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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 great bar costa rica secure parking great surf rooms are spacious comfortable place to stay great view of the ocean stayed longer fun to watch air conditioned hot water hermosa beach surfers surfing waves pool
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my stay at the Backyard Hotel. This is not really a family hotel as the bar next door is quite loud. Great spot for young people wanting to hang out with friends and enjoy surfing. Rooms were clean and spacious. Accommodations work well for...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank charleneb678
Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the choosing the Backyard Hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We have surf contest and music only on weekend , however we are a family hotel. Hope you return again soon. youe are very...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife, 13 year old son and 15 year old daughter stayed at the “Backyards” March 25th through April 2nd and absolutely loved it. We have stayed in big condos, LARGE resorts, and 5 star hotels for our annual family spring break trips in the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank MattLasee
Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded November 17, 2018

Hola Matt . Thank you for your great comment! We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Feel free to contact us anytime if you want to come back for your next vacations.

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

Date of stay: September 2018
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.

Date of stay: February 2018
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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

Date of stay: January 2018
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.

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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
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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
$118 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
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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
$118 - $259 (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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