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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Located in a strategic area between the city and nature so you can feel free and enjoy the surrounding attractions. A completely different option created by backpackers for backpackers. We offer laundry service, communal kitchen, common area with TV, Netflix and The Pool :)
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Diagonal Street 301 | 1 km South and 1 km West from Alamo Rentacar La Fortuna, San Carlos, Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
19.5 km to Fortuna Airport
84 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday

This hostel is a little outside of La Fortuna (maybe a 20 minute walk), but this has its advantages! I enjoyed being a little away from it all, and it also means it is only a 45 minute walk to the La Fortuna waterfall where...More

Thank hayleymaisie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best hostel I’ve been to in Costa-Rica! Enjoyed it so much! Edison is such a nice guy, and his best friend Monkey (brown lab) lights up the place! If you ever visit the area you have to go to this place! Home away from home!...More

Thank Quinten P
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

So Edison the owner has WhatsApp which is the best way to talk to him. What ever you need when ever you need it, you will feel so safe in lafortuna, Costa Rica here! It’s like going to your Favorite uncle’s house that is laid...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just stayed here two nights ago. The place is great. Super chill atmosphere. Edison is also great and welcoming. He upgraded us to a private cabin with the most spectacular view. And we loved his dog Monkey. Great place to stay...More

Thank Getoutside14
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

If staying in La Fortuna on a budget, the Howler Monkey Hostel is the place to stay! The owner Edison will help you book a recommended tour. The hostel is within walking distance to the beautiful waterfall near by. Beds are super comfortable with a...More

Thank JustBe007
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (15)
Pool & Beach (6)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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mandy4press
May 3, 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
There are fans but no air conditioning from what I saw. It cools off a lot at night to really nice sleeping weather. (June)
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