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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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          628 reviews
          #5 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good28%
          • Average15%
          • 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
          628 reviews
          #5 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,822 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,438 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Reviewed January 28, 2014

          This is a lovely property, so much so that I didn't even mind the fact that it was a hostel, and I had to share a room with others--something I don't do too often, now that I'm middle-aged. The hostel is well-landscaped and the premises...More

          Thank iammsleah
          Reviewed January 23, 2014

          It's close enough to walk places, but not close enough to be in the loud zone. We loved our stay there and would highly recommend. The private room with private bathroom was huge, clean and really great! You can rarely find a hot shower in...More

          Thank nextstop99
          Reviewed January 19, 2014

          This hostel is great. Very clean dorms, sheets changed daily. Has a kitchen/ bar with good prices (especially during happy hour). Has a pool with chairs around it. Big area to hang out/ eat. They also have a tour desk at the front so you...More

          Thank Hannah P
          Reviewed January 12, 2014

          As you'll see in other reviews, sleeping in the tents is a bit like sleeping on the floor of a disco club. Highly recommend anyone not planning to party to choose a different hotel (maybe the dorms or private rooms with walls don't have the...More

          2  Thank AMF129
          Reviewed January 11, 2014

          My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights and had mixed feelings about our experience. The location is excellent. The center of La Fortuna, including shops, restaurants, grocery stores, tour agencies and the main bus stop (i.e. if you're coming from San Jose) etc...More

          Thank flyfreebirdie
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          628 reviews
          #5 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Specialty lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,822 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,438 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          • Pool
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          • Free Parking
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • $20 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking 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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          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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