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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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    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 36*
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          Traveller (171)
          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (22)
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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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          The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
          2,245 reviews
          #7 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,829 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Arenal Manoa Hotel
          1,804 reviews
          #13 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel El Silencio del Campo
          1,823 reviews
          #5 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

          We stayed in a private double room for 3 nights. The room was spacious and had a view of the volcano, just fantastic but the furniture is quite old. I wouldn't call it a 5 star hostel. The safe and hot water didn't work, but...More

          Thank C00kie_32
          Reviewed 15 April 2015

          Second stay for me at this place. Good location. Good rooms. Good bar. Love the poolarea. Nice garden with hammocks. Easy to book excursions at the hotel. Shuttle service available. One day a sloth came climbing in over the fence. Great value for money.

          Thank VittLamm
          Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

          Quite a nice stay, lovely pool. Stayed in a tent which was a bit cramped for two people. (It did specify the tent was for one person) however the bookings system made it very difficult to book two people for a tent. Good location. Staff...More

          Thank jonoutandabout
          Reviewed 10 April 2015

          This was the first place my friend and I stayed during our backpack trip through Costa Rica - the drive here from the airport was not good...very twisty and turny roads and a great way to feel car sick :) When we arrived we arrived...More

          Thank laurenr302
          Reviewed 4 April 2015

          I really enjoyed our stay here. Arenal is such an amazing place to spend your vacation. We stayed in a private room with incredible volcano views! Overall the room was great. It was clean, quiet and safe. It's in a great location. Walking distance from...More

          Thank A_Hrbek
          The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
          2,245 reviews
          #7 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,829 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Arenal Manoa Hotel
          1,804 reviews
          #13 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel El Silencio del Campo
          1,823 reviews
          #5 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • 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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