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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    350 Meters West Of Central Park, Main Street Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
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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
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens
    3,282 reviews
    #2 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Nayara Springs
    810 reviews
    #1 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
    2,295 reviews
    #6 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Kokoro Arenal
    715 reviews
    #29 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    1 - 5 of 545 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    So we arrived here and it seemed like a nice place although they weren't overly friendly at our arrival. BUT they are doing some construction work right next to the pool and bar where they cut metal bars which makes an unbearable noise. They could...More

    Thank Johanna Ö
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My friend and I here booked a private room here online ahead of time as it was our first stop in Costa Rica. Our room was cooled by a/c when we arrived, very clean around the entire facility, wifi worked perfectly for us, and staff...More

    Thank LauraVarrette
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The place to stay in La Fortuna. Really nice facilities for a hostel- pool, big outdoor spaces, clean dorms with comfy matresses and nice bathrooms. Restaurant and communal space provide a place to meet other travelers. Only complaints are that there is no kitchen you...More

    Thank Bostonnnnn
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    As the name says itself: it has the nature of a resort. The location is great, the facilities are fantastic, and the pool and the bar are just WONDERFUL. Only downsides is the lack of a kitchen (a bit annoying for backpackers) but the bar...More

    Thank Jimena G
    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    The facilities were fantastic but unfortunately we could barely use them. I don't think I saw anyone use the pool as it was raining the whole time which is obviously no fault to the hostel at all but maybe if you're choosing a hostel, I...More

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    Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens
    3,282 reviews
    #2 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Nayara Springs
    810 reviews
    #1 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
    2,295 reviews
    #6 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Kokoro Arenal
    715 reviews
    #29 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 19 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 1
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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 (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (125)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Melissa B
    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
    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
    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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