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Featured Hostels in La Fortuna

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Selina La Fortuna
Selina La Fortuna
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 325, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna
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$36
4.2/5 (85 reviews)

My boyfriend and I are still raving about our experience at Selina. The inviting decor created such a fun community where travelers of all types could have fun relax and party. The facilities and amenities were amazing. They have it all, quiet work space, yoga, movie room, library! Their cocktails ...

Reviewed on May 9, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
Arenal Hostel Resort
Arenal Hostel Resort
2.0 out of 5.0 South side of the Catholic church, La Fortuna, Arenal La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Alajuela
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$31
4.2/5 (153 reviews)

The two Michelle’s that work the front and tour desk are absolutely amazing.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna
2.0 out of 5.0 50 metros este de la Iglesia Catolica, La Fortuna, Alajuela
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$17
3.6/5 (81 reviews)

The room and bathroom were cleaned daily, the entire property was very nice. The staff were very helpful, Danny set us up with activites for our stay in Fortuna and elsewhere in Costa Rica. Overall a great place and would highly recommend.

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2019
This family-friendly La Fortuna hostel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Arenal Adventure World and Costa Rica Chocolate Tour. Arenal Volcano ...
Arenal Container Hostel
Arenal Container Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 142 Centro Comerical Hermanos Hidalgo, La Fortuna, Alajuela
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$24
4.4/5 (5 reviews)

Staff were excellent. Very helpful. The five bed dorm was slightly cramped but for the price, can’t beat it!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
Hostel La Choza Inn
Hostel La Choza Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenue 331, 300 mts West from the post office, La Fortuna, Alajuela
$25
3.5/5 (68 reviews)

Liked breakfast and room. The Kitchen was too narrow for so many people at night

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna Waterfall. ...
CHILL OUT ARENAL HOSTEL
CHILL OUT ARENAL HOSTEL
1.5 out of 5.0 125 oeste terminal de buses, La Fortuna, San Carlos
$20
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
Hotel y Restaurante La Cascada
Hotel y Restaurante La Cascada
2.5 out of 5.0 Frente al Parque Central de la Fortuna, a un costado del Banco Nacional, La Fortuna, Alajuela
$45
4.0/5 (2 reviews)

O hotel eh mto bem localizado, bem no centro de La Fortuna. O dono do hotel eh atencioso. O quarto era limpo, amplo e confortável. Parecia que havia sido reformado recentemente.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this spa hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
Wood House Hostel
Wood House Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 3 km oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, la Fortuna, Frente a Hotel Villas Vilma, La Fortuna, Alajuela
$25
4.0/5 (10 reviews)

This place is wonderful for the travler who doesn't want to be right in the middle of town, but still close enough to walk to everything. Also this is tico living not for those who want a hotel.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica Chocolate ...
La Palmera Real
La Palmera Real
2.0 out of 5.0 Av 341, La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela
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$18
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 6 mi (10 km) of Arenal Volcano National Park and Arenal Volcano. ...
Hostel Sagú
Hostel Sagú
2.0 out of 5.0 Hwy 142 Arenal Volcano Main Road , La Fortuna, Alajeula
$45
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Comfortable hotel, Charlie is extremely nice. Some people are living in hostel and some travelers

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Arenal Adventure World, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Arenal Volcano. Costa Rica Chocolate Tour ...
Hostel Rio Danta
Hostel Rio Danta
2.0 out of 5.0 500 Meters North From National Bank, Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Alajuela
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2.8/5 (12 reviews)

15 min walk to and from the town wasn't bad but not too be done if you have a lot of luggage. Our room was cozy and cool. AC unit was loud but the white noise helped drown out all the birds around the property. You'd be smart to bring earplugs because you're honestly sleeping in the rainforest, there's ...

Reviewed on May 1, 2016
Situated in La Fortuna, this historic hostel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Arenal Adventure World and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park. Costa Rica ...
Arenal Backpackers Resort
Arenal Backpackers Resort
Arenal Volcano main road 3 blocks west, from Central park, La fortuna, San Carlos
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4.0/5 (17 reviews)

Overall very nice hostel; clean, quaint resort like atmosphere with great pool and common area. Only problem was confusion of our reservation for a four bed room for my family and instead placed in 8 bed dorm room which worked out fine as our kids are adult ages. Thank you

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2014
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 mi (5 km) of Arenal Volcano National Park and La Fortuna Waterfall. ...
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Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience

Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience

7 Km West From La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Alajuela
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.6 out of 5 (2010 reviews)

    Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience$134

    Jun 20 - Jun 21

    Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience$134
    Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort

    Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort

    6 km oeste del Parque Central, Área del Volcán Arenal, La Fortuna
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (699 reviews)

      Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort$84

      Jun 23 - Jun 24

      Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort$84

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're searching for a low-cost place to stay in La Fortuna, one of the 13 hostels here could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few forms, but they have a few qualities in common:

      • Budget prices
      • A social setting
      • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)

      By staying at a hostel in La Fortuna, you can reduce your spending on lodging and use more of your budget for fun things to do during your stay. You can enjoy activities in this destination like ziplining and hiking.


      Hostels in La Fortuna

      You might be asking, what are some favorite hostels in La Fortuna? Based on reviews from our guests, these options have positive ratings:

      Selina La Fortuna - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You'll find showers in all rooms.

      Hostel La Choza Inn - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with desks and coffee/tea makers.

      Arenal Hostel Resort - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools.

      CHILL OUT ARENAL HOSTEL - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. You'll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.

      Hostel Backpackers La Fortuna - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit La Fortuna?


      The weather can be important when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information about the local climate:


      • The hottest months are typically April and May, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 83° F and nighttime temperatures average 61° F
      • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 64° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 81° F and nighttime averages are around 63° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 80° F during the day and 62° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 72.76 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in La Fortuna?


      Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

      Natural Features
      • Ecotermales Fortuna
      • La Fortuna Waterfall
      • Chato Volcano
      Additional Attractions
      • Arenal Adventure World
      • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour
      • Ecoglide Arenal Park

      Generally, La Fortuna is known for its:

      • Volcano
      • Hot springs
      • Ziplining
      • Rainforest
      • Waterfalls
      • Bird watching

      How to Get to La Fortuna and Around the Area


      You can find the closest airport in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 44.4 mi (71.4 km) away from the city center. Another option is San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), situated 49.4 mi (79.6 km) away.