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Riva Hostel Jaco Hostel

Jacó, Costa Rica, Jaco, Costa Rica

90% Overall Rating 2 out of 2 customers would recommend this property based on 2 reviews

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 100%

Facilities 80%

Location 100%

Safety 100%

Staff 100%

Value 90%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

Payment methods accepted on arrival: Cash only.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

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Map and Directions


100 meters east (opposite to the sea) from KFC, Jaco Beach.

By Bus: Take the bus to Jacó Beach in the Jaco´s Bus Station located in San José. There are frequent buses going directly from the Coca Cola bus station in San José. Fares are about US$5 each way. If you want to leave from SJO airport directly to Jaco you can use Easy Ride Shuttle Services they run 3 times per day from7to SJO airport to Jaco they also pick up at any hotel in San Jose Downtown or Alajuela Downtown.When you get to the bus station in Jaco, walk 500 meters along the main Avenue, you will see Kentucky Fried Chicken on your left side. Turn left in that corner.

By Car: You can take the new highway that will take you about an hour to reach Jaco. You start in the Escazu/ Santa Ana area on the main highway. You will continue straight through the toll booths, you will pay around 2000 colones or $4 USD to get to Jaco. Once you see signs for Jaco you will exit the highway and be on the main road. You will continue on this main road and cross a large bridge called the Tarcoles bridge which is frequented by tourists looking for alligators. Then you will pass by the Carara National Park on your left and continue straight for another 20 minutes or so until you pass by a large shopping center with a lighthouse in Herradura then you will drive another 5 minutes and see the first entrance into Jaco on your right, wait for the following entrance, when you get to the end of this wide street turn right. You will see Kentucky Fried Chicken on your left side. Turn left in that corner.

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