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    Hotel Banana Azul

    Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
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          US$89
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          Overview
          • Excellent77%
          • Very good16%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “howler suite” (69 reviews)
          “ocean room” (51 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Poolside Bar
          Concierge
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          Located a couple of miles from the center of the village of Puerto Viejo, Banana Azul is a beautiful, small boutique resort on the incredible beach of Playa Negra! We were warmly greeted by Joel as we stepped off the transport and he assisted us...More

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          Reviewed 8 March 2017

          We stayed in one of the Ocean Rooms. The room was beautiful and very clean. There was a great breeze from the ocean all night which kept us very comfortable. I read a few reviews about mosquitos however I stayed here for an entire week,...More

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          Response from sleephood, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Banana Azul

          Thank you for the lovely comments. Lately we've been enjoying sunny days and some rainy nights, which makes for great sleeping weather. We really enjoyed having you stay with us and hope you can come back to visit!

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          This property is off the beaten path, has a great beach, a variety of interesting rooms, good food, and very helpful staff. We have only positive things to say about Banana Azul and have no reservations recommending it to friends. Since we had already spent...More

          Helpful?
          Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana Azul

          Hey Brad. Much appreciated for your great review. I am happy you liked the Red Frog room. It was the first guest room I built. A friend that was staying in my guest room took it upon himself to do the mosaic of the red...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

          We ate here often & the food is really good but when I ask if they had room availability & was told the rooms are expensive & we were directed to Be My Guest Cabinas. I thought that was odd for the receptionist to assume...More

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          Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

          Out group recently stayed in the Tree House apartment and the Red Frog Suite. There were six of us and we had a wonderful time. The tree house apartment is lovely and mostly all open which was amazing. You could hear birds all the time...More

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          Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana Azul

          Thanks so much for your great review. I am always happy to hear people that enjoy The Apartment & The Red Frog rooms. This building was my dream home after moving from Canada. It was so exciting to all of a sudden be living in...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$75 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Limon >
          • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • Also Known As
          • Banana Azul Hotel ,
          • Banana Azul Puerto Viejo ,
          • Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
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          Traveller (1563)
          Room & Suite (424)
          Pool & Beach (298)
          Dining (120)
          Hotel & Grounds (951)
          Bathroom (38)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Rachel A
          Is there an ATM on the grounds, or nearby? We know cash is king but want to be prepared in knowing how to plan for the financial aspect of the trip. Thanks!
          12 May 2017|
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          Response from Roger S | Property representative |
          Hello! In Puerto Viejo there is two ATMs from Banco Nacional and Banco de Costa Rica. They open from 8am to 10pm all week. Town from us is located 1.5 miles away. Hope to see you soon!
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          Alice S
          How is the drive from SJO airport to your location? Are there a lot of winding curvy roads or straight? I get motion sick fairly easily.
          11 March 2017|
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          Response from sleephood | Property representative |
          Hi Alice, You have to cross a mountain range in order to get to the Caribbean coast, so yes there is about an hour stretch of winding roads. There is also the option of flying from SJO airport to the Limón airport and then... More
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          Cynthia K
          which rooms have tv's
          7 March 2017|
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          Response from Roger S | Property representative |
          Hola Cynthia! The rooms with TV are: Howler Suite, Tropical Bath Suite, Red Frog Suite, Tree House Apartment and Villas Banana Verde. Hope to meet you soon! Pura vida
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          Room Tips
          "they have a suite for four, but it is far away from the hotel itself, and one room is tiny"
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          "Highly recommend staying in the villas for the ultimate in comfort, space, privacy, and amenities."
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          "No air conditioning in the Howler suite - but large useful fan. The view made up for that minor inconvenience!"
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          "don't go with the sloth cabins. They are noisy."
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