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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 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
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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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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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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134 reviews 134 reviews
22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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argentina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Nice surroundings but horrible room. It is really old and it doesnt even have a decent closet to hang on your clothes. We had to keep the bathroom window open all night because of the terrible sewage smell. I wish we had spent more money on a better place but as we only spent one night and we were all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Manuel provided great service and recommendations for activities in La Fortuna. Although we were unable to view the entire Volcano (it was raining) while we were there, I could tell that it would have been a beautiful view if we had been luckier. Laundry is also available as a service and they were very good at separating our clothes and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The service was wonderful...from check-in to check-out. Breakfast is also pretty good and quick (they realize that you may be going on an adventurous trip soon). You have your choice of three types of breakfast, plus coffee, orange juice, etc. You will not have all amenities you might expect: really hot water, ice, or a clock. Wireless internet works best... More 

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