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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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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good25%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible5%
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    “private room” (37 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
    “female dorm” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    I love travelling and I love hostels but this place is dreadful. The staff are uninterested and slimy. Unfortunately I left a very expensive sentimental personal item after me too, which I encountered the rudest responses I've ever received including being hung up on. They...More

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    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 17 June 2017
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    Good morning dear guest. For lost and found items we have strict rules and our staff is absolutely trustworthy, we...More

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    This was an excellent place to stay! The people at the front desk were awesome, helping us to trouble-shoot several issues and willing to help us book tours, taxis etc. When we had an issue with the window in our room not closing they quickly...More

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    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 8 June 2017

    Good morning guest The grateful ones are us for having such nice guests in our hostel. Thank you for your excellent comments and we hope to see you again in La Fortuna. We wish you the best in your trip. Pura Vida!

    Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

    This hostel has a few locations and depending on what you book you will not be in any location like the photos - we were two blocks away from the nice photos in the middle of a car park. The workers do smile as they...More

    Thank Kyle B
    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 4 June 2017
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    Good afternoon dear guest. As you could appreciate before making your reservation, we have different types of rooms, some cheaper...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    There is no enough space in the dorm because of too many beds. Showers were smelling awful. There was no hot water and when I asked why, the guys at the reception laughed at me. Mattresses were really old and not comfortable at all (basically...More

    Thank CriNuNu
    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 8 June 2017
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    Good morning dear guest. We are sorry that we did not meet some of your expectations of accommodation in our...More

    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    Shared area was just so lovely and well presented, I could have hung out there more often. We used he shared kitchen for breakfast which was great, lovely place to sit. Room was simple, but actually the family room had one of the most comfortable...More

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    Casa Luna Hotel & Spa
    1,378 reviews
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    Hotel La Fortuna
    524 reviews
    #32 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa
    1,278 reviews
    #30 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    San Bosco Inn
    658 reviews
    #17 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    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$25 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    TravellerwithaTeen
    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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    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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    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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    "Rooms close to pool are also close to bar so they are noisy..."
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    "Depending on your budget, try to choose a room on the top floor."
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