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Buddha House Boutique Hostel

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Jaco Downtown | Next to Mall Il Galeone, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I feel a bit bummed about giving this hostel a less than stellar review. There are some things I really liked about it but the drawbacks keep it from being great. The actual hostel is quite nice. You can tell someone put thought and time into designing the property and rooms. I love the decor and sweet little garden near... More 

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Sant Pere de Ribes, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found this hotel during the night in Jacó and took the only room available: the superior suite. For the price, it exceeded my expectations: airconditioning, clean, private terrace and nice decoration. The next day coffee for free and good information provided at the reception. Because of our budget, we slept the second night in a private room with shared... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Hostel is so peaceful, the accommodation are very nice and is super near from stores, bars, restaurants and beach :) very important the price is totally worth, this hostel is so recommended if you want to have a pleasant vacation.

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Somerset,UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was booked into a posh resort a few miles out of town but due to a strange set of circumstances I ended up staying here at Buddha House Hostel for 5 nights. Can't praise it highly enough, private room in the main house was perfect, wifi A/C TV, shared facilities great. Nice kitchen area, with plenty of fridges. Small swimming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a blast in this place! Clean, nice pool and good kitchen! Right in the centre, bug not all the loud music from the streets. Really Nice people behind the desk, especially Mari is really helpfull and good in giving advice! Also really nice in just a informal talk. Overall, one of the best places we have stayed in... More 

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Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Jaco for two nights, the hostel was cool and the staff super helpful and friendly. Jaco city is not so cool, a lot of souvernir shops etc. If you are looking for party this is probably a good place. Even though the city didn't impress me Carla in the reception helped me with recommendation to what to do.... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in an air conditioned room which is not the typical Hostel experience. It felt like a nice hotel room and I slept well. The hostel is neatly tucked into a court isolated from the adjacent busy street, decorated inside and out with Buddha statues and comfy couches. There is plenty of shade under which to enjoy your hammock... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hostel is located directly in the center of Jaco. However secluded and secure and very clean. You will meet happy, friendly and super helpful staff. We planned almost our whole roadtrip with them. The Beach is a short walk away. Next door you will get the best coffee on the strip and across the street you will find wonderful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night with 3 friends. The lady of the reception is very helpfull and kind. It's very nice to chill at the pool in the afternoon with a couple of beers and great music in the background. We had a (private) room with 5 beds (probably a dorm room, but it's low season). Beds are soft and... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this hostel. Nice staff and a relaxed atmosphere. It was very clean and our dorm was fine as well - no A/C, so it can be hot at night. The pool is nice and the kitchen is tidy. Disco is right around the corner, so I would recommend earplugs. Just a 5 min walk to the beach.

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