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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(39 reviews)
“swim up bar”(50 reviews)
“female dorm”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

We had a very good experience here, although things did not go as well as I hoped for. We stayed in a 10 female dorm for 1 night, and had a private room for the next 4 nights. Pros: Great hostel, great hammocks, cool bar...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

I stayed two nights in the girl dorm on the upper bunk bed. The bed is comfortable. I hope they work on it, but there are no possibility to charge your electronics besides in the toilet or in the reception. The woman in the reception...More

Thank MaVeKo
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Arenal Hostel Resort was the perfect budget hostel for my friend and I as we travelled through Costa Rica! A couple things to note: - With a full bar and pool, this hostel definitely has a party vibe. That being said, it never got too...More

Thank tenayaende
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Stayed there for 3 nights in a private room. the first night was terrible, came after a 20+ hours flight and couldnt sleep because my room was next to the pool and bar area and there wasn noise past 2AM. the other 2 nights were...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I can say this place is a good place. The vibe is really cool with hammocks to lounge in and the bar serves great drinks. Christian is a great go to guy when you need something. I had a room by the bar and other...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
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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US$ 33 - US$ 93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (249)
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ale963
19 June 2018|
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Response from shaked-harari | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the front desk ☺️. We arrived at la fortuna and walked around between hostels..
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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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"there are different sections of the hostel - some are quieter than others so be sure to ask"
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"If you aren't a solo traveler opt for a double room- the price will end up being comparable or cheaper..."
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"The Deluxe room on the third floor of the tower has an excellent view of the volcano"
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"dorm is fine"
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