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Hotel Sueno Dorado

3.0 of 5 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cartago, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let go by the bad reviews, it's really a nice place to stay. Minor, the manager is an excellent person that really tries his bed to make everyone feel like home, the Peruvian chef is amazing and the food couldn't be better... Has a great location, close to everything but yet not at all noisy, plus has the beautiful... More 

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Cuba
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were supposed to go there, fortunately though we had troubles with our reservation and didn't have to stay there. We were free to choose other hotels. After having visited others in the area I could compare really good and fact is that value for money wise - this hotel is really bad. They charge u middle class, but u... More 

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Bronx, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, 11 attached rooms, one floor and all rooms facing the nicely kept tropical garden, owned by a local and managed by a very friendly and ready to serve staff. Included a tasty typical breakfast (not much variety), a hot spring and cooling pools. The rooms were not luxurious but comfortable and had everything we needed. The grounds are very... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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60 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the Plus side: Friendly host, tasty breakfast, convenient location, good AC On the OK side: Room was freshly repainted and in an overall good state. So, although I do not recommend this place, I cannot say that it was run down. Host tried to promote local businesses (hot springs and restaurant) on which he has a kickback. Your might... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Filthy place full of bed bugs... Had to throw out my clothes. I walked in to check in and there was people on the lobby complaining that their rooms had no water for days, that should of been my first clue.... I still proceeded to stay and since I was tired I took a little nap. When I woke up... More 

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This 11 unit motel on extensive large landscaped grounds offers suberb value for the price. The rooms are basic, clean, and the facility managed by very friendly and helpful staff. There is a lovely pool suitable for children and cooling off; and a wonderful hotsprings pool included in the price--why pay $300 next door or $40 for a day pass... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The service here was really great. We showed up with no plans, and were treated to a staff that helped us book a number of tours. Everyone was SUPER friendly and helpful. The view is also beautiful from the rooms; looking out the window you can a view of the volcano. We didnt have time to use the pool, but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

nice hot pool, needs: updating, wash cloths, cleaning everyday, changing towels, they are friendly. location is good and green areas. they should take advantage of th space and make it appealing, good price though. they need to widen th choices of th menu. before i forget, they should stop th waterfall at least at 10.30pm it was awesome

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San Jose
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Two nights never cleaned our room. No hot water and the so called receptionist said it didn't cause we hadn't turn it on. We told them the repair part required, he went and bought it and gave it to us because he didn't know how to fix it. Disconnected A/C really don't know why. And breakfast Eventhough it's tasty takes... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I stayed here as part of a small group excursion. The hotel -- several km outside the town of La Fortuna -- is a very pretty property. The grounds are lovely, and the pool area is wonderful. The swimming pool and the hot springs are immaculate and picturesque. The rooms themselves are very modest. There are three beds in each... More 

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Address: 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)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sueno Dorado 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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