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Top Rated Hostels in La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Arenal Backpackers Resort 94%

1. Arenal Backpackers Resort

Hostel
350 meters west of central park, towards volcano

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 94%

Location 92%

Safety 97%

Staff 91%

Value 95%

53 out of 56 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Arenal Backpackers Resort

16 Dec 2015 94%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Very clean. Nice swimingpool and hammocks.

would recommend this property

27 Nov 2015 80%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

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.

would recommend this property

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Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna 90%

2. Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna

Hostel
La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 92%

Staff 97%

Value 87%

26 out of 28 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna

06 Dec 2015 94%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

The staff were excellent and the location was perfect.

would recommend this property

24 Nov 2015 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Helpful staff.

would recommend this property

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Arenal Hostel Resort 88%

3. Arenal Hostel Resort

Hostel
100 m al Oeste de la Plaza de La Fortuna

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 83%

Location 94%

Safety 94%

Staff 84%

Value 86%

33 out of 35 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Arenal Hostel Resort

22 Nov 2015 97%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Very cosy little hostelstyl resort. Unique character!

would recommend this property

08 Mar 2015 74%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Excellent location and inner yard with hammocks.

would recommend this property

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Cerro Chato Eco Lodge 86%

4. Cerro Chato Eco Lodge

Guesthouse
Arenal Volcano Area

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 78%

Location 88%

Safety 86%

Staff 89%

Value 86%

12 out of 15 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Cerro Chato Eco Lodge

10 Feb 2013 100%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Miguel and Carmen are the owners and staff. They do an excellent job of keeping the property clean pretty and both are very welcoming and kind.

would recommend this property

08 Apr 2012 83%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa

Carmen and Miguel, the owners, were wonderful. The grounds were clean, well landscaped and pleasant. It was close to the La Fortuna Catarata (waterfall) - so we hiked there - fantastic place.

would recommend this property

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The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse 85%

5. The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse

Guesthouse
Left of the Post Office, 2nd Floor, La Fortuna, Costado oeste del Correo, planta alta La Fortuna

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 77%

Location 93%

Safety 88%

Staff 87%

Value 80%

13 out of 15 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend The Sleeping Indian Guesthouse

08 Jan 2015 86%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Smaller hostel, less guests allowed for more meaningful interactiongood locationfriendly staff

would recommend this property

21 Jul 2013 54%

Centrally located.

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La Choza Inn Hostel 85%

6. La Choza Inn Hostel

Hostel
300 mts west from the post office in La Fortuna, 200 mts south and 300 mts west from La Fortuna Bus

Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 83%

Location 89%

Safety 90%

Staff 84%

Value 85%

22 out of 26 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend La Choza Inn Hostel

16 Mar 2016 83%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 25-30

Big room, gave us the AC for free. Nice breakfast, helpful staff

would recommend this property

16 Jan 2016 91%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

Quiet and off the main road but also close to the towns center

would recommend this property

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Posada del Arenal 85%

7. Posada del Arenal

Hotel
Del Banco De Costa Rica, 50 meters east of Central Park, Main Street

Atmosphere 75%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 79%

Location 93%

Safety 91%

Staff 90%

Value 79%

14 out of 18 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Posada del Arenal

06 Jan 2016 86%
Travel Type: Alone

good WI-fi in room, short walk to town, laundry in premises. Derrick, the owner, was immensely helpful.

would recommend this property

15 Jan 2014 80%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

good location, does the job

would recommend this property

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Hotel Dorothy 82%

8. Hotel Dorothy

Hotel
200 mts south from the central park, San Carlos, Alajuela

Atmosphere 73%

Cleanliness 71%

Facilities 76%

Location 89%

Safety 85%

Staff 87%

Value 91%

41 out of 51 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hotel Dorothy

30 Mar 2015 74%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Good hostals for the value, good kitchen and nice staff.

would recommend this property

05 Mar 2015 77%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Volcano view from our room, good place to stay for low-budget travellers

would recommend this property

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