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La Amistad Hotel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for a night after friends recommended this hostel because of its price (12$ for a dorm) and the open kitchen. It was okay and cheap (at least for Fortuna) for a night, but if we had wanted to stay in the Arenal area longer, we would have switched hostels immediately! Why? - when we checked in, the...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The 6 of us stayed in the 8 bed dorm. The good: It's a nice, clean and large room, no bunk beds. The lockers can fit full size backpacks. The hotel is in a convenient location (going to have street noise like all hostels on the main street.) The downsides: -Kitchen has no oil, spices, and only 2 forks. We...

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coffs harbour
Reviewed March 28, 2016

A good hotel to base yourself in in La Fortuna.We were in room 12 which was the end room ....large ..clean. outside was a hammock and table and chairs.The hotel has a small kitchen which was great. Its located in a central location in the town,some good restuarants nearby.

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Repentigny, Canada
Reviewed February 7, 2016

This hostel is well centered in La Fortuna and you can find everything you need around it. Rooms are cleaned daily, the service is good, but there is not much to do at the hostel itself. There are few hammocks near the front office, and there's a bar with pool tables on the second floor, but that's it. Rates are...

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Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

The staff was helpful and friendly in booking tours and giving information. The common areas were quaint and the location was amazing. But the rooms left a little to be desired. They were very hot, and there was only one fan for an 8 person dorm. I was lucky enough to get a bed near the fan, but my friend...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Great location in the middle of everything. Friendly front desk staff they recommended activities and all the activities they booked came to pick us up at the lobby. The rooms have all everything you could ask for, nothing fancy. Convenient store located right next door. Overall great cheap place to stay. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Booked through HostelWorld and after a 6 hour border crossing from Nicaragua we didn't get to the hostel until 10.30pm. The reception was closed and the security guard was able to accomodate us and find our 2 beds. Basic hostel and fine for 1 or 2 nights. Outside area for people to chill out. On high street so really easy...

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Reviewed December 24, 2015

Stayed here for three nights. A very comfortable room with seating area outside. Water could not be classed as hot but it was warm. Towels are provided after a deposit is paid The rooms are basic but the bed was comfortable, the fan was very efficient. . The room was serviced on one morning but left on the other day....

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Good location in the middle of the centre. That said, you can (and probably will) enjoy sounds of the bar across the street and the cars etc. We were the only ones at the time, but i am sure the whole building itself is noisey. Room was a but old, could use Some fresh paint. Bathroom not that clean. Kitchen...

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Wheel of Fortune..
Reviewed November 6, 2015

I have been frequenting LaFortuna for 10 plus years and La Amistad is a great stop over.. It is located on the "happening" corner and everything is within walking distance. The rooms are spotless, the night time security is tight, the family is friendly friendly friendly! If you want a place with great service (Julie and family are fabulous), next...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel La Amistad, located in the heart of La Fortuna, just 100 meters from the central park, near to all shopping centers and recreational areas. We have comfortable and rooms, all of them with private bathroom, Wi-Fi, hot water, cable TV, security guard at night, private parking, recreation area and a shared kitchen. In addition, our friendly staff is always ready to help and inform you about many different activities you can do in La Fortuna area. It will be a pleasure to serve and to make moments of lodging in Hotel La Amistad be a pleasant experience for you and your family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Amistad Hotel

Address: Avenida Central, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $14 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Amistad Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Pay a few bucks more and get a room with AC. Not only do you get AC, but it helps serve as a "sound machine" and drowns out any sounds outside.”
rebelfan1975, May 24, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room off of the street”
BrigidC_13, May 1, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms 8 to 12 at the back are well away from the noise of the street”
Snowbirdincostarica, Feb 15, 2012 | Read review
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