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Arenal Hostel Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

There is no enough space in the dorm because of too many beds. Showers were smelling awful. There was no hot water and when I asked why, the guys at the reception laughed at me. Mattresses were really old and not comfortable at all (basically like sleeping in an hammock!) The only two sockets in a 10 people dorm were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shared area was just so lovely and well presented, I could have hung out there more often. We used he shared kitchen for breakfast which was great, lovely place to sit. Room was simple, but actually the family room had one of the most comfortable beds for the whole holiday. We did the hot springs the tico way which was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this place. It had a fun vibe, with a cool bar. I thought the staff was fun and helpful. Our room was right by the bar, and I was worried because I read reviews about loud music. It was not a problem. The music cut off at 10 or so, and the place settled down. The vibe...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel. This was our first destination in Costa Rica and the staff was extremely helpful in helping us book tours and travel, and recommending things for us to do. The grounds are awesome and we took advantage of the hammocks and pool after long days of hiking. The rooms aren't super spectacular but...

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Redmond, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay, Lisa helped us everyday with questions we had!! She was truly amazing and made our stay top notch!! I will say for never being to a "hostel" we were spoiled here, as our next one wasn't as nice/friendly!! Thanks for great service Lisa and for helping us plan our NOT planned at all trip!! Cheers

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Solihull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel after being recommended by a friend. I got there late in the evening and hadn't booked but I managed to get a private room. This room was not in the main area but across the road, it was nice and clean. The location of this hostel is great very close to the bus station and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were travelling with family and two babies I was slightly dubious about staying in a hostel but this place is pretty decent. The grounds are super fun with hammocks and a bar with a pool. It has a good atmosphere and parking too. The staff are also friendly but not overly helpful. I suppose it is just a...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled everywhere in CR stayed in over a dz hostels. You cannot find a lovelier, cleaner, more peaceful spot. If that weren't enough, the staff super helpful and welcoming. More than anywhere else we stayed staff here made you feel easy and at home. ther manager: Ro-very interesting chap, happy to talk with us and exchange ideas on variety of...

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Super nice staff, very clean rooms and attractive surroundings with pools and hammocks. BUT this place is far from its full potential. I do not recommend the dorms (too many beds, not enough space for bags and nowhere to hang wet towels... not worth the price) + My knife was stolen from the communal kitchen and the same day someone...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Hostel has 2 buildings, depends what category you book. Whats on the picture are the standard rooms where the pool, reception and bar are. We booked the highest category. Located in other building across the road. 3rd floor, no elevator. No assistance with bags. - Balcony overlooking other building and windows. Very noisy as it is at crossroad. At 6am...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Hostel Resort, besides standing out for our excellent location in La Fortuna, is a place that characterize for making the difference, where day by day we work as a team to provide our guests a unique experience in boarding and adventure. The charisma of our team members and their renowned assistance, is what makes Arenal Hostel Resort a place to come back. Arenal Hostel Resort was born with the idea of making a new concept in the area, where a good price and the quality of lodging, were the fundamental aspect that would identify us. As well as a point of meeting to make friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Hostel Resort

Address: La Fortuna | South side of catholic church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $28 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arenal Hostel Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“stay at the location without swim up bar for quieter rooms”
775cassandral, 1 week ago | Read review
“Confirm the building you will be assigned to spend ypur vaction in.”
hattyokanagan, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms closer to the front door is further away from the party tunes blasting from the pool bar.”
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EAMills, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
“The dorm rooms were farther from the bar, the privates closer.”
gersula, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the bar. This is quite noisy...”
ptByrkjedal, Dec 26, 2016 | Read review
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