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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marshfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

We stayed at The Hotel Monte Real on the 2nd leg of our Costa Rica adventure. We stayed in a Junior Suite as it is called and were pleasantly surprised. The owner is very friendly and helpful to advising on local destinations. The room was spacious, had all the amenities advertised and was super clean. We also very much enjoyed... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

it is just one block of the main road, but really quiet. the room and bathroom were really clean. we had a fridge, coffeemaker, ac and tv and wifi in the room. on the balcony was enough space to sit with the children (3 and 5 years old) and playing games. the pool was good sized and clean. the breakfast... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Located just a couple of blocks from the main town square, yet nestled in a residential neighborhood. An easy walk to many nice restaurant. I felt safe and enjoyed both the excellent view of the Arenal Volcano and the sound of water rushing in the nearby river. The pool is pleasant, the place is clean all around, and the staff... More

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

We stayed for a couple of nights in early December and found the budget room that we booked to be spacious and with a TV and fridge as well as having an outdoor seating area with a couple of chairs and a table. The room was nice enough, quite basic but clean, and the people that ran the place were... More

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La Quinta, California
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We had a nice stay at the Monte Real. We arrived on a rainy, cloudy day, so we didn't know until the next day that our room had a beautiful view of the volcano. The hotel is right in town and easily within walking distance of everything in the nice little town of La Fortuna. The hotel appears to be... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

After the miles of squat concrete slabs that characterize San Jose's skyline, the bright yellow and red buildings that make up the Monte Real were a cheerful welcome to La Fortuna. The grounds are immaculate, and internet is free at the front office (I didn't try to connect to the the wireless, but I believe it is available). We took... More

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

The last weekend we stayed in this beatiful hotel, in a premium room. We recommed to anyone that looking for a good location and a very convenient price. Our room was prepared, clean and with a perfect view to the volcano. The gardens, the pool and the facilities in general are very care of. The service was excelent, kind and... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

We stayed here based on the recommendation of the travel gods at Lonely Planet. We were not disappointed! We were the only guests staying at the hotel that night, so we had the best room, with the best view of Arenal, which is room #7. The room included free Wifi, and free breakfast at a local soda shop on the... More

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Oakland, California
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

This was a great place to stay in La Fortuna and very reasonably priced. The Hotel is only a couple of blocks from the town and the local supermarket. The grounds are beautiful, there is a swimming pool, a hot tub and a garden area with seating beside the river. We were told that a sloth has been see but... More

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Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

This was a last minute option since AOL didn't honor the reservations I had made. It ended up being a blessing that this place was able to accommodate us and we ended up staying three nights. The owner along with his wife and sons were very friendly and helpful, advising us on the various tours and even random things like... More

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

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#18 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Number of rooms
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