We stayed for 2 nights in mid November and was very satisfied with our stay. The hotel is right in town and several restaurants, sodas and bars are right around the corner. The rooms were nothing fancy, but clean and well maintained. The front desk manager was very friendly and helpful. The rate was very reasonable and included breakfast; the breakfast was pretty plain but came with a plate of fresh fruit which was appreciated.
A couple of drawbacks...there's no safe in the room and the shower leaked all over the bathroom floor. Also the hotel is located along a main road with a lot of truck traffic and it was quite noisy at times, in particular the early morning. So if you're a light sleeper you may want to consider something outside of town. And while the hotel and bar has a restaurant, it was closed due to low season; the kitchen opened only for breakfast. But it wasn't an issue as there are plenty of restaurants in town to choose from.
Overall the hotel was very good value for money, and I would recommend it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A uniquely designed building and an excellent location, make our hotel stands out in La Fortuna downtown. We have a central area extending up all five floors, with interior balconies looking down to the lobby, creating a sense of openness and freshness. Our lobby area provides computers with free Internet and wireless. Ample and comfortable seating is perfect to relax while you enjoy our well-stocked English books exchange.Just a couple of blocks away, you can find supermarkets, drugstores, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and everything you need for having a good vacation.And if you are looking for more relaxation or adventure, we offer you a tourist information desk inside the hotel with convenient prices for the guests. Parking lot is free and exclusive for our visitors. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel La Fortuna Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park