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Arenal Hostel Resort, La Fortuna

2-star2 stars
South side of the Catholic churchLa Fortuna, Arenal La Fortuna, La FortunaAlajuela21007Costa Rica, 800-491-6126

La Fortuna hostel with 2 outdoor pools, 2 bars/lounges
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.2
  • This is a nice hotel and the staff is always very helpful, but the room was very basic,…Aug 23, 2017
  • This is a huge chain of hostels in Costa Rica! There are 3 hostels in La Fortuna, one…Jul 3, 2017
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Arenal Hostel Resort, La Fortuna

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Triple Private Room
  • Standard Quadruple Private Room
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Standard Single Private Room
  • Deluxe Single Private Room
  • Deluxe Double Private Room
  • Deluxe Triple Private Room
  • Deluxe Quadruple Private Room
  • Towers Single Private Room
  • Towers Double Private Room
  • Towers Triple Private Room
  • Towers Quadruple Private Room
Want more choice? Check out our other properties in La Fortuna.

At a glance

Key facts

  • This hotel has 17 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors
  • Staff speak English


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* 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
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Stovetop
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Special features


Creperia - This coffee shop specializes in Latin American cuisine. Open daily.

Arenal Hostel Resort, La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Arenal Fortuna
  • Arenal Hostel Resort
  • Arenal Hostel Resort Fortuna
  • Arenal Resort Hostel
  • Arenal Hostel Resort La Fortuna
  • Arenal La Fortuna
  • Arenal Hostel Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property 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)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night

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

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 Arenal Hostel Resort, La Fortuna


  • Arenal Adventure World (22-minute walk)
  • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour (34-minute walk)
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ecotermales Fortuna (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • La Fortuna Waterfall (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Arenal Volcano (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) 142-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Arenal Hostel Resort, La Fortuna

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