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“Basic but a good price ”
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Hotel El Volcan
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

At $50ish dollars a night it was worth it. The location was absolutely perfect, 5min walking from the heart of the town. The people who run the hotel were extremely friendly and were willing to answer all questions we had. The fact that they spoke english was a bonus. The rooms are basic and if you're picky about pillows and mattresses, then you might want to spend double the price on other accommodations. The washrooms werent great but we weren't there for the bathrooms. We would definitely go back.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I stayed one nigth, and the beds were fine but the filthy bathroom and smells very bad, full of cockroaches and dirthy everywhere and the wifi don´t work...


I do not recommend this hotel...... Never!...

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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in the heart of Fortuna. The rooms are very basic but the beds need new mattresses and the pillows are very old and smelly. The TV remote control did not work. In the bathroom there is no window and needs extra ventilation. The manager is friendly but that was not enough for me to stay there never again. The hotel is a bit pricey.

Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

This small hotel is well situated in the centre of La Fortuna and the owner is friendly. The room is fine,clean with thin but clean bedding and towels. But the bathroom floor corners were greasy and grubby, although the toilet,shower and basin were fine. A cockroach made a brief appearance. So I would just say the owner should take a bucket of hot water and a brush to the floor and get rid of the soap dispenser dripping orange stuff over the basin.

  • Stayed: April 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

the hotel manager is super helpful and friendly, and is always prepared to offer advice and information. He can also help with booking tours (hot springs was good) and transfers to other places in Costa Rica. The rooms are a bit basic, but have good AC, are clean and have comfy beds. Overall very good value in this area.

Stayed: March 2015, travelled with friends
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Address: Norte del parque de la Fortuna San Carlos 150M, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #52 of 59 Hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $54 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel El Volcan 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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