Room2Board Hostel and Surf School

Hostel in Jacó
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In a modern white-and-green complex a few minutes' walk from the beach, this hostel is spacious and professionally run. It has a buzzy pool-side cafe, dedicated staff who arrange tours and surfing lessons, and various configurations of rooms spread over three floors. Roof-terrace hammocks catch the breeze, and dorms come with excellent mattresses, solar-heated rain showers and lockers.

There are regular yoga classes (free on Sundays) and movie screenings. Half-day bike and skateboard rental starts at US$5. Surfboard rental starts at US$10 per day. Several rooms have family-friendly furniture configurations, and footlights help guests find their way at night. Find it on a road in between Jacó Beach and Av Pastor Díaz just north of Río Naranjal.

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Quick description

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Room2Board Hostel and Surf School is located in Jacó. It boasts a social, young and hostel atmosphere. Free WiFi access is available, as well as an outdoor pool. The bedrooms and dormitories include bed linen and a fan, while air conditioning is available at an extra cost. The bathrooms have showers and may be private or shared. At Room2Board Hostel and Surf School you will find a garden, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a large poolside movie-screen, a tour desk and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking and a rooftop terrace with hammocks. The property also has a surfing school and is built following an eco-friendly design. Juan Santamaría International Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive away.

Important information

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please note shared bathrooms are located outside the rooms.


  • Water slide
  • Fishing
  • Gift shop
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • Bridal suite
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Wifi
  • Swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Shared kitchen
  • Adult only
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Sun terrace
  • Indoor play area
  • Hiking
  • Beachfront
  • Lockers
  • Terrace
  • On-site parking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Cycling
  • Smoke alarms
  • Games room
  • Snorkelling
  • Snack bar
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Airport shuttle
  • Garden
  • Nightclub/dj
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Currency exchange
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Canoeing
  • Library
  • Internet services
  • Horse riding
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours
  • Designated smoking area
  • Parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking throughout


  • Free WiFi available


  • Luggage storage
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/banquet facilities


  • Outdoor pool
  • Massage


  • Private parking