About This Listing
Just 3 blocks from town, It features an equipped kitchenette, living room with 32'' flat screen TV, couch, free wifi internet, 2 adjoining rooms with A/C, 1 bathroom with hot water & amenities, parking. Ask for my 4x3 offer and get 1 night free.
Located in a safe and quiet neighborhood, just 3 blocks north site from La Fortuna center.
As you can confirm on the clients review, the apartment fits for couples, families with young kids, teenagers, groups of friends, etc. It offers all the modern equipment you might need:
* Equipped kitchen (Appliances as: refrigerator, blender, electric skillet, rice cooker, hot plate, coffeemaker, microwave, cookware).
* Living room with comfortable couch & 32'' Flat screen TV.
* Cable TV (local and international channels: ESPN, Fox, Warner, CNN, Sony, etc).
* Free wi-fi with acceptable speed.
* 2 adjoining bedrooms with A/C in each one.
* Bathroom with hot water (amenities includes: toilet paper, soap, shampoo, towels).
* Private rear outdoor terrace.
* Parking on premise.
It can easily fit 5 people but the system calculates the price according to the number of persons that you select in the moment of your request.
Beds as you see on the pictures. Master bedroom has a double bed and second bedroom with individual beds.
As the apartment is located in a walking distance, you will have quick and easy access to supermarkets, restaurants and bars, souvenir, drugstores whatever you might need.
Tourist attraction are also close from this location: hot springs, horseback riding, visits to waterfalls, Hanging bridges, Arenal Volcano National Park, etc. (most of the attractions are not in a walking distance but tour operators include transportation).
The apartment is completely private, non area will be shared and it's on ground floor.
Free coffee and tea included if you want to prepare some, every morning.
I do not offer meals, but Self-serve breakfast can me arranged upon request.
Self-serve breakfast Menu:
Bread, 2 jelly options, fresh eggs, orange juice, milk and 2 seasonal fruit options (options can can change according to specific needs).
Price per person: US$6/daily
Cleaning is not included everyday (only after checkout), but if you want daily cleaning it can be arranged upon request.
Interaction with Guests
About me?, Dogs lover (puddle style... maybe not a manly breed, but well guys... nobody can be perfect... just kidding).
I LOVE tourism and that's why I've been working in this industry for over than 10 years, so I pretty much know what people is looking for, when we talk about service, lodging, activities, etc.
I guarantee you will feel that you arrived to warm place, pretty similar to a piece of your home :). That's my goal with every guest.
Second promise :) is: I will be ALWAYS available for you and when I say always it means 24/7. If you have any question, doubt, inconvenient, whatever you might think that I can help you, please do not hesitate to let me know.
Once the reservation is confirmed, I will also send you a document with more address details and recommendations about where to eat, what to do, etc.
As I mentioned before, the neighborhood is safe as well as quiet (family area). As safe as you can walk at midnight without any concern (you can also confirm it in many past reviews from clients).
The neighbors are also a plus. Most of them are families and they work for restaurants, hotels, tour operators. Some of them speak fluid English and some not. Pretty calm and quiet people at night, but if you try to talk to some of them, they are kind people.
Public transportation gets to La Fortuna from San José or Liberia, but if you want a more comfortable ams faster arrive, you can book a shuttle service (Interbus, Ride CR, Montezuma Expeditions, Desafío Adventure and Gray Line are wonderful companies and most of them have connections all over the country).
There are also, flights landing to El Tanque, which is located 20 minutes away from La Fortuna (Sansa and Nature Air are the local airline companies).
If you are coming from Monteverde and you are not renting s car, the cheapest and easiest way to get to La Fortuna it is booking a Jeep-boat-Jeep through the Arenal Lake (there are several company options in the Internet).
Most of the transportation companies won't drop you off directly to the apartment, because they can do it just at hotel receptions, but Arenal Rabfer Hotel is located just 200mts from the apartment, so you can choose this hotel as drop off place.
There are only two house rules:
One: Don't smoke inside, there is plenty space outside for that.
Second: PURA VIDA!! And enjoy as much as you can :)
Of all the places we stayed in Costa Rica, this was the best. Safe neighborhood, quiet, close to town, has AC and hot water-can't ask for much else. Roy is excellent; we did not meet him but he was always one message away, and always responded within 5 minutes. Don't need to think twice about booking here.
Good experience, no problems! Having two bedrooms and a kitchen was really nice.
Extremely safe neighborhood for three girls, so safe in fact one left the keys to our car in the driver side door all morning and it was still there!
Apt is just as described and a/c and water (heated) worked perfect. Extremely walkable to the cute town of La Fortuna (highly recommend "my coffee and "soda visquez").
Roy was extremely helpful. We had never been to Costa Rica nor used Air BnB before and he left detailed instructions and had great suggestions on things to do.
Would totally stay here again. (Sorry for all the "extremely"s but that's the best word to describe.)
Hi Tricia, thank you so much for your comment, I'm glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and that you felt safe ( it's a really quite and safe neighborhood, as you discovered).
You are welcome anytime you want :) enjoy your first (I hope not the last) trip though Costa Rica.
The apartment was nice, clean, and well-equipped. Quiet little back porch area. The location was just a small walk from the center of town, nice to be away a bit from the hustle and bustle. Wifi was good too. Roy was very kind and prompt to reply to questions about the apartment and the area. Would recommend.
The flat was nice, clean and well located, 5mn walk from the center. I do recommand to stay at roy place if you come at La Fortuna
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About the Host, Roy
A travel and dog lover who studied Business Administration as profession but has worked in the tourism the whole life.
I have quite more than 10 years working for hotels, tour operators and travel agencies, which it has gave me great friends from all over the world.
I'm proud of my country and the beautiful nature, so I can say that I love the outdoor and extreme activities.
If you have any questions about La Fortuna or any recommendation for somewhere else, just let me know, I might help you out with some suggestions.
Feel free to ask anything you need.