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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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    07/05/2017 07/06/2017
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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
          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #14 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,825 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,439 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

          We spent 3 nights in the tent accommodation. The tents are a good alternative to the dorms or the more expensive doubles, the only issue we had was the poor quality sheets that didn't fit the bed. The rest of the resort is very spaced...More

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          Reviewed December 29, 2014

          For a hostel, this place goes above and beyond. It feels more like a hotel really. The grounds are great with a swimming pool and a trampoline. Their in-house bar and restaurant serves great food (a hearty breakfast and dinner). The guys at reception are...More

          Thank farwa_kaz
          Reviewed December 26, 2014

          My sister and I stayed at Arenal Backpackers for 3 nights in mid December. We loved the location! It rained non stop and we knew our stuff would never dry so we used the laundry service and everything came back problem free. We booked all...More

          Thank edecleir
          Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

          The staff here were knowledgeable, young and friendly. I had such a good vibe of this place. It was chill, full of young people and so safe. I really enjoyed the safety factor since we were in a private room the first couple of nights...More

          Thank Valerie L
          Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

          This hostel amazed me when I first walked in - super cool amenities! There were maids cleaning, a large pool, the coolest lounging area and bar with restaurant, a trampoline and also all the tours were nicely presented in a book. I was really impressed...More

          Thank asdf154913
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #14 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,825 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,439 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels 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
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • $20 - $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)
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          Dining (7)
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          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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