Arenal Backpackers Resort

350 meters west of central park, towards volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica, Distance from city centre: 64.5km

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Rating: 82%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities
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.

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


Tents:
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

-Cancellations and reservation changes must be made by EMAIL ONLY up to 72 hours (3 days) prior to your arrival free of charge if you cancel 2 days before your arrival you will be charged for your 1st night only , after this period of time (48 hours ) you will be charged the total of the reservation same applies to “no shows “ thanks for your cooperation
- 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.

Hostel conditions:

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 if you cancel 2 days before your arrival you will be charged for your 1st night only , after this period of time (48 hours ) you will be charged the total 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,
* Last minute bookings: Reservations made only 3 days before your arrival date or within this period of time are non-refundable or accept any changes

- No underage kids and teens in the dorms.
- All reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
-Front Desk opening hours from 7:00 am untill 10:00 pm.
Check in from 2 pm to 8 pm.
-Quiet hours after 11pm.
- Check Out - 11am.

Deposits:
1. There is a $1 deposit (refundable) when you return your key at check out , when staying in dorms
2. There is a $5 deposit (refundable) when you return your towels at check out , when staying in private rooms
3. The remaining balance has to be paid at arrival in cash ( USD or COLONES), in case you do not have cash you can go to the ATM or use your card for a 5% extra fee
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Currency Exchange
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Wi-Fi

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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

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 if you cancel 2 days before your arrival you will be charged for your 1st night only , after this period of time (48 hours ) you will be charged the total 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,
* Last minute bookings: Reservations made only 3 days before your arrival date or within this period of time are non-refundable or accept any changes

- No underage kids and teens in the dorms.
- All reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
-Front Desk opening hours from 7:00 am untill 10:00 pm.
Check in from 2 pm to 8 pm.
-Quiet hours after 11pm.
- Check Out - 11am.

Deposits:
1. There is a $1 deposit (refundable) when you return your key at check out , when staying in dorms
2. There is a $5 deposit (refundable) when you return your towels at check out , when staying in private rooms
3. The remaining balance has to be paid at arrival in cash ( USD or COLONES), in case you do not have cash you can go to the ATM or use your card for a 5% extra fee

Directions
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How to get here:
-Walking distance from the bus station
-When you get off of the bus you will see MEGA SUPER next to you. Walk past mega super and take the first right. Walk 1 block and you will be on the main road. Take a left and walk 3 blocks.
-We are located on the right hand side next to a hotel named, Sierra Arenal.

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