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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed there from 15th to the 21st left morning of 22nd. From the time in March when I made the original booking to the very last day we have had the very best customer service. I made the mistake of booking through a 3rd...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

From the moment we arrived with our complimentary pipa fria and welcome drink on the beach, the polite staff, great accommodations and good food, our entire stay at Banana Azul was awesome! We stayed at the hotel between Christmas and New Years, which was a...More

7  Thank Cindy S
Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded March 3, 2018

Hey Cindy. Thanks so much for your great review. I am happy you and your daughter had such a great time. Looks like you packed a lot into your trip. And yes, Pecora Negra is pricey, but it is where I go when I want...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved everything about this place and will echo all the great reviews this place already has received. Some of the highlights for me was the breakfast (Tico and breakfast burrito were my favorite), renting bikes and exploring the beaches and sitting on the beach...More

Thank Jeanna J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place exceeded all my expectations. I read all the great reviews before booking so I was expecting a great experience, but I was still blown away. I came here for 4 nights with my boyfriend in September. We rented an ocean sweet that has...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What can we say... it is a long drive from Aan Jose CR, however I loved it because we got a chance to see different topography. Along the way so many fruit vendors and bars to stop and have a cold one, water falls...More

Thank Susan R
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Description
The Banana Azul hotel is a small and simple hotel north of town on Playa Negra. The small boutique hotel has been created with care using local products and a philosophy that emphasizes relaxation. We cater to ...More adults, 16 years and over. Blooming gardens adorn the property, as does several freely-hanging hammocks, providing the perfect spot for afternoon napping or leisurely reading. A meandering pond inhabited by fish and turtles flows through portions of the property adding a lighter element to the ongoing natural soundtrack of waves crashing against the shoreline. The hotel consists of 22 beautiful guest rooms with private baths, fans (some with A/C), and free WiFi. Most rooms are on the second floor of the main building, and open onto a large veranda with sweeping ocean views and of the garden. Banana Azul offers its guests a quaint restaurant that serves a complimentary filling breakfast, variety of lunch options and refreshing drinks throughout the day and a relaxing three entre dinner option in a romantic atmosphere at night. Caribe Fun Tours is on site to assist with tours and transportation needs and can assist with a variety of package options including visits to the Arenal Volcano, canopy tours, snorkeling trips, and even rafting excursions. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$72 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$72 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Room & Suite (514)
Pool & Beach (337)
Dining (139)
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ALuisNYC
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for the suggestion. We really believe it is not necessary clients carry with them the keys all the time. On vacation it is easy to be distracted and possibly lose the keys somewhere. Instead of this, we ask the... More
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Sybil T
April 27, 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Property representative |
Sorry Sybil but I’m not sure which festival are you referring. In October there is the Carnival in Limon (50kms) from Puerto Viejo and the Hotel. Also Puerto Viejo celebretes it and as I said we are located 1.5kms from... More
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Sybil T
April 27, 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Property representative |
Hola Sybil! Thanks to think in our Hotel for your holidays in the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We are located 1.5kms before town. You can walk through the beach it takes around 15min or with bikes we provide at the hotel... More
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"Choose the ocean room. Great value and view"
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"The villas are nice because they are across from the main area, so a bit quieter and also have air..."
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"All rooms have great views, ask for the corner units or the duplex."
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"Chose the Howler Suite aka Honeymoon suite!"
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