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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2014

My friend and I stayed here for several nights while exploring the area around Volcán Arenal. The owner (Derek/Derrick) was very helpful, and the rates were very inexpensive. The room was simple but more than adequate for what we paid. As someone else mentioned, Derek knows a wildlife tour guide (his name is Giovanni), and we decided to accept the... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2014

The rooms are simple yet very clean. You have everything you need. The place is very well maintained and safe. Derrick (the owner) was so helpful and kind. He went well out of his way to ensure we were able to enjoy our time in Fortuna. He hooked us up with an impressive night hike with a local to see... More 

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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Hola Reciba un cordial saludo de parte de sus amigos de La Posada. Se que ya a pasado mucho tiempo... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2014

The rooms are simple and clean. Quite a good location for wandering La Fortuna and a great deal in order to save money for the activities on and around the volcano. The owners were really pleasant and helpful.

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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Hola... Queriamos darle las gracias por tomarse la molestia de comentar a cerca de nuestro hostel. Estamos trabajando para mejorar.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Derek is an absolute legend, our friend had walked in enquiring about free rooms, they were full so Derek let us use the spare rooms at the front of his house. The backyard is huge and the communal kitchen has everything you need. A mini detour in terms of our travel plans but Derek made it for sure! Only thing... More 

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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hola mis amigos... Gracias por sus buenos comentarios y me alegra que su estadia haya sido tan buena y emocionante.... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2014

The owner Derrick is very helpful and a great guy, so is his son! They helped us with contacting guides and even drove my sister to the doctor when she got sick at night. A perfect budget hotel. Nice rooms, just in the center. I would stay there again.

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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Hola amiga... Gracias por sus buenos comentarios y me alegra mucho el haber podido ayudarles ese dia. Nuestro pequeño Hostel... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights while visiting many attractions near la fortuna and volcano Arenal. This place is perfect, quiet yet close to the center of la fortuna. Rooms are very basic, with a hot shower. Outside there is a common kitchen area which is great to make breakfast. At the moment it's only shared by 4 rooms. The... More 

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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Hola amigo.... Reciba un cordial saludo. A pesar de que ya a pasado tanto tiempo queremos agradecerle por sus tan... More 

Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stayed 4 nights there. It is not the typical Hotel Backpackers but there is everything you need. Rooms are clean, spacious, and we had our own bathroom for 10$ per personn. Also it is a great way to meet locals who live and work in the area. The owner is really helpful, he booked baot jeep boat for us... More 

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LONDON
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Stayed here for three days as a solo traveller and was well looked after by Dadeo the hostel owner, who made sure I got my brekkie on time every morning, and got my laundry done on time. It was the cheapest place I stayed during my entire trip in Costa Rica and I would highly recommend it. It is basic... More 

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sweden
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2013

I had booked 3 double rooms for our family of 6, through Hostelworld. Booked it 4 months before as I was worried about getting rooms just before Christmas. One month before our arrival I mailed with the manager, Carmen, and confirmed that we wanted 3 rooms. When we arrived at the hotel in the middle of the day she was... More 

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PosadaInncr, Gerente at Posada Del Arenal, responded to this review
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Hola... Somos los nuevos dueños de la Posada Inn. Mi esposa, mis hijos y yo tomamos este Hostel a principios... More 

Lancaster
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2012

My review will be a little biased because the owner was not here when we stayed, so I'm sure it would have been better. First off, the sheets were dirty, the pillow had mold, the room smelled musty, and overall it just wasn't clean. I'm not sure if this was due to the rain or what, but regardless it wasn't... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Posada del Arenal, we are located in the center of La Fortuna (Main road, 250 m east of La Fortuna central park (downhill)). The supermarket and local stores are only 200 meters west on Main Street and walk a little further to find a bank / ATM, cafes, excellent restaurants and bars, all within walking distance. We have a very safe and quiet environment, so come to relax and enjoy our hospitality.Parking.Tour Desk.Communal Kitchen.Wi-Fi and Free Internet.View of Arenal Volcano. TV on the Back Patio.Private Baths with Hot Water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada Del Arenal

Address: Calle central | Main road, 250m east of La Fortuna central park (downhill), La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $58 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Posada Del Arenal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Posada Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Posada Del Arenal Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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