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This place for some reason has gotten decent reviews a number of places but I am not sure why. Yes, it's a Hostel but even by Hostel standards this one is not OK. The place looks really good from the website and when first arriving,...More
Quality of rooms is very bad, we booked a suite and quality was more dorm-like.
Personnel at the reception is trying to sell tours and shuttles which are highly overcharged and in the end are not even conducted as planned. Even if asked specifically, they...More
Thank Martin Z
Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 2 days ago
Hello friends, we hope you are doing well.
The transport you have obtained was purchased outside of our hotel, obviously we are not responsible for what other people have sold you, but we were always willing to answer all your questions you got, our host...More
Located in the centre of LF, security was really good, I stayed in dorm - bathroom and lockers in the room, welcome drink included. If you like to party and socialize - this hostel is a place to stay. Nice staff and lovely garden with...More
Very clean, reception service very efficient. Only set back is the noise you hear from the second floor footsteps and the bar music, which stops by 11pm.
Breakfast is delicious and buffet style, did not vary from one day to another.
I would not mind...More
1 Thank Jo A
Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 2 October 2017
Hello Hello there. Thank you very much for your valuable comments. It impels us to continue providing the good service that has always characterized Costa Rica Hostels.
We hope you had a great time in La Fortuna.
Greetings my friend.
If you want peace and quiet don't say here..The staff insists on playing obnoxious, computer generated sounds "music"..non stop. A head ache inducing environment. This was topped off wit a loud rattling air conditioner. No sleep. Avoid this place..More
1 Thank prewitttravelers
Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 10 August 2017
This is a hostel and it is also a resort, so you will find some different places in the same resort for your complacency of peace as the hammocks area, on the other hand there is, party time or just enjoy the environment...More
US$ 16 - US$ 138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Province of Alajuela >
Arenal Volcano National Park >
La Fortuna de San Carlos
Also Known As
Arenal Hostel Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Response from carmensandiego31 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry misread your question lol ...I don't recall a safe but there are lockers in the dorm rooms , we brought our own standard lock but it didn't fit , it was to big , so bring a smaller lock ...if not I think they sell them... More
Sorry misread your question lol ...I don't recall a safe but there are lockers in the dorm rooms , we brought our own standard lock but it didn't fit , it was to big , so bring a smaller lock ...if not I think they sell them next door !!