I liked this place - it was clean, cheap and convenient. But the ambiance was meh. The staff were sparse and disinterested - but pretty to look at. There was always American top 40 songs playing in the lobby as people sat in little pods around the small standing tables - politely conversing with their inside voices. The people that did talk to you tended to be the people that would hang out in the lobby alllll day - talking to anyone that would listen to them go on about how they felt about your country's politics, bugbites, how much the tour you're about to go on sucks...... you know - the people you avoid the rest of the stay. No one tends to hang out in the lobby at night save a few lost souls. This place is a good place to rest and collect yourself, but that's about it. The pool and pool bar could have been rad if the weather was nicer! The value is there, but I've had better.
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- Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park