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Hostel La Choza Inn
2 out of 5
Avenue 331, 300 mts West from the post office, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $32 per night
0.17 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (84 reviews)
Great breakfast and location

"Great gallo pinto breakfast, beautiful courtyard and lots of outdoor seating. Room itself was small but extras made this budget accomodation nice."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Hostel La Choza Inn
Nayara Gardens
4.5 out of 5
7 km West from La Fortuna Town Road 142, the entrance to the Volcano Lodge, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $380 per night
3.54 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (441 reviews)

"Excellent in every way. This place sets the standard for other resorts. Do not hesitate to stay here."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Nayara Gardens
Tifakara Boutique Hotel & Birding Oasis
3.5 out of 5
300m oeste de Catarata de La Fortuna, La Fortuna
The price is $196 per night
2.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (271 reviews)

"Our favorite part was how isolated the property is, you are staying literally in the jungle and still you are super close to the middle of all of the most popular attractions in La Fortuna. I would highly recommend having a car... it gives you access and freedom to go everywhere."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Tifakara Boutique Hotel & Birding Oasis
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Hotel Vagabondo
2.5 out of 5
2.5 Km east of Parque de la Fortuna, Carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $20 per night
1.3 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (54 reviews)

"Pool much smaller than it looks on websites. Hot water for shower very hard to learn to use. I had a couple cold showers before I figured it out. Not much for English speaking help. Clean room. Our room was bordered by an alleyway that is a service entrance to a hotel. The trucks were very noisy ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Hotel Vagabondo
Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort
3.5 out of 5
3mi. NW of La Fortuna’s Catholic Church, Rd. to Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
The price is $112 per night
2.58 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (147 reviews)

"I loved staying here! The staff couldn’t have been more friendly, the hot springs more clean or lovely or the rooms more comfortable. The food, also, was delicious, healthy and plentiful. I was very, very pleased. I would definitely stay here again. Highest recommendation!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort
Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
3.5 out of 5
1.5 km northwest from Arenal Dam, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night
7.51 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (659 reviews)

"Property was just beautiful , always had great service , our room Had a amazing view Our only complaint was in the evening we like to sit on our balcony but our balcony backed onto the restaurant and we could hear the dishes banging a loud so we didn’t sit out very long"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa
3 out of 5
22 km Oeste de la Fortuna de San Carlos, 1.7 km del Volcán Arenal, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night
4.88 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (404 reviews)

"This is a beautiful place to stay. The staff are friendly and attentive. The grounds are beautifully kept with many lovely trails to walk. The food was amazing. The view from the rooms are very nice, with each room area having its own unique views and characteristics. The walk to the pool was a neat ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa
Hotel Arenal Lodge
3 out of 5
200 Meters NW of the dam of Arenal Lake, Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $92 per night
8.11 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (689 reviews)

"Garden view was actually a view of the volcano with a garden in front of it."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hotel Arenal Lodge
Mountain Paradise Wellness & Spa
3.5 out of 5
Arenal Volcano, San Carlos, San Jose, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night
3.79 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (472 reviews)

"Our villa was huge and kids loved it. Lots of animals on site. Our pool was refreshing. The staff was very helpful with everything. The only negative point is that everything was very expensive (room, meals, activities and transport)."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Mountain Paradise Wellness & Spa
Montaña de Fuego Mountain Resort & Spa
3 out of 5
8 Km West from La Fortuna Downtown, Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $78 per night
4.51 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (286 reviews)

"Great customer service... all employees prompt to suggest you things to make your stay more pleasant! 👍"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Montaña de Fuego Mountain Resort & Spa
Nayara Springs - Adults only
5 out of 5
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $750 per night
3.54 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)

"Excellent meals good trips excellent transport Could there be a better vehicle to St Jose airport"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Nayara Springs - Adults only
Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
4.5 out of 5
11 km North from the Catholic Church, Fortuna Downtown, Road to volcano, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $198 per night
4.68 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (396 reviews)

"Views are incredible Staff were courteous Overall a great experience"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
Baldi Hot Springs Hotel and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Del Centro De La Fortuna 4 Km, San Carlos, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $153 per night
2.45 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (483 reviews)

"My daughter and I stayed at Baldi Hot Springs Resort for three nights and were impressed by its natural beauty. The design of this entire property makes you feel like you are out in the jungle with more than fifteen natural hot springs at different temperatures inside the hotel. Soaking in the hot ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Baldi Hot Springs Hotel and Spa
Arenal Paraíso Resort & Thermo Mineral Hot Springs
3.5 out of 5
La Palma, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night
3.94 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (602 reviews)

"Our room was Very clean as well as the pool and hot Springs"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Arenal Paraíso Resort & Thermo Mineral Hot Springs
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
13 Km Oeste del Centro, de la Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Alajuela
The price is $257 per night
5.34 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (895 reviews)

"Hot springs were truly amazing and unique. Well worth the stay!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
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Visiting La Fortuna

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring La Fortuna, and visitors give high marks for the volcano viewpoints. In La Fortuna, there are 152 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 44.4 mi (71.4 km) from the city center. The next closest is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 49.4 mi (79.6 km) away.

Sightseeing and Staying in La Fortuna

The volcanoes, hot springs, and rainforest highlight the city's natural beauty, and Ecotermales Fortuna, La Fortuna Waterfall, and Chato Volcano are worth a visit. Ziplining, hiking, and bird watching are top activities, while sights to visit include Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Arenal Adventure World and Ecoglide Arenal Park.

In La Fortuna, you'll be able to select from 152 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Nayara Springs - Adults only - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.
  • Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens - Our customers like the dining options and pool at this resort. This 4.5-star resort features a full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and free breakfast.
  • Hotel El Silencio del Campo - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and room size.

Dressing for La Fortuna

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 61°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 84°F, while the average at night is 64°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 81°F with nighttime averages of 63°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 80°F and nighttime averages of 62°F
  • La Fortuna gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 62°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in La Fortuna?
Amor Arenal - Adults Only is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 2 bars. Reviews from our site also recommend Nayara Springs - Adults only and Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in La Fortuna, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in La Fortuna.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to La Fortuna?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to La Fortuna, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in La Fortuna?
Based on reviews, Arenal Paraíso Resort & Thermo Mineral Hot Springs is a popular 3.5-star lodge for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Secreto La Fortuna and Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to La Fortuna?
Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Hotel Bijagua and Arenal Paraíso Resort & Thermo Mineral Hot Springs. Attractions like Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Costa Rica Sky Adventures are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to La Fortuna?
Mountain Paradise Wellness & Spa is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and pillowtop beds. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Montaña de Fuego Mountain Resort & Spa and Nayara Gardens.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in La Fortuna?
Wood House Hostel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Hotel Campo Verde and Sunset Inn Valle del Volcan.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Arenal Volcano?
Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star lodge offers 4 outdoor pools and 2 bars. It’s located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Arenal Volcano. Other good options within 5 miles include Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort and The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort.
What about the best place to stay close to Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Lost Iguana Resort and Spa, located next to Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, and this 3.5-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Hotel Arenal Lodge, located just 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away, is another good choice.
What's the best luxury accommodation in La Fortuna?
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is a 4.5-star resort with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in La Fortuna?
The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort is a favorite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 3 restaurants and a poolside bar. Hotel Bijagua and Hotel Las Colinas are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What are some accommodations with pools in La Fortuna?
Hotel Linda Vista is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free full breakfast, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Lost Iguana Resort and Spa and Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa.

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