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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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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good28%
          • Average16%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible8%
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          “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
          #5 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          316 reviews
          #15 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,831 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,442 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Reviewed 22 July 2015

          If you value sleep, don't come here. If you are a college student (or think you are forever 21) then congratulations, you've found your spot! My friend and I were on a two week trip backpacking through Costa Rica and were really looking forward to...More

          3  Thank Mackenzie B
          Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

          Booked a tent, they said they hadn't received the reservation. Got put in a dorm room instead. Only place I've been so far where they use an exchange rate of 550! Staff weren't very helpful. Not the party hostel they clame to be. It is...More

          Thank dylan_8910
          Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

          With such amazing reviews we were very excited to arrive, only to be told our reservation for a private tent made via their sister hostel in monteverde did not exist and we were placed in dorm room. For such an expensive hostel, you get absolutely...More

          Thank katebb21
          Reviewed 11 July 2015

          I stayed in a mixed dorm and had a great experience. It is very clean, the people there are awesome, and it has such a cool vibe. Surprisingly enough, their little kitchen makes tasty eats and the guy running the bar never skimped on the...More

          Thank Sha M
          Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

          My friend and I are traveling Costa Rica together and arrived at Arenal Backpackers Resort today. The first thing we noticed was how unhelpful and unfriendly the staff was. They were slow from the front desk to the bartender; it's seems like they hate their...More

          1  Thank AbigailHart
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          629 reviews
          #5 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          316 reviews
          #15 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,831 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,442 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          • Free Parking
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          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
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          • USD 21 - USD 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/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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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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