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Hotel Vista del Cerro

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2 miles west 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 June 8, 2014
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I stayed Hotel Vista del Cerro for two nights in May and I strongly recommend this hotel. The room was clean and comfortable. The location was good as everything is around the hotel– a supermarket is just across the street, a nice restaurant is just next to the hotel and others are also short walking distance. You can also found... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

While in Costa Rica for two weeks I caught a ride with friends that were going to an expo in Las Carlos. After dropping them off, I continued on looking for a place on the way to the Arenal volcano to spend a couple quiet days (hopefully away from the tourist crowd). A total cold call found me at Hotel... More

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We spent one night at this hotel in early March. The staff was wonderful. Extremely helpful. The room was clean. It was very reasonably priced. The location is great for seeing the volcano. The only bad thing is it is close to the road and you can hear the traffic passing by. I would stay again.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My sister and I so enjoyed staying at hotel Vista del Cerro! The staff was welcoming and super helpful and spoke great English. The room was comfortable and the location on the edge of La Fortuna was perfect for us...right across the street from a supermarket and next door to a yummy 'soda' where our breakfast was free due to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I promised Jenny before leaving Hotel Vista del Cerro that I would write this review. She went above and beyond for my group of 6 women traveling to Costa Rica for spring break. Although our delayed flight and road trip from San Juan to La Fortuna resulted in a 3am checkin Jenny was very welcoming and hospitable. Although we only... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The rooms at Vista del Cerro are very minimal, but you'll have everything you need. there is great water pressure, hot water, views of the volcano, and a nice little swimming pool. the included breakfast is delicious and substantial. There are cows and horses in the adjoining property which are charming. The best thing about this hotel is the staff.... More

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The hotel is located around 10 minutes from the heart of La Fortuna. A taxi costs around ~$3. The rooms are basic. You need to bring your own shampoo and conditioner. The room was slightly dank. Jenny is very pleasant and helpful. There is a supermarket right across the hotel. The soda next to the hotel also serves very good... More

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The biggest problem with this hotel is the noise. It sits right on the highway roadside, across from a woodworking shop and supermarket. The walls are extraordinarily good at passing sound, so you will hear conversations several doors down, cars rushing by at all hours of the night, not to mention the hammering and electric saws running as early as... More

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Whiting Indiana
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The place was clean. the a/c and cable worked. Water pressure was a little off and you need to bring your own shampoo and conditioner as well as a wash cloth if you use one. But all that said. Jenny was great. My friend lost her wallet with her id, money and atm card on our first day there. Jenny... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and I was very pleased with the cleanliness. Breakfast was delicious. Front desk was always helpful and spoke English. Loud in the mornings because of the road but quiet during sleep hours. Pool was awesome! Overall, pleased with our stay.

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Address: 2 miles west 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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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista del Cerro 2.5*
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Hotel Vista Del Cerro is located in La Fortuna San Carlos Costa Rica, one of the most wonderful areas of the country.We offer very comfortable and spacious rooms where you can enjoy the most relaxing rest, while admiring spectacular eruptions of the Arenal Volcano, from the commodity of your room. In addition, we offer nature lovers a large variety of activities such us the La Fortuna Waterfall, ATV tours to the Arenal River, hot springs, or the fascinating Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and for those who prefer thrilling adventures we have Canopy Tours and White water rafting. ... more   less 
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