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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(39 reviews)
“swim up bar”(50 reviews)
“female dorm”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We had a large, clean room which could have easily fitted four people in despite us only paying for two. It was a nice room except that the light was ridiculously dim - you could barely see!! Surrounding were very nice - hammocks, pool an...More

1  Thank bethhodgson93
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. We checked in and then our two friends joined us in the dorm. We were told to pick any bed that it didn't matter as we were first. When the lady came with the next guest she made a big...More

1  Thank RoMcD2014
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was my first time staying in a hostel and it wasn't bad at all. I opted for a private room, which was big and comfy. The room was on the darker side but I could live with it. The bed was comfortable which made...More

1  Thank Erica R
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This hostel was a very pleasant surprise for us! We did not book in advance and stumbled upon it when we got off the bus. We were given the best room in the place with a view of the Arenal volcano from our porch. The...More

1  Thank Claire D
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very nice place to stay.The rooms are nice and the staff very friendly( apart from the one receptionist with glasses who seemed to hate life) . Pool is heated and has a swim upto bar. the hammocks are in the garden are really nice to...More

2  Thank Kyle D
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$33 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$33 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ale963
18 June 2018|
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Response from shaked-harari | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the front desk ☺️. We arrived at la fortuna and walked around between hostels..
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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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"there are different sections of the hostel - some are quieter than others so be sure to ask"
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"If you aren't a solo traveler opt for a double room- the price will end up being comparable or cheaper..."
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"The Deluxe room on the third floor of the tower has an excellent view of the volcano"
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"dorm is fine"
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