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Backyard Hotel

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“surf contest”(7 reviews)
“every saturday”(6 reviews)
“costa rica”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewssurf contestevery saturdaycosta ricaocean front suitesecure parkinggreat surffree breakfastcomfortable place to stayeasy accesssan josefun to watchgreat view of the oceanstayed longerpura vidaperfect locationnice poolair conditioned
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 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 September 27, 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 October 5, 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 September 19, 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 September 21, 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

Reviewed September 10, 2017

The hotel seems charming but is not an ideal place to stay because of comfort and noise issues. The beds were very uncomfortable. There wasn't much privacy for the rooms because the restaurant is on one side and the pool is on the other. It...More

Thank mollylynch1990
Response from Nick K, Director de Recepción at Backyard HotelResponded October 5, 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.

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Amenities
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 Center with Internet Access
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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$106 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$106 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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"
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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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