We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Arenal Hostel Resort

    Sobre Carretera Principal #142 | South side of catholic church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    US$118
    US$28
    US$118
    Traveller (226)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Hotel Monte Real
    326 reviews
    #21 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel La Fortuna
    521 reviews
    #30 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #29 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,531 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (36 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (46 reviews)
    “mini resort” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hotel Monte Real
    326 reviews
    #21 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel La Fortuna
    521 reviews
    #30 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #29 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,531 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$28.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all La Fortuna de San Carlos hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8efa7c82403042739a0f1f1d42e1072f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1999385,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"8efa7c82403042739a0f1f1d42e1072f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":28,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":28,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"hotelName":"Arenal Hostel Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjhlZmE3YzgyNDAzMDQyNzM5YTBmMWYxZDQyZTEwNzJmIiwiQUlLIjoiODA2MzQwNTgwZjMxNGNjM2E3M2YzNjVhYTA0ZjI5MTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$28", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (642)
    There are newer reviews for Arenal Hostel Resort
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    131 - 135 of 474 reviews

    Reviewed 19 February 2016

    nice, clean rooms. beautiful courtyard with lots of hammocks, a pool with waterfall and swim up bar. great breakfast, central location, lots to do in the area. tours for white water rafting or waterfall rappelling will pick you up right out front. nice park across...More

    Thank samq89
    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    I came to Costa Rica by myself, and was a little apprehensive as i had never stayed in a hostel before. The staff at Arenal Hostel Resort made the experience of staying in La Fortuna unforgettable. They will immediately make you feel at home as...More

    Thank Jake Y
    Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

    If you're a 20 something year old looking for a great time, this is the place you want to experience. The set up is the best in town. They have numerous hammocks in the gardens, a swim up bar, a warm pool and a restaurant...More

    Thank tommyguns16
    Reviewed 7 February 2016

    Last month I stayed two nights in Arenal Hostel Resort and I'm happy that I chose this hostel! Christian, the owner, was very committed and remembered my name as I walked in. I stayed in the clean dorm with a very comfortable hot shower. The...More

    Thank Biancamelody
    Reviewed 6 February 2016

    I highly recommend this hostel - its right in downtown La Fortuna, surrounded by restaurants, shops, tour guide info booths. It is a gated hostel with gated parking as well. Our room was a triple private suite and included a huge closet, large shower, TV,...More

    Thank Jaime R
    Hotel Monte Real
    326 reviews
    #21 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel La Fortuna
    521 reviews
    #30 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #29 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,531 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cancelon, Orbitz, TripOnline SA and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Arenal Hostel Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (226)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (192)
    Family and Play Areas (20)
    Bathroom (7)
    Nearby
    Hotel La Fortuna
    521 reviews
    .21 km away
     
    Hotel Monte Real
    326 reviews
    .36 km away
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,531 reviews
    3.28 km away
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    .26 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Tierra Mia
    293 reviews
    .07 km away
    Chifa La Familia Feliz
    764 reviews
    .04 km away
    Inspira Cafe Restaurante
    498 reviews
    .13 km away
    Soda La Hormiga
    398 reviews
    .12 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Bill Beard's Costa Rica
    52 reviews
    .20 km away
    Desafio Adventure Company
    3,323 reviews
    .07 km away
    Wave Expeditions
    1,704 reviews
    .12 km away
    Costa Rica Descents
    873 reviews
    .02 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    TravellerwithaTeen
    3 November 2016|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    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
    0
    Votes
    Teresa P
    23 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    the taxi to the volcano park should be about 4000 colones. stayed on a private room and hence did not need a locker.
    0
    Votes
    ck1234wanderlust
    27 December 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    there was laundry service last month when I visited. paid by the kilo
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "2nd floor has a view"
    Read review
    "Unless you like soulless, electronic music, don't stay here."
    Read review
    "Depending on your budget, try to choose a room on the top floor."
    Read review
    "Rooms in the tower are quieter with a better view."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing