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Chico, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel was cheap. Don't plan on staying in it for very long. The bathrooms were dirty, sink was clogged, air conditioner barely worked, smelled nasty, puddles of water on the floor, white bugs crawling on me all night. The plus side is that the owner was really nice to us and it was safe. If somebody just put a...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Hotel El Volcan is about 2 blocks off the town square, convenient to dining and shopping. The property is clean, comfortable, and well maintained, and the staff is helpful. The only complaint I have is that the room wasn't dark enough, between the sheer curtains and the light directly outside the window. The common area, with complimentary coffee, is a...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

At $50ish dollars a night it was worth it. The location was absolutely perfect, 5min walking from the heart of the town. The people who run the hotel were extremely friendly and were willing to answer all questions we had. The fact that they spoke english was a bonus. The rooms are basic and if you're picky about pillows and...

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I stayed one nigth, and the beds were fine but the filthy bathroom and smells very bad, full of cockroaches and dirthy everywhere and the wifi don´t work... I do not recommend this hotel...... Never!...

Thank Wendy C
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in the heart of Fortuna. The rooms are very basic but the beds need new mattresses and the pillows are very old and smelly. The TV remote control did not work. In the bathroom there is no window and needs extra ventilation. The manager is friendly but that was not enough for me to stay there never...

Thank vivgraglo2015
Reviewed 8 April 2015

This small hotel is well situated in the centre of La Fortuna and the owner is friendly. The room is fine,clean with thin but clean bedding and towels. But the bathroom floor corners were greasy and grubby, although the toilet,shower and basin were fine. A cockroach made a brief appearance. So I would just say the owner should take a...

Thank melaniehookuk
Reviewed 31 March 2015

the hotel manager is super helpful and friendly, and is always prepared to offer advice and information. He can also help with booking tours (hot springs was good) and transfers to other places in Costa Rica. The rooms are a bit basic, but have good AC, are clean and have comfy beds. Overall very good value in this area.

1Thank beadybrt
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Luis at the front desk was incredible! He was polite, patient, and very accommodating. He helped us book many excursions, despite our several changes of plans. He also had some wonderful recommendations regarding activities to do in the area. The room was very clean and well-kept. The hotel is simple yet has everything you need, especially for the price. It's...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

For the price it's ok. It's just 35$ when you book directly in the hotel. The owner is very friendly, polite and helpful. The rooms are very basic and simple, they are a bit rocked off... We had a room with two queen-size beds, so there was enough space for 4 persons. The mattresses were quite old and uncomfy, but...

1Thank Nadja h
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have been in hotel el volcan for a week. The place is very welcoming, the rooms are the cleanest we have ever been in costa rica. The ac works and there is hot water with good water pressure. Wifi is excellent. The area is at the centre and very quiet. There is a common kitchenette were...

1Thank Tiziana A

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Additional Information about Hotel El Volcan

Address: 150M Norte del parque de la Fortuna San Carlos, 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: $47 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel El Volcan 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I do not recommend this hotel...... Never”
 of 5 bubbles G9864ROwendyc, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The only window was in the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles likeafishoutofwater, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“No option,”
 of 5 bubbles Raelius, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Would try a different room in this hotel if I ever go there again.”
 of 5 bubbles maxtov, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Spring for the A/C it is hot and humid”
 of 5 bubbles beestinger777, 5 Dec 2012 | Read review
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