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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hostel with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant

Popular highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Grocery/convenience store
Multilingual staff

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 balconies or 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 and tour/ticket assistance. 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.

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.

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The hostel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hostel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This family-friendly hostel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a beach shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna has designated areas for smoking.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 28 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Separate dining area  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Portable fan 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Stovetop 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

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

Tropical Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 15

Special check-in instructions:

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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

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.

Hostel Name

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

We should mention

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 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.


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