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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This motel was central for activities in la fortuna. Rooms are spacious and clean and ours had stunning views of the volcano. There is a small pool on site and a frog pond in the garden. We even spotted a sloth in the trees.

Thank marathonSara
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22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a range of 3/4 star hotels in Costa Rica, and this one wine on size of room, fridge and coffee maker! Good position in la fortuna with lots of good restaurants. We ate at the fish restaurant just down the road, whole fried red snapper or sea bass were good. Breakfast place very efficient. It rained overnight... More 

Thank safariSafari
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Forget the hotel and adventure out back to see the sloths, Iguana, and frogs. Don't touch the poisonous dart frog! Ask the gardener to show you around, we tipped him for his time, but he was happy to take us around. He seems to know where the sloth and Iguana might be. Beds were comfy, A/C worked well and the... More 

1 Thank Sandy B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed in Costa Rica for 3 weeks and this was by far one of the best hotels I stayed in! The rooms are huge! as is the bathroom! There was a fridge in the room, (which surprisingly some hotels I stayed in didn't have) defiantly needed in the Costa Rican weather. There was also an easy to use safe... More 

3 Thank Steffi_B_90
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at Hotel Monte Real. It was a good location, had clean, comfortable rooms and staff was very helpful. My kids enjoyed the small pool and I appreciated the little forest behind the property were a staff member pointed out a sloth and showed us some frogs. We loved the breakfast at the nearby restaurant.

Thank heyho2letsgo
Sacramento, CA
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79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We really liked the Monte Real. It had a nice little pool, big bathroom, small refrigerator, and comfortable beds. There was a laundry service just around the corner that did a great job for cheap rates. Free breakfast was at a diner down the street and was delicious and filling. The fresh mango juice was amazing. The staff was very... More 

Thank oogramm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great location, 2 minute walk to all shops and restaurants. Rooms were clean, very good air conditioning. Staff was always happy and very helpful. clean place. it has a little garden behind the pool area with some plants to explore, also tree frogs and I saw a sloth in the trees ! great wildlife just outside the room. I was... More 

Thank Emma N
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We spent two nights here as a base to visit the Volcano. Excellent location, 5 minutes walk from the small town of La Fortuna with some rooms having a good view of the Volcano. This is a small hotel in a side street and our first impressions on pulling up at the front was a bit disconcerting. However the rooms... More 

Thank Bill S
Soquel, CA
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this place. The staff was very friendly, the rooms were well kept, modern and functioning AC. The pool was tiny but lots of fun, and the setting was really nice; just outside of town, and by a stream with lots of wildlife. Stay here if you're looking for a reasonable price for a great place...

Thank Colin D
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This hotel does everything right. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the property is immaculate. The best part, however, is the service provide by the front desk, Daniel and Patricia (and one other whose name I did not catch). They were always friendly, very knowledgeable about the entire area and happy to help share experiences or arrange trips. There... More 

1 Thank Randal T

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Monte Real

Address: Este Del Parque Central La For, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: ₹ 5,130 - ₹ 7,797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Monte Real 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Monte Real Hotel
Hotel Monte Real Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#18 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#22 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“My preference goes to the room with view on Arenal volcano”
 of 5 bubbles isabelleandre3, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can opt for the Volcano view, but there is no real good room to view the Volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwilliamsoniv, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles amberc723, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles mld_portland, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If stairs don't bother you, get upstairs. The noise downstairs was substantial from our neighbors above us.”
 of 5 bubbles oogramm, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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