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Empoli
Reviewed 16 July 2009

I am a business traveller who frequents five star hotels around the world. I needed a break from the world and by pure chance stumbled on Hotel Guarana. It was there in Puerto Viejo, guided by Paolo and Giovanna, that I found myself. I am sorry not to be able to live there year round. Anyway I will try to...

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Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 10 July 2009

Myself and 2 other girls were traveling throughout Costa Rica and decided to go to Puerto Viejo. We found this cute little hostel when we got to the town. We were in Costa Rica during their rainy season, so we didn´t have to pay as much for our room. It was about 15$ per person per night. I actually really...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 July 2009

We got 2 rooms here (4 people each room) for a night in Talamancas. The town itself is a little rundown and didn't feel as safe as some of our other destinations, but the beaches and people were very nice. I probably wouldn't spend more than a night here, it was an "on the way" stop for us. The front...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2009

This place was clean and a great little find... and the staff was wonderfull. the location was great.. close to shops and restaraunts and ofcourse the Beach.....

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new jersey
Reviewed 9 June 2009

The treehouse feature offers a great photo/video 360 degree op if ya are'nt to scared to walk up a creaky ladder ! The rooms are super clean and have mosquito nets over the bed and I had a hammock on my front porch. Free Internet and a great kitchen with pots and pans!! This place rules!

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San José, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 May 2009

My boyfriend and I were at Cabinas Guaraná in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica from 11. April till 15 April. i.e. Easter holidays 2009. The place is owned by Italians and thou the owner is a nice person, the place was definitely overcharged for what we got. $55 per night for a double without breakfast and WITHOUT WATER for...

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Bolivia
Reviewed 2 May 2009

my stay in the hotel was excelent, i felt like a paradise, the location it´s near the best restaurants, markets and the sea. the owners are happy people specialy Paolo and Giovanna ... she is a really artist and they only want that i have a nice time

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San Jose
Reviewed 12 April 2009

My girlfriend and I stayed at this place in April 09 and we lacked water for three whole days. We only got water in spurs and we had to be alert when there was any in order for us to get our basic needs out of the way. They say it's a government but any entrepeneur must confront this and...

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felix5210, owner at Hotel Guarana, responded to this review

These people are complaining about something that was´nt our fault.There was a severe water shortage in all of Puerto Viejo and all of the hotels were confronted with this problem.The situacion was so grave that a lot of Puerto Viejo residents have written complaints about Costa Rica ´s most important topic , the management of the national water supply sistem...

Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 April 2009

Since 05 March this year, make a reservation at this hotel in order to ensure a quiet vacation with my husband, first call the hotel and ask for prices of services, so it seemed a good choice in that when directed to the secretary please make me a reservation for the first weekend of April, the woman told me that...

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London
Reviewed 22 March 2009

We spent 4 nights at Cabinas Guarana and it was chilled and relaxing. Its no frills but then its not expensive. So you get what you pay for. Rooms were cleaned very day, along with new towels daily, the staff were friendly and happy to help with anything (things to do, places to go, travel etc). If you want cheap,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Guarana is a small hotel full of owners charm. We have 12 rooms individually uniquely decorated. We are situated in one of the most quiet and central streets in Puerto Viejo, 200 m. Only steps to beach and restaurants. The hotel is safe, private and set in a lush tropical garden of flowers and fauna. Services include; Wireless, Laundry, safe in room. English, German, Spanish, French & Italian spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guarana

Address: Puerto Viejo Center | 200 north bridge 50 meters east, 25 north, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 41001, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $55 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Guarana Hotel Puerto Viejo
Hotel Guarana Costa Rica/Limon
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“rooms 6, 7 and 8 seemed to be the quietest area.”
 of 5 bubbles v00d00j, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 - wifi reached the room & verandah”
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 of 5 bubbles Newmorton, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“away from the main path near reception would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles tdglaad, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms get wifi now so there is no bad room and it's lights out at 9pm for kitchen and front desk so very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles rr312, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Try to get one with a hammock.”
 of 5 bubbles Jean2399, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
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