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 82 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.6

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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 Arenal Volcano National Park and La Fortuna Waterfall. This family-friendly hostel is 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from Arenal Volcano and 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from Lake Arenal.


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 feature rainfall showerheads.


Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include bicycles to rent. This hostel also features 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
Arenal Volcano National Park - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 4 km / 2.5 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
Arenal Volcano - 5.2 km / 3.2 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
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:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 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 San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

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 are 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.
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: USD 7 for adults and USD 7 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 170 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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

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