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Meters West From la Fortuna Church 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
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#5 of 134 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Opening our doors in 2018, our hostel provides a comfortable accommodation option between your adventures. We believe lodging should be simple and paired with excellent customer service. Our modified shipping containers are conveniently placed in the heart of La Fortuna, within walking distance of great restaurants, bars, and clubs. We're located close to the bus stop, making for easy transportation. Our staff are local experts with international expertise and will be able to answer any questions you may have about the endless possibilities of the Arenal area and Costa Rica in general.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Secured parking
Horseback riding
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Hot spring bath
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Ruby K wrote a review Jun 2020
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I love this hostel so much. I stayed here solo and met amazing people who are still my friends today. The staff is so wonderful and friendly. They offer great ideas of things to do in the area and can easily book adventure tours for you. I did waterfall jumping and zip lining, which the staff booked for me. It is a cozy and safe environment. Great communal space and kitchen, too. Love the murals and hammock and communal library. I love you guys and can’t wait to come back. I recommend it to everyone!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Claire W wrote a review Mar 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom3 contributions
This is a small hostel in the centre of La Fortuna, It is close to lots of restaurants and shops there is a tour desk within the hostel where you can book tours and transport the staff gave great advice but were not pushy. The rooms are quite small but manageable- La Fortuna isn't the kind of place anyone is spending huge amounts of time at the hostel.
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Date of stay: February 2020
alynburgart wrote a review Mar 2020
Detroit, Michigan1 contribution
On my trip I needed a place fast and was please with the Arsenal container hostel. Comfortable bed, security felt safe, helpful staff that set me up with the tours and experiences I was looking for and was walking distance for all the shops and food
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Date of stay: February 2020
Jyme16 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Thank you Arenal Hostel Container for a wonderful stay! We miss you, our smiles, and Costa Rica so much! We will definitely be back! We loved the flexibility of being able to have our own room or share with others. The murals on the walls will live with me always.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Travis B wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions
Couldn't recommend this place more -- everything was fantastic. They were so accommodating, and the hostel itself is just really cool. We were greeting with a smile, and everything was handled immediately without worry. We also booked all of our excursions through the hostel, and they all went off without a hitch.
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Date of stay: February 2020
$26 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arenal Container Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Arenal Container Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Bogarin Trail (0.2 miles), ChocoMuseo La Fortuna (0.2 miles), and Iglesia de La Fortuna de San Carlos (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Arenal Container Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Arenal Container Hostel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Arenal Container Hostel?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arenal Container Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spectacolar Cantina, Chifa La Familia Feliz, and Restaurante Tierra Mia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arenal Container Hostel?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Does Arenal Container Hostel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Arenal Container Hostel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Arenal Container Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of La Fortuna de San Carlos.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arenal Container Hostel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Arenal Container Hostel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Arenal Container Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.