Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
50 metros este de la Iglesia Catolica, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica
3.6 out of 5 rating 84 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.6
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna, you'll be centrally located in La Fortuna, within a 10-minute drive of La Fortuna Waterfall and Kalambu Hot Springs. This family-friendly hostel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park and 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from Arenal Volcano.


Make yourself at home in one of the 28 individually decorated guestrooms. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms with bathtubs or showers are provided.


Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include bicycles to rent. Additional features at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Getting to the surf and sand is a breeze with the beach shuttle (surcharge).


Satisfy your appetite with local cuisine at Tropical Rest, a poolside restaurant which features a garden view. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Arenal Adventure World - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 2.7 km / 1.6 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Ecotermales Fortuna - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Chato Volcano - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Kalambu Hot Springs - 5 km / 3.1 mi
La Fortuna Waterfall - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 7 km / 4.4 mi
Arenal Volcano - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Lake Arenal - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 19.9 km / 12.4 mi
Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 21.2 km / 13.2 mi
Arenal Eco Zoo - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 114.6 km / 71.2 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi

The preferred airport for Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CRC 7 for adults and CRC 7 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 170 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Express check-out
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Free reception
  • -Grocery/convenience store
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Swim-up bar
  • -Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking