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San Bosco Inn

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200 mts North from Gas Station, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel San Bosco)
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HULL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Well located with a view of Arenal volcano, the rooms are of a reasonable size and functional; they would however benefit from the inclusion of a fridge and safe. The hotel is kept meticulously clean. Nice pool and 2 hot Jacuzzi tubs. Friendly helpful staff, reasonable breakfast. Good value for money

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Springfield, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012 via mobile

The room was clean but a little bit dimly lit. Great pool and hot tub and good breakfast on the patio. Great view of the volcano when it's not hidden by the clouds.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

We stayed for 4 nights, at the start of a 3 week trip, experience was very nice. I agree the rooms are a little dark, but no biggie! The staff were wonderful. Always willing to answer our questions and give great advise. Thanks guys. Very to the main square. Good breakfast. I would definitely stay here again.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

One of the few places in Costa Rica that is not overpriced and actually worth the money ($64 per night for 2 people in a regular room including breakfast). + clean rooms, clean sheets, clean towels + professional and helpful staff - unfortunately, this is not common in Costa Rica! + quiet location, but only a few steps away from... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

My husband and I just spent four night in La Fortuna at Hotel San Bosco. While it was a conveniently located hotel, we were slightly disappointed with a few aspects of our stay. The rooms were really dark and un-cozy. I guess it was good to not love being in our room so we spent way more time exploring the... More 

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Niagara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Josimar met us at the office and went out of his way to be helpful. Although the room was small, and pooly lighted, everything else was excellent. The eggs at breakfast were cooked to order, the pool was imaculate and the water warm. Grounds were full of floral plantings and were well maintained. Location was in the center of town... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Hotel San Bosco is spotlessly clean; the staff is professional and polite and they speak English. The grounds are immaculate. We had a budget room, nothing fancy, but it was so clean you could eat off the floor. Great location, off the main street but only a couple of blocks to everything. Very secure and quiet. Couldn't ask for more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

This is a good in-town alternative to the high-priced resorts on the highway leading to Volcan Arenal. It's got a secure, courtyard layout. The rooms are spare but clean. Price is reasonable. Breakfast wasexcellent. WiFi worked only intermittently.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

The Hotel San Bosco is located in the center of La Fortuna within walkin distance of the majority of the bars and restaurants in the area. The hotel is about a 20min drive to the Arenal attractions which is very convenient. The hotel itself has somewhat dated rooms, but they are very clean and well maintained. Each morning an expansive... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Great rooms, luxury is not part of their priorities, however the price does not compare to the great attention and charisma of their staff, breakfast is included which (by the way) was very good! Totally recommended.

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Bosco 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
#4 Best Value Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 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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