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La Amistad Hotel
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

The best hotel during our 15 days in Costa Rica!

Staff is friendly and welcoming.
The rooms are really clean with a fan and a TV, private bathroom and hammocks to sit in the garden.

It is located on the main street close to all the amenities and also a park near the church very nice to sit and relax ...

Strongly recommended!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank samueleperrone
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JonnyTee, Manager at La Amistad Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Thank you, your recommendation is very welcomed, it motivates us to continue finding ways to satisfy our guest and grow in the right direction...

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

I followed the advice of another post and asked for an individual room in the back. It was much quieter. It cost $20 for the night for a room with a fan but I had my own bathroom and it was all very clean. The water takes a little bit to warm up, but considering how hot La Fortuna is you won't really want warm water. There is a small grocery store next store and the kitchen isn't too bad all things considered. The staff was great. When I got there my fan wasn't working properly and when I brought it to their attention the fan was changed out right away.

Room Tip: Ask for a room off of the street
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Brigid C
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JonnyTee, Manager at La Amistad Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Thank you, your review has changed a few ways we do things around here.
Guest are now escorted to their rooms so we can show them the basics and answer any question they may have. The hot water works fine, you just have to ease it on slowly until you get your desired temperature. The water is heated electronically if the water passes to quickly the coil does not have time to heat the water.

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Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Hotel la amistad offers decent rooms for a decent price. Nicely located near town it is private and not so noisy. Good option to consider in La Fortuna. They have rooms with ac and without ac. Beds are okay

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Thank Dscr9
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JonnyTee, Manager at La Amistad Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Thanks for your review,
We only use the room closest to the street when we are full; its mainly for staff.
No more leaky ceiling or squeaky beds and the guard is now there to keep it quiet and safe.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Hotel La Amistad is a great value for $20 a night for a private bath with hot water, a fan and cable TV. Most of the staff was very friendly and helpful. If you stay try to get a room far away from the street. I ended up my last night in a room by the street and did not get a lot of sleep (street traffic and the guard were very loud). Otherwise you do get what you pay for.

Good:
1. Price
2. Right in town
3. Fan
4. Cable TV
5. Private bath with hot water
6. Mostly friendly staff

Not so good:
1. Not quiet
2. Squeaky beds
3. Leaky ceiling in the room by the street.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Salsamacha
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JonnyTee, Manager at La Amistad Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Thanks for your review,
We only use the room closest to the street when we are full; its mainly fort staff.
No more leaky ceiling or squeaky beds and the guard is now there to keep it quiet and safe.

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Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Great value at about $20 for private room with no AC. Very good location too, right on the main street.

However, When I was sleeping, I notice mosquitoes flying in my room. I closed the bathroom door since the window has openings and then noticed that there is NO WINDOW on top of the door! About a 6"x30" opening for bugs to fly in.

Needless to stay, mosquitoes like me. I got 5 bites that one night. No bueno.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Thank Supahr_Ed
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JonnyTee, Manager at La Amistad Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Thanks for your feedback, Screens are being added and bug repellent is available next door for those mosquito feeders.

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