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Saint Georges, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I went there in march 2014 when I was travelling in Costa Rica. This hotel is perfect for quiet and funny people. It is not in the downtown, quiet, but we can go by walk for few minutes. The pool is perfect and the beach with the black sand is so wonderful. The rooam are air-conditioned and clean. The beds...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Had a great time in Hotel Kangaroo. The place is clean and in a nice more peaceful area in Jaco. The beach is close by and they have bikes you can use if you go to the center. The staff is unbelievably helpfull with everything. They'll give you loads of helpfull information about Jaco and are very helpfull when you...

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Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

We went at kangaroo with the idea of staying one night. When we arrived, the owners were So chill and the place amazing that we decided to stay 5 nights. It´s located next to the beach (2 min by walk) and you can use bicycle for free! I recommend to everyone this hostel. Every morning There were 7 parots eating...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Hotel Kangaroo is run by a great crew of bilingual folk that make your experience their priority. I went for a 3 night stay at the beginning of my trip and returned later with my girlfriend because I'd enjoyed it so much. There is a small 4-bed dorm and many beautiful private rooms upstairs with aircon and warm showers. They...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Kangaroo hostel was our first stop in costa rica, we arrived late at night and were greatet immediatly by Even who was keen to help and oriante us in our new surrindings. Throughout all our stay Even was super helpful, he recommended food and shops, ordered take away for us and when one of our bags did not arrive he...

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La Paz, Bolivia
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I am one of Ben T´s buddies so not gona repeat all the stuff he said. One thing I found really cool was that the dogs would come with us to the beach and watch our stuff while we hit the waves. Should´ve brought one home.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Had a great experience at Hotel Kangaroo in Jaco! My buddies and I visited to enjoy the Costa Rican coastline and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Francesca and the team were very helpful throughout the process, and we felt safe and comfortable the whole time. It was great to meet other travelers and hang out with the friendly staff. The rooms...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2014

We booked 2 nights at the hotel,but had to book an extra night as we didn't want to leave. The staff,Francesca,Evan and Brian plus Francesca 2 children make you feel at home. Without delay all the guests congregate in the common room. We would certainly return and definitely book at the Kangaroo.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 23 January 2014

I had booked initially only 5 days at that hotel planning to go and travel further in Costa Rica. I ended up cancelling all my bookings and staying extra week in Kangaroo. Such a family atmosphere, great stuff, so helpfull and kind! The rooms are very clean and neat, the location is 2 min away from the beach. Unforgetable experience,...

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Tongeren, Belgium
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Last month we stayed at hotel Kangaroo in Jaco. We had only booked one night but because we liked it so much we stayed a couple nights longer, we even went back there a second time. The owners are so nice people, they help you with everything you need. The rooms are nice and comfortable and there is hot water...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $17 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All the room are really quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ptitbiscuitm, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles 972olig, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“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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