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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The beach is beautiful! Came here to eat and swim ! The waves were big and they were having a surf contest ! Food was delicious and decent price ! Only few minutes away from Jaco ! Wanted to come here to see iguana ! Someone told us they feed them and a ton of them would come out !...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We stayed at the hotel 1 night while waiting for a friend's house to be available. Our rooms were clean, comfortable, and perfectly accommodating. We enjoyed the restaurant & bar, too. Best of all is the amazing view and hanging out at the amazing beach, watching the surfers.

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Thank starfarfel
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Stayed there for a month, service in restaurant was great, food was great and the bar is awesome. The rooms are all super clean and have great views of the beach and the ocean. Overall the cleanliness is excellent and I can't wait to come back!

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Thank David A
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This hotel was probably among the first in Hermosa and it is probably the most popular. The rooms are good size with comfortable beds, clean bathrooms and good a/c, cable tc and wifi. Their pool is small but clean and rarely ever crowded. They are right in front of the beach so that is always a plus. Every Saturday afternoon...

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1Thank Juan J
Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I knew when my husband booked this hotel that I would be uncomfortable there because we had stayed there some 12-15 years ago. However, since it was his birthday wish to have the surf right out the "backyard", I told myself to suck it up. He booked us the Master Suite hoping that it would be better than the other...

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5Thank SanMartinoItalianGrl
Italy
Reviewed 11 April 2015

After 5 months of them saying they would credit me the money they still have not and I have been forced to write this terrible review of their unlawfull business practices. I have all of the emails and they admitted they overcharged my credit card by 50.00 but now refuse to repay overcharge amount. BEWARE!!!!!!! They thought I would just...

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Backyard2014, General Manager at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that this issue has not been resolved to your satisfaction. We here at The Backyard Hotel take great pride in our customer service. It is our mission to provide our clients with the best possible vacation experience & to go out of our way everyday to ensure their satisfaction. We also pride ourselves on our honesty and...

Reviewed 1 March 2015

My wife & I stayed here for 6 days. Our balcony view of the ocean was spectacular! The hotel staff was top notch. We don't have anything bad to say about this place. The Backyard Bar is a lot of fun & got to watch the surf contests. We can't wait to come back here.

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Thank DannyGraham1969
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2015

One if the worst places we stayed in Costa Rica. Incredibly overpriced. The breakfast was terrible (food in general at the restaurant is average at best), unfriendly staff, the 'deluxe' room was falling apart, and the whole place generally felt unwelcoming. It's location is good for Hermosa, right on the beach, and the pool area is ok, but we stayed...

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Thank Maddy S
Margate City, NJ
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Just spent 8 days at the Backyard Hotel – for a surf/dive trip to Costa Rica. The diving was good, the surf was great, and the Backyard was amazing. You know the type of place that from the moment you get there you start planning your return trip – well that’s the kind of place it is! In fact, I’m...

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1Thank JBS_18
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Fabulous spot, especially if your are a surfer, which we're not but loved that the Pacific was oh so close and oh so warm and Hotel being right on the beach for walks, food, drink and sunsets. Very spacious room, King bed with extra bunks, could have brought the kids ! Great balcony over looking pool and ocean. Disappointing bathroom,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Backyard Hotel

Address: Hermosa Beach | 4 km from Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $138 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backyard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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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 wild red macaw parrots.”
 of 5 bubbles fissshy, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, ocean front.”
 of 5 bubbles 580kurtd, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room upstairs was closer to the highway. We could hear trucks, but it didn't bother us.”
 of 5 bubbles choirgirlcalifornia, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MStra, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have a great view of the ocean, bottom floor rooms face the pool or side of another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles SaltyLife4Me, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
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