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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Meters West Of Central Park, Towards Volcano 350, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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          $39
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          623 reviews
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good28%
          • Average15%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible7%
          Travelers talk about
          “private room” (66 reviews)
          “slack line” (18 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Available
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Family Rooms
          Poolside Bar
          Multilingual Staff
          Laundry Service
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Arenal Hostel Resort
          623 reviews
          #5 of 73 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          312 reviews
          #15 of 73 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,429 reviews
          #9 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,793 reviews
          #14 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          1 - 5 of 696 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Wow was I amazed by this Hostel! Like it is actually like a resort! The food is decent at a competitive price to La Fortuna. The entire hostel is gated and fenced in and has parking. I spent 2 nights in the Tents and 1...More

          Thank Wïłł T
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Stayed here for 3 nights in a deluxe tent during a backpacking trip round Costa Rica and it was by far the best hostel we stayed in. The tent was nice with plugs and a comfy bed (although really hot with the sun baking in...More

          Thank Rachel S
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          My boyfriend and I arrived in la Fortuna around 8pm. The check-in into Arenal Backpackers was very welcoming. The bar made us some great food and tasty drinks. We checked into a private room which was very nice and the beds were comfortable. The best...More

          Thank Kaylee M
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          My friend and I stayed at Arenal Backpackers resort for three nights and had a great experience! The atmosphere is really cool - there's a big lounge area with music, places to hang out and socialize. We met lovely people here! A small restaurant/café/bar is...More

          Thank Frida N
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          I stayed here for just one night because of the convenient location. The property looks real beautiful and well taken care of. There is a nice pool and restaurant. Most of the guest seemed to be groups of young people so it has the atmosphere...More

          Thank ShirJoy
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          623 reviews
          #5 of 73 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          312 reviews
          #15 of 73 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,429 reviews
          #9 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,793 reviews
          #14 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • $19 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Also Known As
          • Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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          Traveler (171)
          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (22)
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          Hotel & Grounds (119)
          Family and Play Areas (10)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Melissa B
          How much is their shuttle from SJO airport? What is the latest pickup time?
          March 27, 2017|
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          Response from CharlieG69 | Reviewed this property |
          I heard the shuttle was $50, but stayed in San Jose two days and took bus to backpackers. The La Fortuna Station was 2.5 hours from San Jose 7-10 station (at the corner of 7th and 10th avenue), I think it was $14 dollars... More
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          babyt27
          I noticed a website said check in will end at 10pm, is this for real? I wanted to arrange an airport transfer to the resort but I don't see an email address or number
          December 26, 2016|
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          Response from Alexis W | Reviewed this property |
          The check-in staff do leave at ten, and after that there's really just one overnight staff member to make sure the people coming in late at night have wristbands. If you're arriving late into San Jose (or elsewhere) I'd... More
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          EY s
          I was quite disturbed to read all of the review which say the check in time is terrible! We are checking in on Saturday and really do not want to waste time in a long check in line. How can we avoid the wait? AND, why does a 5 star hotel have an unreasonably long check in time???? Also, I was disturbed to read about the noise from the night club. I am a very very light sleeper and any noise will keep me awake. What room numbers to you recommend that as very quiet? Is there a fridge in the room?
          July 4, 2015|
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          Response from lrimolo | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, as Nigel said, is a nice hostel, not a complete hotel; the noise came from a curch on Saturday afternoon, as the answer above, ask for the building to the left of the property (so you can avoid the noise); my room did... More
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          "Stay away from restaurant/bar zone. no view, but sleep is possible!"
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          "Best price and location"
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          "The private rooms have a better view at the volcano"
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          "not the women's only dorm, too cramped and no ventilation"
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