Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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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 coming from in Costa Rica and make all arrangements for the endless possibilities of fun adventures in the area . Keep in mind we offer our guests discounts on all the local activities including white water rafting, volcano , zip lines etc. If you book on line you will pay too much
light breakfast is included, at Lava Lounge Restaurant.

The space

We are THE ONLY accomodation in La Fortuna in our category that has earned a "star ranking" in Lonely Planet guide book!
We can provide private transportation from almost anywherer in Costa Rica to La Fortuna for about the same price you would pay for a shuttle with several other people and drop offs.
We can arange for all your activities while in the area and we can get the best prices for all tours.

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 mor

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 1PM - 6PM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
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House Rules
Check in time is 1PM - 6PM

Arriving time is 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, if you need to check in in a different time you can do it but must let us know.
Kitchen opens for use at 7:30 so others can sleep



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2 nights minimum stay

51 Reviews

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Rachel User Profile
August 2017
My stay at the guesthouse was great! The room was bigger than I expected and it's a block away from the main area in La Fortuna. With that in mind, there is some traffic noise but they provide ear plugs to use if you're a light sleeper. Heidy was very helpful with planning extra things to do and helping me book them and giving info. She and Peter were both very kind and helpful. I would recommend this place for your stay in La Fortuna!

Jennifer User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful decoration, helpful staff, very welcoming environment, perfect central location.

Lauren User Profile
May 2017
We were so excited the minute we walked up to this place! Heidy, the woman in charge at Sleeping Indian, is an artist and is extremely talented. She painted a cute Beatles mural around the stairs in the entry way and many of her other beautiful paintings hang in the hostel. The main room is so cozy, complete with a hammock and little collection of books. We felt immediately at home. Everyone was so welcoming and laid-back. Full access to the kitchen area and their interaction is what you want it to be. My only complaints would be that there is no AC, as mentioned in other reviews, so it can get really hot in the room some days (we visited in May). There's a big fan, which helps, but I was definitely a bit uncomfortable when trying to sleep sometimes. Also, the shower is lukewarm at best. However, the location could not be better and the room was very clean when we arrived. Well worth the price! Gracias Heidy we had a great stay xxx
Peter User Profile
Response from Peter:
thanks so much for the kind words yes, fortuna is a hot place, the only way we can keep the price low is to provide fans rather than AC which is crazy expensive here and would require our rates to be higher
May 2017

Dejan User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful, mellow place in a great location with kind and gracious hosts that can help out with everything. Very much appreciated their advice and help booking our adventures around the Arenal volcano. Art covers every wall, much of which is personal and you feel very welcome here. The whole place is also very low carbon footprint, in keeping with the Costa Rican way of life.

Kathleen User Profile
April 2017
Its a super cool place that was great for me travelling alone because it's set up in a way for you to meet other travellers. If your expectations are that you will be living like the Costa Ricans do, you'll have a great time! Heidy was so knowledgeable and helpful and offered information about everything I needed! They also responded very quickly to my messages before I arrived in Costa Rica. If I'm ever back in la Fortuna I would definitely stay here again!

Amelie User Profile
March 2017
Good quality price :)

Xiaoxue User Profile
March 2017
This is a really nice place to stay. It is comfy. The hosts are really friendly and the dogs are super cute! Definitely recommend this place!

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La Fortuna, Costa RicaJoined in April 2011
Peter User Profile

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 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.

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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