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Este Del Parque Central La For, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 8055, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Bryan, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is clean and equipped with all the basic amenities such as a coffee pot and mini fridge and AC. The staff is fairly helpful although slightly guilty of pushing you towards activities/companies that I suspect that get a cut from if you book. But overall the staff is great, the hotel is conveniently located, and has a nice... More

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Ft. Lauderdale, USA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If you are looking to stay within walking distance to the town of in La Fortuna, this is the place! It's clean and safe! The best part about this hotel is the staff!!! They are friendly, knowledgeable and will go above and beyond to help their guests. You're in good hands!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Room was clean, TV old but worked, free internet, parking, pretty treed and flowered grounds, small pool, coffee pot and small fridge in the room, nice balcony to enjoy the volcano. The hotel is located near the center of town. the staff is very nice, greeting you with a glass of fresh juice when you arrive. Breakfast is at a... More

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Red Deer
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great location-Very short walk to main square Great staff -The night watchmen is a cool guy always looking for cool stuff to show you wish I new Spanish bet he could teach you a lot. Great room -Very clean with a view of volcano Great well kept grounds -Stream/wooded area right behind hotel lots of iguanas and one sloth

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Healdsburg, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Monte Real is centrally located in La Fortuna, so it's in perfect walking distance to many different restaurants and shops. The hotel room itself was so clean, and the people who work in the front office were very nice and helped book us a couple of tours. The forest out back is a perk, especially the iguanas in the trees.... More

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you are on a budget this is a great place. Our room was spacious and had views of Volcan Arenal. There is a clean, decent pool and the grounds are well manicured. Lots of birds and iguanas. The town is a very short walk but feels miles away. Yes you have to walk a couple of blocks for breakfast... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We arrived pretty late from an all day travel, but were greeted with a welcome drink and reception staff happy to answer our multitude of questions, which included him phoning a hot springs to check the price and a tour company to reconfirm our pick up time. We had booked none of these tours through the hotel. We also put... More

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Very good and friendly service, nice and clean rooms with good (hot) showers. Two queen size beds that fitted two adults and two kids without problems. The garden is really great, lots of birds, big iguanas, flowers and nice trees alongside the small river. The pool, although small, is a nice hangout for the kids. Two minutes walk to the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It's on a great location. The service was awesome, the room was big, clean and nice decorated. Hotel staff is very courteous and helpful. You can see all kinds of animals and birds on the back yard including sloths. If I go to la fortuna again, I will definitely stay there. Recommended for Costa Ricans and foreign tourists.

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Hotel Monte Real is beautiful! It's set off the road. Once you enter, there's beautiful, lush landscaping and multiple varieties of plants and trees, all with signs so you can identify what's what. There's a beautiful pool area (very clean and great temperature). The river runs behind the property so you can sit and enjoy nature, a picnic perhaps? The... More

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Address: Este Del Parque Central La For, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 8055, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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