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Hotel Vista del Cerro

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 24 May 2014

While in Costa Rica for two weeks I caught a ride with friends that were going to an expo in Las Carlos. After dropping them off, I continued on looking for a place on the way to the Arenal volcano to spend a couple quiet days (hopefully away from the tourist crowd). A total cold call found me at Hotel...

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Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We spent one night at this hotel in early March. The staff was wonderful. Extremely helpful. The room was clean. It was very reasonably priced. The location is great for seeing the volcano. The only bad thing is it is close to the road and you can hear the traffic passing by. I would stay again.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 31 March 2014

My sister and I so enjoyed staying at hotel Vista del Cerro! The staff was welcoming and super helpful and spoke great English. The room was comfortable and the location on the edge of La Fortuna was perfect for us...right across the street from a supermarket and next door to a yummy 'soda' where our breakfast was free due to...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I promised Jenny before leaving Hotel Vista del Cerro that I would write this review. She went above and beyond for my group of 6 women traveling to Costa Rica for spring break. Although our delayed flight and road trip from San Juan to La Fortuna resulted in a 3am checkin Jenny was very welcoming and hospitable. Although we only...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 February 2014

The rooms at Vista del Cerro are very minimal, but you'll have everything you need. there is great water pressure, hot water, views of the volcano, and a nice little swimming pool. the included breakfast is delicious and substantial. There are cows and horses in the adjoining property which are charming. The best thing about this hotel is the staff....

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Greenbelt, Maryland
Reviewed 11 January 2014

The hotel is located around 10 minutes from the heart of La Fortuna. A taxi costs around ~$3. The rooms are basic. You need to bring your own shampoo and conditioner. The room was slightly dank. Jenny is very pleasant and helpful. There is a supermarket right across the hotel. The soda next to the hotel also serves very good...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The biggest problem with this hotel is the noise. It sits right on the highway roadside, across from a woodworking shop and supermarket. The walls are extraordinarily good at passing sound, so you will hear conversations several doors down, cars rushing by at all hours of the night, not to mention the hammering and electric saws running as early as...

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1Thank Phil H
Whiting Indiana
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The place was clean. the a/c and cable worked. Water pressure was a little off and you need to bring your own shampoo and conditioner as well as a wash cloth if you use one. But all that said. Jenny was great. My friend lost her wallet with her id, money and atm card on our first day there. Jenny...

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Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and I was very pleased with the cleanliness. Breakfast was delicious. Front desk was always helpful and spoke English. Loud in the mornings because of the road but quiet during sleep hours. Pool was awesome! Overall, pleased with our stay.

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Quite by accident I came to Vista Del Cerro as the hotel I was suppose to stay at must have had had every marching band with amplified speakers surrounding it & I wanted quiet. What a wonderful place! It's family run & they were all so gracious, friendly & accomodating! I was so grateful to have discovered it. And because...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vista Del Cerro is located in La Fortuna San Carlos Costa Rica, one of the most wonderful areas of the country.We offer very comfortable and spacious rooms where you can enjoy the most relaxing rest, while admiring spectacular eruptions of the Arenal Volcano, from the commodity of your room. In addition, we offer nature lovers a large variety of activities such us the La Fortuna Waterfall, ATV tours to the Arenal River, hot springs, or the fascinating Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and for those who prefer thrilling adventures we have Canopy Tours and White water rafting. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 miles west from la fortuna | (on the way to arenal volcano), La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €57 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vista del Cerro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Vista Del Cerro Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Cerro Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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#21 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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