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Arenal Backpackers Resort

La Fortuna, San Carlos, La Fortuna 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7000

$17+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
Based on 665 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.8
  • 6.2
  • 6.1

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  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Affordable food

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    Hostel Arenal Backpackers Resort with the best volcano views in Costa Rica is among the cushier hostels in all the country.This beautiful hostel/resort has a spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, and is just a few minutes walk from the town centre and bus stop. The open setting of the hostel also makes it the perfect place for meeting fellow travelers. This hostel has everything that you need and more! Facilities include:* Pristine swimming pool with wet bar and sun loungers*A large garden with hammocks*Games: cards, board games*Free Internet*Lockers*Fully bilingual staff*24 hour security*Bar & restaurant with happy hour every night Dorm rooms: All of the dorm rooms come with; Air conditioning, key card access, lockers and private bathroom with hot water. Hotel has orthopedic mattresses and provide all of the bed linen. Tents: Hotel has a brand new deluxe camping area! This area is covered and each tent has a double bed, all the linen, lighting, power sockets and an outside locker room. Hotel also provides flashlights and earplugs in case you need them. Private rooms: All private rooms have: Flat screen TV with cable channels, 2 Double Beds, A/C, Lockers, Towels, Private bathrooms with hot water, orthopedic mattresses, and provide all of the bed linen. The hotel also provides billiards, dry cleaning, lobby and reception in amenities.

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    Arenal Backpackers Resort Prices:

    $17 - $19 (Based on average prices for a Standard Room)

    Arenal Backpackers Resort Rooms:

    10 rooms

    Other names used to reference this hotel:

    • Arenal Backpackers Resort La Fortuna
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort La Fortuna Alajuela
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Hotel
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Hotel La Fortuna
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Hotel La Fortuna (FON)
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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Bicycle rental
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews of Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 623 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
      9.3 "Clean pool, said 93%."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.8 "Great parking, according to 88%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 75%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
      7.2 "72% said rooms were clean."
      9.0 "90% thought it was clean."
      9.3 "Clean pool, said 93%."
    • 7.5 "Good bar."
      7.3 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 73%."
    • 6.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the service was professional."
      6.9 "Only 69% were satisfied with the booking process."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 58%."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.2 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.9 "71% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 317 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.7 "Good cleanliness."
      9.2 "92% thought it was clean."
    • 7.7 "Good bar."
    • 6.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the service was professional."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.3 "57% complained about the bathroom."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% had problems with the shower."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      1.5 "For 85%, the rooms looked old."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.2 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 18 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."

    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 286 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.1 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
      7.3 "73% said rooms were clean."
      8.9 "89% thought it was clean."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.0 "Average value."
    • 5.9 "Service is ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.4 "Breakfast is below average."
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