The Sleeping Indian Guest House

House - Private room · , La Fortuna, Alajuela 21007, Costa Rica

A charming house in the middle of downtown La Fortuna. Close to all the attractions. We can pick you up from wherever you are comming from in Costa Rica and make all arrangements for the endless possiblities of fun adventures in the area - rafting,

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A charming house in the middle of downtown La Fortuna. Close to all the attractions. We can pick you up from wherever you are comming from in Costa Rica and make all arrangements for the endless possiblities of fun adventures in the area - rafting, canopy tours, horseback riding, hiking in the national park - on and on.

Depending on availability of rooms with two twins or one queen bed with private bath and hot shower. Perfect for individual or couple. Full kitchen and large spacious common area with great lounging space. Free Wireless Internet.

We are nestled in the heart of La Fortuna. A guesthouse which offers the perfect accommodations for those who want the convenience of being in the heart of La Fortuna, within walking distance to cafes, restaurants and shopping and just minutes from area tours and attractions. Our Guest house offers six guest rooms all with private baths, high speed internet. Onsite spa and tour office. Perfect for individuals, couples..

Breakfast is available for a nominal fee as well as laundery service and transportation.

Two night min.

The owner Peter Fergurson loves hosting international travelers he has travelled the world and found Fortuna to be his own personal "Fortuna"

This is unique environment of international travelers who mostly are interested in the area for its reputation as an adventuretrravel center of Central America

The owner Peter Fergurson loves hosting international travelers.. It's easy to get here: By car- When coming from west, enter town and drive straight. After you pass the central park and the church, you'll see phone booths and Alamo rent a car. Make a right, and at the following junction make another right. you'll see us on the left hand side. When coming from south, simply keep going straight. When you see the office of Wave Expeditions turn right, and you'll see us on the left hand side. By bus- Stand with your face towards the bus. Make a right and walk straight, you'll see a Megasuper. At the first junction make a right and walk straight two blocks. You'll pass the church and the office of Desafio. Make another right when you reach Wave Expeditions offices. You'll see us on the left hand side.

Guest Access

Full kitchen, spa with massage is downstairs, close to all the amazing attractions including the national park, canopy tours, rafting, horse riddiing and so much more

The Neighborhood

Fortuna is a sweet pueblo, small town and we are close to great food, shops, thermal hot srpings, etc

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $315 /week
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • The Sleeping Indian is on a perfect location with a nice view on the actual sleeping Indian when the clouds are not around the volcano. La Fortuna wakes up early so don't expect to be able to sleep till late. Room is spacious and with a big living/kitchen area you have a nice place to relax, have breakfast and meet up with other travelers. Tours can be arranged on the spot for a good price!

    February 2014
  • Our host wasn't there and even before we went to La Fortuna, he did not answer our emails. The young woman who was in charge was delightful and very helpful. The location was very convenient.

    February 2014
  • Peter's place is a very good one ! Well located in the center of the town. It is clean. Peter is such a nice person, giving good advice.

    January 2014
  • A lovely place to stay in La Fortuna, centrally located, cozy and comfortable. Peter is an excellent host, knowledgeable about the area and happy to help you out with any questions -- especially when it comes to finding a place to eat (Soda Viquez!). Tours and tour operators know where The Sleeping Indian is, which is another nice perk -- especially when booking through Airbnb,

    January 2014
  • Peter's place was just ideal for a couple of nights in La Fortuna. We were greeted by Peter on our arrival and before we knew it we had a reservation for horseback riding in the morning and a complete rundown on the town including a recommendation for dinner at a restaurant just a few minutes walk from Peter's front door. His place is clean, friendly and overall just as expected. The only thing is that our room was very small with no windows and felt confining. But, after all it was only $45/noc so, who's complaining. Thank you Peter. You're a great host.

    January 2014
  • The Sleeping Indian is a really lovely hostel. Spacious shared area, lots of people staying and friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Peter was super helpful, full of ideas and information about things to do in the area. La Fortuna is a charming little town, and the location is great for visits to Arenal.

    December 2013
  • Peter was super helpful and nice as can be! Loved the quaintness of La Fortuna and would highly recommend the Canopy tour Peter set us up with. FANTASTIC :)

    December 2013
  • The Guesthouse is very nice, with very big and nicely decorated common space, including two balconies, well equipped kitchen, sofas, Costa Rica guides and so more.
    Rooms are clean and absolutely sufficient for all our needs.
    Peter and his dog Rocky were very friendly and Peter gave us nice tips for trips, free hot spring river, good restaurants and many more.
    We really enjoyed our stay in Peter's very good located place in La Fortuna.

    December 2013
  • Very comfortable Heidi and Maria were great fun to be around
    And the hostel is bright and artful and very quiet at night even in the center of town opposite the beautiful church

    November 2013
  • Peter and rocky are awesome! Super helpful in every way. I even had a small medical event (severely sprained my finger) that they helped me navigate without having to drive hours in the pouring rain or pay a lot of money for. Rooms are comfy and clean.

    October 2013
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The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse
Peter Ferguson the owner of the The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse and welcomes international travelers from all over the world.. Peter is a world traveler who has explored many varied countries and environments and has chosen La Fortuna as his favorite place on the planet and is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge of this special area of a special country. The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse is centrally located in downtown La Fortuna named after a little chain of mountains next to Volcano Arenal in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. The wind and rain of millions of years of evolution has formed a chain of mountains that looks just like a sleeping indian. The more you look- the more you are amazed, since it seems that these giant mountains actually are a big fat Indian lying down. We think that no matter what kind of traveler you are, everybody likes to feel at home. Making you feel at home is Peter's goal. He loves people and he loves hosting.
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