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    La Fortuna Backpackers

    75 mts Norte del Banco Popular | Frente a la Escuela La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

    I will start by saying that I ended up walking out of the hostel at about 10pm as the thought of spending the night there appalled me. After having stayed in the awesome Pension Santa Elena the night before this was the opposite end of...More

    2  Thank Grande_m
    Reviewed 4 October 2013

    This was a great place to stay - centrally located in la fortuna close to all the restaurants, shops and ativities. It is fully equipped with a kitchen with all the food tools you might want to cook and a cozy living room that was...More

    Thank Neil F
    Reviewed 18 July 2013

    Before you go here make very sure that you don't actually want Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna. Very close in name but that is where the similarities end. We turned up expecting a lively, funky hostel with a bar and ended up staying the night in...More

    Thank pinchoholic
    Reviewed 4 July 2013

    La fortuna backpackers is not the most luxurious place but it is quiet, clean and most off all, the owner is amazing!!! he helped us book tours and even got us a pretty good discount on transport. He was very happy and helpfull, I higly...More

    Thank -Penelope-vacances
    Reviewed 21 April 2013

    Spent a night there. Since the dorm room I booked was full, they gave me the single room with private bathroom. Nice on their part. It is a small hostel and did not get to hang out much as most of the guests where family...More

    Thank Cristina C
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
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    • Room Service
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