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1142 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Please note:
CASH ONLY upon arrival (US Dollars or Colones )
Not Hot water.
Not A/C

Located 30 meters from the beach, we are the first ever hostel in Jaco. Experience one of the top surf and party towns in Costa Rica and meet new friends from all over the world.

Here at Hostel de Haan, we accommodate every traveler's needs:
Private rooms with ensuite bathroom,
Private rooms with shared bathrooms,
Dorms with ensuite bathrooms

Our little piece of paradise is perfect for your next getaway.

We offer surf lessons for all levels and ages (private or group), surf board rental, and a variety of exciting tours.
Just pop by reception, and we'll help you plan your day and guarantee a one of a kind Costa Rican adventure.

Plenty of common areas to get inspired, chill, connect and work.
Best community kitchen (cleaned daily)
Full size deep swimming pool
Board games
Lounge in our cozy couches at our fresh reception
Grab some popcorn and join us for movie night

Our passion is to make sure you have an amazing vacation here in Jaco while feeling safe and secure. Our balance between chill and fun makes it the ideal place for our guests to do whatever you feel like doing.


24-hour security
Personal lockers with charging stations
Private parking for motorcycles and cars
Drop your things off in our big lockers (don't forget to bring a padlock) and enjoy an early check-in or late checkout on request,

What to experience in town:
A day of surfing
A fun game of beach-volley/soccer
Watch the sunset from the abandoned mansion viewpoint
Jaco Nightlife
… and more

Reviews & Ratings

1142 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

Sep 15, 2023
amazing place. recommend coming here. pool is great, rooms are good and location is perfect. for this price, incredible. we were a group of 6 girls, booked the mixed 10 beds-dorm, and we got upgraded when we got there to a private room with our own bathroom. for the same price. service was so good, and the owner is amazing.
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Female, 18-24
Sep 10, 2023
Brilliant hostel, the staff went above and beyond to make all the people staying there feel welcome and comfortable. They were also very helpful for information around Jaco.
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Male, 25-30
Aug 05, 2023
The hostel is in the main town, very close to the beach and all the resources like restaurants and bus stops very close, we spent a great time in the hostel, also the staff was great, the place clean and relaxing... I could come back again
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Male, 25-30


  • Free

    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Swimming Pool
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Ceiling fan
  • Services

    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security