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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    350 Meters West Of Central Park, Main Street Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (66 reviews)
    “slack line” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Hotel Monte Real
    325 reviews
    #21 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel La Fortuna
    521 reviews
    #31 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,528 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    830 reviews
    #1 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    171 - 175 of 547 reviews

    Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

    Great location and for the price it's well worth it if you share with 7 other guest. The first night we got twin beds solo room for $80 which was not worth it, the customer service from the two gentleman at night was not professional....More

    Thank Juan R
    Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

    Overall Arenal backpackers resort is clean, well positioned and we found everyone very friendly and helpful. The tours provided were good so long as you are upfront and have also done your own research regarding prices. Breakfast was not included but the food they served...More

    2  Thank EstMirCla
    Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

    We had free parking, a private room, a hostel atmosphere and great location for an affordable price. May be a little pricey for the true blue backpacker scene and I don't think there is a communal kitchen. But this place is perfect for budget travelers...More

    Thank skiboy11
    Reviewed 17 August 2015

    The hostel, the pool, the common area, and the garden are all very beaufiul and clean. However, the staff were a little unfriendly and abrupt with us and not particularly helpful, possibly because of the massive amounts of people coming through. The hostel is quite...More

    Thank arandaux
    Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

    First off if you want to spend money, talk to the guy behind the counter. If you dont want to spend money dont ask him about anything. He will try to sell you something, anything. Which im glad he sold us the tour with William...More

    1  Thank Cory C
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    521 reviews
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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,528 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Nayara Springs
    830 reviews
    #1 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$18 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 1
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    Melissa B
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from CharlieG69 | Reviewed this property |
    I heard the shuttle was $50, but stayed in San Jose two days and took bus to backpackers. The La Fortuna Station was 2.5 hours from San Jose 7-10 station (at the corner of 7th and 10th avenue), I think it was $14 dollars... More
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    babyt27
    27 December 2016|
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    Response from Alexis W | Reviewed this property |
    The check-in staff do leave at ten, and after that there's really just one overnight staff member to make sure the people coming in late at night have wristbands. If you're arriving late into San Jose (or elsewhere) I'd... More
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    EY s
    5 July 2015|
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    Response from lrimolo | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, as Nigel said, is a nice hostel, not a complete hotel; the noise came from a curch on Saturday afternoon, as the answer above, ask for the building to the left of the property (so you can avoid the noise); my room did... More
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    Room Tips
    "Stay away from restaurant/bar zone. no view, but sleep is possible!"
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    "Best price and location"
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    "The private rooms have a better view at the volcano"
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    "not the women's only dorm, too cramped and no ventilation"
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