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Reviews of Arenal Backpackers Resort La Fortuna Hostel

350 meters west of central park, towards volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 94%

Location 92%

Safety 97%

Staff 91%

Value 95%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

Cancellation and Reservation Changes Policy * Cancellations and reservation changes must be made by EMAIL ONLY. * Reservations can be cancelled up to 72 hours (3 days) prior to your arrival free of charge, after this period of time you will be charged for your 1st night of the reservation, same applies to “no shows “ thanks for your cooperation * Reservation changes have to be done by email only, phone calls or messages at the front desk are not valid, and you need to bring the email with the acceptance of your changes in order to be validated.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to La Fortuna?

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Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 94%

Location 92%

Safety 97%

Staff 91%

Value 95%

Showing 1-10 of 17 reviews

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Very clean. Nice swimingpool and hammocks.

Disliked: We stayed at a tent, it was ok, but no fan and quite hot..

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Events / festivals, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Esta cercana a la terminal de autobuses y tiene su propio bar y restaurante, así que no tienes necesidad de salir porque el clima es lluvioso.

Disliked: NO recomiendo los tours, son un FRAUDE. Me ofrecieron uno por 85 dólares que incluía el río celeste y aguas termales y de las termales me llevaron de noche a un desagüe sin alumbrado y peligroso. También incluía bebidas y comida y no hubo bebidas, solo una comida miserable. NO se dejen engañar.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, City break, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Its absolutely beautiful here. The property is magnificent and secure.

Disliked: No complaints

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Beautiful!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Best Hostel I have ever stayed at... It is like a resort.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The atmosphere.

Disliked: Too much noise.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Safe, clean and beautiful. helpful staff and you get a good night sleep :)

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: the pool and slacklines were really cool. It was nice that it was really really secure and they provide free parking. Happy hour was alright, decent prices considering how expensive La Fortuna is. Dorms were really clean.

Disliked: Our dorm was right beside the pool/bar area so it was kind of loud sometimes. It would be nice if you could use/rent towels there. Every time we went to ask for some they had run out.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: good location; friendly staff

Disliked: N/A

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Amazing atmosphere, good entertainment in the wvening! Comfy beds and a great pool!

Disliked: Food is expensive and they don't take card...that's all I could complain about. Great happy hour though!

Customer would recommend this property

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