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Backyard Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted ocean views in mid-priced accommodation and Backyard delivered! Well-sized room, pool, right on beach. Fun bar next door where there was music and people but the place was not as busy as main town, Jaco. Great beach to walk on (but hot black sand!). They host surf competition on Saturday and this was fantastic to watch -- sitting...

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Nick K, Gerente at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion and for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. 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 the future. Pura Vida.

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Knowing the area, I had careful expectations. But Backyard Hotel surprised me! It is a great little place. Little because it is only 8 rooms. But they are clean, confortable and right next to the pool in front of the beach. Just like the photographs. I had a very nice stay. The pool is naturally warmed by the strong Pacific...

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Nick K, Gerente at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion and for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. 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 the future. Pura Vida.

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A wonderful beach front hotel with very friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfortable rooms that are serviced daily. There is a restaurant and bar on the premises, nice pool and fairly close to Jaco if you want more activities, night light and restaurants. Quite a drive to Manuel Antonio which is worthy a visit. A good surfing venue for...

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Nick K, Gerente at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel, 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 the future.

Perrysburg, Ohio
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My spouse and I have traveled to Playa Hermosa and Jaco several times the past few years and were very happy to have the Backyard Hotel recommended to us by a friend. We had a corner suite with a fantastic ocean view. Staff was lovely. Restaurant served a great breakfast and played enjoyable background good music -- as a musician,...

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Nick K, Gerente at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel, 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 the future.

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Backyard Hotel and Bar is by far the best place I went on my Costa Rician vacation. The atmosphere is a surfers paradise coupled by the most gorgeous sunsets and the friendliest staff, making this place my number one stop! I would highly highly recommend this place for lunch, a surf contest, or a week stay! DONT FORGET ABOUT...

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Nick K, Gerente at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel, 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 the future.

Cartago, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Rooms are great, surf is great, food is great, service is great! I stayed at the Backyard with my girlfriend and we had a blast, they have a surf tournament every Saturday and then you can stay at the hotel's bar to enjoy some good live music. The restaurant is pretty good (Gallo Pinto is awesome). Pura Vida

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Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel, 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 the future.

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the hotel in October. The stay was pleasant, however, I noticed I was charged double for everything. So I called the hotel and they said, "I can't do anything you just need to call your Credit Card Company", so I did. My credit card company worked it out, no big deal. Two months later...

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san clemente
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed at BACK YARDS , Playa Hermosa (,We were a family of 6 and two rooms- 1 ocean view and both rooms had a bunk beds , We had great surf in front of the place and other breaks were walking distance, we loved the black sand beach , wild red macaw parrots flying by a couple of times...

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Thank you very much for the choosing the Backyard Hotel, 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 the future.

Playa Del Carmen
Reviewed 22 November 2016

After reading a few negative reviews I had to write a review. The staff at the Backyard could not be more courteous or accommodating. Upon a late arrival into San Jose, the even set up a Mercedes to pick me up at the airport. Even though the office was closed, they arranged for security to greet us and get us...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great bar/restaurant to hang with locals. While on vacation I came to watch the surfing competition on Saturday pm and ended up staying all night. Great local vibe, live DJs, great food. Check this place out. You'll dig it.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Backyard Hotel is located on the beautiful, luscious green, central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in Playa Hermosa, just 4 kms south of Jaco Beach. This tropical paradise boasts one of the country's most well-known surfing and sunbathing beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backyard Hotel

Address: Hermosa Beach | 4 km south of Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $129 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backyard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Lower floor (of two) near back was close too pool and few steps from lounge chairs with ocean view. Was quiet and convenient.”
Maris-Ann, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice. But there are 2 that face the ocean. Book those if you can.”
dariod476, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“for us we enjoyed the lower floor ocean suite looking at the surf break and have your cup of coffee and watch wild red macaw parrots.”
fissshy, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, ocean front.”
580kurtd, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room upstairs was closer to the highway. We could hear trucks, but it didn't bother us.”
choirgirlcalifornia, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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