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Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, La Fortuna

2-star2 stars
50 metros este de la Iglesia CatolicaLa FortunaAlajuela21007Costa Rica, 800-491-6126

La Fortuna hostel with 2 outdoor pools, 2 bars/lounges
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • English spoken
Good7.2 / 10
  • Claimed they did not have my reservation and blamed it on They apologized and…Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed for two nights and was extremely satisfied ! The moment you walk out of the hostel…Feb 27, 2017
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Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, La Fortuna

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $8
  • Basic Double Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Standard Quadruple Room
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Basic Triple Room
  • Basic Single Room
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 28 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking


  • Beach shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Swim-up bar
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shared accommodations

Special features


Tropical Rest - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only. Open daily.

Tropical Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Backpackers La Fortuna
  • Fortuna Backpackers
  • Fortuna Backpackers Hostel
  • Fortuna Hostel
  • Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
  • Hostel Fortuna
  • Hostel Backpackers Fortuna
  • Backpackers Fortuna


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 7 for adults and USD 7 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 170 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, La Fortuna


  • Heart of La Fortuna
  • Arenal Adventure World (23-minute walk)
  • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour (34-minute walk)
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ecotermales Fortuna (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • La Fortuna Waterfall (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Arenal Volcano (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Arenal Eco Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) 143-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, La Fortuna

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