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Hotel Vista del Cerro

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St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 26 March 2009

I chose this particular hotel due to the nice reviews that I found on this website. I was not disappointed. We used the Interbus service to get from San Jose to the hotel directly. The trip took about three hours with a pit-stop included. The service costs $39 per person. The advantage of this service (which is recommended by the...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 26 March 2009

I really enjoyed my stay at Vista del Cerro and have GREAT things to say about this nice, little family hotel. But before I begin, if you're looking for a more secluded or fancy hotel in Arenal, this is definitely not for you. But if you want an affordable hotel that's clean, safe, comfortable and in a convenient location, this...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 17 March 2009

We booked 2 nights at this little motel and were not expecting very much as we were paying very little. But I must say that this hotel provided us with so much more than we were expecting. The say that the motel has a great view of Arenal and they speak the truth! There is a pool...which is beautiful, clean...

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Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2009

This is certainly a motel rather than a hotel. It is right next to the highway that links La Fortuna to Arenal Vocano. All the rooms would have a view of the Volcano (when it isn't clouded in, which I think might be most of the time). There is a grocery story just across the highway, and a tourist info...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2009

We stayed here in August 2008, my boyfriend and I, both 21 at the time. This hotel is more in the "motel" style. The rooms provide the absolute minimum basics, plain walls, simple bed and bathroom, and a TV. Very clean and basic. However, the view from our second floor room was breath taking! Its the perfect view of the...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 27 February 2009

We stayed a couple of nights here at the beginning of a weeklong trek through Arenal, Monteverde & the Nicoya Peninsula. I'm a little amused by the reviewers who say they expected more. We chose this hotel in part because of its high ratings, but primarily based on the fact that it's significantly cheaper than any comparable establishments in or...

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Worldwide
Reviewed 6 February 2009

To tell the truth, we were not all that impressed with Vista del Cerro. I was hoping for more based on the previous reviews, but I probably wouldn't stay here again, especially as there must be over a hundred places to stay in the Arenal/La Fortuna area. On the plus side, it is inexpensive, clean and the rooms are spacious...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 February 2009

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was great. We wish we could have stayed here longer. The rooms were very clean and rather large. The location is also great. It is walking distance to the town and several restaurants. I liked that it was not right in the town but close to enough. There is a grocery store...

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Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2009

I stayed 2 nights at this hotel and wish I could've stayed all week. The location is amazing. The view from room 9 was breath taking. The price was very fair and the service was better than expected. The family that owns the hotel treats their guests like family. They go above and beyond to make your stay a time...

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Iowa
Reviewed 5 January 2009

Hotel Vista del Cerro is a great little hotel for a great price. The room was spacious and clean with a wonderful little pool area. The owner, Melania, was very helpful with organizing local tours. I would highly recommend the canopy tour and the volcano/baldi springs combination tour! Breakfast at a restaurant next to the hotel was also included and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vista Del Cerro is located in La Fortuna San Carlos Costa Rica, one of the most wonderful areas of the country.We offer very comfortable and spacious rooms where you can enjoy the most relaxing rest, while admiring spectacular eruptions of the Arenal Volcano, from the commodity of your room. In addition, we offer nature lovers a large variety of activities such us the La Fortuna Waterfall, ATV tours to the Arenal River, hot springs, or the fascinating Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and for those who prefer thrilling adventures we have Canopy Tours and White water rafting. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 miles west from la fortuna | (on the way to arenal volcano), 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: $87 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista del Cerro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#21 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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