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Meters West Of Central Park, Main Street Arenal Volcano 350, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Arenal is very overrated - a tourist trap. Backpackers was a little overpriced and didn't offer the same amenities as the other backpacker hostels that I had stayed at. My friend and I stayed in a luxury tent which was fine and kept the bugs...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed in a private double room, and other than the excellent zipline tour then day pass to Los Lagos Resort up the road, were not really sad to leave the resort or Arenal in general. If you want mediocre 'service', poor showers, dusk till...More

Thank Stickycreambun
Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in an 8 person female dorm with ensuite. One of the nicest hostels I've stayed at. The grounds/ facilities are amazing and clean. Only wish they had a kitchen or at least a fridge to store some snacks. It was a nuisance to keep...More

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stayed in a tent room for two nights here and it was more comfortable than I thought it would be. Had a good sleep and the hostel had a really good atmosphere. the staff were really helpful and always seemed to be smiling. Not...More

Thank NIKUL P
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Best beds I've ever experienced in a hostel. The grounds are beautiful and the bar area has a nice lounge area and pool too. Staff are friendly and our dorm room had it's own bathroom. The tents looked like they would be awesome to sleep...More

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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
$21 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
$21 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Jenny T
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Arenal Backpack... R | Property representative |
Dear Jenny Thanks for choosing Arenal Backpackers Resort! For us is pleasure to receive you in our hostel Send us a private message. Our website arenalbackpackersresort
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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 Abner Antonio C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but let me help you out with a phone number +506 2479 7000
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"Stay in a private room, it has a private bathroom."
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"Ask if you can get a room with a balcony facing the volcano. We just lucked out!"
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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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