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Featured Hostels in Arenal

C$57
Selina La Fortuna

Selina La Fortuna

3.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 325, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna
5/5
(1 Reviews)
Situated in a national park, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 miles (5 km) of Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Ecotermales Fortuna and Chato Volcano are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
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Arenal Container Hostel

Arenal Container Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 miles (5 km) of Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Ecotermales Fortuna and Chato Volcano are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
C$51
Selina Monteverde

Selina Monteverde

3.0 out of 5.0 Carretera a Reserva de Monteverde, Monteverde, Puntarenas
Situated in the mountains, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Curi-Cancha Reserve and Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Bat Jungle and Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre are also within 1 mile (2 km).
 
C$35
Cabinas El Pueblo - Hostel

Cabinas El Pueblo - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Santa Elena Del Supercompro, 50 metros suroeste, Monteverde, Puntarenas
Situated in Monteverde, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Monteverde Orchid Garden, Wildlife Refuge Monteverde and Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas). Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre and Bat Jungle are also within 2 miles (3 km).
 
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Hostel Cattleya

Hostel Cattleya

1.5 out of 5.0 Frente agrososi, Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas
Situated in Monteverde, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Monteverde Orchid Garden, Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) and Wildlife Refuge Monteverde. Bat Jungle and Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
C$15
CABINAS VISTA AL GOLFO

CABINAS VISTA AL GOLFO

2.0 out of 5.0 300 mts sureste Supermercado Supercompro, Santa Elena, Monteverde
Situated in Monteverde, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Monteverde Orchid Garden and Wildlife Refuge Monteverde. Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) and Bat Jungle are also within 2 miles (3 km).
 
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HOSPEDAJE LINDA VISTA

HOSPEDAJE LINDA VISTA

1.0 out of 5.0 Detras De Green Papaya B&B, Barrio Las Orquideas, Monteverde, Puntarenas
Situated in Monteverde, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Monteverde Orchid Garden, Wildlife Refuge Monteverde and Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas). Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre and Bat Jungle are also within 2 miles (3 km).
 
C$34
Wood House Hostel

Wood House Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 miles (5 km) of Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Ecotermales Fortuna and Chato Volcano are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
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Hotel La Cascada

Hotel La Cascada

2.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of La Fortuna, this spa hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 miles (5 km) of Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Ecotermales Fortuna and Chato Volcano are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
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La Palmera Real

La Palmera Real

2.0 out of 5.0 Av 341, La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela
Situated on the riverfront, this hostel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Arenal Adventure World, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Arenal Volcano National Park and La Fortuna Waterfall. Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal are also within 16 mi (25 km).
 
C$24
Hakuna Matata Guest House - Hostel

Hakuna Matata Guest House - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Carretera a Reserva de Monteverde, Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas
Situated in Monteverde, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Monteverde Orchid Garden, Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) and Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre. Wildlife Refuge Monteverde and Bat Jungle are also within 2 miles (3 km).
 
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CHILL OUT ARENAL HOSTEL

CHILL OUT ARENAL HOSTEL

1.5 out of 5.0 125 oeste terminal de buses, La Fortuna, San Carlos
Situated in La Fortuna, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Arenal Adventure World and within 3 miles (5 km) of Costa Rica Chocolate Tour and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Ecotermales Fortuna and Chato Volcano are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
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Best Hostels in Arenal

The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in Arenal. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.

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C$201
La Mansion Inn Arenal

La Mansion Inn Arenal

3.5 out of 5.0
Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Arenal and within 12 miles (20 km) of Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Cavernas de Venado. Tenorio Volcano National Park and Arenal Volcano are also within 20 miles (32 km).
 
C$200
Hotel Laguna Arenal

Hotel Laguna Arenal

3.0 out of 5.0 9km SW from Nuevo Arenal, road 142 from La Fortuna Arenal, Arenal, Guanacaste
Situated in Arenal, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Arenal, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Arenal Volcano National Park and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park. Tenorio Volcano National Park and Costa Rica Sky Adventures are also within 20 mi (32 km).
 
C$88
Agua Inn

Agua Inn

2.5 out of 5.0
Situated on the riverfront, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Arenal and 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from Tenorio Volcano National Park. Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Cavernas de Venado are also within 20 miles (32 km).
 
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