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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%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (37 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
    “female dorm” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 484 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    A truly hostel centrally located in La Fortuna Town. Close to bar, restaurants and shops. I stayed in a private room at the Towers building and it was quiet and very comfortable. The common areas, bar and pool are in the building across the street...More

    Thank Rodrigomm
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We loved this place! The rooms were clean, the staff was friendly and helpful (particularly Daniel, he was awesome), the bartender was great too, the $7 all you can eat breakfast was good and the whole atmosphere of the place rocked! The only negative was...More

    Thank Reece W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This review is for this particular hostel/resort and not for the parent company CostaRicaHostels. I have an excellent experience with the other hostels from CostaRicaHostels and also their booking agents. **This not so good review is only for this hostel in Arenal.** The hot shower...More

    1  Thank ksach
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a very nice time in the hostal, nice room with porch, (hot) swimming pool and lounge area, and they offered fenced parking for the car for free. Only negative was the shower as the water was cold.

    Thank Katleenverhelle
    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking your time commenting on our page, it's gratifying to know we accomplished our goal trying to give the best service to our guests all the time. Remember this is your home away from home. Best regards from all Costa Rica Hostels.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This hostel is in a great location: right downtown and walking distance to many restaurants and shops, or a short drive to many activities. We loved the hammocks in the courtyard, and the private/locked parking in back was great. Our room didn't seem to have...More

    Thank Ally H
    Response from Costa-Rica-Hostels, Gerente at Arenal Hostel ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Helloo amiga, all your comments are as well received as it was your welcome at our hostels complex, we just hope you have enjoyed as much as we try for you to have an excellent stay and do not forget that we will be waiting...More

    Hotel Lavas del Arenal
    551 reviews
    #18 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,588 reviews
    #8 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel La Fortuna
    524 reviews
    #32 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Pura Vida Hotel & Restaurant
    24 reviews
    #51 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
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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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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    • Arenal Hostel Resort Costa Rica/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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    Teresa P
    22 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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    CKHA_LA
    26 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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