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Hotel Monte Real

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Stony Plain, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We came a day early ( my mistake ). The hotel was full but the front desk put us up in the buss drivers rooms. We where very grateful. the next day they gave us out room that we had booked. They did not have to help us but they did. Older hotel but well taken care of.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Good: Good location (walk to restaurants in town), clean room, in-room wifi, spacious rooms, pool, staff were very friendly and helpful, no issues with hot water for showers, the rooms on the second floor have patios. Need to improve: the beds were hard. Considering the price were paying they should get better mattresses.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I stayed a couple nights here, based on the good Tripadvisor reviews. I asked for a room in the back, near the river, as this is very important, since you don't hear the noise from the main road that runs right in front of the hotel. My room on the bottom floor was very clean, the bed was comfortable and...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We stayed at Monte Real for two nights while staying in La Fortuna as part of a G Adventures tour. Overall, it was a very nice stay. Staff at the front desk were very friendly and the rooms were pretty nice. The queen-sized bed was very comfortable and the bathrooms were clean. The showers were very nice, but they have...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The staff was very friendly, so we felt comfortable and enjoyed our stay. Big rooms with fridge and a nice terrace in front. And on top of all a lovely botanic garden with a frog garden. The friendly gardener showed me strawberry frogs, red eyed frogs as well as a big Iguana in the treetops.

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Sarnia, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This was the second hotel on a group tour around Costa Rica. It was way beyond my expectations! The room and bathroom were spacious. It was in the perfect location, backing onto a small stream and in a great area for restaurants/shopping/grocery stores. The hotel doesn't have a restaurant but you are only a few feet away from many local...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here, the rooms were all very nice. It's in a good location near everything you'll need in la fortuna and a short walk to the centre to get a view of Arenal volcano. We found it very friendly here and a supermarket near by. There is a nice pool at the hotel and a nice...

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NYC
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This was our first hotel stop once we got to Costa Rica and drove in from Saqn Jose. We wanted to be close to the volcano but also within walking distance of the local shops and restaurants. This was a great choice. The staff was helpful and friendly as well. There was a tour group (teenagers) at the hotel at...

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Toronto
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Nice size, nice rooms, nice pool, good location. We saw nothing better for us in La Fortuna. Rooms were clean and spacious, nice people both working and staying there. Very happy with our choice and would recommend Monte Real to friends. Ask for room 15.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Quaint view, spacious rooms, but minimal surfaces to place your stuff during your stay. Beds were truly horrible! All I felt were springs with absolutely no give or cushion. Air conditioner didn't work when we arrived. At least guest services is friendly and polite.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: ₹ 4,967 - ₹ 7,451 (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:
#17 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#21 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Helpful to get a room towards the back by the river. The only noise you will hear will be wildlife.”
 of 5 bubbles kgone01, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“stayed downstairs in a regular room.”
 of 5 bubbles marsilva, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“15 was great. Might try 11, 12, or 14 also.”
 of 5 bubbles 88Tropicsfan, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose a room furthest from the road. Rooms by the river are nice as well as the ones on the second floor with a volcano view”
 of 5 bubbles nancyb20132013, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor near the river away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles SEEnglandWalker, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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