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Arenal Backpackers Resort

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

€18+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 649 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.8
  • 6.4
  • 6.2

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  • Affordable food
  • Clean hotel facilities

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    A stay at Arenal Backpackers Resort places you in the heart of Fortuna, steps from Reno's International Mini Golf and close to Arenal Adventure World. This hostel is within close proximity of Ecoglide Arenal Park and Ecotermales Fortuna. Make yourself at home in one of the 10 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms with showers are provided. Housekeeping is provided daily, and rollaway/extra beds can be requested. Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. This hostel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance. Satisfy your appetite at the hostel's restaurant, where you can take in a garden view. Snacks are also available at a coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at a poolside bar or a swim-up bar. Full breakfasts are available for a fee. Featured amenities include an Internet point, a computer station, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free parking is available onsite.

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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

    7.9 Good
    based on 622 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent pool."
      9.2 "Clean pool, said 92%."
    • 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."
    • 7.7 "Good cleanliness."
      8.6 "86% thought it was clean."
      9.2 "Clean pool, said 92%."
    • 7.4 "Good bar."
      7.7 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 77%."
    • 6.6 "Average value."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
      7.0 "70% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.2 "Service is ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      5.8 "Housekeeping was ok, according to 58%."
      5.0 "Only 50% were satisfied with the booking process."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 4.1 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.9 "71% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 323 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.6 "Good bar."
    • 7.4 "Good cleanliness."
      8.9 "89% thought it was clean."
    • 7.0 "High value."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
      6.9 "69% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
      5.9 "Only 59% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      7.0 "70% thought the service was very professional."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.4 "56% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.5 "55% had problems with the shower."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.8 "52% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.6 "54% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
    • 4.3 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 18 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 279 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.0 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.5 "Good cleanliness."
      8.3 "83% thought it was clean."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
      6.9 "69% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.2 "Beds were acceptable for 52%."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "Beds were acceptable for 52%."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
    • 4.2 "Breakfast is below average."
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    "Affordable food"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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