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    Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Meters West Of Central Park, Towards Volcano 350, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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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
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,494 reviews
    #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Heliconias Nature Lodge
    242 reviews
    #9 of 62 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,858 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,381 reviews
    #6 of 62 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
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    Reviewed 27 February 2015

    I take full responsibility for booking a backpacking resort for a family vacation. This was my error. Believe I learned my lesson! In my defense, there are many reviews on TripAdvisor that state this facility is good for families. For the record, it IS NOT....More

    2  Thank Chelsea J
    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    I really liked the double room we'd booked - comfy bed, nice balcony with a good view of Arenal, clean and spacious. Our room was right on the end of the block so we were next to trees, so we could watch birds from bed....More

    Thank Sarah D
    Reviewed 22 February 2015

    We stayed at this place for 2 nights, in tents. There was some confusion upon check-in but was quickly resolved. Staff was friendly and helpful with any questions that we had. There was so much to do at this place if you were just wanting...More

    Thank Kaylie L
    Reviewed 21 February 2015

    I like the sitting area in the hostel, it’s a great place to sit back with a beer and meet fellow travelers. The front desk was helpful in booking our excursions and the food/drinks are cheap. We had a private room with an ensuite bathroom,...More

    Thank ljane25
    Reviewed 19 February 2015

    Please don't expect this hotel to honor your reservation. I booked a private room at the hotel on Feb. 11th. I was told that everything was confirmed and I had a reservation number. When I arrived on the 14th I was told that there were...More

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    Hotel Lomas del Volcan
    1,494 reviews
    #9 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Heliconias Nature Lodge
    242 reviews
    #9 of 62 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    Volcano Lodge & Springs
    2,858 reviews
    #14 of 57 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    The Springs Resort and Spa
    2,381 reviews
    #6 of 62 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
     
    About
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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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Arenal Backpackers Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (24)
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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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