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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    350 Meters West Of Central Park, Main Street Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    Room & Suite (28)
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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
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Heliconias Nature Lodge
    244 reviews
    #9 of 63 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,886 reviews
    #15 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,510 reviews
    #9 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,461 reviews
    #8 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

    I disagree with all travelers that had said the staff is not helpful. Since the check in we felt the good vibe from the reception guy Freddie, he Rocks !. He helped us with general info, and booked some tours for us. He was always...More

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    Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here in a tent room. The hostel is nice with a very good set up. The pool, hammocks, restaurant and bar are all centrally located and the area becomes a great place to relax between tours and meals and meet other travellers. A...More

    Thank j m
    Reviewed 2 May 2015

    The place was clean and well maintained, especially liked the hammocks and the lounge. The town is a short walk away and is easy to get to. The rooms are basic and have lockers. The staff aren't the most helpful and don't seem interested helping...More

    Thank Ppppppp2
    Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

    We went on the off season, so not too many people, so noise was just like any hostel, but they turned the music off at 11(12 at the latest) every night. The location was good, walking distance to everything. Our tent was a double bed,...More

    Thank Describe
    Reviewed 16 April 2015

    We stayed in a tent, this was wonderful for a private couples getaway. Bathrooms and showers were extremely clean and good with hot water. Had everything we needed readily available. The front desk staff was very helpful and had plenty of insite into what to...More

    1  Thank Tnhiker78
    Heliconias Nature Lodge
    244 reviews
    #9 of 63 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,886 reviews
    #15 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,510 reviews
    #9 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
    3,461 reviews
    #8 of 58 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 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$19 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 1
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
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    Dining (7)
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    Family and Play Areas (10)
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    Questions & Answers
    Melissa B
    27 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
    26 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
    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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    "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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