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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Monte Real is a very good option if you spend a few days in the Arenal region. Clean rooms, very friendly and helpful bilingual staff. Located in the middle of the city centre of La Fortuna, but still with a nice view over the surrounding and the little stream next to the hotel. La Fortuna is a very good city... More 

Thank Dan O
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I wanted something budget friendly & clean this hit it's mark . Friendly front desk staff explain the town & tours available. Rooms was actually pretty big , little retro , little loud at night from traffic noise & river behind hotel. But slept pretty good .Main street is 2 blocks from hotel . Everything is on Main restaurants ,... More 

Thank Eric P
Omaha, Nebraska, Usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Great staff, beautiful property, nice clean room. Don't pay extra for a volcano or river view room, as I'm not sure any of the rooms can see either directly. They are very helpful with planning tours. The location was perfect for walking around the La Fortuna area.

Thank Jamie402
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

We will return to this place if we come back to La Fortuna. A very clean room in an attractive complex. Staff speak English and are very helpful. Great location in La Fortuna and centrally situated for access to the area's various sites. Reasonably priced as well. Breakfast is down the street at a great little soda offering Costa Rican... More 

Thank RunningwithCindy
Helsingborg, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This was a nice hotel with both coffemaker and fridge. The staff was very kindly and helpful. We had a terrace. The garden was nice and it was just a short walk to the center of La Fortuna. They didn´t serve the breakfast at the hotell; but it was just 2 minutes walk away.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Great place to stay if your travelling and looking for a clean room and comfortable bed for a good nights rest. The grounds are well kept, and the staff are very polite and helpful. The pool is good for a swim to cool off and there are a couple of computers available for guest use in the office free of... More 

Thank Steve N
Giessen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Stayed here as part of a tour group. The room was very clean, the bathroom looked brand-new and had hot water (definitely a must when it's raining there!). There was even a small pool outside! It was conveniently located, only a short walk to the center and to restaurants/supermarkets. The only complaint I have is the third bed- it made... More 

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Hotel Monte Real in La Fortuna, Costa Rica has excellent views of Arenal Volcano. We stayed in a premium room with two queen beds and en suite bath. The room was very well appointed and overlooked the pool and volcano. The room was clean and well maintained. Every day, the fresh towels were crafted into different animal shapes (swan, elephant,... More 

Thank Giff H
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Location is great - down town. Reception was very pleasant and very helpful. Room was very clean, quiet and comfortable. The building looks new and surrounding grounds very soothing. Staff very pleasant. Breakfast was good but had to walk one block up the street to eat it. Overall good comfortable place to stay.

1 Thank 2015Walnut
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We found this place to be best stay throughout our whole trip over Costa Rica. It several buildings stretched throughout the compound, surrounding a swimming pool, and stretching into small botanical garden and a stream. It is advertised as a place where every room has a volcano view, but it seems it works for only half of the rooms. However,... More 

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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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“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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