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Hotel Kangaroo

Calle Pastor Diaz (800 mt sur de la Municipalidad), Jaco, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Our experience at Hotel Kangaroo was total fluke - We’re Aussies, so we picked the place because of its name and low price point. But our 3 nights here ended up being the highlight of our trip. From the second we walked in, Bryan and the boys made us feel like we were at home and went out of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We loved our initial 4 week stay at Hotel Kangaroo. Evan, Sebastian and team were so accommodating and have an awesome set up. Great location near the beach, rooms were spot on and we even decided to return for a second stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

The prices were great at this hostile the management was very friendly and helpful would definitely go back the pool was great clean The kitchen they had to cook your own food was wonderful stove fridge freezer everything very clean friendly dogs all round great place

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Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is very special. The atmosphere is amazing and you always feel like home. There is a big pool, a good kitchen, and great people that can help you with everything you need, including bicycle and surfboard. Deeply recommended!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nice hostel with amazing owners. They made us feel so welcomed and assisted us when wanting to venture out. They even did our laundry! Within walking distance to the beach. There were also a few dogs and a cat. Definitely a homey feel.

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Thank IAmANurse0004
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 6 nights but could have stayed for so much longer. We arrived late on our first night and immediately felt welcome and inclined to join a group in the common area, and that feeling stayed with us our whole stay. From the owner to the staff to the dogs, everyone was happy to... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Arriving to five beautiful dogs excited to see who their next visitors would be was the warmest of welcomes. Followed by two of the staff members who gave us a quick tour. The hostel is exactly what a hostel should be. Relaxed, social, and safe. Felt comfortable leaving items out on the side whilst you popped back to the room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you want to come to Jaco to surf, chill and generally enjoy pura vida, then stay at Hotel Kangaroo. The rooms are basic but comfortable and very clean, the bathrooms have hot water, the pool is clean and warm, free wifi that actually works really well, the chill out space basic but has everything you need, there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

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 March 6, 2015

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kangaroo is a favourite among the travellersthat visit Playa Jaco. Its quiet, chilled out location, just 80mts from the beach, make it the perfect place to relax and enjoy the spectacular wildlife thatCosta Rica has to offer. Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Dutch and Italian. Surf lessons and after-surf massages. Free loan of bikes. Optional breakfast and comunal dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kangaroo

Address: Calle Pastor Diaz (800 mt sur de la Municipalidad), Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $12 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hotel Kangaroo Costa Rica/Jaco
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