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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(38 reviews)
“swim up bar”(49 reviews)
“female dorm”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Great location, hot shower sometimes. Staff was great and helped booking shuttles and excursions. Breakfast next door was good. The beds were a bit confusing as they aren't labeled well so we mixed them up a few times not knowing if our beds were clean...More

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

You will love this hostel and resort in the heart of la Fortuna. The check in process was very fast and friendly. All of the reception staff are super nice and bend over backwards to fill our requests. Brian is the tour booker and he...More

Thank therock1963
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The main section of this hostel looks lovely it was a shame we were staying across the road - which you won't see on any photos. The room was not ready on time which was again frustrating after a 5 hour drive from Panama. Free...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

There are several hostels with great reviews in La Fortuna, but I'm very happy I decided to stay at the Arenal hostel resort. I really enjoyed my stay and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else if I ever return to La Fortuna. Smack down in the...More

Thank Pat5150
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Centrally located in the heart of La Fortuna, this hostel is part of the Costa Rica hostel chain. Big spacious and clean rooms, with pools and bar and hammocks in the courtyard. Cheap prices, friendly staff.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$26 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$26 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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