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    Hotel Vagabondo

    | 1.5 km oeste del parque de la fortuna sobre carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 00123, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good45%
    • Average16%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “small pool” (5 reviews)
    “budget hotel” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Wheelchair Access
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 61 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    You can see the volcano from this hotel. The room was comfy and there is a pool and gift shop on site. Best thing was the pizzeria, with wood fire oven baked pizza. Awesome Hotel staff helped booking tours and our stay was pleasant.

    Thank Kathleen J
    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    I was there with my bf this august and we really liked the hotel. Rooms are great and the breakfast delicious. The staff was always very friendly. One evening we had a leak in our bath - there was water dropping out of a hose....More

    Thank Noralee_R
    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    This is a reasonably priced hotel with some great amenities, including free wi-fi, free breakfast, swimming pool, shared kitchen, and air conditioning. It's a convenient walk to the local supermercado, maybe 5 minutes or so. The rooms are somewhat small, but considering the price, we...More

    Thank MisterMarmot
    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    Booked this hotel for 3 nights due to decent reviews on TripAdvisor and ended up being disappointed by the stay. We arrived at the hotel but weren't allowed to check in till 2 hours later, which is understandable. We left our luggage at the reception...More

    Thank Sub S
    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    Nice and clean rooms, a little pool and a little kitchen area. Breakfast is included, and the price is very fair! It's on the main road to the Arenal Volcano coming from la Fortuna, but rooms are not directly faced to the street. Definitely go...More

    Thank mac4tti
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$46 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    "Rooms by the pool have a little less road noise but the others weren't bad."
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    "Rooms by the pool are quieter."
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    "I think all the rooms are amazing"
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    "Rooms at the back near the pool are more secluded and might be less noisy."
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