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Amelia Island, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not so good: Check in took longer than necessary with agent getting side tracked several times, talking to other people before finishing with me. For some reason he was extremely averse to taking colones and refused to accept a 50 mil for a required deposit on the safe deposit box in my room, so I spent the first night not... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms here are okay. They are small and quite basic but most have no natural light and are very warm. I had issues with my TV remote (I adore background chatter) and the staff were fab at assisting. Breakfast on the first day was a buffet and good. Second day was order....and again pretty good. Aircon would be worth... More 

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Ko Yao Yai, Thailand
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't expecting much when we first pulled up to the hotel, but this place "wowed" us from the moment we walked into the entryway! It's very clean & very beautiful. The woodwork is particularly lovely. The room was very clean, the safe was easy to operate & very secure, but the view.... Oh my goodness, the VIEW!!!! The volcano... More 

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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is the best, the price was relatively affordable and it was in close proximity to the bus station and local shops and restaurants! the place was clean and staff was nice. there was a nice balcony view. Totally worth it, esp. if you are on a budget. I would stay here again.

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Thank Mayra L
HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, First of all, we want to thank you for the time you have taken on writing this comment. On the other hand, we always try to keep our rooms clean for our clients and they can have a good time in here. We also have good rates or pricing for those that are on a budget. Thank you!!! More 

Baltimore, MD
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Hotel La Fortuna is right in town and easily accessible by car or bus. That being said you will hear the street noise. Things get moving at 7ish. My room was a good size and clean. I would pay the little bit extra for the volcano view, completely worth it! The staff are amazing! Warm, welcoming, super helpful and bothered... More 

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We really appreciate the time you have taken on writing this comment. We are totally agree with you acording to the extra payment to get a volcano view room because they would have a good view of the volcano as you did, by the way you have got good pictures of the volcano. We always try to help to... More 

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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I LOVE Hotel La Fortuna! The hotel staff (Manrique) arranged transportation for us from the airport in San Jose, as well as for my daughter who was already in country, and coming from Liberia. Manrique also discussed plans with us to help us decide what activities we wanted to do while we were here as well as the most economical... More 

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We really appreciate your opinion about our service. It is so good to hear from you that our staff helped you to arrange transportation and activities to do over here. On the other hand we are sorry about the air conditioning but the point is that our air conditioning system is energy saving, so that is the reason why... More 

California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

This hotel isn't the prettiest but it is walking distance to a lot of restaurants and shops. We had the volcano view but didn't get to see a nice view since it was raining and really foggy. :( other than that the beds are ok and the staff was super helpful with all our questions. The lady at the reception... More 

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We want to thank you for the time you have taken on writing this comment. Also, it is great to know that our staff was helpful for you, I have no doubt that every guest of us will recieve the same treatment of our staff. More 

Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We booked a three person room on the top floor overlooking the balcony. The room was simple, clean, and functional. We had a safe. The staff was helpful, allowed us to check in early, and helped book a ride to our next destination. The lobby is open air which was nice and the location was perfect being right in the... More 

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We do appreciate the time you have taken on writing this comment. It is so nice to know that you had a good time in our hotel. Also it is great to hear from you that our staff was helpful and they allowed you to check-in early, since the check in time is at 2:00 PM but what we... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Large rooms, free breakfast, which was tasty, and the place is in the middle of La Fortuna. Very cool settting, Volcano views, the staff can hook you up with tours around the area and transportation to tours and transportation to get out of town. The rooms were air conditioned, and comfortable. I would come back to this place. Pura Vida.

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We really appreciate the time you have taken on writing this comment. It is good to know that you had a good time in our hotel and also around the area. I am sure that our coworkers at the front desk likes and enjoy to help to our clients to arrange their activities and transportation over here. It would... More 

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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very nice to visit the city. It is close to the city center where are all places for visit. It is in the way to CATARATA LA FORTUNA (awesome) and from its rooms you can see Arenal Vulcano. It is an old hotel but well maintenced and very confortable.

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, First of all, thank you for writing this comment. You are right, Hotel La Fortuna it is just 2 blocks away from La Fortuna park, just 5 Kilometers (3,1 miles) from Fortuna Waterfall a place that we do really recommend to visit. On the other hand, if our clients choose a room with view they would see the volcano,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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 

Additional Information about Hotel La Fortuna

Address: 1 block south and 1 block east from La Fortuna Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $48 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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