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La Fortuna Backpackers

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Spent a night there. Since the dorm room I booked was full, they gave me the single room with private bathroom. Nice on their part. It is a small hostel and did not get to hang out much as most of the guests where family members traveling together. The host (a young woman) is very nice but not a good...

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Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2013

The owner made the end of our trip just what we needed. He took care of us from the moment we arrived to booking us our way out. Travelling gets exhausting when you don't plan ahead and just go with the flow so it was a nice break having someone book everything for us. Thanks Andrew, we had a blast!

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Thank Erica M
Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We stayed in a room with private bath. We had a complimentary breakfast as we booked our Arenal volcano hike with hot springs with them.The staff speaks little English but was very friendly. We had to switch on the fan as it was hot and mosquitoes were buzzing around. It was quiet at night. A typical backpackers hostel.

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1Thank PinkBear2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 December 2012

We experienced a lousy night in this noisy place. We stayed in one of the private rooms. One of the mattrasses was very smelly and the blankets were not very clean. No attempt was made to add any atmosphere to the hostel. The room most likely used to be a storage room. The owner is very helpful and friendly, though....

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We experienced a room with private bathroom. All very simple but nice.  There's no breakfast included but the kitchen is well equipped and there is a pleasent outdoor dinning area. We loved the fact that they give free laundry with 3 nights stay - super convenient!  Recommended!

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1Thank zararock
Vist
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Stayed there during the rainy season. Very fair prices.... even better that we where the only occupants there. The lady made some GREAT breakfast for us each morning for a very little charge. Would go back anytime! There was no "cooling" system working in our room and the beds where not the best...so at nights it got very hot and...

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1Thank Natalie S
world
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Nice backpacker with fair rates (compared to others in La Fortuna). Clean rooms with private bathroom and shower. Breakfast at additional 4$. WiFi free and fast. Electricity in the room. No hooks on the wall. Friendly staff. Lockers in sight of reception, bring your own lock.

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1Thank WorrrldTraveller20xx
san francisco
Reviewed 5 December 2011

Nice, clean and cheap hostel. Close to the main street in La Fortuna and very safe. Close to restaurants, bus station and banks. Stayed in a private room with 1 double bed and 1 single bed and was very clean. I paid about $55 for 3 days. Safes are available but you need to bring your own lock. There is...

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3Thank swordfish82
Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 3 December 2011

The owner is incredible and can help you with Anything you need. The room was worth the price and very clean. Of course being a spoiled American I hated not having AC but we didn't spend much time there at all. The Breakfast was INCREDIBLE!!! The fresh pineapple juice was so delicious. If you're a backpacker, you just need a...

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Thank Hannah01203
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Stayed with a group of friends The staff were very friendly hooked us up with good tours for much cheaper than outside - definitely recommend staying here

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Fortuna Backpackers, is a familiar Project, with the idea of creating a place where the visitors can lodge in a friendly, clean, safe and low budget space; where they can enjoy all the natural attractions offered by La Fortuna, San Carlos; here converge big touristic attractions, including the majestic Arenal Volcano, accompanied by the hot spring, whitewater rafting, waterfalls and the tropical rain forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Fortuna Backpackers

Address: 75 mts Norte del Banco Popular | Frente a la Escuela La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Dorm rooms are fine!”
NariS_11, 30 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Might as well choose a dorm room. Odds are you'll have it to yourself and sleep just as poorly. There's a fantastic little soda around the corner, off the main road. We ate there many times.”
Supercords, 29 Sep 2011 | Read review
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