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    Backyard Hotel

    Hermosa Beach | 4 km south of Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (88)
          Pool & Beach (24)
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good33%
          • Average14%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible9%
          Travellers talk about
          “surf contest” (6 reviews)
          “local beer” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Room Service
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          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair access
          Business Centre
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Marea Brava
          260 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Playa Hermosa
           
          Las Brisas Resort and Villas
          135 reviews
          #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Hermosa
           
          Hotel Tramonto
          140 reviews
          #18 of 41 hotels in Jaco
           
          Hotel Fuego del Sol
          149 reviews
          #5 of 5 hotels in Playa Hermosa
           
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          Reviewed 8 November 2013

          The Backyard is a great place. Start off with the boutique hotel kept to the standards of any 4 star with service to match. The rooms are fully equipped and well below market price for comparable lodging but that's just the start. Next door you...More

          1  Thank Doug-n-Sandi
          Reviewed 9 October 2013

          a guy from the states owns this restaurant-bar and hotel. very nice place. we stayed here 6 nights, it was cool listening to reggae from our own patio-pool. This beach(Playa Hermosa) is a real surfer beach.......... We took one of the best pictures of us...More

          1  Thank hugh b
          Reviewed 28 August 2013

          Ended up here by chance. We saw Playa Hermosa from the zipline and had to come. We were hungry and hot. The service was exceptional. The food fresh and the portions were perfect. I had the arroz con camarones. "yellow rice with shrimp" yum. Top...More

          2  Thank MiamiAngela
          Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

          My son wanted to try this restaurant. It was pretty good. We had good service and awesome view of the beach. Wish we could have seen the surfing competition. But that's on Saturdays. But we had a terrific time and good food. Check it out.

          1  Thank LisaFrazer1
          Reviewed 15 May 2013

          I stayed here briefly and unintentionally on my honeymoon. I'd rented a home for the week from one of the owners and unfortunately the local ISP had technical issues one day. I unfortunately needed the internet for some work I had to do. The owner...More

          3  Thank Sean M
          Marea Brava
          260 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Playa Hermosa
           
          Las Brisas Resort and Villas
          135 reviews
          #1 of 8 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Playa Hermosa
           
          Hotel Tramonto
          140 reviews
          #18 of 41 hotels in Jaco
           
          Hotel Fuego del Sol
          149 reviews
          #5 of 5 hotels in Playa Hermosa
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$95 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Playa Hermosa
          • Also Known As
          • Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
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          Traveller (88)
          Pool & Beach (24)
          Room & Suite (15)
          Dining (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (71)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          RTaylorIII
          Hi. I'm flying in Sunday from Virginia. How much is the cab fare to the resort from the airport and back?
          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
          I would love to stay at this hotel - however the price is out of our range - we heard that Saturday there are weekly surf competitions, and as we are staying in Punta Leona all inclusive - any idea how easy it is to take Taxi's? and costs associated from here to the resort.
          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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          "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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          "for us we enjoyed the lower floor ocean suite looking at the surf break and have your cup of coffee and watch..."
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          "Second floor, ocean front."
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