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    Cerro Chato Eco Lodge

    Road to Rio Fortuna' waterfall | 3 kms southwest from La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417-75, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 4 April 2012

    We stayed four nights here - my husband and our 7 year old - and it was lovely. Miguel and Carmen are fabulous hosts, the food is excellent (I highly recommend having your dinners there when possible, the food is better quality and value than...More

    Thank Megan W
    Reviewed 29 March 2012

    We stayed at Cerro Chato for six days at the beginning of March 2012. Miguel and Carmen are super hosts, very open and friendly and you immediately feel at home with them! Miguel will go out of his way to arrange just about any kind...More

    Thank Steve C
    Reviewed 25 February 2012

    After driving about a half mile bumpy rocky road, you come to Cerro Chato eco lodge among the other little eco lodges. Cute little bungalows are scattered among the plant lined paths. A small pool is very refreshing and attractive. The owner is very helpful...More

    Thank Jim L
    Reviewed 21 February 2012

    Very nice stay, clean lodges. Miguel and Carmen are very friendly and willing to help. Breakfast is typical Costarican and nice. Place is quiet and has a good view on the volcano. If you are lucky, Miguel will push the button for you and make...More

    Thank TimVerw
    Reviewed 16 February 2012

    I have stayed at Cerro Chato with Miguel and Carmen for the past 6 annual trips to La Fortuna. I keep returning because of the service, cleaniless, Carmens Concina and the super service offered by Miguel in arranging everything from trekking,wildlife trips , hot springs...More

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    • US$43 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    Pauline L
    9 January 2015|
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    Response from MiguelZamora | Property representative |
    Dear Pauline, Not problem, the roads around our lodge are very accessible for all kind of cars. Breakfast time between 7 am and 8 am, cost $4.5 p/p Regards, Miguel Zamora
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    3 December 2014|
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    Response from MiguelZamora | Property representative |
    Travel time from Liberia: 4 hours drive If you book with us, we can arrange the transportation from any Liberia hotel at 8:00 am Price: shuttle bus service: US$50.00 p/p
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    "If you want perfect quiet, ask for a standalone cabin as opposed to a room that is a duplex."
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    "We had room 4 it was a direct view of the volcano but all rooms are spaced out well enough and have views of..."
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    "Try to get a cabin less away from the gravel road to avoid vehicle noise."
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    "All the private bungalows are amazing!"
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