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    Hotel Dorothy

    Barrio Pilo | 75m south from the Bus Station, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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    1 - 5 of 46 reviews

    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is just dirty, badely isolated, you hear everything around you and mosquitos, lizards and coakroches make their way into your room. Employees of the hotel start making noises early in the morning. Avoid at all costs!

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    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    Good: Front desk spoke English well, seemed nice enough Good view of Mount Arenal if you are on the right side of the building Close to supermarket Large kitchen, seemed well equipped- if clean Short walk from town- probably quiet when local fair is not...More

    Thank raincitysenorita
    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    I had a private ensuite room for $20, but I probably would have been better off in a dorm at a hostel. There was a fair across the street blasting music until 1AM, so plenty loud. It was not particularly clean. Unfortunately, the shower drain...More

    Thank Mike D
    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    We took private room for 2 days. The room was good and clean bathrooms. its at walking distance from bus station and absolutely safe. You can see awesome view of Arenal mountain from your room. The Owner is awesome guy and he helped us a...More

    Thank vijayswami1
    Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

    We stayed there for two nights in a privet room and we liked it. The place need update, specially in the bathroom. Well equipped kitchen and halpfull staff. Great loction, not on the main road of La Furtona, 2-3 minutes by foot, quiet street.

    Thank מעיין כ
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a volcano view... There is some power lines but you can still get a good view."
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    "Ask for a room looking out to Volcan Arenal."
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    "front rooms upstairs have big windows"
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    "the rooms closest to the public Areas might have Internet Connection. Room 6 is moldy!"
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