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Jaco Inn

Main Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a double room in the main building with shared bathroom, where the wooden shower frame seems to be rotting away for some time now. People were neither friendly not helpful and seemed to know what they offer. Cleaning staff was just sitting around while the place was definitely in need of their help. Kitchen and bathroom were disgusting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Actually, we really liked this hostel. It was sufficiently clean and at first the staff appeared friendly. But then we realized that someone broke our locker and stole us money. We didn't want to accuse anyone from the hostel but a part from us there were hardly any guests and what really made us angry was the fact that the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The place is nice, Chapu is very welcoming. The private room upstair was nice, 2 single beds with enought space. The dorm are really good also, enough space, big lockers, beautiful bathroom. Well the place in general is beautiful. In the dorm, in general the room looks very clean but the roof is full of spider's web. There was nobody... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Apparently, there are no rules (or air conditioning) at all in this house. We stayed in a room that looked adorable online, however, there was no air conditioning which meant we had to leave the windows open. The room was situated immediately off the deck where everyone was partying. We felt like we were trying to sleep through a house... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I hate to give this hostel a bad review solely because the guy who works up front, Henry, is so sweet. We booked this hostel after waiting till the last minute right before Semana Santa (never good idea and we had less options as a result). We opted for a private room with bathroom and fan. When we first arrived,... More 

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Faridabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Stayed here for one night solo. Its a nice hostel with all facilities . 4 people can stay in a room easily . It has bunk beds and a nice kitchen . Bathroom is attached with every room . Located in middle fo the city nearby the beach .

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed here two nights. I'm 22 years old, backpacking and roughing it out through Costa Rica so I can handle a lot of stuff. We arrived with no help at first and some evil glares from some women who help run the place.. Which still continue to the second day. First night we stayed in a cool large room with... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I have stayed here several times, and it is my first choice when returning to Jaco. Dorms are 10$, private rooms are 30$- cheap and clean. I always think its going to be too hot, but there are ceiling fans, so its not too bad. Showers are shared in the dorm (they have had hot water all the times I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

It was about 200m from the beach, loads of restaurants close by, bike rental. My bf and I staid in a double room and it was very hot even with the fun. All shower was cold and the toilet broke in the second day. I was pretty cheap by the season, we went between Christmas and NYE. We`d go back... More 

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Chestertown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

It's right in the middle of Jaco. It was the perfect location. Very safe! Only people with keys were able to enter the Inn at night. Friends and I stayed in the dorms. We went to Jaco without any reservations anywhere so it was good to find this place. There was a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and computer. So if you're... More 

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