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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” (66 reviews)
    “tight rope” (6 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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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,557 reviews
    #9 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,428 reviews
    #6 of 64 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    San Bosco Inn
    642 reviews
    #16 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #31 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Reviewed 22 March 2015

    I thought the price I paid (only $13/night) was wrong when I checked in. This place was like a five-star resort. Very clean. Great hang-out area. Huge comfy mattresses. Close to town. Great pool. Lush grounds. No complaints.

    Thank WanderWoman757
    Reviewed 19 March 2015

    This hostel is very basic indeed even the private rooms had a broken window in the bathroom and the shower didn't work properly. There were sockets in the wall missing in the main room and the light in the bathroom kept flickering which seems quite...More

    1  Thank S C
    Reviewed 16 March 2015

    This place could be nice but there are two key things that drop it down to two stars. First and foremost, if you are reserving online, don't expect to show up and get what you paid for. Second, if you confront the staff on with...More

    Thank Anthony L
    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    Nice dorms, clean bathrooms and a pool. But also unfriendly arrogant staff, no shared kitchen and the food/drinks are very expensive. They say they are a 5 star backpackers resort and they are; big, clean, expensive and arrogant. If u want a cab or to...More

    2  Thank flovanL
    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    Stayed here for a few nights in Feb 2015. Was really tricky figuring out which place this was, since there are 2 other hostels calling themselves similar names to this one. But once I found it, I really enjoyed this place. The facilities were great...More

    Thank diverfromsg
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,557 reviews
    #9 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,428 reviews
    #6 of 64 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    San Bosco Inn
    642 reviews
    #16 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #31 of 59 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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 11 - 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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    • 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)
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    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (128)
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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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