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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Fantastic place to stay with every single facility it is nice to have at a hostel/ hotel. Free bikes, bbq, great pool, board games. Great spot as out of town so peaceful and calm but close to a lovely strip of the beach. Owners were really helpful with info about Jaco. Jaco itself was probably not a highlight of our...

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Thank emmasiob
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I've stayed with my boyfriend at kangaroo's for 5 days and we had really good time!the staff is amazing and will help you for everything you need!in the building of the hotel you have a kitchen, a swimming pool (a really clean swimming pool!!!), a terrace, a tv with DVD, free water, free coffe!EVERYTHING!!!you have to stay here!!you also have...

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Herradura
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Honestly, I had no idea what type of place Hotel Kangaroo was before I stayed. I had passed it numerous times on the local bus that runs from Herradura to Jacó and the aesthetic just appealed to my senses. In deciding to relocate to Jacó, I stayed here for two nights while I looked for a place. A perfect stay,...

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 9 June 2013

My two friends and I stayed at the Hotel Kangaroo for four nights during our stay in Jaco. We had a triple room with an ensuite bathroom. The room was very clean and comfortable for the three of us. Although the best part of the hotel lies in its staff. They were very helpful in giving us advice on things...

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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed in Jaco for 3 days 2 nights and arranged an airport pickup to our hotel. Definitely worth the extra $ to start your trip not figuring out how to catch a bus down and getting a taxi with bare minimum Spanish. Also a great tip to work on your Spanish. But most people speak English in jaco. Arriving...

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1Thank Asia O
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

20 min walk outside of town, pretty much deserted beach, awesome team, great vibes. Such a perfect place to go to chill out by the pool or a three minute walk to the Pacific. The guys are super helpful and so cool. The pets are all friendly and cute. I've stayed here a couple times now and I plan on...

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Thank Laudrury
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Very well located hostel, not too far from town and very close to the beach. However, the staff wasn't always easy to locate on property for information/check-in/out. The room itself was fine and clean. The bathroom had a really weird smell (rotten eggs or mold...) The kitchen was quite dirty and the common space were not that clean either. Since...

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Thank Maude C
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2013

The best advantage of the hostel is that it is a 20 minute walk to Jaco in a less touristy area. It is really close to the beach. Also, the beach is less crowded there and cleaner than in town. Very basic rooms that could be cleaned up better. Front balcony and hammock are good. Staff is friendly but not...

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Thank JulesDeau
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 February 2013

This Place got the most friendly and helpful staff that you can find in costa rica. You don´t have to think of it, BOOK it! It's located next to the beach, they have a nice and clean pool, perfect hangout area and you can easy borrow a bike and get to the town in 5min. They help you to book...

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Reviewed 26 January 2013

Imagine coming back from a day trip, finding all your belongings outside your room. It's not a joke, it's a true story of what they did to us in hotel kangaroo. They 'forgot' to tell us that our room is booked and we need to check out. When we got back at 18:30 pm we found out that there are...

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Francoise D, General Manager at Hotel Kangaroo, responded to this review

First these guests came for one night in shared dormitory and were accommodated in private room with private bathroom with AC for the price of dorm accommodation. They decided to stay one more night, and said the next morning they would leave for Quepos. They never asked us if the room was still free for another night. At midday we...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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
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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.”
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