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2 Km from La Fortuna | (on the way to Arenal Volcano), La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008
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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 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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Santa Monica, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008

Very nice grounds and cute individual cabins that each have volcano views (spend the extra $15 for them as it feels much more private). HUGE bathrooms with plenty of hot water. We really liked the look and feel of this place a lot. I liked the breakfast spread (eggs, pancakes, sausage, cooked plantains, granola, yogurt and fresh fruit) , but... More

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Highland, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2007

La Pradera is a great centraly located hotel. We stayed in one of the bungalows. It was a great room, with great staff. I would recommed this hotel to eveyrone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2007

We spent 4 nights at La Pradera out of our 14 day stay in early June. We had a cabin in the back that was perfect for our family of 4. It had a private porch, was quiet and very comfortable. The tiled bathroom was spacious and we had plenty of hot water. The AC worked well, and the room... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2007

Nice clean hotel in a great location. Cheap, great pool & a hot tub, amazing views of the Volcano, close to town (5 mins. by car), great staff very accommodating and knowledgeable about activities in the area. And Lola the parrot that lives in the dinning room is fun too! They run an ATV tour out of the hotel that... More

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vallejo, CA
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2007

Great small hotel right outside of La Fortuna, one of my favorite hotels our 3+wk CR trip & also the cheapest! Feels like you’re in the countryside on the property, minimal road noise, virtually none in the cabins. Three rows of standard rooms ($65/nt including breakfast & tax) and a row of cabins ($80/nt including breakfast & tax) set in... More

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Helsingborg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2007

Very charming and good hotel. Good value for the money! The people that worked there where friendly and offerd a good service. The organised trips and even helped me with getting my next hotel. The breakfast was just ok, but else everything was great for the price. Will recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2007

We stayed in the cabins and had a wonderful experience. The cabins are "like new" and our cabin was part of a group that was nestled in the woods with a great balcony view of the volcano. Its not the lava side, but still beautiful. The pool area was georgous and the walking path from the dining room to our... More

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new york
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2007

We arrived without a reservation, switching from another hotel in Fortuna that we weren't happy with. Since we stayed on a Sunday night when it wasn't busy, the hotel gave us a great discount that made it affordable for us. La Pradera has awesome views of the volcano right in front of the hotel. The pool is beautiful blue tiles,... More

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Chicago
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2007

We enjoyed our stay at La Padera. We stayed in one of the cabinas. The room was large and clean, and the bathroom was too. We had a view of the volcano from our front porch, although the hotel isn't on the lava-side of the volcano. The breakfast is great and the pool is small but nice. The location is... More

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Shirley, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2006

When traveling with friends to the Arenal Volcano area we needed a budget-friendly yet not barebones hotel. Hotel La Pradera was reasonably priced, the rooms were spacious and clean, and the grounds, while not overly fancy, were full of flowers and very pleasant. The pool area is lovely, and if Arenal hadn't been perpetually topped with clouds, the view of... More

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Address: 2 Km from La Fortuna | (on the way to Arenal Volcano), La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #23 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #33 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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