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Room2Board Hostel and Surf School

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Room2Board is a newly built boutique hostel and surf school located on the Central Pacific Coast in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica. Its eco-friendly design provides adventure travelers, surfers, and backpackers a clean, safe and affordable place to stay. Room2Board was designed to have the social atmosphere and affordability of a traditional hostel and surf camp along with the amenities and style of a boutique hotel. From the moment you check-in you will feel apart of our global family. Please note we have a 2 day minimum on the weekends and a 2 day minimum over Semana Santa, March 27- April 5th and Christmas.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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This place isn’t your average Hostel! It’s more like a hotel but with affordable prices. Room 205A at 79 a night for 11 nights was a great deal. Ocean views and cold AC. I’d definitely stay again when I come. The food is also 5 star! Awesome sunsets as well and the beach is
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Property's Favorite Review
Brian & staff were awesome and super accommadating. This hostel makes you feel like you're at home. Close to the beach, awesome food & a wicked pool. Very clean and will always recommend to anyone staying in Jacó. Cant wait to come back!
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Response from Room2Board, Director de Recepción at Room2Board Hostel and Surf School
Responded Oct 10, 2018
Thank you so much! Please come back soon, we love having you around
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This is not your typical hostel. It was very well organized and very clean. The pool is awesome and there is a laid-back atmosphere at the bar during the day with excellent food. We really enjoyed meeting the staff who were accommodating and friendly. We want to especially give
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This place is amazing! I recently spent a week here with a friend and I was so impressed by the friendliness of staff, the cleanliness of the rooms, and the sense of community with other guests. If you're looking for a cool and budget friendly place to stay in Jacó, I would
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This is the hostel our company uses every year when we throw a regular event in Jacó. The staff are by far the easiest to work with, accommodating us and our guests above and beyond. This is also the nicest hostel in terms of location and proximity to the beach, the pool and
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The Private bedroom at the Room2Board Hostel and Surf School
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The Bedroom with shared bathroom at the Room2Board Hostel and Surf School
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Private Room with Shared Bathroom at Room2Board
Hi, First of all it is not my hostel. I was a guest as you. Second, as mention before it depands if you pay the extra money for the inssurance. Either way from my point of view the hotel as no responsibility for this kind of cases. But you can advise with the hotel. I'm sure they will be willing to help
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Hola, Are you looking to stay in a private room or a dorm room? The dorm rooms are only $17 with out ac and $22 with AC. The rooms do not include anything unless they specifically say so. The prices are pretty competitive for hostels in Jaco. Surf lessons are perfect for beginners - Playa Jaco is the best beach for people to learn to surf. Pura Vida, Susan
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Is it child-friendly?
14 years and older are permitted. Susan
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"Go for room with AC at least at night! It's worth it!"
"Private rooms have A/C"
"I prefer private rooms."
"Great location, great value, great atmosphere."
"I have stayed in different rooms they are very nice , AC is separate charge its worth the few bucks to get it"
$17 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasGarabito MunicipalityJaco DistrictJaco
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