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Hotel Kangaroo

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Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

The basics: • rooms are clean • location is great • bars next door and across the street (free pool) • amenities are as advertised What makes this place great is the staff. I cannot say enough good things about Evan aka "The Dude." If/when I come back to Jaco, I will definitely be staying here again.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We enjoyed the place. Nice atmosphere, very good localisation, near the beach a little hike and bars and supermarket. Little kitchen but usable. THE POOL IS AWESOME AND NECESSARY Friendly staff especially Sebastian

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This was an excellent hostel for us as it was only 4 minutes walk to the beach, great help from the employees, a pool, free wifi, they rent you bikes for free, rent surf boards, etc! When you need anything, they will help! The location was a bit far from the city, but only 1200 colones (2 dollars US) to...

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Thank Jeremythenurse
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We had a great experience at Hotel Kangaroo. We were biking around Costa Rica for 2 weeks and we spend 3 nights at that location in Jaco. Really calm, nice pool in the backyard and full equip kitchen where you can do your own food. The Couple who owned the are really nice. 800meters from the ocean. 5min walk distance....

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is a place where you want to go when you want to meat great people. A small but comfortable hotel. The owners are great and the environment is wonderful. Close to the sea, close to the shopping stores, and close to clubs and bars.

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Thank Ilan A
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I just fell in love with the Kangaroo Hotel at first sight. A friend of mine highly recommended the place to me and he was right. If you are searching for a chilled out, laid-back and beautiful little hotel, the Kangaroo is the place for you. The owners and staff are amazingly welcoming and friendly so that is it easy...

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Puebla, Mexico
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My brother and me visited Kangaroo hotel last week and we got a lot fun there, we met people from everywhere, Australia, South Africa, USA, France, etc., the attention of Bryan couldn't be better, music was awesome (by the way, I would love if you can give me the track list). Highly recommended.

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Some friends and I were visiting Jaco for the weekend and we settled on some random hostel near the beach. What a good, random choice! This was the most welcoming, fun, (clean), and best hostel we've stayed at so far in our Costa Rican travels. The staff really made us all feel welcome and even sat around with us and...

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Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This hostel has a very laid back, comfortable feeling. Everyone is very welcoming including other visitors. The accommodations met the necessities and then some. Highly recommended. Quote from a fellow hostel visitor, "I love the hostel life".

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Thank Jeffrey J
Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 August 2014

If you are traveling thru Jaco there is not a better place that you can stay. Located in the south end of town, and about a three minute walk from the beach this hostel offers it all. You're close enough to be able to walk into town in ten minutes but far enough away to be able to hang out...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kangaroo is a favourite among the travellersthat visit Playa Jaco. Its quiet, chilled out location, just 80mts from the beach, make it the perfect place to relax and enjoy the spectacular wildlife thatCosta Rica has to offer. Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Dutch and Italian. Surf lessons and after-surf massages. Free loan of bikes. Optional breakfast and comunal dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kangaroo

Address: Calle Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $16 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hotel Kangaroo Costa Rica/Jaco
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“All the room are really quiet.”
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“value for money, friendly staff, comfortable”
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“The doorms are inside but the door doesnt close so the insects can enter in there. We didnt have any problem with that though, but i think it could be more problematic when its the raining season... No air conditionning in the doorms but there is in the private rooms”
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“Roosters live across the street, but the never woke us up.”
 of 5 bubbles BenT_12, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I would ask for a room away from the front if you don't want the roosters to wake you up early.Other than that Otis an excellent place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles mammabear77, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
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