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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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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 44*
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          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good28%
          • Average16%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible8%
          Travellers 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 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,826 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 9 August 2015 via mobile

          This hostel had a good common area with flat beds and a little bar which served good food. The pool was lovely and big enough to play volleyball etc. The private rooms were basic and clean but had really nice balconies. One overwhelming problem was...More

          1  Thank Kate C
          Reviewed 7 August 2015

          I will preface this by confessing to being just a little bit older than the target market. Ok, so a youthful 35. We picked Arenal Backpackers because of the location, the pool, and to save a bit of money. But we underestimated just how much...More

          Thank 606gerald
          Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

          Rooms are very basic, smelt bad, had no hot water and no wifi. In addition it is overpriced and not worth what they charge. Food at the bar is mediocre and expensive. They charge $4 for a bottle of water. When we arrived we stated...More

          3  Thank J0sh1000
          Reviewed 2 August 2015

          What a fun place to relax after an energetic day in or near Fortuna. The staff are helpful and friendly. The private room I stayed in was super clean and comfortable. The bed was comfortable and I was grateful for the air conditioning during the...More

          Thank Julie D
          Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

          We had a great stay here. My only suggestion is not to get a room towards the back of the hostel. There was a lot of noise at night coming from live music in the establishment next door. Friendly and helpful front desk attendants. A...More

          Thank Carol K
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,826 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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          • USD 21 - USD 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/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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          Traveller (171)
          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (22)
          Dining (7)
          Hotel & Grounds (119)
          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?
          28 March 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
          27 December 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?
          5 July 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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