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Prince albert
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in this hotel because it was budget friendly, not too much more than a private room in a hostel. Pros - Free breakfast, Nice pool, Helpful staff, Good location, Decent rooms, good value for money Cons - Rooms were loud/not very sound proof, lots of bugs in the rooms (but this is kind of par for the course...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great value hotel-----one of the cheapest we found on our visit to Costa Rica The rooms are a wee bit on the small side--------think 1960's US motels However the beds were fine ,it was clean and the water was hot There is a nice pool and sitting area , coffee is available all day and the breakfast...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! Your feedback is so important for us in order to improve each day. We hope that you enjoyed your experience through Costa Rica. A big and tropical hug from Costa Rica!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at San Bosco for three nights while in La Fortuna. Upon arrival, I was a bit skeptical. This is not a 5 star hotel with the full amenities BUT then again you're not really there to spend your full day at the hotel. I found the accommodations to be very good. I felt safe, bed was comfortable, hot shower,...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Your satisfaction is our main goal, and we are happy to read, that we met your expectations. Thanks for the feedback, that is our main way to improve in new and better services. Greetings from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica!

Andrews, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice accommodations. Close to town and lots to walk to . My room was quiet, breakfast was good. Good hot tub. Our room was on the second floor and was quite. Rooms were nice size and clean. Water was hot and had good pressure.

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Your satisfaction is our main goal, and we are happy to read, that we met your expectations. Thanks for the feedback, that is our main way to improve in new and better services. Greetings from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Room #6 for one night after arriving in La Fortuna. The staff was very hospitable and friendly. The hotel was in the main section of town and you could easily walk to nearby shops and restaurants. They closed the gate to the parking lot after 10 pm so if you had a rental car it was safe from...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Hi Josh! Thanks for your comments! We understand that our guests feedback is the right way to improve in our facilities and services. We hope that despite this issue, you enjoyed your experience in La Fortuna and Costa Rica A big and tropical hug from Costa Rica!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights last weekend and were very pleased! The staff of very friendly and knowledgeable. Our hotel room was clean, had a small TV and a fan. They also have free parking and a pool, however, it was mostly raining when we were there so we didn't use the pool. Breakfast is included...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Your satisfaction is our main goal, and we are happy to read, that we met your expectations. Thanks for the feedback, that is our main way to improve in new and better services. Greetings from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica!

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pretty decent motel style place in La Fortuna. The rooms are of a reasonable size and always clean when I visited. There's usually free coffee or tea on hand (As with most hotels in Costa Rica) and staff are always friendly and polite. The hotel comes with a reasonable sized pool area, adjacent the breakfast area. The...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Your satisfaction is our main goal, and we are happy to read, that we met your expectations. Thanks for the feedback, that is our main way to improve in new and better services. Greetings from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica!

Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

we were here for two nights. clean rooms, could possibly be attached to the bathroom (shower). the second day we had a problem with the air conditioning - the case solved in 10 minutes;) I really recommend, cheap and good! breakfast typical Caribbean; rice with beans, scrambled eggs, fruit. The hotel staff speaks English - a big plus. I really...

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Grupo La Palma H, Guest Relations Manager at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear, that we can solve the issues as soon as possible. Our main goal is your satisfaction! A big hug from Costa Rica!

Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great place to stay to visit Arenal volcano and the surrounding area. Nothing fancy but all the staff are friendly and welcoming, the bedroom was fine, free wifi, great breakfasts - with good coffee - and a swimming pool that has an amazing view of the volcano. And the charming town of La Fortuna is just a few minutes walk...

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Grupo La Palma H, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to read that you enjoy your stay with us. Your satisfaction is our main goal and prize. Greetings from San Bosco Inn, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The hotel feels a lot like a nice American motel. The decor is fresh and modern and everything feels right. Location is fine, although Fortuna is pretty small and everything is walkable. Obviously you'll need transport to get to all the highlights of the area, although the volcano is comfortably visible from the hotel top floor. Pool and semi-warm jacuzzi...

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volcanolodge, Director de Relaciones Públicas at San Bosco Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from San Bosco Inn As you mention we are a property which brings to all our customers the possibility to enjoy Arenal Volcano in a easy way. Thank you so much for your comment, this is our way to get feedback in order to improve our service for all our customer. A great and tropical hug from La Fortuna,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Bosco Inn, is located in the center of La Fortuna, in the nicest tranquil area of this beautiful charming town, just 15 minutes from the majestic Arenal Volcano.Our strategic location in the town of La Fortuna allows you easy access to all of the services of the area.Our friendly staff is always available to serve you and advise you. We assure our guests an unforgettable stay in La Fortuna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Bosco Inn

Address: 200 mts North from Gas Station, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel San Bosco)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $43 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — San Bosco Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
San Bosco Inn Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Best Value Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#21 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#24 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“All were quite”
 of 5 bubbles yakermary, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask which rooms have the newest beds.”
 of 5 bubbles josha500, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms seem good”
 of 5 bubbles chucky224, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“basic room are the best value but must be booked far in advance”
 of 5 bubbles greenluck007, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“we had room number 18, I would go for that one again. Ask for room close to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Jajka, May 21, 2016 | Read review
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