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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Meters West Of Central Park, Towards Volcano 350, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveler (168)
    Room & Suite (23)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Arenal Hostel Resort
    613 reviews
    #5 of 71 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Overview

    • Excellent37%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
    Travelers talk about
    “private room” (64 reviews)
    “slack line” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    2 Star Hotel
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    Arenal Hostel Resort
    613 reviews
    #5 of 71 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    307 reviews
    #14 of 71 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,404 reviews
    #9 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,747 reviews
    #14 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    1 - 5 of 683 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This hostel is a bit different than most. It seems like the property is shared with their version of a hotel so among the mix of rooms, there are some dorms. This is not a typical hostel, most amenities run at an additional cost. See...More

    Thank Michael F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The rooms were excellent and clean though the walls were paper thin.We were able to hear the neighbours partying until all hours of the morning. The view of the volcano from our room was stupendous.Value for money in the bar/restaurant, as well as the friendly,...More

    Thank Vee R
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Auberge sympa mais musique permanente trop forte Pas d eau chaude la premiere nuit et pas de dédommagement Rapport qualité...More

    Thank Pierre S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    wir waren 4 freunde in einem privaten 4-bett zimmer. balkon war groß, better nicht sehr bequem und das bad war...More

    Thank Colette K
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a private room using the shared bathroom facilities which was fine (and the showers were hot!). The room was basic but clean. What made the stay was the bar area which was perfect to chill out and have coffee and breakfast, and also...More

    Thank hollyb888
    Arenal Hostel Resort
    613 reviews
    #5 of 71 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    307 reviews
    #14 of 71 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,404 reviews
    #9 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,747 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
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $24 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Traveler (168)
    Room & Suite (23)
    Pool & Beach (22)
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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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    Room Tips
    "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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