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    Hotel Vagabondo

    | 1.5 km oeste del parque de la fortuna sobre carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 00123, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good46%
    • Average16%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 February 2015

    Unbelievable!!!! THEY'RE WORST service in the world...cannot believe that the stupidata blond lady that was supposed to SERVE didn't even have the decency of waiting on us just because she did not want to work because we were 8 (4 adults, 4 kids) and there...More

    Thank kryshu
    Reviewed 13 February 2015

    Nice little budget hotel just outside of town with a good breakfast.The staff was very friendly and helpful. Even though they cleaned the room it was very musty. The property is well kept and has a hammock outside sitting area. There is a night club...More

    Thank invisibletraveler
    Reviewed 28 January 2015

    We loved staying at Vagabondo. The back room by the pool was awesome. One of the best value hotels that we found in all of costa rica on our trip. The free breakfast was great, and the rooms were very clean. We miss Vagabondo!

    Thank TravelingForBlondes
    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    My husband & I stayed here for 4 nights last year around Xmas. This was a good budget option given the busy tourist season around that time. The property is pretty and well kept with a small garden, pool, common areas, an in house pizzeria...More

    3  Thank Enthuchick
    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    I was very pleasantly surprised by the room here, for a budget hotel in Costa Rica it was quite nice. They advertise come a stranger and leave a friend, and I do feel that the entire staff had that attitude they were gracious and friendly....More

    Thank brucewhite2015
    Hotel Bijagua
    325 reviews
    #1 of 41 B&amp;Bs / Inns in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Arenal Lodge
    823 reviews
    #21 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,511 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel El Silencio del Campo
    1,869 reviews
    #4 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Vagabondo Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms by the pool have a little less road noise but the others weren't bad."
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    "Rooms by the pool are quieter."
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    "I think all the rooms are amazing"
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    "Rooms at the back near the pool are more secluded and might be less noisy."
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