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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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Ranked #10 of 53 Specialty Lodging in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

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... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 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... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 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... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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... More 

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