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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I stayed at Hotel La Fortuna Feb 13-16 and my stay was great! Check in was fast and the man at the front desk was extremely helpful. I had a room on the 5th level with a volcano view. The room was nothing fancy but extremely clean. I never had a problem with the shower leaking water as I made...

2Thank MsNikkiT
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Clean, nice rooms, and GREAT VIEW of the Arenal Volcano. Good service from staff evertime. Excellent location in centro right across fruit shop and laundry. Would book again! Try the soda around! I honestly dont know what else to write man seriously... 200 minimum...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This is a great hotel for the price you pay for it. We got economy room and found it to be more than enough space and the washroom was gigantic. Everything was clean as well. The air-conditioning did work great but we were ok with temperature. Location is perfect for La Fortuna - right off the main street and right...

1Thank jimmycan
Ibiza, Spain
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Clean rooms in the centre of la fortuna. Stayed on the terrace floor with full floor to ceiling glass windows on one side of the room. The curtains did not quite fit so it was very easy for people to see in from the terrace and for light coming through in the mornings. Would have a higher floor room if...

1Thank Angy9999
HotelLaFortuna, Gerente at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this comment about our service. We will consider it to improve our customer service and make our clients feel like home. In fact, we are working right now in some changes in the hotel like the addition of security boxes in some rooms and the decision of turning down the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the Hotel La Fotuna for 2 nights as part of a tour. It is right in the heart of La Fortuna and from the exterior, it looks like one of the better hotels in downtown (the posh hotels tend to be outside of town). Pros: Great location, with restaurants, supermarkets, laundry and fruit shops within a block...

1Thank Therichpeasant
HotelLaFortuna, Director de Recepción at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Your comment inspire us to be better every day using our customer's opinions to improve our services and look for excellence... In fact,we use past comments from our clients to make some good changes in our hotel. For example, we changed the pillows of every room to give...

Grapevine, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We enjoyed staying in town for our first few nights in Costa Rica so we could go out at night and visit bars and restraunts. Staying at a "lodge" you are stuck eating in their restrant, unless you want to drive. We loved the locaton. We were on the second floor, right by the lit up sign, but it was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Location = excellent - it's in the centre of town next to Soda Visquez (super) and Soda El Rio (very good) Room = excellent (noting the price which is budget/low mid range). It is clean and ample in size. Service = fantastic. This is where this place shines. Manrique is the young concierge ad he is unbelievably helpful. He remembered...

1Thank Onesimusmaximus
Nottingham, UK
Reviewed 18 January 2013

The rooms and the hotel itself were perfectly decent but nothing that I'd get too excited about, but I'm giving this place an 'excellent' rating because of the staff. They were fantastic throughout our stay. We booked several trips with the front desk staff and were able to pay the hotel directly and put them all on our credit card...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 January 2013

I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of this hotel. For about USD$100/night, we had a nice room with a great view of Arenal. The breakfast left a little to be desired but it's included in the cost of the room and compared to some of the hotel breakfasts here in the states, you really can't complain. Overall, I...

Thank ibw10016
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We are on honeymoon and having spent six days in a fab villa in Montezuma, only planned to spend one night at this hotel until we got our bearings and found a resort in the rainforest. As it was, we found Hotel La Fortuna to be so comfortable, convenient and friendly that ended up staying for three nights and availing...

Thank Pauline L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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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: $64 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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“central location in La Fortuna, convenient but noisy”
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“higher floors have great views of the town”
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“Volcano view depending on the dates you travel”
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“ask for an upgrade, get top floor for best volcano views.”
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