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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Buddha House

2-star2 stars
Pastor Diaz main Avenue, facing El Bohio Street, Centro, Jaco, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Hostel with outdoor pool, near Jaco Beach
  • Free local cuisine breakfast and free WiFi in lobby
  • The place has small courtyard to park in. Cars have to be moved to gey out.Feb 2, 2020
  • The cool pool and outdoor shower, the greenery and Buddha theme, close to everything but…Jan 10, 2020

Hotel Buddha House

from ZAR 787
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom (fan)
  • Room with shared Bathroom and Fan
  • Room with Shared Bathroom A/C
  • Room with private bathroom and A/C
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Room Deluxe private bathroom and A/C
  • Group Room with Private Bathroom & A/C

What’s around Hotel Buddha House


  • Jaco Beach - 3 min walk
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park - 28 min walk
  • Neo Fauna - 1 min walk
  • Teatro Jaco - 4 min walk
  • Playa Balsal - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Herradura Beach - 6.4 mi / 10.3 km
  • Hermosa Beach - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Auto Mercado Herradura - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 84 min drive
  • Tambor (TMU) - 176 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 6 AM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel Buddha House’s small print

Also known as

  • Buddha House Boutique Hostel Jaco
  • Hotel Buddha House Jaco
  • Hotel Buddha House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hotel Buddha House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation 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


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

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

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

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Buddha House

  • Does Hotel Buddha House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Buddha House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • 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.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Buddha House?
    You can check in from 6 AM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 73 reviews

Very good 8,0
good hotel.
Best location possible, free wifi , ok breakfast , good secure parking. Small hotel. Right off the Main Street. No charge for extra guests.
RAHUL, us2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Another great stay at Buddha house. Gracias.
My kids had lots of fun at Buddha house. Special thanks to the hostesses.
Andrew, us3 night family trip
Good 6,0
Good hotel
Excellent location. Good price if you book in advance. The lady at the breakfast service is superb , smiling all the time. Good breakfast. Beautiful small hotel with free parking. Best location , on the Main Street. Close to shopping , beach , restaurants , night life. Good Air condition.
RAHUL, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Another great stay at Buddha House
It was another great stay. Specific thanks to Maricella for being such a great hostess.
Andrew, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Andre and the Clubgringo Crew
Staff very helpful and breakfast was great, will stay again.
Andre, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Pura Vida
Great experience. Every body so nice and friendly. Thank you Maricela for being so kind and patient with me to book my tours and giving me some tips. Rodolfo my friend ; you are a very good cook and i like the idea of "adding more" , i will come back for ceviche ; Thank you Jessy for making good breakfast and being so nice ; thank you Romina and Danielle for being very kind and helpful. Thank you everybody in Buddha house to make my stay joyful. I will come back. Pura Vida .
artin, in5 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Definitely going back!
Staff was so warm, inviting and friendly. It felt more like a hotel than a hostel. Only a block away from the beach and they gave us beach towels and let us use the wooden wakeboard free of charge. My favorite part was how amazing the food and drink was. The Argentinean couple who work in the bar and kitchen were AMAZING. Best drinks in CR for sure.
us1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Good location but be prepared for noise at night
Stayed for one night with our two grown up children. The room was basic but nice. At night there was quite a lot of noise from the streets but the location is very close to the beach. Cute hotel with nice breakfast and friendly staff.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Amazing stay
Great location in the center of everything from beach, shopping and restaurants. Tastefully decorated wonderful all around feel. The parking was a little tight, but we ended up parking on the street. Love this place and would return.
Connie, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great price even better location. Right in the middle of Jaco. Everything is in walking distance and Maria is amazing. My flight was late and she stayed late to great me on my arrival. Buddha House is now my go to place to stay in Jaco.
daniel, us4 night trip

Hotel Buddha House

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