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Overview
Hermosa Beach 4 km south of Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa, Garabito Municipality 4023 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews surf contest costa rica secure parking great surf comfortable place to stay great view of the ocean stayed longer air conditioned hot water sunset surfers iguanas waves surfing pool jaco beach
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the second floor which had a pretty nice view. Unfortunately the a/c unit spit all the heat out in the balcony so it got too hot to fully enjoy the view. The room is spacious but needs better maintenance. The fan looked...More

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Let’s talk about the awesome beach, the surf contests, the great bar, and fantastic service at this hotel. Rooms are spacious. Front desk is helpful. They helped us book taxis as well as events. Awesome experience.

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Response from Nick K, Director de Recepción at Backyard HotelResponded March 14, 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. FRONT DESK!

Reviewed January 29, 2018 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 February 6, 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 December 24, 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 November 21, 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 January 10, 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.

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Description
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 More well-known surfing and sunbathing beaches. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$98 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
,
Backyard Hotel Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Garabito Municipality > Jaco District > Playa Hermosa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$98 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
,
Backyard Hotel Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Garabito Municipality > Jaco District > Playa Hermosa
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RTaylorIII
September 2, 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
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canmore77
February 3, 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
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"I like #2 next to the bar but there are others that look upon the pool or beach"
CEC131
Sep 19, 2017
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"Ask for a room on the second floor for more privacy."
mollylynch1990
Sep 10, 2017
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"Lower floor (of two) near back was close too pool and few steps from lounge chairs with ocean view. Was..."
Maris-Ann
Apr 30, 2017
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"All rooms are nice. But there are 2 that face the ocean. Book those if you can."
dariod476
Apr 12, 2017
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