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Hotel Mountain Paradise

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La Palma De La Fortuna 7 KM Del Centro De La Fortuna, Carretera Al Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 183-4400 Costa Rica
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#22 of 61 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Home away from Home.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Couples massage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Public wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
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Private balcony
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Park View
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58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
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CEC131 wrote a review Feb 2021
Costa Rica185 contributions26 helpful votes
The location is nice, the grounds are well kept. The breakfast was good. We ate the other meals out because of the prices. The swim-up bar with the hot water pool was enjoyable for a little day drinking and night swim. You can tell the hotel has been around for a while because all the facilities are dated, it is not a bad thing, just the way it is. You would not use the word luxury to describe anything here but you would use the words comfortable and clean. Our room did not have amenities like a fridge or coffee maker. The bathroom did have a hairdryer and two showers. If you can, choose a room with a private pool, our room with the jacuzzi on the patio felt a little creepy. --- *Heads up, The entrance to the property is closed and there is no guard. When you arrive you must phone the front desk (phone numbers are on the guard shack) so make sure you have a working cell phone with you or someone will have to walk to reception and let them know you are at the gate.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Ambassador182652 wrote a review Jan 2021
Chicago, Illinois90 contributions6 helpful votes
Pros: beautiful view of volcano, great location, spacious rooms, unique and spacious bathroom with waterfall shower - we loved our stay at the hotel Cons: nothing too major but they didn’t have a security guard due to short staffing (post covid/low occupancy) so you had to call the hotel to enter the territory which didn’t work for us since our phones were off, not a huge concern but inconvenience- maybe management can address. At check on staff was not super attentive or helpful but that changed the next day so I guess it depends who works that day. Breakfast is fairly simple but enough
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Pam B wrote a review Dec 2020
Northbrook, Illinois11 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed here Dec 18-22, 2020. They were just starting to host tourists. The villa was very pretty and spacious with a tiny private pool, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The master bath had a beautiful waterfall shower. There were some misses -- the furniture was not functional -- no dresser, tiny closets with high bars and high shelves that didn't work for really hanging any clothes, nowhere to sit inside and no kitchen appliances except a mini fridge (we had to request the room coffee pot that was advertised). Nowhere to put toiletries in the bathrooms. And there were squirrels or birds living in our ceiling. The staff were very nice, particularly the restaurant and bar staff. The included breakfast was very good but the dinner was not very good -- don't order the steak. We had a beautiful sunny day and saw the top of Arenal. We ate at Fortuna several times, Soda Vasquez a block off the main park was awesome! One of our best meals all week. Also go with the SKY group for ziplining and rainforest tour -- amazing! Bring lots of rain gear for the walk but we got lucky and the sun came out for the zip lining. Spring for the go-pro!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Erin S wrote a review Dec 2020
Durham, North Carolina4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at the Hotel Mountain Paradise for 2 nights and were quite underwhelmed with our experience. Lows: MANY biting ants at the entryway of our room, pool unavailable for a portion of our stay, broken jacuzzi at our room, no housekeeping service, no actual pond at the “frog pond”, and very few hotel staff (1 guy was running the pool bar, restaurant, AND reception one night). Highs: the 1 staff that was running everything was phenomenal - even though he was stretched thin, fantastic views, really cool shower in room, and incredible gourmet food. Overall, it was a decent experience. This hotel is listed as 4-stars, but I would rank it comparably to 3-star hotels. Great location, though!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Isaiah N wrote a review Dec 2020
12 contributions7 helpful votes
We loved Mountain Paradise! The staff we incredible friendly and quick in responding to whatever we needed. The rooms were very big and spacious, and we loved the hot tub and big pack porch and the waterfall in the shower. The views from the restaurant and the pool of the volcano were incredible. They were very COVID friendly as well. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$112 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mountain paradise hotel
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Mountain Paradise
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Nearby attractions include Natura Eco Park Costa Rica (0.5 km), Baldi Hot Springs (0.8 km), and Free Natural Hot Springs River (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Conveniently located restaurants include Altamira Restaurant, Surá Bar & Bistro, and Tabbule Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Mountain Paradise have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Mountain Paradise offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Mountain Paradise?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Mountain Paradise have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.