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“Great Find in Jaco” 5 of 5 stars
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Posada Jaco
Calle PJ, Jaco, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #13 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
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“Great Find in Jaco”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We have been going to Jaco for years and stayed at most of the hotels. One week we found this nice hotel just off the main street towards the beach right in downtown Jaco. We were expecting just an average room for the low price, but found that the rooms are large and would be considered a suite at most hotel.

Being within a few feet of everything, the hotel is so quite and relaxing, I have never seen such a clean pool.

And most of all, the owner(Rob) was there, he was very knowledgable on any activiity you need in Jaco. Rob will recommend an activity or a driver that will not take advantage of you.

Jim Russell
Philadelphia

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

If you are looking for a giant room and to be treated like a king, this is not the place. If you are looking for a nice size room with down to earth staff, who will try to accommodate you with with whatever you need, this is the place. Everybody who works there is extremely nice. Place is very clean, they have a nice size workable kitchen with pots & pans, a hot plate to cook on, silverware, a refrigerator, and coffee pot. Located right in the middle of town with all the restaurants and shops right down the block. Nice surfing beach right down the block. If you want bigger waves, you can drive north or south and catch some of the best waves in the country. Famous wave breaks all over the area.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Margaret S, Owner at Posada Jaco, responded to this review, September 19, 2013
Thank you for your review. We really enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon to catch a wave and a cold drink.
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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Right in the center of Jaco... beach is right around the corner. How is it priced so well? No idea.

My friend and I stayed for 10 nights and felt at home the entire time. The place was clean when we arrived and cleaning service did a wonderful job as well.

Rob and Margaret were simply amazing hosts. You can tell that they enjoy meeting their guests and spending time getting to know them. They go out of their way to make sure everything you need is handled.

I feel as if when going on vacation, you have to reasonably expect some things to go wrong or unexpected, but not here. Whenever I return to Jaco, I am going right back to Posada... wouldn't even risk trying a different place.

Thanks guys.. I had an amazing time and already wish I could come back!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay @ Posada Jaco, mostly because we felt very welcome there. Our hosts were extremely friendly and helpful and we enjoyed several discussions with them about not only our visit to CR, but also about their business and travel experiences. They were helpful with providing directions, some info on local customs, typical foods, and even some of the things everybody should think about when staying in a foreign country.
The location next to the beach was great and we took advantage of walks on the beach several times a day! We also enjoyed the idea that we could walk in different directions and see most of the beach shopping and restaurant spots without going very far.
Would definitely look at staying here again in the future.
JoeC

Room Tip: Enjoyed the suite rather than just a hotel room - felt very spacious and provided some additional co...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bayonet Point, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My brother and I were roaming all over Costa Rica, and Jaco was to be one of our stops. Within moments of arriving at Posada Jaco, we had changed our minds about roaming, and changed our plans to stay with Rob, Margaret, and our buddy Moe, the owners of the place and their extra-friendly dog, for the remainder of the trip. It was a decision we would not regret. The room rates are more than reasonable. The rooms (more like efficiency apartments) were clean and well-appointed, as were the lush tropical grounds and the pool. The owners were extraordinarily friendly-I think they are living their dream...why wouldn't they be-and offered many suggestions for local attractions, as well as full- and half-day trips. Staying at Posada Jaco made our last week in Costa Rica an all-around wonderful time!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Western Pa.
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The hotel was centrally located in Jaco. Just a short walk o the beach. My wife and I spent just one night there. The owners were very friendly and spent some time speaking with us. The hotel presents good value for its location. It is equipped with a kitchen but as we only stayed overnight it wasn't used.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I would go back to Jaco just to stay at the posada Jaco. It was such an amazing experience from beginning to end. The warm welcomes and safety of the place made me feel at home. The rooms were extremely clean and had everything we needed for our trip. We had a large group of 20 and they accommodated us and made our experience incredible. Rob and Marg are just the best people and Moe is the best companion. Would recommend this hotel to anyone and everyone.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Posada Jaco

Address: Calle PJ, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Jaco
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Jaco. Beach and ocean views. Walk to restaurants and bars. Swimming Pool with swim up bar. All rooms come with kitchenettes. 24 hour security. Very quiet and private. Able to offer tours and special packages. Owner operated and run. 60 meters to the beach. Personalized service and friendly advice to make your stay memorable is guaranteed.24 hour reception for convenience of guests in booking in or out. ... more   less 
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