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    Backyard Hotel

    Hermosa Beach | 4 km south of Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
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    Pool & Beach (37)
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    • Excellent39%
    • Very good33%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible9%
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    “surf contest” (7 reviews)
    “costa rica” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Mar6 Mar
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 80 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This beach & hotel was perfect for our stay! The room was very clean, the staff friendly, & the pool warm & relaxing. The beach was a dark sand, very clean & with warm ocean water. While the warnings for strong current were there, we...More

    Thank Carolynlovestotravel
    Response from Nick K, Director de Recepción at Backyard HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and hope you return again soon.

    Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

    We were there for the surf contest that is held every Friday and Saturday. An unreal experience. The views were great, the music was great, the surfers were entertaining! My only issue was a rude bartender that was working there. We had been trying to...More

    Thank Dominisia1985
    Reviewed 21 November 2017

    Loved it! Didn't want to unload our truck so the secure parking was great. Reception lady was very nice. Very clean pool and grounds, lots of flowers. Super clean. Best location, great surf right out front.

    Thank teamlove
    Response from Nick K, Director de Recepción at Backyard HotelResponded 10 January 2018

    Thank you for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and hope you return again soon.

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    My husband and I stayed there one night on our way south to take a break from driving. The hotel is right on the highway although you do not hear the highway noise. It is right in front of the beach so you can be...More

    1  Thank brendad288
    Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 6 October 2017

    Thank you for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and hope you return again soon.

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    The rooms are large, nicely decorated and very comfortable, a/c, hot water, tv, security box, small personal patio and a pool. Breakfast is included and served in their restaurant and bar next door. Located on the beach, too rough for swimming but great for surfing....More

    Thank CEC131
    Response from Nick K, Director de Recepción at Backyard HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel and for your comment, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We hope for you return of the hotel again, you are welcome to the hotel any time in...More

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    GreenLeadersBronze level
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Garabito Municipality >
    • Jaco District >
    • Playa Hermosa
    • Also Known As
    • Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
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    3 September 2015|
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    Response from CasuarinaItaly | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know how much a cab is but if you are flying into San Jose it is quite far. By the way this hotel over booked me by $50.00 and still owes me the money from a false charge on my credit card. They said they would... More
    4 February 2015|
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    Response from irip99 | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure where your hotel is. Backyard is on the Hermosa/Jaco beach area. If you are staying in costa for any length of time rent a car. Taxis are expensive and will add up quickly. I understand its cultural for Canadians to... More
    Room Tips
    "I like #2 next to the bar but there are others that look upon the pool or beach"
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    "Ask for a room on the second floor for more privacy."
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    "Lower floor (of two) near back was close too pool and few steps from lounge chairs with ocean view. Was..."
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    "All rooms are nice. But there are 2 that face the ocean. Book those if you can."
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