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“Excellent Choice”
The Riverbank: An oasis of calm in the middle of everything!
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The Riverbank: An oasis of calm in the middle of everything!
Wide shot of large fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Master bedroom: Queen size bed, colorful artwork and yard view.
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69 reviews
The Riverbank: An oasis of calm in the middle of everything!
Wide shot of large fully equipped kitchen and dining area.
Master bedroom: Queen size bed, colorful artwork and yard view.
Bathroom with laurel wood counter.
Second bedroom: Unique full size bed with single top bunk.
Clean, elegant, fully equipped kitchen and dining room.
Spacious living room with volcano artwork and cable tv.
Very tranquil, secluded backyard full of iguanas, humming birds, exotic fruit trees and flowers!
So many different flowers, and so beautiful!
This is a Cherrie's Tanager perched in the back yard.
The view from the balcony this morning.
Volcano and Sleeping Indian, shot from balcony of The Riverbank at dusk.
'Trumpet of Angels' blooms bi-weekly, flowers a foot long fill the night wth incredible fragrance.
Huge iguanas in the trees in the backyard. Every day!
My absolute favourite flower; a rare type of Parrot Flower growing in the back yard.
An old wheelbarrow's retirement: Used during the building's construction now it holds bansai trees!
Check out this little guy who showed up in the backyard!
The Arenal Volcano makes its own weather and changes constantly.
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Condo/Apartment -
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela

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Very good - based on 69 reviews
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Jacquelin...
Vancouver, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Choice”
Reviewed 14 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014

This place was fantastic. My husband and I stayed here with our 10 month old baby, and it was nice and spacious for us. The location is amazing, a quick walk to anything in the town of La Fortuna. The view of the volcano from the balcony is fantastic (when it isn't clouded in). Laura was away, but William was great and very approachable. They thought of everything as far as we were concerned, the kitchen was well equipped and they even had the first day's coffee there and ready for us. Highly recommended.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Mar 2015
Thanks for taking the time to post such a lovely review! Your family was adorable and you were great guests. We're so glad that you enjoyed yourselves and we hope that we'll have the pleasure of hosting you again soon! :-)
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NEVADA
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

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Liked best: The location
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DC
Reviewed 23 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

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Liked best: Location, condition of the property
Liked least: Booking process (customer agreement etc) - wish it were like booking on Airbnb or Expedia
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Slytherea...
Ottawa, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great condo!”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Our family of 5 stayed here for 7 days, which for lafortuna may be just enough time to get all your activities done. The condo was spacious, and well appointed. William and Laura where such great hosts, and made us feel very welcome. Lafortuna is a great hub to run day trip out of. Costa Rica is absolutely beautiful!

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TheWerner...
Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
“Great location and very clean.”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Great experience. William and Laura were very helpful and the apartment was very clean and well appointed with supplies. The view of the volcano was directly in view of the living room, porch, and one of the two bedrooms (if it weren't for the cloud cover, but we did see 2/3's of it). It was right in town and had off street parking for our rental car. It wasn't a problem for us, but the bedroom walls were not full walls (about 80%), so if you have people who have different sleeping schedules, lights/noise from the living room may affect people in the bedrooms. Thanks for everything!!!

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Liked best: Clean, quiet, everything we needed. Very helpful hosts.
Liked least: We had to leave :(
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

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Liked best: The location, cleanliness, and price!
Liked least: No chairs on the deck but he is working on that!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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