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    Arenal Hostel Resort

    Sobre Carretera Principal #142 | South side of catholic church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (226)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “private room” (36 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
    “mini resort” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

    Amazing welcome from the girls at the front desk, who showed us around and helped us schedule our visit in La fortuna! Amazing bar with the swimming pool! Welcome drink offered, very good as well! The dorm was cleaned, with air con, and private bathroom!...More

    Thank Chloe D
    Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

    Spent two nights, went to Monteverde and returned to stay here because og the beautiful garden, the good price (22 $ pr. person for a private room) and not least the sweet and always smiling personel. You have to deposit 10 $ for a towel,...More

    Thank OleAnand
    Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

    If I were rating this hostel on staff alone it would be a 5 out of 5. However the hostel itself has to play a part in my review. It advertises itself as a five star hostel with a motto of 'more than you thought'...More

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    Reviewed 27 September 2015

    The best hostel we stayed in in Costa Rica and possibly the best hostel I've ever stayed in -- and I've stayed in quite a few. It's very professionally run, there are always staff milling around the hostel and the reception who can help you...More

    Thank Rahul K
    Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

    We spent two nights here -- had a private room and bathroom on the second floor of one of the units. The room was affordable and located right in the center of La Fortuna, which was roughly a 25-min drive (we had a rental car)...More

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    • US$14 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    3 November 2016|
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    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
    Teresa P
    23 September 2016|
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    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.
    27 December 2015|
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    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    there was laundry service last month when I visited. paid by the kilo
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    "Depending on your budget, try to choose a room on the top floor."
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    "Rooms in the tower are quieter with a better view."
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