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About La Fortuna
La Fortuna, Costa Rica, is a very touristy town set in the middle of the country just two hours north of San Jose. The town is an adventure-lovers paradise. Tour guide offices line the streets and offer such a wide variety of exceptional tours that the question is not, "What would you like to do?" but rather, "What do you not have time to do?". Tours range from hiking Volcano Arenal, horseback riding, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, zip lining, fishing, nighttime animal hikes, volcanic hot springs, spas, and ATV tours. Due to the high competitiveness of the tour agencies, prices are easily negotiated and often come with free meals, t-shirts, or other perks.
The hostels in La Fortuna are as plentiful as tour agencies and are often one in the same. Many La Fortuna hostels have discounted rates on their tours if you stay with them. Kitchens are rare here but the streets are fulled with restaurants that range from typical Costa Rican food to pizza and pasta. The town offers all the amenities you could want, from laundry to banks to artisans and craft markets.
Getting to and from La Fortuna can be tricky and a long process if you are not willing to splurge on expensive shuttles. The local and coach buses are few and far between if not traveling from San Jose and it will, in most cases, take the entire day to reach La Fortuna.
La Fortuna is an excellent place for anyone seeking adventure, wilderness, and world-famous Costa Rican wildlife.
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La Choza Inn
"One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in! - This place is great. It's extremely clean. (It didn't matter what time of day I was in the reception area, there was always someone sweeping or cleaning
Jardines Arenal Lodge
"This is the nicest hotel I stayed at in all of Costa Rica. The hospitality I expected to find I received from the Ticos. Being here felt more like visiting friends of the family, rather then going to
Arenal Volcano Hostel
"…Manager lives on site. So, if you have any questions He’s here to help you, If you arrive early you are welcome to leave your bags in the office, until your room is ready. The rooms here are air-co
Arenal Backpacker's Resort
"Bright and shiny as a new dime, Arenal Backpackers is less like a hostel and more like a motor lodge, which it may well have been in a previous incarnation. The Location Just about three blocks from the bus stop and La Fortuna's downtown, it's easy to get to and easy to get around to all of the local attractions. Rooms and Bathrooms Each eight-bed dorm room has lockers and a bathroom with a hot shower. Everything is clean and...
Arenal Hostel Resort
"Arenal Hostel Resort is a hostel with the feel of a small hotel with a great view of Arenal Volcano from the second floor. The Location The hostel features a really convenient "downtown" location near La Fortuna's central plaza, within a few minutes' walk of several shops, a few sodas/diners (like La Parada and Lava Lounge), banks, and a grocery store (Super Christian mercado). The hostel is set back several meters from the street, so...
Estancia Eco Lodge
"… waters. We can even get you a massage therapist to help you relax. Yoga you want? we have it in our Yoga tree, or just meditate. Our grounds cover 83 acres of pure enjoyment but if you want more excitement, just ask our managers to arrange a tour to the Mud Baths, canopy, Fast water Slide, horseback and lot more. Just come to Ailanto Eco Resort and enjoy the est time of your life We have Bungalow/Hostels that can accommodate up to 10...
Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
"A clean, fun hostel with helpful staff - Hostel Backpackers is a great option for budget travelers visiting La Fortuna. We stayed in a dorm room, which was clean and had a small en suite bathroom wit
Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
"…Our rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable with private bathroom, hot water and cable TV. The rooms have terraces with rocking chairs. private rooms are provide by ; cable tv, prvate ensuite bat
Hotel La Amistad
"Located in the center of La Fortuna, Hotel La Amistad offers shared as well as private rooms. All our rooms have private bathroom, hot water, we also have a shared kitchen, billiards table, private parking, wireless connection among other. In addition, we offer nature lovers a large variety of activities. Please note: Cancellation policy: 72h advance notice Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge Payment upon arrival by...
La Fortuna Hostel Resort
"La Fortuna Hostel Resortl: A special and unique place in La Fortuna. Our Hostel is a true tropical paradise surrounded by large tropical gardens filled with beautiful native Costa Rican plants and plenty of room to tan, play games and run around. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 14:00 to 22:00 ....
Tamarindo Hostel Resort
"… moments of comfort in our hammocks and have a good time alone or with friends or go to enjoy drinks in our snack bar. We also have a kitchen where you can cook for yourself and save some money on your trip. The Hostel has amazing views of the city, and also towards our tropical gardens and only Hostel Tamarindo Resort has them. We have several types of rooms: Tamarindo Sunset deluxe and standard rooms, which have air conditioning, cable...
