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La Fortuna Roja
2 stars

La Fortuna Roja

Avenida 5, Entre Calle 2 y Calle Central Alfredo Volio, San José 10101, Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica
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based on 186 reviews
186 reviews
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Double room

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About La Fortuna Roja

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Set in San José, within 3.2 km of La Sabana Metropolitan Park and 4.7 km of Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, La Fortuna Roja offers accommodation with free WiFi. The property is around 7.7 km from Parque Diversiones, 20 km from Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium and 25 km from Parque Viva. The property is non-smoking and is located 49 km from Poas National Park. All units in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. La Fortuna Roja provides certain rooms with city views, and each room includes a private bathroom. Speaking English and Spanish, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical guidance on the area at the reception. Jardin Botanico Lankester is 28 km from the accommodation, while Barva Volcano is 33 km away. The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International Airport, 8 km from La Fortuna Roja.

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Amenities at La Fortuna Roja

  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Body soap
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Trash cans
  • Free Internet

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Private entrance


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • 24hr front desk
  • Key access

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Family rooms
  • City view
  • Sofa


  • Washer/dryer available in-room
  • Laundry facilities

Parking and transportation

  • Free long-term parking


  • Fold-up bed


  • Coffee shop

Things to do

  • Beauty salon


  • Fitness center

Reviews of La Fortuna Roja

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What can I expect from the hotel's location?

The hotel is very well located close to the main San José attractions and is convenient for exploring the city.

How is the cleanliness of the hotel?

The hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms, but some guests have mentioned issues with cleanliness, such as dirty rooms and bathrooms.

What are the hotel's unique amenities?

The hotel features a fitness center, a coffee shop, and a mini supermarket inside the hotel, providing convenience for guests.

Is the hotel staff accommodating and friendly?

The staff at the hotel are described as nice, friendly, and accommodating, providing a welcoming atmosphere for guests.

What is the best time to visit the hotel?

The hotel is recommended for overnight stays, especially for those traveling to and from the airport and bus station, making it a convenient choice for short visits.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the city comes highly recommended.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests reported that the area can be noisy, especially at night. Bringing earplugs or requesting a room away from the street may help ensure a more peaceful stay.

Take Advantage of the Central Location

The hotel's central location was highlighted by many guests as a major advantage, making it convenient for exploring downtown San José and accessing bus terminals.

Be Mindful of Safety

While some guests felt secure, others expressed concerns about the neighborhood's safety, especially at night. It's advisable to remain cautious and aware of your surroundings.

Check Room Details

Guests mentioned variations in room cleanliness and size. Checking specific room details and requesting a clean, spacious room could enhance the overall experience.

Utilize the On-Site Mini Supermarket

The presence of a mini supermarket within the hotel was appreciated by several guests, making it convenient for purchasing essentials or having breakfast.

Consider Noise from Surroundings

Some guests noted noise from the surrounding area, including street noise and nearby activities. Being prepared with noise-canceling devices or requesting a quieter room may improve the stay.

Take Advantage of Helpful Staff

Many guests praised the staff for being friendly and accommodating. Seeking assistance from the staff for recommendations or any concerns could enhance the overall experience.

Be Aware of Pricing

Some guests mentioned discrepancies in pricing, with extra charges upon arrival. Double-checking the booking details and confirming the final price upon check-in is advisable.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to attractions such as Mercado Central, San Jose Cathedral, and Museo de Oro makes it an ideal base for exploring the city's cultural and historical sites.


Avenida 5, Entre Calle 2 y Calle Central Alfredo Volio, San José 10101

What's nearby

  • Mercado Central358 yd
  • San Jose Cathedral0.3 mi
  • Museo de Oro0.3 mi
  • Barrio Amón0.3 mi
  • Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica0.3 mi
  • Morazan Park0.3 mi
  • Children's Museum0.3 mi
  • Parque Espana0.4 mi
  • Museo del Jade0.5 mi
  • National Center of Art and Culture0.5 mi
  • Parque Nacional0.6 mi
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica0.6 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at La Fortuna Roja

  • If you’re after a cheap room at La Fortuna Roja, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at La Fortuna Roja, plan to stay on a Sunday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • How long should you stay at La Fortuna Roja? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 6 days.

FAQs when booking at La Fortuna Roja

  • Where is La Fortuna Roja located?

    La Fortuna Roja is located at Avenida 5, Entre Calle 2 y Calle Central Alfredo Volio in Merced, 1.2 miles from the center of San José. Mercado Central is the closest landmark to La Fortuna Roja.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at La Fortuna Roja?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at La Fortuna Roja.

  • Does La Fortuna Roja offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, La Fortuna Roja offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is La Fortuna Roja from the airport?

    La Fortuna Roja is 4.5 miles from San José Tobias Bolanos Intl. La Fortuna Roja is 9.8 miles from San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such great La Fortuna Roja hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at La Fortuna Roja in San José and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at La Fortuna Roja and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for La Fortuna Roja.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

1.2 mi

Nearest Airport

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Distance to airport

9.6 mi