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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a package deal with Pacific Tradewinds and they booked us here. It was a lovely stay for two nights. The front desk staff are bilingual so they are very easy to work with and they are very friendly as well. They offered to call for restaurant/spa reservations and taxis to local destinations if we needed. There is...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, First of all, we want to thank you for the time you have taken on writting this comment. It is good to know that the front thesk staff was friendly and they helped you with the calls. We always try to help to our clients in everything that is possible, since we want that they have a good time...

Groton, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the staff was helpful from dining to housekeeping to the front desk. However, we experienced a flood in the bathroom due to an unusual design of a shower with no lip to contain the water. After having flooded the bathroom and bedroom we created a dam of towels around the shower and used a slower water pressure to avoid...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for visiting us and also for this good comment. In first place, we are glad to know tha our staff was helpful for you. On the other hand, we are very sorry about the bathroom issue. We are already workin on put lip to the bathrooms that do not have it. Moreover, we are sorry about that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This great hotel in La Fortuna offers an affordable rate and clean rooms. Located right in the "downtown" area of La Fortuna, it is situated near restaurants, shops, and activities. Our room included air conditioning that worked well, but I believe it is not included in every room but is worth the extra "splurge." The hotel staff was friendly and...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, Let me tell you that we really apreciate your comment. You are totally right, we offer affordable rates for those adventurous people whom wants to have a great time in La Fortuna, and stay in a nice hotel just downtown. Now, nobody has to pay any extra charge for using the air conditioning, since it was an special situation...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are nightmares and no aircon included. The fans are super loud. The place is painful just like the town itself is not worth a visit! Only good idea is to rent bikes at a place called bike arenal and let them drive you to the lake for a tour.

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We want to thank you for the time you have taken on writting this comment. On the other hand, We want to clarify that we have three differents kind of room: Standard room with volcano view, Standard room without volcano view and Economic standard rooms. In your case, you were on tour of an travel agency which booked for...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Nice hotel with free parking and good wifi.. We got a room with a volcano view( paid for one before hand.. but it was cloudy on the day we stayed so couldn't see much).. i am sure the view is incredible otherwise. the room itself was very clean and cozy.. and the price was perfect.. the wifi signal was great....

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for your comment. We are glad to know that you had a good stay in our hotel and in the town. It is important to mention that we have business relationship with good tour aoperators in here which offers different tours and the guys at the front desk can help to our clients to book them. We...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Great staff as very nice and good english. However the issues starated with the rooma which iknow were prebooked by my agency but all hotel rooms should have a window looking outside, not windows facing the corridora. Thus there was no natural light, dampness and extra noise as the hallway is actually an open atrium...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, First of all we want to thank you for your comment. On the other hand, we are really sorry about all the issues you went through. You had to pay an extra charge for using the A/C because that is what your agency booked for you, anyway there were able a fan in your room. We thank you for...

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

After a week in the rain forest and staying in budget accommodation, living among spiders and all sorts of other creepy crawlies! This was an absolute breath of fresh air. Just want I needed, hot showers, big bathroom, big comfy bed, clean rooms with air con and absolutely no insects! This is the best hotel on a budget in La...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, We really appreciate the time you have taken on writing this comment. It is so nice to hear that you had a good time in our hotel, since that is what we work for. Our location is teh best in town for all the reasons you mentioned. Thank you so much!!!

Paradise Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Wanted to stay in town so that we could just walk around during the day or night and this spot was perfect. Had a restaurant/bar/patio in the lobby which was a nice touch. It was a great value at the time we traveled. Got a room with a balcony facing the volcano which made it a little nicer (roomed seemed...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, First of all, we want to thank you for the time you have taken on writing this comment. On the other hand, We are glad to know that you found the perfect hotel to stay just downtown in La Fortuna. Thank you so much!!!

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We came from a really bad hostel experience and were looking for a place that was reasonably priced, clean and quiet. Thank goodness for Hotel La Fortuna, because that is what they provided. The service was great, the room was clean and quiet, the hot shower was unbelievable (as we hadn't had one in over a month here in Costa...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for your comment about aour hotel. It is pretty good to know that you had a nice stay at Hotel La Fortuna. Also, let me tell you that we always try to give the best service to our guests, since we want them to have a nice experience over here. Thank you so much for recommend us.

Ohio
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The rooms are small and quite basic, but clean and provide hot water (a luxury in Central America). Air conditioning costs extra, so you may or may not want to invest depending on the time of year you are visiting. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great central location, walking distance to bars, restaurants, grocery stores, and tourism information to see...

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HotelLaFortuna, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel La Fortuna, responded to this review

Dear, Let me tell you that we really appreciate the time you have taken on writing this comment. On the other hand, you were on that kind of room because that was what the travel agency booked for you and those are the smaller rooms. Also, using the air conditioning had an extra cost for you because that is what...

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 3,959 - ₹ 5,802 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fortuna 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Higher floors might help with street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles L9154NWgregs, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“floors 4 and 5 on the Arenal Volcano side have the best views.”
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“central location in La Fortuna, convenient but noisy”
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“Get the volcano view!!”
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