We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Arenal Hostel Resort

    Sobre Carretera Principal #142 | South side of catholic church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    -- / -- / --Check In -- / -- / --Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Savings alert: 46% below average rate

    The price you found is 46% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$37/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$161
    US$20
    SAVE US$141
    US$31
    US$51
    Traveller (226)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
    2,486 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #30 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Cerro Arenal
    2 reviews
    #43 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Pura Vida Hotel & Restaurant
    24 reviews
    #51 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (36 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (47 reviews)
    “mini resort” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
    2,486 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #30 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Cerro Arenal
    2 reviews
    #43 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Pura Vida Hotel & Restaurant
    24 reviews
    #51 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Rooms
    5 Nov6 Nov
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$20.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all La Fortuna de San Carlos hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1ba36909470244f9b251f5720c12449e", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1999385,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"1ba36909470244f9b251f5720c12449e","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":161,"lowestMetaPrice":20,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":161,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":161,"lowestMetaPrice":20,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":161,"hotelName":"Arenal Hostel Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjFiYTM2OTA5NDcwMjQ0ZjliMjUxZjU3MjBjMTI0NDllIiwiQUlLIjoiMGYwMGVlOWIxMWYyNGM1Njk0NjAzMmY5ZDBmMWU5YjYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "05/11/2017", "checkOut": "06/11/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$20", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (644)
    There are newer reviews for Arenal Hostel Resort
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    121 - 125 of 474 reviews

    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    Arenal Hostel Resort was the perfect budget hostel for my friend and I as we travelled through Costa Rica! A couple things to note: - With a full bar and pool, this hostel definitely has a party vibe. That being said, it never got too...More

    Thank tenayaende
    Reviewed 18 March 2016

    Stayed there for 3 nights in a private room. the first night was terrible, came after a 20+ hours flight and couldnt sleep because my room was next to the pool and bar area and there wasn noise past 2AM. the other 2 nights were...More

    Thank Daniel S
    Reviewed 11 March 2016

    I can say this place is a good place. The vibe is really cool with hammocks to lounge in and the bar serves great drinks. Christian is a great go to guy when you need something. I had a room by the bar and other...More

    Thank thedogs2
    Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

    Can't fault it if your a backpacker or on a budget, clean, friendly and helpful staff, good vide, hammocks , cocktails are really really nice!!!, good size room,cleaned every morning, brilliant breakfast, free aircon, loved staying here; highly recommend !!!

    Thank Mark B
    A TripAdvisor Member
    5
    Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for our first 4 days in Costa Rica and we loved it. It's a little oasis in the middle of town, our room was huge and well worth the money. This place has a lovely vibe about it, great cocktails, nice staff,...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
    2,486 reviews
    #12 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    #30 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Hotel Cerro Arenal
    2 reviews
    #43 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    Pura Vida Hotel & Restaurant
    24 reviews
    #51 of 59 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Agoda, Cancelon, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Orbitz, Hotwire and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Arenal Hostel Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • La Fortuna de San Carlos
    • Also Known As
    • Arenal Hostel Resort Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (226)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (192)
    Family and Play Areas (20)
    Bathroom (7)
    Nearby
    Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
    2,486 reviews
    5.32 km away
     
    Pura Vida Hotel & Restaurant
    24 reviews
    .53 km away
     
    Hotel Cerro Arenal
    2 reviews
    .62 km away
     
    Regina Hotel
    152 reviews
    .26 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Tierra Mia
    316 reviews
    .07 km away
    Chifa La Familia Feliz
    769 reviews
    .04 km away
    Inspira Cafe Restaurante
    501 reviews
    .13 km away
    Soda Viquez
    2,029 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Bill Beard's Costa Rica
    52 reviews
    .20 km away
    Desafio Adventure Company
    3,340 reviews
    .07 km away
    Wave Expeditions
    1,715 reviews
    .12 km away
    Costa Rica Descents
    875 reviews
    .02 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    TravellerwithaTeen
    3 November 2016|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from carmensandiego31 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry misread your question lol ...I don't recall a safe but there are lockers in the dorm rooms , we brought our own standard lock but it didn't fit , it was to big , so bring a smaller lock ...if not I think they sell them... More
    0
    Votes
    Teresa P
    23 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    the taxi to the volcano park should be about 4000 colones. stayed on a private room and hence did not need a locker.
    0
    Votes
    ck1234wanderlust
    27 December 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
    there was laundry service last month when I visited. paid by the kilo
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "2nd floor has a view"
    Read review
    "Unless you like soulless, electronic music, don't stay here."
    Read review
    "Depending on your budget, try to choose a room on the top floor."
    Read review
    "Rooms in the tower are quieter with a better view."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing