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Arenal Backpackers Resort

350 meters west of central park, towards volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was a fantastic place to stay in La Fortuna. We stayed in one of the double tents and it was such a unique experience, but you need to watch out for all the Mosquitos! They are everywhere! The hostel is close to town, offers a pool, tight rope, tour information, and a little cafe that is over-priced. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredibly affordable for the amenities they provide! Very helpful staff, and a fun social atmosphere in the main "hang out" area by the pool. The location is right down the road from the Cerro chato trailhead and Catarata de la fortuna waterfall! All the famous hot springs are about a $10 cab ride down the road. They... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed staying here in the 8 bed dorm, the room and bathroom were very clean, hot showers and the ac was turned on each night (although you didn't really need it). The downside with our dorm (rm 3) was that the lockers were in the bathroom so you couldn't get into them if someone was in the bathroom, however... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is very nice and clean! We loved that place! The tent room are cheap and cool and they are not too hot. the pool is big and beautiful. it is not far from the down town. It's a good place to make new friend and party all night !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay in La Fortuna! While there are quite cheap dorm beds for backpackers, you can also take one of the more expensive private rooms which are very comfortable with A/C and even a TV. If you want your own place but still want to keep the budget small, there are tents available for rent as well. No... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my partner and I arrived we booked into a standard private double for 2-nights. After a long day of travelling I headed straight to the shower only to find that there was no hot water. Upon enquiring at reception the member of staff said 'didn't they tell you that when you checked in?' No they hadn't. The staff were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled as a group of friends, and after planning on visiting Arenal/La Fortuna, looked on booking.com and saw that they had every type of accomodation available, and we chose to stay in a 4 bed tent for the novelty factor (have stayed in tents like this before and thought it was great). Though it was quite expensive it seemed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a tipical tourist trap. We stayed in a tent for 3 nights- drawn by the chance to book online which is rare in this town on a low budget. My advice would be dont bother- the town is full of hotels so there is no need to book in advance if you are not travelling during peak season.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is right on the main road and incredibly noisy. All staff from receptionist to manager are INCREDIBLY rude. The rooms are over priced and better value can be found. If I could rate this hostel a 0 I would.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a tent for two nights... If you go here I don't suggest you do so. Because it is an expensive hostel, we decided to stay in a tent because the concept seemed really interesting and fun. The first night, we had a pretty late night, and after getting back to the tent around 1, we tried to... More

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Address: 350 meters west of central park, towards volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Number of rooms: 11
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