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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“surf contest”(7 reviews)
“every saturday”(6 reviews)
“great bar”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewssurf contestevery saturdaygreat barcosta ricaocean front suitesecure parkinggreat surfrooms are spaciouscomfortable place to staygreat view of the oceanstayed longerfun to watchpura vidanice poolair conditionedhot waterhermosa beach
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Reviewed 12 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....More

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Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 16 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank Rhodesia1965
Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 14 March 2017

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 11 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....More

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Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 14 March 2017

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...More

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Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 14 March 2017

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 8 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...More

Thank Daniel F
Response from Nick K, Gerente at Backyard HotelResponded 14 March 2017

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.

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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
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$102 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$102 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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RTaylorIII
2 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
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canmore77
3 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
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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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