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La Fortuna de San Carlos

Arenal Container Hostel

Meters West From la Fortuna Church 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
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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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Property amenities
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
Street parking
Free internet
Public wifi
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
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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Really enjoyed it there. Nice place. Very clean. Amazing staff who are all very friendly, informative, and helpful. Great taco place right next door SpecTacoLar and also wonderful little breakfast place also right there Soda Mima. It’s right on the main strip in center of town. Perfect location. Fair price. Highly recommend.
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Property's Favorite Review
Right in the center of it all. Walk to restaurants, tourist destinations. Attentive staff with wonderful suggestions and tours to book right from the hostel. We would absolutely stay here again. We stayed as a family of 5 in a private room.
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Response from dcorrales9, Owner at Arenal Container Hostel
Responded Jun 4, 2019
Hola Lynae! Thank you so much for staying with us with your family! We appreciate the review and the support with our small local hostel. It was our pleasure to have you guys. We hope the rest of your trip was amazing. Cheers, Daniel
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Very clean for being not the biggest hostel! the staff was always super helpful with booking tours and giving recommendations. Really nice use of space and I love the concept of using shipping containers! Will definitely be back for my next La Fortuna visit!
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Decent sized rooms. Decent beds and decent quality and condition of bedding/pillows. Decent AC. Decent hot shower. Immaculately clean. Decent location. Next door is a bar that does ice cold beer from lovely staff (special mention for Steven for helping with Spanish) and decent tacos. What’s not to like?.... Just the size of the kitchen. If cooking yourself is a big part of your travels it will do the job, but won’t excite you. The soda Mia behind it does the best gallo pinto with black beans (have it with the pork chop), for 3,500 colones. I haven’t had better in Central America.... As my title says, you won’t be disappointed....
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The staff is incredible! The location is central and it is a nice quiet place to stay. My friends and I stayed in a four room. The room/bathroom is really clean. It was exactly what we were looking for.
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$17 - $61 (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), Iglesia de La Fortuna de San Carlos (0.2 miles), and Onirica Art Gallery (0.1 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 Chifa La Familia Feliz, Pollo Fortuneño, and Yellow Bark.
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.