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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
entrance to La Fortuna Waterfall, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica

3-star lodge with restaurant, near La Fortuna Waterfall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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  • This was a beautiful property. We loved having our own little cabin. The breakfasts…Mar 9, 2020
  • This Hotel was amazing. The way that they placed the plants and landscaping really…Mar 4, 2020

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna

from $48
  • Standard Quadruple Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms
  • Superior Cabin, Mountain View

What’s around Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna


  • La Fortuna Waterfall - 37 min walk
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 39 min walk
  • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 5 min walk
  • Arenal Adventure World - 13 min walk
  • Chato Volcano - 43 min walk
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Kalambu Hot Springs - 4.3 mi / 6.8 km
  • Arenal Volcano - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 125 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 7 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 cabins


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English, Spanish.

At the property

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Ginger Bar Restaurante - Onsite restaurant.

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul La Fortuna
  • Rancho Cerro Azul La Fortuna
  • Rancho Cerro Azul
  • Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul Lodge
  • Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul La Fortuna
  • Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul Lodge La Fortuna


This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 8.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 52 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna

  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available. The charge is USD 52 per person.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 199 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Warm and Accommodating Cabins
Cerro Azul is family owned and run and everyone working there is very warm and accommodating. The cabin was surprisingly spacious and had a private balcony facing the rainforest. Bed was just OK. A quick cab ride from anywhere in La Fortuna/Arenal area but enough outside of La Fortuna that it is peaceful and quiet. The outdoor bar bungalow is nice when people are there.
us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Location is quiet but close to town. The cabin was great, but the beds were very stiff and breakfast was $7 a person.
Daniel, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Favorite accommodation from our trip
Amazing hotel. Loved the porch with the hammock. Shower was very nice and bed was comfortable.
Natalie, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The whole experience was wonderful. The cabins are gorgeous, clean and good food. People are very nice.
Roxanne, us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place just outside of La Fortuna!
We loved our experience here and would come back to stay here again. The service was very helpful and friendly. We really liked the beautiful landscaping around each cabin that made each one feel secluded.
us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great Place!
Enjoyed our stay here. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Staff very helpful with local sights and tours.
Ashley, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing stay warm welcome and kindest family
Sunil, us1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Bad Services
It could be a good stay because the room was nice, with hot shower, AC, hair dryer and all kind of nice stuff but I was very disappointed with the service. First, the dinner and beverages were overpriced. The veggy meal and meal with chicken were priced the same 10 dollars. The cocktails were 7 dollars but weak. The breakfast was a disaster. I told the front desk lady that my plane is early and I ordered my breakfast for 7 am. When we appeared in a breakfast area at 7.05, our breakfast was not prepared and another lady did not know about my request. I checked out paying for the breakfast but it was not ready even at 7.25 so we left. I didn't want to miss my plane so we wasted 14 dollars.
Alla, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pretty location and friendly staff
The Rancho Cerro Azul hotel is awesome. The cabin we stayed in had a deck with a couple of chairs out front and more chairs plus a hammock on the patio out back. Lush vegetation all around. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They arranged our tours and transportation to Monteverde. The location is quiet and a little ways from town. We ate our dinners at the hotel but you would need a car or taxi to go into town for food. We did 3 tours during our stay in La Fortuna: Caño Negro - highly recommend, saw wildlife non stop due to our amazing guide Arenal Volcano- nice hike with good explanation of the volcano. Would consider taking a taxi in the future and doing the hike myself on the well marked trail Night walk from the hotel - knowledgeable guide, enjoyed the time but a bit pricey compared to the other walk we did in Monteverde and not as much variety of animals to see
michael, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing place to stay
Amazing place to stay. Great ambience. Close to the waterfalls. Close to town. Ileana and Roy at the front desk were very helpful. I would definitely recommend to my family and friends.
Mohamed, us3 night romance trip

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul, La Fortuna

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