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    Arenal Hostel Resort

    Sobre Carretera Principal #142 | South side of catholic church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
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    “private room” (36 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 477 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    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

    Thank johnbaus
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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

    Thank andreaslovakia2016
    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    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. Pura Vida.

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    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

    Hello Friend. 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

    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,445 reviews
    #6 of 64 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
    7.1 km
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,573 reviews
    #9 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    3.3 km
     
    Arenal Manoa Hotel
    1,869 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    5.0 km
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,553 reviews
    #8 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    8.6 km
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 16 - US$ 138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • 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
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    Traveller (227)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (193)
    Family and Play Areas (20)
    Bathroom (7)
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    TravellerwithaTeen
    3 November 2016|
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    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
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    Teresa P
    22 September 2016|
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    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    the taxi to the volcano park should be about 4000 colones. stayed on a private room and hence did not need a locker.
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    ck1234wanderlust
    27 December 2015|
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    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    there was laundry service last month when I visited. paid by the kilo
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    "Rooms close to pool are also close to bar so they are noisy..."
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    "2nd floor has a view"
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    "Unless you like soulless, electronic music, don't stay here."
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    "Depending on your budget, try to choose a room on the top floor."
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