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    Arenal Hostel Resort

    | South side of catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
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    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent54%
    • Very good25%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “private room” (35 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
    “mini resort” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    2 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 April 2015

    1. Staff was amazing! They were helpful, giving suggestions about which tour companies were trustworthy, and what things you can do without a tour company, to save money. Especially Joe & Diego - these guys knew everything that was going on. 2. Bartender was great...More

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    Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

    This hostel isn't really a hostel. It's way better. For $15 you get a lot. The dorm was great, super clean and the showers and loos were in the room which was great, no other hostels I've stayed in have had that. The space is...More

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    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    I had a fantastic stay here - the rooms were pristine and comfortable, the outdoor space, pool bar and kitchen were wonderful to relax in and to meet new friends, and the staff were incredibly helpful. Joe especially went out of his way to give...More

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    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    I liked a previous review titled 'the good, the bad and the ugly". I agree with everything but I will mention more good things. If I go to Fortuna again, I think I would repeat. I've been travelling for three months and I think it...More

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    Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

    Had an amazing time visiting La Fortuna and we were really pleased with the accommodations at Arenal Hostel Resort. Overall the dorm room was fine, pretty average for backpacker expectations. The garden area and kitchen space made up for any negatives in the sleeping department....More

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    Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
    306 reviews
    #15 of 71 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Arenal Backpackers Resort
    683 reviews
    #8 of 71 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,744 reviews
    #14 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,403 reviews
    #9 of 60 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    • Pool
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$29 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    TravellerwithaTeen
    Will be staying here with my son next year and want to know if there is a safe at the hostel? Thanks
    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
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    Teresa P
    Few questions, How long and how much would a taxi/bus/shuttle be to get from La fortuna resort to Jaco? How much is taxi to get to volcano park each way? How big are lockers in shared dorm room? Can it fit the typical backpackers backpack? Thank you. I want to stay here while on vacation, but those are my concerns. Thank you
    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.
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    Cristina K
    How does the laundry service work at Arenal Hostel Resort? Is it self-laundry service, included in the rate, per kilo, etc? Would we need to drop off our laundry and pick up at the end of the day?
    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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    Room Tips
    "Confirm the building you will be assigned to spend ypur vaction in."
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    "Private rooms closer to the front door is further away from the party tunes blasting from the pool bar."
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    "The dorm rooms were farther from the bar, the privates closer."
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    "Ask for a room far away from the bar. This is quite noisy..."
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