"… different types of accommodation, private rooms (with private bathroom) and dorms (mixed, male and female). Mayol Lodge policies & conditions: Check-in time is from 1 pm to 11 pm. Check-out time is 12 am. Payment types accepted at this property: credit cards, debit cards and cash. Please note: payment in Us dollar. The property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival....
"… supermarket, and La Fortuna central Park. Arenal Volcano National Park is 8 km from where we are located, while the Arenal Laguna can be reached in 20 min. Every single room has fan and two bunk´s, in this way you can share the room with three more people. Or we have the choice to give you a private room with a queen bed. Eco Hostel Policies and Conditions. Check in from 13:00 Check out before 12:00 Cancellation policy: 72...
Backpackers Tierra del Fuego
"…The rooms are simple and sober. Free WiFi and free self parking are featured at this hostel along with dry cleaning/laundry. Staff are available to provide tour/ticket assistance. Backpackers Ti
Gringo Pete's - La Fortuna
"Poor - it was so noisy, not very friendly, and the gringo is very racist. Cheap, but for a couple dollars more you can find better hostels in town." …"Great - This was a fantastic place to stay -- four dollars a night and a great social setting where you will meet people from all over." …Right off the main road, 350m from public bus stop heading away from volcano.
Luigi's Hotel & Backpackers Lodge
"…We offer a full luxury hotel service at a hostel price. There is also a dormitory option at an even lower price. All our upstairs rooms have an stunning view of the volcano and the downstairs rooms
La Fortuna Backpackers
"… building where is located the hostel, is the house built from our parents 24 years ago, we extended and conditioned part of the house for placing the restrooms, equipped the kitchen and our father built all the bunk beds, every single member of our family has collaborated in remodeling our childhood house, and make it become “La Fortuna Backpackers” We are participants of the tourism in armory with the environment, cultural interchange and...
Chill Out Backpackers
"Chill Out Backpackers is located right in the center of La Fortuna de San Carlos where you can stay cheap, stay safe, secure and comfortable at our international hostel. Conveniently located just 200 meters west from the La Fortuna bus station. We offer the ultimate chill out atmosphere here in La Fortuna. La Fortuna is the epicenter of tours and activities in Costa Rica. We have onsite tour office, internet cafe, restaurants beside...
"…Cancellation Policy: 1 day before arrival Check In: 2.00 pm Check Out: 12.00 noon Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash only Breakfast is not included. Taxes are included." …"You will
Cerro Chato Eco Lodge
"We found the owners to be extremely friendly and helpful and enjoyed our stay greatly. The lodge is magnificent and we have never experienced such incredible service before. Elizabeth Danielle USA / New Haven email@example.com" …"Just as a follow up, after my one star-recommendation the proprietor attempted to post a counter in my name with my e-mail! Kudos to hostelz.com for requiring verification (another site didn't if you...
Cabinas Lumbres Del Arenal
"…Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Taxes included. Breakfast included. No curfew. Pet friendly. Child friendly." …"La Fortuna, Costa Rica, A
"…Four private rooms with bathroom for 2 and 3 persons Very affordable Familiar atmosphere. Advice about arrival time. Credit Card Facilities. Check out at 12 pm Check in time from 12pm
"…- free internet - laundry service - tour desk Essence Demo Cuisine is a meat free restaurant that gets everyone involved with the food. We show our international guest about local products and
"… get a tour to get to know the Arenal volcano and its surrounding jungle, mountains, hotsprings and lake. We work together with Red Lava tours that offers the best excursions to the volcano and has plenty of other activities they can help plan. They are also the ones we work with for the transportation to our hotel (see directions). They speak German, Dutch, Spanish, English and some French so communication is never a problem. Im realy...
Cabinas la Catarata
"…There are several fans in each cabin and they all have satellite TV. They all have a big bathroom with 24hrs hot water. When you come with a car it's good to know that you can park it right at yo
Las Colinas Arenal Hotel
"… green At Las Colinas Arena Hotel, we work hard to be a true eco friendly hotel. That’s why we have a proactive environmental policy, train our teams in ‘green’ thinking and encourage our guests to be as ‘green’ as possible. Our 4 Leaves Certification allows us to be one of the selected eco-friendly hotels in Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 16 standard rooms with warm decoration distributed between the second and third level of the hotel...
