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Arenal Hostel Resort

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Fontana, California
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I've never stayed at a hostel before but it was well kept up and prices were good for food and drink. I was a bit surprised that a deposit was required to get a towel and a blanket for the bed. It did not include breakfast like most places to stay in the area did but we did feel safe...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed there twice during visits to Arenal volcano. Great place with nice staff and cool atmosphere. Onside bar and restaurant are pretty good as well. Prices aren't too bad and the location is nice, hidden away behind the main street.

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 27 November 2015

The hostel is run very professionally, and they are very accommodating to your needs. If you're a light sleeper I'd suggest picking a room far from the bar. My only problem was that the music was unnecessary considering the lack of customers. The rooms all seem to have a/c, and the one I had even had a large closet with...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Booked on here, cool photos good reviews and expected a social hostel setting. The place is nice but there's a few features that will make sleep impossible outside of 12am-6am hours if your room is near the bar. Staff was nice until we complained about the noise, room 111 is the room to avoid it should be highly discounted for...

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Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

This hostel is phenomenal! The staff couldn't help you enough. As soon as we arrived they helped carry our bags to our room and gave us a guided tour around the hostel. If you ever needed help they were always on hand. We had our own car so didn't book any trips through them, but even so they were more...

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Nice, cozy hostel with lots of hammocks and a pool. After arriving you can get a welcome drink. Breakfast was not included, but is was ok. Location was excellent. I stayed in a dorm (12 person) and there was 2 toilets and 2 showers in our room. Staft was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank reissumimmi
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Nice hostel, great service, great rooms and hospitality, close to everything and highly recommended. The rooms are clean and have AC. You get a free cocktail at your arrival and they offer great deals for the hot springs. Staff is very kind and nice and the hostel is very pretty. You don't feel at a hostel.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I had wanted to book a standard room but was told they were sold out, so I was forced to get a premier room. Last minute, my folks decided to join me, so they also got a premier room for 3 nights. Once we arrived and were shown through the complex, we knew why there were so many good reviews....

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My dad & I stayed here for 5 nights and couldn't have had a better time. Friendly, caring, nice, all words to describe the entire staff. EVERYONE was friendly and we met people we're proud to call friends - The area was so hospitable that we ended up renting an apartment after our stay here. Do yourself a favor and...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I stayed for 2 nights with my sister in a female dorm. The common areas are great with hammocks for everybody, a cozy restaurant/bar right in front of the pool and the kitchen. We had a good time and the location is great, the volcano view during the sunset is amazing.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Hostel Resort have the best location and facilities...( dorms and rooms )There are many reasons to visit La Fortuna, Costa Rica, whether your trip brings you here to observe the majestic Arenal Volcano, or to enjoy the pure natural beauty that the area has to offer. Come here to explore or rest and relax surrounded by the silence and mystery of our mountains. Arenal Hostel Resort is a true pioneer of Eco-Tourism in this area. We offer a great place to stay where you will feel at home and meet new people as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime.Arenal Hostel Resort is a place created for you by one of the premier pioneers of tourism development in this area. ... more   less 

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Address: | South side of catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $38 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arenal Hostel Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Confirm the building you will be assigned to spend ypur vaction in.”
 of 5 bubbles hattyokanagan, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms closer to the front door is further away from the party tunes blasting from the pool bar.”
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 of 5 bubbles EAMills, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The dorm rooms were farther from the bar, the privates closer.”
 of 5 bubbles gersula, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the bar. This is quite noisy...”
 of 5 bubbles ptByrkjedal, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 204 was perfect with a volcano view and close to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Japaneseflair, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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