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Arenal Backpackers Resort

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

$23+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 690 reviews

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  • 9.4
  • 8.9
  • 5.7
  • 5.3

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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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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Bicycle hire
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 682 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      8.1 "Great parking, according to 81%."
      8.6 "Easily accessible by car, said 86%."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Bar is amazing."
      9.2 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 92%."
    • 6.1 "Service is ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.9 "Vibe was decent."
      6.8 "68% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
      5.5 "The price was ok for 55%."
      6.7 "Only 67% were satisfied with the beverage prices."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.3 "Only 53% thought the shower was ok."
      6.4 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 64%."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.2 "68% thought it was too noisy."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.9 "Breakfast is below average."
      1.8 "82% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 327 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 6.2 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
      5.8 "The price was ok for 58%."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 63%."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.5 "55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.5 "65% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.2 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 27 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 327 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.3 "Good cleanliness."
      7.1 "71% said rooms were clean."
      7.8 "78% thought it was clean."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
      7.0 "70% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 5.8 "Service is ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.4 "Average value."
      5.4 "The price was ok for 54%."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.9 "Breakfast is below average."
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