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La Fortuna Backpackers

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75 mts Norte del Banco Popular | Frente a la Escuela La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We experienced a room with private bathroom. All very simple but nice.  There's no breakfast included but the kitchen is well equipped and there is a pleasent outdoor dinning area. We loved the fact that they give free laundry with 3 nights stay - super convenient!  Recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Stayed there during the rainy season. Very fair prices.... even better that we where the only occupants there. The lady made some GREAT breakfast for us each morning for a very little charge. Would go back anytime! There was no "cooling" system working in our room and the beds where not the best...so at nights it got very hot and... More

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world
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Nice backpacker with fair rates (compared to others in La Fortuna). Clean rooms with private bathroom and shower. Breakfast at additional 4$. WiFi free and fast. Electricity in the room. No hooks on the wall. Friendly staff. Lockers in sight of reception, bring your own lock.

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san francisco
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Nice, clean and cheap hostel. Close to the main street in La Fortuna and very safe. Close to restaurants, bus station and banks. Stayed in a private room with 1 double bed and 1 single bed and was very clean. I paid about $55 for 3 days. Safes are available but you need to bring your own lock. There is... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011 via mobile

The owner is incredible and can help you with Anything you need. The room was worth the price and very clean. Of course being a spoiled American I hated not having AC but we didn't spend much time there at all. The Breakfast was INCREDIBLE!!! The fresh pineapple juice was so delicious. If you're a backpacker, you just need a... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011 via mobile

Stayed with a group of friends The staff were very friendly hooked us up with good tours for much cheaper than outside - definitely recommend staying here

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Aliso Viejo, California, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

La Fortuna Backpackers was the best place to stay in La Fortuna without a doubt. Hostel owners are very nice and helpful. Do arrange activities--such as repelling or Baldi--through this hostel! Rooms and bathrooms were very very clean. The stay was only $10, and towels are included (This was one rare occasion in Costa Rica where towels are provided!). You... More

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Fortuna_Backpackers, Propietario at La Fortuna Backpackers, responded to this review

for us is very important to know you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you very much for your good wishes and hope you to return in the future!!! Thank you very much !!! Roger & Lilo More

Lehi, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

A small hostel with a friendly owner. We had a private room with two beds. There are shared bathrooms and showers just off the "lobby". Not real private. Average cleanliness. We had little ants all over our room that invaded our bags. No A/C meant our room hovered around 85 degrees at night. Fan did little to help. Sometimes it's... More

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Fortuna_Backpackers, Propietario at La Fortuna Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Supercords! we at La Fortuna Backpackers are really sorry that your 3 nights of lodging were not as pleasant as your expectations. With all respect, I want to mention that occasionally, when comes out that someone of our guests have some disappontment we try to solve it at once, if it is necessary we even change the room. Concerning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011 via mobile

Clean, friendly hostel with well equipped kitchen and basic but clean rooms. But best of all is the owner, Lilo. He gaves us great advice and booked good value tours and onward travel for us. Currently a lack of areas to relax in but Lilo is working on the garden and once the plants all grow and a few more... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Ist just simply the best place for backpackers in la fortuna. They got for sure the best prices and give the best dorms in the area. Don´t try others!

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Address: 75 mts Norte del Banco Popular | Frente a la Escuela La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
La Fortuna Backpackers Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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