everyone else was nice. There is free internet access during the day and a free continental breakfast of fruit, toast, juice, and coffee. Very good start to your day. Housekeeping service is very good, you get fresh towels daily. Didn't... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2009

Made reservation for rooms a couple days in advance to very receptive staff. Great lobby, provided computer for surfing the internet. Rooms were nice and clean, great value for the money. Front desk was very helpful in booking activities in Arenal and had some good deals on tours. Would definitely go back.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

This hotel is a great mid-range option in La Fortuna town. It's close to restaurants, bars, a supermarket, and the bus station, so it was really convenient for us. The hotel was new, clean, air conditioned, and accessible. We stayed in a volcano view room, which I definitely recommend because the first thing you see when you wake up is... More

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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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
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