A good option in Arenal and La Fortuna, Costa Rica.
Dorm Bed: $22.00
350 meters west of central park, towards volcano ,
Arenal Backpackers Resort is one of the most popular places to stay for budget travelers in Arenal and La Fortuna. It can feel a bit like a party hostel and there is a nice swimming pool and bar area where guests can hang out. There is also an outdoor space with hammocks and lounge chairs where guests can relax as well. If you have any questions, there's a travel information desk that can help you out. Although the staff can help you with any tours or travel information you might need, it's best to ask around outside of the hostel to make sure you're getting the best deal.
The hostel has dorms that sleep either eight or twelve people and there are private rooms that sleep two, three or four. If you're on a tight budget but don't want to stay in a dorm, there are also two bed tents available. Each tent has a double mattress, power outlets, and an outside locker for your valuables.
If you're looking for a fun and relaxing place to stay near Arenal, then the Arenal Backpackers Resort is a good option.