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Arenal Backpackers Resort

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


  • 85%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

Property Information:

Arenal Backpackers Resort is the 5-star property of Costa Rica. This beautiful hostel/resort has a spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, and is just a few minutes walk from the town centre and bus stop. The open setting of the property also makes it the perfect place for meeting fellow travelers.

This property has everything that you need and more!

Facilities include: Pristine swimming pool, with wet bar and sun loungers, A large garden with hammocks, Games: cards, board games, twister, slip n slide, etc, Free internet room with A/C and wireless access, Information and Tour Desk, Restaurant, Fully bilingual staff and 24 hour security

In the rooms: Private bathroom with hot water, Lockers, New thick mattresses, pillows, and linen, Key card access & A/C

We can also arrange any tour or transfer that you want, with discounted prices. We know that we can get you great deals, because we're a large property with a constant flow of guests, and our 5-star service means that we will go out of our way to help you with whatever you need.


We have a brand new deluxe camping area! This area is covered and each tent has a double mattress, lighting, power sockets and an outside locker room.

Private rooms:
- All private rooms have: Flat screen TV with cable, 1 or 2 Double Beds, A/C, Lockers, Towels, Private bathrooms with hot water, New thick mattresses, pillows and linen

Property conditions:
- Please send us an estimated arrival time, if you arrive later than that let us know to extend your reservation.
- No underage kids and teens in the dorms.
- All reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

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  • Latest Review

    Place is in a great location, clean and nice staff. Also great cube with the bar, pool and common area. On the down side, for some reason the travel agency at the front desk is more expensive than in town and there's no wifi in the rooms.
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      Anonymous, Israel, Couple, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included

Hostel Awards

  • 2010 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Costa Rica
  • 2010 1st Country Winners Costa Rica

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Cancellation and Reservation Changes must be made by EMAIL ONLY, phone calls or messages at the front desk are not valid 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 only , after the period of 48 hours you will be charged the total of the reservation, same applies to no shows.

Arenal Backpackers Resort Located at 350 meters west of central park, towards volcano, , La Fortuna.
Arenal Backpackers Resort
Costa Rica
La Fortuna Alajuela 00000 350 meters west of central park, towards volcano
86% 1139
10.4699983 -84.6502000
Arenal Backpackers Resort
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