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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self parking
  • Laundry facilities
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 families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Free self parking
    • Laundry facilities
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  • Beautiful place, a lot of nature, the staff is very friendly, the food is so yummy, the…Apr. 19, 2020
  • The cabin were great and had all that you might need. We were in cabin #9 and it was set…Mar. 24, 2020

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul

from A$86
  • 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 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 - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Cerro Chato Lake - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 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’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 guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

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 CRC 8.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 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

  • Does Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul 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.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • 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.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul?
    Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available. The charge is CRC 52 per person.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 196 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel!
This was a beautiful property. We loved having our own little cabin. The breakfasts aren't included, but I would recommend springing the $7 for the tipico - delicious. The only downsides were that the hot water was a little funky and the wifi spotty, but the location is great, the staff attentive, and I would stay here again. Nearby, I would recommend going to the Tabacon Springs and the Mistico Hanging Bridges park.
Molly, us3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Wonderful place like your own cabin in the jungle. Surrounded by blooming trees of all kinds. Staff was wonderful. Food was great. A bit musty smelling at first but gone when AC turned on. Had 2 small bats in our room the first night. Not scary just trying to chase them out the door in middle of night!! Would definitely stay there again.
Margaret, ca3 night trip
Good 6.0
Very rustic and out of the way. Would recommend that you have a vehicle. No coffee or amenities in the room so for early risers there is nothing until 7am. It was the only hotel we stayed at that demanded a copy of or passport. When I requested the copy back upon leaving I was given a very hard time by one of the owners (a family run business). Given the treatment upon leaving and the lack of amenities, I would not choose to stay here again.
ca5 night trip
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
Beautiful little oasis
We loved our stay at this beautiful and quiet quaint hotel. The cabins are very cozy and we loved the back patio with hammock where we could play cards in the evening. The gardens are beautiful and the food was amazing! Thank you for the wonderful stay that definitely made our trip in La Fortuna amazing!
Mallory, ca3 night 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

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul

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