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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price for a double room was very ok the room was clean and big and the Staff was extraordinary friendly. The Hotel offers a great breakfast and a free Trip to some really cool Hot Springs. The city la Fortuna is very nice has lots of Restaurants and Shops and is a good Start point for hiking Tours.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at La Choza Inn for 3 nights, 2 in a 6 bed dorm and 1 in a private room. The hostel is well placed just on the outskirts of La Fortuna and a short walk from restaurants, shops and the bus station. The hostel offers breakfasts which is a decent offering of toast, scrambled eggs and rice with... More 

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for a few nights in the large mixed dorm. We got the AC working after a bit as it was quite warm in the room. The showers were warm which was nice as most places we were at on our trip were ice cold! The showers are separate from the bathrooms which was nice.... More 

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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Dirty, unsafe, unfriendly staff. There is no key to lock the dorm, which made me really feel uncomfortable. The staffman was friendly and sold as a volcan tour, sadly that was no volcano tour. We went for a hike in the jungle, another disappointment, then the room smelt terrible. I work as a medical student, so I have to say:... More 

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

I think they are way better places in la Fortuna. Its unbearable to always have all the staff (receptionist, cleaner) flirting with us all the time.thats creepy. The dormitory is not that good (the aircon is too noisy) and there is no place outside to hang out or just relax. when we left, we were late for the check-out and... More 

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Drummondville, Canada
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Rooms and kitchen were clean, no window and no air conditioning in my room. Hot water was not hot. Somewhat a good value but it could be a bit better. It's quiet and you can sleep very well there. If I ever go back i will ask for another room!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

The hostel is in a quiet location. Feels more like a hotel as there is no atmosphere. The breakfast was a nice surprise. Staff only spoke to me when o was handing money over for something. Beds were comfortable enough.

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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The actual hostel/hotel is fine, we were upgraded to a private room for no charge because they were full (despite booking on hostelworld). Most of the staff were lovely apart from the manager whose people skills aren't great. Breakfast was ok. Also beware of paying a deposit on a hostel website as you will not get this taken off of... More 

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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few days ago in a8 bed dorm which was very basic and the shared bathrooms weren't great the beds were also pretty uncomfortable but after the day I had could of slept anywhere!! It's close to shops and amenities but also very quiet at night. The best thing was waking up and going down for the free... More 

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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The p.p.r. is acceptable, you get what you pay for. The rooms are affordable, the beds comfy and clean. Unfortunatley the bathrooms aren't and my pillow smelled weird, moist. The breakfast includes toasts and jam. The staff was super helpful and friendly. Big plus, they have shuttles to the "free" hotsprings (no entry fee required) for 5 USD pp. All... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel backpackers environment, La Choza Inn is a corner of paradise on earth. Located next to Arenal Volcano. in La Fortuna town near all services and attractions. Guests staying at the Hostel backpackers La Choza Inn will be gratified by its ideal location, only a few blocks from landmarks, and just beside the Corocodile Farm. Visitors will be within walking distance to important places such as waterfall, cafes, bars, rock pools, hot springs, National Park, Cerro Chato, restaurants, sodas, banks and casinos await visitors in their Costa Rica vacation while staying in the hotel & hostel -backpackers La Choza Inn in downtown Fortuna. Your stay at this premier hotel & hostel will give you the opportunity at tour desk give to you the whole information and tips of Arenal area, and to enjoy the active Fortuna nightlife after dark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Choza Inn Hostel

Address: Avenida 331, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $13 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Choza Inn Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Just go to another hostel”
 of 5 bubbles katiesY9490SJ, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
“Don't even bother with this hostel”
 of 5 bubbles katiesY9490SJ, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
“Room #207 has a balcony with a view of the volcano”
 of 5 bubbles bluemekind, Jan 3, 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own towels if staying in the dorm rooms”
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“Maybe choose a room on the west side so you're away from the kitchen and hang out areas if you like to sleep early.”
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