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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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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travelers talk about
    “private room” (66 reviews)
    “slack line” (19 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
    634 reviews
    #5 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    319 reviews
    #12 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,852 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    EcoHostel
    69 reviews
    #15 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    1 - 5 of 542 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    As the name says itself: it has the nature of a resort. The location is great, the facilities are fantastic, and the pool and the bar are just WONDERFUL. Only downsides is the lack of a kitchen (a bit annoying for backpackers) but the bar...More

    Thank Jimena G
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The facilities were fantastic but unfortunately we could barely use them. I don't think I saw anyone use the pool as it was raining the whole time which is obviously no fault to the hostel at all but maybe if you're choosing a hostel, I...More

    Thank Callum_McCaskie
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in the 12 bed dorm. Great amenities: cheap bar, food, pool, tour scheduling etc. But they play LOUD music until 3 am EVERY night of the week despite 11pm quiet hours. Made it hard to relax and enjoy the benefits of the hostel.

    Thank Nick T
    Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

    We were sitting and having fun in the social area of the hostel when a staff member (who i am sure is a nice guy) came over and told my friend she was not allowed to drink here. I was highly insulted and offended by...More

    Thank Liam B
    Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

    After riding in a crowded bus for 5 hours we arrived to la fortuna. When we booked we didn't realize how far it was from the bus station (our fault)- the walk to the hostel is quit long. Upon arrival we got our room immediately...More

    Thank Yuval B
    Arenal Hostel Resort
    634 reviews
    #5 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    319 reviews
    #12 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,852 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    EcoHostel
    69 reviews
    #15 of 69 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $21 - $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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    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (124)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
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    Questions & Answers
    Melissa B
    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
    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
    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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