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Arenal Backpackers Resort

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

€16+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 671 reviews

Review highlights

  • 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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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 664 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
      7.5 "Clean pool, said 75%."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      8.0 "Great parking, according to 80%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.6 "Easily accessible by car, said 86%."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
      8.9 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 89%."
    • 6.2 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
      6.2 "The price was ok for 62%."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.9 "61% complained about the bathroom."
      4.6 "54% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.2 "For 88%, the rooms looked old."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.1 "89% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.6 "64% thought it was too noisy."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 318 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.2 "Bar is amazing."
    • 6.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
      6.4 "The price was ok for 64%."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the shower was ok."
      6.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 68%."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.1 "59% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.8 "62% thought it was too noisy."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 26 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 318 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.5 "Good cleanliness."
      7.3 "73% said rooms were clean."
      8.0 "80% thought it was clean."
    • 6.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.7 "Service is ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.4 "Average value."
      6.1 "The price was ok for 61%."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.9 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.8 "62% thought it was too noisy."
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