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1 room, 2 adults

Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna

2.5-star2.5 stars
Calle 478, La Fortuna, Alajuela, 21007, Costa Rica

La Fortuna city-center guestrooms with patios
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna

from $21
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room
  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna


  • Heart of La Fortuna
  • Arenal Adventure World - 27 min walk
  • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 35 min walk
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Ecotermales Fortuna - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Chato Volcano - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • La Fortuna Waterfall - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 113 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 5 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 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.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • 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


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM *


  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Arenal Xilopalo Hotel La Fortuna
  • Arenal Xilopalo Hotel
  • Arenal Xilopalo La Fortuna
  • Arenal Xilopalo Hotel
  • Arenal Xilopalo La Fortuna
  • Arenal Xilopalo Hotel La Fortuna


Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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.

This property only accepts cash for all bookings and onsite payments.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 6 costs USD 35 (one-way)

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 Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna

  • Does Arenal Xilopalo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Arenal Xilopalo does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Arenal Xilopalo?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Arenal Xilopalo?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Arenal Xilopalo?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Arenal Xilopalo?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Arenal Xilopalo?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on request. The charge is USD 50 per person one-way.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 66 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very Helpful Staff
The staff was very helpful with giving us suggestions of activities and directions. This is a new hotel. I would like to give some suggestions. A trash can in the kitchen area would be very helpful. The toilet seat was for the wrong size toilet and there is no sound barriers. We could hear the conversations in the office In our room. Also we could hear other people in other rooms and outside. I still give this place a high review. We would stay again.
Marla, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent option for those who don’t need luxury.
Staff amazing. More geared toward locals, foreigners may find it a bit rustic or basic but overall is VERY NICE. The gardens, the property is upkept very well. Will definitely come back and be surrounded by nature.
Jose, us2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
New and large rooms.
New and large rooms. very helpful front desk. A little hard to find the location.
us1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Very acceptable
Very acceptable lower cost lodging. It worked well for our family of 6 adults for 2 nights. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit with a kitchenette. I think if 6 people are allowed, there should be enough glasses,plates and utensils for 6. Otherwise it was as described and convenient for visiting the nearby area..
Shauna, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Most staff were very friendly but one time the only person at the front desk was new to CR and did not understand English so could not help with recommendations. If you are a no-frills person who simply wants a clean, safe, quiet, spacious, very convenient location and very economical place- this is a perfect place! A 5 minute walk to town but feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. We would definitely stay here again. However if you are looking for anything like a Holiday Inn, definitely not the place for you. Very little room service (we stayed more than one night) just made the bed but no new towels etc. (although probably would have given them to us if we had thought to ask) nothing for breakfast (although there are very reasonable priced and delicious restaurants nearby costing approximately $5), once inside your place, the walls between bathroom and between rooms does not go completely to the ceiling, so no privacy in your apt/within your room and not completely dark in your room until all lights are turned off. However full privacy between guest rooms etc
Ginny, us2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
The staff is amazing, very helpful, but the place itself is not stafisying, it’s a family style hotel, you can get a suite for a nice price, but the room condition is not very good, and At the night we stay, it is extremely noisy
us1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Rustic hotel accommodations at a reasonable price!
Hosts were extremely friendly and accommodating, especially since it was a last minute booking. The hotel, although it was adequate, gave us more of a “cabin rental” feeling rather than that of a typical hotel room rental. But it was great to actually see many native plants and wildlife right on the premises...the hosts put out fresh fruit daily to attract beautiful birds, and various types of frogs are abundant in the area.
Judith, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Reception was very welcoming and helpful. The family room we stayed in was very spacious and had great amenities. The cleaning staff did a great job when we were out. It was conveniently located, just a 5 minute walk from the town center. Would highly recommend to anyone.
us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Good affordable lodging
This is a great place to stay for the budget conscious traveller located close to hustle and bustle of town but far enough so that it is quiet. Upon arrival I was greeted with delicious orange juice and they supply coffee which tastes amazing. They have some short walking trails on property with wildlife.
Joyce, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great affordable lodging close to town
This is a nice little place a short walk into town but far enough away from the noise and bustle. The room was spacious and the coffee amazing. The grounds offer a little oasis with little hiking trails. The bed was comfortable and the Wi-Fi was excellent. This is not an upscale hotel but a great place to stay for the value minded traveller looking to be close to town but not IN town. I would definitely stay again.
Joyce, usOther trip

Arenal Xilopalo, La Fortuna

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