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West Hollywood, CA
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I was traveling solo to Costa Rica and chose Hotel La Fortuna for its central location--I wanted to be in an area where I could walk to restaurants, shops, etc. but also get to Arenal easily. The hotel location is perfect, and there are a variety of good places to eat within easy walking distance. I felt incredibly safe walking...

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HotelLaFortuna, Gerente at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Kath, thank you so much for taking the time for writing this nice comment about our hotel and the service we offer to our visitors. Our objective is making our guests feel like home, and we feel so happy reading your comment, because it proves we are going on the right direction. We are taking your recommendation about adding a...

Winston Salem, NC USA
Reviewed 4 May 2013

I think this is the tallest building in town. Our room was on the fourth floor and had a great view of the volcano. Of course, you couldn't always see the volcano because of cloud cover, but that tends to come and go during the day. The hotel itself was fine. Nothing special, but clean and centrally located (a two...

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

Thank you, in the first place, for choosing our hotel for staying in La Fortuna and second, for taking the time to write this nice comment about our services. We just want to add that we have a big parking lot, exclusive for our clientes, and that way you can have your car safe. We really hope we can see...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Stayed in this hotel-if you want a volcanoes view room with balcony then expect the noise from the main road. I had a room at the rear so it was quiet but there also wasn't a window you could open so you relied on the AC. The view from the breakfast sitting area of the volcano is good and it...

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HotelLaFortuna, Front Office Manager at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Hello Sue! We are sorry about the noise from the street but maybe that is the price we have to pay for having one of the best locations, right in the heart of La Fortuna downtown. We also want to comment you that we have different types of rooms: with windows, without them and with balconies too, as you mentioned....

Netanya, Israel
Reviewed 15 April 2013

The hotel it's located excellent. In addition to a very spacious & comfortable room and of course not to forget a very courteous staff always ready and willing to help, from my point of view it's a great value for money!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I'll make it short. Good location, clean, modern and pretty. Big bedrooms and bathrooms. Friendly and helpful staff. Fast internet connection. Good breakfast. Price is good. I stayed there more than 10 nights and I enjoyed it. The only thing that is more a problem for them than us is that the air conditioner in my room the second time...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2013

This old style hotel stands out as one of few high rise hotels in the town and therefore has the 'view' factor. However, it is strange that the rooms on the opposite side of building facing volcano do not have windows to the outside. We booked one of these economic rooms on the website but fortunately we were upgraded to...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We stayed here for a few nights and were happy with this friendly, well run and spotlessly clean hotel. Our room on the 4th floor was quiet and had a great view of the volcano (once the clouds parted) - and the air con worked really well. The free breakfast of fruit, scrambled eggs and griddle cooked bread (not toast!)...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We stayed here for a week while traveling around the Arenal area, the staff is helpful, friendly, and the hotel was very clean. We stayed in the volcano view room and it was perfect. The front desk is staffed 24 hours. Breakfast was included.

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Calgary
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed here for two nights in March 2013. We are a couple from Canada and spent two weeks travelling around Costa Rica. Hotel La Fortuna is an old hotel in a good location right in the town of La Fortuna, close to shops and restaurants. There is a Scotiabank ATM right up the street in the grocery store. The...

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

We are really thankful with you for taking the time to write this comment and let us know the things we can improve in our hotel to be better every day. We really will consider your opinion to take advantage of it and give to our clients the best service they can have. Regards!

Lake Placid, NY
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Vary Clean! The staff was friendly and knowledgable, the rooms were well maintained, and the shower was huge! Convenient location, great views, and a satisfying breakfast. Well worth the price of admission. Would definitely stay there again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $70 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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