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Hotel Kangaroo

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Calle Pastor Diaz (800 mt sur de la Municipalidad), Jaco, Costa Rica
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Hotel Kangaroo
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Ranked #11 of 52 Specialty Lodging in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 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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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 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... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 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... More 

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