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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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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (63 reviews)
    “slack line” (13 reviews)
    “dorm rooms” (16 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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    Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

    We paid 🤑74 for a private room with double beds and they didn't give a discount for my kids (6&10). I could have paid for a decent hotel with breakfast for that price!! This is a college hangout .. Which is fine. It's just not...More

    1  Thank Rawma
    Reviewed 10 December 2015

    Ok, I have stayed in tons of hostels but this one certainly felt more like a communal hotel. Everything was clean, quiet and the outside facilities were great. A big lounge with bar and comfortable couches and pillows next to the decent sized swimmingpool underneath...More

    Thank thetravelonthebrain
    Reviewed 7 December 2015

    I got a private room at this hostel in the building that was at the back of the property and it was very quiet at night. Room had AC, TV, and great hot showers! Problably the best shower in 3 1/2 weeks in Central America!...More

    Thank Kurt N
    Reviewed 28 November 2015

    Loved this place! The rooms were quiet and clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was by far my favorite location to stay. They even helped with booking my next room. I was blown away by the total package.

    Thank Qidara
    Reviewed 27 November 2015

    We stayed in a private room for two nights here. I saw several reviews saying the staff were rude - but we experienced great people the whole 2 days! Cesar and Maria at the restaurant were especially great and super friendly! With a poolside bar,...More

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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,573 reviews
    #9 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    2.8 km
     
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,445 reviews
    #6 of 64 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
    6.9 km
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,552 reviews
    #8 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    8.2 km
     
    Arenal Manoa Hotel
    1,869 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
    4.7 km
     
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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 14 - US$ 43 (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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    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (128)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
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    Jenny T
    14 November 2017|
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    Response from Arenal Backpack... R | Property representative |
    Dear Jenny Thanks for choosing Arenal Backpackers Resort! For us is pleasure to receive you in our hostel Send us a private message. Our website arenalbackpackersresort
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    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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    Room Tips
    "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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