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Hotel Buddha House

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Children's play area - outdoor
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Private Room with 2 full beds with Bathroom and AC | Terrace/patio

Overview of Hotel Buddha House

Hotel Buddha House

2.0 star property
Hostel with outdoor pool, near Jaco Beach

8.8/10 Fabulous

181 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Pastor Diaz main Avenue, facing El Bohio Street, Centro, Jaco, Puntarenas
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Jaco Beach - 3 min walk
  • Marina Los Sueños - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 84 min drive
  • Tambor (TMU) - 27.7 miles/44.6 km


  • Melanderia El Barco - 2 min walk
  • Green Room Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Mono Verde Tapas & Wine - 3 min walk
  • Pasta on the Road - 3 min walk
  • Sunrise Breakfast - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Buddha House

Hotel Buddha House puts you 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Jaco Beach. Guests can splash around at the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say great things about the helpful staff and breakfast.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Traveling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach towels


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Buddha House Boutique Hostel Jaco
Hotel Buddha House Jaco
Buddha House Boutique Jaco
Buddha House Boutique
La Cometa Hotel Jaco
Buddha House Boutique Hostel Costa Rica/Jaco
Buddha House Jaco
Hotel Buddha House Jaco
Hotel Buddha House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Hotel Buddha House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Jaco

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Buddha House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Buddha House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Buddha House?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Buddha House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Buddha House?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Buddha House?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Buddha House?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Hotel Buddha House and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and kayaking. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hostel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Buddha House?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Sunrise Breakfast (4-min walk), Taco Joint (5-min walk), and Amancios (5-min walk).
Does Hotel Buddha House have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Hotel Buddha House like?
Hotel Buddha House is located near Jaco Beach, just a short 1-minute walk from Neo Fauna and 3 minutes' walk from Green Room Cafe. Travelers give top marks for the hostel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

jasmail, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

JTINDER, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

JTINDER, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gem of a hotel
What an amazing gem of a place can’t recommend highly enough staff all brilliant location fabulous and breakfast was the best food I’ve had for weeks don’t miss Buddha hotel if your in Jaco beach I loved it here
Jayne, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Buddha believer.
Cozy, warm atmosphere tropical forest themed, I recommend hotel.
Victor J, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Rachael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff let us store our things in the office after we checked out, until later in the day when it was time to catch our bus. They are very helpful.
Ruth, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It's just 1 block to the beach. Staff here are super helpful.
Ruth, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

eric, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff help me with transportation laundry questions every time I had a need they were there to help.
THOMAS, 5-night trip
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