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Hotel Sueno Dorado

4 km noroeste del Centro de la Fortuna | El Castillo de La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica (Formerly El Sueno Dorado Hotel)
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Phoenix, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel is situated about halfway between La Fortuna and the Volcano National Park. Taxis are required to go anywhere. The staff were polite and helpful (but sometimes a little slow). The rooms were clean. Our beds were a little hard. Breakfast was provided but, honestly, it was only so-so. The hot springs are more like hot tubs. Love the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I read here that it's run by very sweet people but I was denied a towel at hot springs after various requests. It's not that it was busy they had to run out of towels, there were 3 people in total. Bring your own towel if you want to go to hot springs here

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Wien, Österreich
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Very old, uncomfortable place. Bed smells awful, holes in the towels, dead insects at the ceiling. Toilet was leaking, shower full of mold. Plus: unfriendly staff without manners, didn't even say "hello". Btw: the pool with the hot springs is dirty too, hundrets of hair swim inside.

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

This motel/hotel was perfect for our stay in La Fortuna. Comfortable ,clean, spacious , basic furnished room with pleasant gardens in which they have three different pools, one very hot, one warm and one cold, lovely to relax in after a busy day hiking the Volcano Park. The staff were very endearong and helped us arrange whatever we asked. Nice... More 

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Thank Jonny97
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

A very well presented and family run hotel. We felt very comfortable and looked after. It was our first getaway in the tropics and geko and lizards in our room were not the norm. Every morning we woke up to a view of the arsenal volcano and put nature. We booked numerous excursions via the hotel and had an amazing... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We paid for a second night but had to leave because they had no hot water. The pools we not hot. Only Luke warm. Plus no refrigerator. Considering we paid $90, this was a bad deal. The place had a very cold emotional feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you want to be treated with kindness and genuine people, look no further! The staff here goes above and beyond to make you feel as comfortable as possible and are willing to help you book tours, travel, and massages. This place might not be a top-knotch five star hotel, but the people- especially the hotel owner, Minor, are amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Basic. Reasonable breakfast, lukewarm hot spring ( which our kids enjoyed but not us) no safe in room which was annoying. Walls are thin...some kids next door kept us awake just talking for the first two nights. Arenal has some great stuff to do so if you ok with basics this place is fine..

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Thank Dubaspapa
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

CAUTION: WE WERE ROBBED BY AN EMPLOYEE!!! While staying here with friends, our money was stolen from inside our LOCKED room. We left our purses in our rooms, locked all the doors and windows, and went to breakfast in the main lobby. While we were there, someone with a key went in our room and stole more than $600 from... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

When you visit another country one just has to depend on the reviews and your travel agent. I had a better than expected stay in Monteverde but a worse than expected stay at this hotel. It got 2 stars for the location (just at the base of the volcano with views from everywhere) ,for the manager ( she arranged for... More 

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