The Backyard Hotel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Playa Hermosa, Jaco, 4023, Costa Rica
4.0 out of 5 rating 122 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Backyard Hotel in Jaco, you'll be on the beach, a 4-minute drive from Jaco Beach and 9 minutes from Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park. This beach hotel is 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from Esterillos Beach and 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from Herradura Beach.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 8 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Enjoy seafood at The Backyard Bar, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the beach bar.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hermosa Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Jaco Beach - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Teatro Jaco - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Neo Fauna - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Auto Mercado Herradura - 12.5 km / 7.8 mi
Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park - 13.9 km / 8.6 mi
Playa Balsal - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi
Herradura Bay - 15.7 km / 9.7 mi
Esterillos Beach - 15.9 km / 9.9 mi
Judas Point - 15.9 km / 9.9 mi
Herradura Beach - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi
Marina Los Sueños - 16.3 km / 10.2 mi
Hacienda las Agujas - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
Playa Esterillos Este - 22.3 km / 13.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 92.2 km / 57.3 mi
Tambor (TMU) - 120 km / 74.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Backyard Hotel is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.


The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Airport shuttle service is available from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 130 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 130

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Children's pool
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Swimming pool
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Beach bar
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible public washroom