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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I had never been so far off the beaten track, nor even stayed in a hostel before. The first time I saw the room, I was a little hesitant at first. In a few hours, I was as in love with this hotel as Playa Negra overall. The people who work here are awesome and totally live the pura vida...

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 September 2014

This was a wonderful find on the main road in Playa Negra. We had our 55 pound dog with us - no problem. We arrived in time for dinner. I had wonderful Tuna Terriyaki and my husband enjoyed a big buger with mushrooms, cheese and fries. The margaritas were good - too good. We each had three! The rooms were...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2014

--Hotel food is tasty (Try the Rice with Beans - Delicious) --Staff is nice enough ###CONS -I believe the Hotel is very expensive for what it offers and where it is situated. ........There is a 5-10 min paveless road that needs to be taken to get to the hotel, from the paved road ........There are no lively Bars or club...

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Austin
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We did not stay at the hotel but came to their restaurant. My boyfriend and I loved it so much that we ate here every other day on our 10 day vacation. We still talk about how amazing the food was. Amazing!

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I left Monterrey, Mexico after an exhausting business trip and went directly to my favorite surf spot in the world, Playa Negra. As usual I stayed at Café Playa Negra where the food is beyond believe, the staff is like hanging out with friends, and the overall experience is always great. Lula, who also runs the shop next door, is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

We arrived at Cafe Playa Negra yesterday lunchtime after a long drive from the North. We had made a booking for two rooms via telephone the previous evening. When we turned up the young woman on 'reception' (note that there is no reception area, it's just the main bar in the restaurant) did not smile or say hello or have...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Dear Joanna I understand that the roads in Costa Rica can be punishing, especially if you have been traveling for many hours, with an older lady in your car, but even so, and the lack of a smile does not give you the right to such hurtful comments about us and our otherwise very appreciated Café Playa Negra establishment. It...

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The bungalows at Playa Negra are just the ticket for an authentic Costa Rican experience. They are simple, clean, and comfortable. The ocean front could not be more spectacular. The food is even good, which is rare in Costa Rica. We stayed there for four days and were very pleased with every meal we had. It also does not break...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time. We enjoy when you enjoy.

Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Great food and service and fantastic rooms! Stayed with a 6 year old and she had a blast. Family friendly, but a fun bar scene as well... until USA blew group stage win in world cup. :o) Mini super across the street is super convenient. Lula's tours across the way is a bonus at this fabulous place!

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We have been to Café Playa Negra a bit randomly and we have been very surprised by how good the food has been. We took an avocado tuna tartare and then a tuna steak with sesame and a teriyaki sauce and it was definitely very fresh and tasty. Atmosphere of the place is friendly and nice. So it is highly...

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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2014

My wife and I totally loved Cafe Playa Negra. Clean, spacious rooms with good a/c and a room safe. The restaurant has great food with a friendly staff. The pool area was nice and never crowded. The common area upstairs was comfortable and had ceiling fans. A short walk to the beach which has great surf and other breaks close...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great hotel with good prices, A/C, wi-fi and swimming pool. The best food and prices for the adventurous that want to try the energizing peruvian ceviche or for the most conservative that want a fine Tuna steak or a good hamburguer. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Surf videos, bar and great music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Playa Negra

Address: Main street | Frente Mini Super Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Negra
Price Range: $127 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Cafe Playa Negra, Restaurant And Hotel
Cafe Playa Negra, Restaurant Hotel Playa Negra
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“All rooms are nice, but corners have more light.”
 of 5 bubbles Lucabentivo, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All of them are great, the big decision is simply how many people are in your group”
 of 5 bubbles rickien2016, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms I believe are great we had 3 adults in ours and a corner room it was great”
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“Corner rooms are larger”
 of 5 bubbles Lucabentivo, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The cabinas are wonderful to sleep in - being off the road it's very quiet, and the AC is right in the bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolemK1064JA, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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