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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Meters West Of Central Park, Towards Volcano 350, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    Savings alert: 32% below average rate

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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Arenal Hostel Resort
    634 reviews
    #6 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (66 reviews)
    “slack line” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Arenal Hostel Resort
    634 reviews
    #6 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    320 reviews
    #12 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,854 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    EcoHostel
    69 reviews
    #15 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Reviewed 13 October 2015

    It is a really nice hostel, clean and big rooms with balcony and AC. But I think it is expensive due to the amenities. You don't have breakfast ans the staff is not very friendly. When we went they didn't even have a bar so...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2015

    My expectation for this hostel was pretty low. I was traveling solo and after so much contemplation and even up to last minute wanted to cancel the reservation. (Bear in mind that I went to a boarding school and live in 4-5 star hotels 75%...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

    We were a bunch of friends staying here in a private room. The room was spacious with a balcony, ensuite and self controlled aircon. The room was good and was cleaned daily. However the "resort" itself is more of a budget hotel rather than a...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

    First of all I don't know if the 5 star rating of this hostel is self appointed because to me, what I read on the website and then expected was SO DIFFERENT to what we actually got when we arrived. Definitely not 5 star. The...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2015

    This hostel truly is a resort! A huge pool with a rope you can climb. A good on site bar wit delisious breakfast options and a tour desk. For the tours I recommend you shop around, because in town there might be better deals. The...More

    Arenal Hostel Resort
    634 reviews
    #6 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    320 reviews
    #12 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,854 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    EcoHostel
    69 reviews
    #15 of 69 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (124)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Melissa B
    28 March 2017
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    Response from CharlieG69 | Reviewed this property
    I heard the shuttle was $50, but stayed in San Jose two days and took bus to backpackers. The La Fortuna Station was 2.5 hours from San Jose 7-10 station (at the corner of 7th and 10th avenue), I think it was $14 dollars... More
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    babyt27
    27 December 2016
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    Response from Alexis W | Reviewed this property
    The check-in staff do leave at ten, and after that there's really just one overnight staff member to make sure the people coming in late at night have wristbands. If you're arriving late into San Jose (or elsewhere) I'd... More
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    EY s
    4 July 2015
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    Response from lrimolo | Reviewed this property
    Hi, as Nigel said, is a nice hostel, not a complete hotel; the noise came from a curch on Saturday afternoon, as the answer above, ask for the building to the left of the property (so you can avoid the noise); my room did... More
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    Room Tips
    "Stay away from restaurant/bar zone. no view, but sleep is possible!"
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    "Best price and location"
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    "The private rooms have a better view at the volcano"
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    "not the women's only dorm, too cramped and no ventilation"
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