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Hotel La Pradera

2 Km West From la Fortuna, San Carlos | (on the way to Arenal Volcano), La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2009
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Montreal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2009

Lovely little Costa Rican owned place a little outside town, but taxi is cheap, so it's worth it for the peace and quiet. Be careful of the taxi drivers as they rarely turn on the meter, and when one did the ride from town only cost $2 while other drivers charged $3-$4. Once we knew the real price, we bargained... More 

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Seabeck, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

The rooms are super nice, we stayed in a cabin with another couple and it was really affordable and spacious. The room had a great shower and roomy deck. The grounds were lush and manicured, the staff was nice, a cute little boy showed us to our room. Had the volcano not been covered with fog the whole time we... More 

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NSW Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

I stayed here mid Nov 2009. View of the volcano is amazing, especially from the hot tub. Food was wonderful and at great prices. The staff were extremely helpful. They arranged all our tours very well. A cabin cost us about US$80 per night for 2 people including breakfast with complimentary crowds of hummingbirds buzzing in the flowering trees right... More 

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

I ate lunch next to a volcano. enough said. No really, this place is great. When you check in they give you a page long list of fun stuff to do in the area from ATV tours, canyoning (which i did), ziplines, horseback riding, rafting, etc.... The location is great. Tabacon hot springs and La Fortuna are about 5 minutes... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

This hotel is gorgeous, has incredible views of the Arenal Volcano. The rooms are extremely comfortable and the prices are reasonable. There is a restaurant on site that prepares delicious food for good prices as well. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2009

This hotel is just a bit down the road from town and so was nice and quiet. It is impeccably kept and the gardens and pools are among the cleanest I have ever seen. The desk staff help set up any adventures you would like and the breakfast provided will tempt any appetitie!! I love the porches to sit on... More 

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toronto, ON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

Nice hotel to overnight when going to see the Arenal volcano and Baldi Hot springs. The staff is really nice and a close taxi ride to the town. The town of Fortuna has many places to stay but we were happy with this hotel - best of all, it was only $60 for two people in an AC, cable TV... More 

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Lake Forest, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

This hotel was a great place to stay. The location is right in front (or back) of the volcano. While you won't be able to see the lava you may be lucky enough to see the top on a clear morning. The included breakfast was great. There is one computer with free internet use. The pool is an added plus.... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2009

Clean, spacious rooms (not luxurious but nice); absolutely beautiful and well-maintained grounds. We had a car and so we didn't mind being a little outside of town. Staff is friendly & helpful. My only suggestion for improvement would be to upgrade the mattresses - the beds weren't the most comfortable I've slept in.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

My boyfriend and I stayed at La Pradera for three nights. The grounds of the hotel are incredibly beautiful--much beautiful flora right outside the rooms, which attracted lots of colorful birds. The pool and hot tub are just as charming as they are on the website. You can sit in the hot tub and enjoy a view of the volcano.... More 

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