Sleeping Indian Guesthouse
"Really nice hostel! - Really nice hostel. Spacious and airy with a bathroom in every room. It was a little dirty and our bathroom wasn't clean but it was a super nice hostel. The owner, Peter, is a b
Pura Vida Guesthouse Hostel
"… Mountain Biking - Boat Tours - Bird watching - Cerro Chato - Arenal Ecozoo Serpentarium - Canopy - Butterfly Conservatory - Sky Tram - Horseback riding - Hangin Bridges - Jeep-Boat-Jeep to/from Monteverde - Rafting - Lava Trail - Los Tucanes Trail - Caño Negro - La Fortuna Waterfall - Rancho Margot - and more ( Pura Vida literally means "pure life" but is the Costa Rican equivalent of Hawaii's Aloha and is used in Costa Rica for hello,...
Los Tres Gatos Vegetarian Bed & Breakfast
"Los Tres Gatos Vegetarian Bed and Breakfast is located 100 meters east from the clinic at the Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna, San Carlos - Costa Rica. please note that all our rooms HAS HOT WATER He
Hotel La Fortuna
"This budget hotel was perfect: clean, safe, and cute, with hot water and comfortable beds. The family who owns the hotel was incredibly friendly and helpful." …"… a comfortable cable car, ride horses, or rappel waterfalls, peacefully float your canoe or kayak the fierce rapids on Costa Ricas magnificent rivers, Hotel Fortuna is here to bring you the very best in natural adventure tours in Costa Rica. For the enjoyment of our guests, our...
"Hotel Dorothy is a nice hotel located in La Fortuna, in the Arenal Volcano National Park area. Hotel Dorothy gives you the oportunity to rest in a quiet place where you can meet new people and make
Hotel Arenal Carmela
"The Hotel Arenal Carmela is the best Hotel and resort near La Fortuna Arenal Volcano area. Services: - Tourist Information services - Souvenir Store - Transfers - Parking lot - Laundry service - Rent-a-car - International phone calls - Arenal Carmela Hotel offers many services for all their guests. - Our experience in the tourism business helps us to identify the customers' needs The Hotel Arenal Carmela offers several accommodation...
Lands In Love Hotel & Resort
"I visited Lands in Love in June. Great place. They gave me a discount when I showed them my student card. It came out very cheap because we were three friends, all students, and we shared a room. Bea
Hotel Campo Verde
"… surroundings of the hotel, where we find rivers, waterfalls, a very varied fauna and the panoramic view of the Arenal Volcano. You will be enchanted by the magical murmur of the river mixed with the sound of a great variety of birds and other wild life, you can see Tucans, Oropendolas and many other species of birds as well as a Congo-monkey. Campo Verde Hotel can arrange tours and activities like to Horseback riding to the Arenal Volcano,...
Hotel Las Colinas
"…To complete a relaxing stay we can also offer in-house beauty treatments. From us you can visit the Arenal Volcano Hot Springs, the Volcano itself, interesting attractions the Fortuna Waterfalls, t
Castillo del Arenal
"… and 700 from the Lake). Very accessible for all types of vehicle. With more and more travelers choosing to skip the crowded resorts of La Fortuna, Arenal El Castillo in the Arenal Volcano is now becoming the place where you can find the best and quiet hotels in the area. One of the first hotels in El Castillo overlooking the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal 25 minutes from the town of La Fortuna. accommodations with comfortable beds...
"We are the Hotel Vagabondo in Fortuna de San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Located 2.5 km west of the park on road Fortuna Arenal Volcano We have 9 rooms with simple decor Italian style, with wooden
Villas Vista Arenal
"…To get to our hotel the easiest thing to do is to go to the office of Red Lava tours at the La Fortuna bus terminal. If you arrive with the bus you will get out directly in front of their office. Wh
Brisas del Arenal
"…The small amount of cabins makes it possible for us to give you the personal attention that you wish and it ensures that all remains nice and tranquil. If you wish we can make you breakfast and we h
Posada del Arenal
"…Hotel Posada del Arenal offers our a guests warm, comfortable and friendly environment, where you can rest and relax. We have laundry service, communal kitchen where you can cook up a snack, lunc
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