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Hotel Vista del Cerro

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 December 11, 2014
Robert S Frisco, Colorado
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frisco, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I recently stayed at Hotel Vista del Cerro. They offer superior guest service as I left a valuable item there and was met in San Jose at my hotel the night before departure from Costa Rica by one of their family members with the item in hand. He even refused compensation repeatedly for the service. Bird watching from the pool,... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in November for 3 nights. The staff is English speaking, very friendly, helpful in getting advises , recommendations about places around. The room was clean and nice, with a view of Arenal volcano. Hotel has a beautiful garden with a lot of birds and a swimming pool. The free breakfast was delicious as other meals... More 

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Union City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have stayed 3 different hotels in 3 different areas in CR. Each one had 2 nights. Vista del Cerro was the best among the 3. The room was clean and spacious. The staff/ful. For a short review, there are 2 points stands out. (1) they charged us the exact amount as I booked from booking.com, while the other hotels... More 

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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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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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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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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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