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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    350 Meters West Of Central Park, Main Street Arenal Volcano, 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” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed February 26, 2015

    I really liked the double room we'd booked - comfy bed, nice balcony with a good view of Arenal, clean and spacious. Our room was right on the end of the block so we were next to trees, so we could watch birds from bed....More

    Thank Sarah D
    Reviewed February 22, 2015

    We stayed at this place for 2 nights, in tents. There was some confusion upon check-in but was quickly resolved. Staff was friendly and helpful with any questions that we had. There was so much to do at this place if you were just wanting...More

    Thank Kaylie L
    Reviewed February 21, 2015

    I like the sitting area in the hostel, it’s a great place to sit back with a beer and meet fellow travelers. The front desk was helpful in booking our excursions and the food/drinks are cheap. We had a private room with an ensuite bathroom,...More

    Thank ljane25
    Reviewed February 19, 2015

    Please don't expect this hotel to honor your reservation. I booked a private room at the hotel on Feb. 11th. I was told that everything was confirmed and I had a reservation number. When I arrived on the 14th I was told that there were...More

    Thank costayoder
    Reviewed February 13, 2015

    First.. Pay in Dollars, by law in Costa Rica, when you pay in any bussiness, the exchange rate will always be teh amount provided by the Banco Central, it does not matter where in the country you are... I registered on the 2/10, on that...More

    Thank Eaglae
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,446 reviews
    #6 of 64 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
    4.3 mi
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,574 reviews
    #9 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    1.8 mi
     
    Arenal Manoa Hotel
    1,872 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    2.9 mi
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,562 reviews
    #8 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    5.1 mi
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $17 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 1
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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 (186)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (128)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
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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 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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    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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