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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Meters West Of Central Park, Towards Volcano 350, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$44
          US$36
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          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (22)
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          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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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
          Family Rooms
          Poolside Bar
          Multilingual Staff
          Laundry Service
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Arenal Hostel Resort
          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,826 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,439 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
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          1 - 5 of 540 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          We stayed in the 12 bed dorm. Great amenities: cheap bar, food, pool, tour scheduling etc. But they play LOUD music until 3 am EVERY night of the week despite 11pm quiet hours. Made it hard to relax and enjoy the benefits of the hostel.

          Thank Nick T
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We were sitting and having fun in the social area of the hostel when a staff member (who i am sure is a nice guy) came over and told my friend she was not allowed to drink here. I was highly insulted and offended by...More

          Thank Liam B
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          After riding in a crowded bus for 5 hours we arrived to la fortuna. When we booked we didn't realize how far it was from the bus station (our fault)- the walk to the hostel is quit long. Upon arrival we got our room immediately...More

          Thank Yuval B
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Beware of booking with these guys if you need to cancel it's like it's unheard of and bad business practices... Here is the email management sent me when I tried to cancel over a week early... " Ok we will tell accounting no problem ,...More

          Thank cashton813
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Upon arriving late in the evening, Arenal Backpackers Resort seemed friendly with a nice atmosphere. At a closer glance, the sheets were dirty in the room, the common sitting area was filthy, and the service was subpar. Despite was it is advertised, towels are not...More

          Thank Jennifer T
          Arenal Hostel Resort
          629 reviews
          #6 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
          315 reviews
          #16 of 68 Speciality lodging in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Volcano Lodge & Springs
          2,826 reviews
          #15 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          Hotel Lomas del Volcan
          1,439 reviews
          #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
           
          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$21 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Also Known As
          • Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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          Traveller (171)
          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (22)
          Dining (7)
          Hotel & Grounds (119)
          Family and Play Areas (10)
          Bathroom (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Melissa B
          How much is their shuttle from SJO airport? What is the latest pickup time?
          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
          I noticed a website said check in will end at 10pm, is this for real? I wanted to arrange an airport transfer to the resort but I don't see an email address or number
          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
          I was quite disturbed to read all of the review which say the check in time is terrible! We are checking in on Saturday and really do not want to waste time in a long check in line. How can we avoid the wait? AND, why does a 5 star hotel have an unreasonably long check in time???? Also, I was disturbed to read about the noise from the night club. I am a very very light sleeper and any noise will keep me awake. What room numbers to you recommend that as very quiet? Is there a fridge in the room?
          4 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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