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Hotel Vagabondo

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Samara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Vagabondo for 2 nights and absolutely loved it. The rooms are clean and the beds are super comfortable with nice linens and pillows. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was great. We had pizza and it was very good. Even though it is right on the main road, there was no... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My sister and I went on an 8 day costa rican vacation together. We are budget conscious but didn't want to end up at one of the hostels in la fortuna , our shared dorm party days are over but we still need a decent price. Hotel vagabondo was perfect for us. The room was clean had ac and opened... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My brief stay at Hotel Vagabondo has been my worst accommodation experience to date after 6 months travelling through Central America. I made a reservation in good faith according to what their website had advertised, but found the hotel did not provide the services it promised. There was no WiFi when I arrived, although they did fix it a few... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The hotel is a 15-20 min walk from downtown La Fortuna, which is a pretty good location, since it's not as noisy or crowded. The room (number 8) I got was a tad bit small and only fit a bed and a nightstand. But the facilities were pretty clean. One concern I had was that, since all of the rooms... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Vagabondo for two nights. It was a great little spot and breakfast is included. There's a little pool in the back, which was perfect as it was really hot out. The room we had did not have AC (they do have AC rooms) but the fan over the bed was fine. The hotel is a few... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Great place for a great price. Good location, very near many hotspring, arenal park, and the waterfall. easy walk to la fortuna. friendly staff. Good breaktfast, nice clean rooms. Very good & safe. Fun souvenier shop

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Difficult to find (stopped about 5 times for directions) - turns out they had a sign on the ground painting it by hand as we were trying to find it....but there are two small banners indicating the hotel and pizzeria. Not enough signage, in my opinion. Once we checked it, we were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room,... More 

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Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We only spent one night here, on our way from the North back to Alejuela. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms in back by the pool offer a pleasant get-away from the highway. Were traveling with another couple and so we had a long dinner at the Pizzeria, even played cards. The staff was fun to interact... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at how lovely this tiny one story hotel was. When we were dropped off I was just expecting a clean bed, warm shower and not much more! Then they took us to our lil bungalow style room in the back...with the pool right outside the gorgeous spacious room!!!! The street is lined with tons of restaurants... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great little hotel to come back to at the end of a long, active day in the Fortuna area. Breakfast is pretty standard. The Tang is great. The attached restaurant is ok for dinner, but there's better food (and bang for your buck) close by. Showers weren't always hot, but that's ok. We had one issue in that the hotel... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the Vagabondo Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos and gives us a taste you contact us The rooms have a simple decoration to Italian style, with wooden furniture, feature garden, pool, restaurant and parking Also include Air conditioning or fan, TV, WIFI, safe, private bathroom and shower, plus breakfast included ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vagabondo

Address: | 1.5 km oeste del parque de la fortuna sobre carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00123, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $39 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vagabondo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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