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Fortuna's Best - Cute Cabina! A Little Piece of Paradise Right in La Fortuna

The perfect retreat! Imagine relaxing in the Jacuzzi with Volcano as a backdrop!
Very good
9 reviews
The perfect retreat! Imagine relaxing in the Jacuzzi with Volcano as a backdrop!
Second room with a single bed. Another single bed is available if needed.
Kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, toaster and blender.
It's true, we really do make the extra effort. :-)
Here's what one of our recent guests had to say about us. :-)
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
Another amazing CASA de COSTA RICA property! To see a detailed video of this property and its surroundings, go to youtube and search for "casadecostarica Cabina Calkins". Also, contact us for our free LA FORTUNA VACATION PLANNER!

Price breakdown for the different seasons.
Jan 5 - Dec 14, Regular Season: $50/night, 2 night minimum stay
Dec 15 - Jan 4, Holiday Rate: $80/night, 3 night minimum stay
Price applies to the first 2 guests. Each addition guest is $5/night/person, which doubles to $10/night/person over the holidays. $20 cleaning fee per booking.

Imagine yourself swinging in a hammock under the spreading arms of a huge, ancient mango tree, watching the neighborhood kids go by laughing on their way to school, all while you enjoy a chilled glass of orange juice that you just squeezed from fresh picked oranges growing rig...
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About the Owner, William W
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 28 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 141 reviews and 10 properties
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Vancouver, Canada
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238 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

I have mixed feelings about this small apartment unit attached to the owner’s house. The owner greets new guests with a drink and his story, making it clear to us that vacation rental income is a key part of his retirement earnings. But I cannot give this space the glowing review he asks guests for. Not knowing the area, I...

Management response:

This has been one of the most difficult reviews that we've ever had to respond to. The reason is that this poor review isn't the result of mis-communication, it is deliberately and factually incorrect. We're always personally disspointed whenever a guest of ours isn't happy. Ultimately however, we can't take blame when we haven't done anything to justify such a...


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Reviewed November 2, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Positives-Very close to town, spacious, friendly hosts, nice kitchen, hot water and air. Negatives-thin mattress, sketchy wifi

1 review
Reviewed May 26, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Wouldn't recommend to anyone. I'm guessing that the 5 star reviews they got, are from people who read the printout in the "apartment", begging for a 5 star review. Sorry, 5 stars are reserved for the best of the best.

Management response:

William here, I've spent nearly three weeks trying to come up with a way to reply to this review in a civil manner but have deleted them over and over again. Ultimately there is no nice thing to say other than that some people expect caviar on a macaroni and cheese budget. Anyone reading this review should also read the...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Dec 15, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
Holiday Rate
3 nights
  • Cleaning fee: $20 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
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Rates apply to the first 2 guest. Each guest after the first 2 guests incurs a $5/night fee. This fee doubles to $10/night during December 15 to Jan 5.
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About the neighborhood
This area is the adventure capital of Costa Rica. We're so impressed with it that we live here ourselves! There is an endless variety of activities here ranging from white water rafting to zip lining to guided hikes around the volcano, to close up encounters with wild animals, to caving to world famous hot springs and spa facilities... the list goes on and on! Ask us for our vacation planner to help you get a handle on what your options are!
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