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Hotel Playa Negra

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Playa Negra | Paraíso, Santa Cruz 5150, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This was my favorite place! The hut was clean and comfortable. I loved the outdoor showers and the hammock. Perfect for after a day at the beach. Everyone was very nice. Definitely recommend! The only complaint is the food is nothing special at their restaurant.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We booked our stay here at the end of our honeymoon hoping to get an earthy, rustic stay on the beach. We were dissapointed, however, by the lack of service and uncleanliness of the room. We weren't expecting much but for the money this place was horrible. Our 2 night stay became a one night stay which was even a... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The best place ! so well located. You really feel being in Costa Rica. You are not in any other places, you are in Costa Rica, you are in Playa Negra. Thank you so much Lito and his staff for their kindness, simplicity, so nice, so cool. The food is excellent, the bungalows are just amazing... the nature, the swimming... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I've grown up coming to this little hotel on the beach. My family calls it "smurf village." The hotel consists of individual tiki huts on the beach. You fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the beach and wake up to the birds chirping. Ive always stayed in non- a/c cabinas but now they have a few with... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Made to feel like family. Stayed here for three nights on a recommendation from a friend. Literally on the beach - fall asleep to the sound of the ocean. Cabanas are spacious, modern, clean and very comfortable. Room and location aside - the owner and staff are amazing. After showing brief interest in soccer/futbol i was invited to play on... More 

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Tumacacori, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The location of this hotel could not be better, right on the beach.....end of story. Overrated, over priced. Our accommodations were filthy and infested with hundreds of ants. Restaurant staff needs hospitality training. Cleaning staff could improve by receiving encouragement and again training from management to insure the cabinas were completely cleaned, from the room glassware to the floors and... More 

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hotelplayanegra, Gerente at Hotel Playa Negra, responded to this review

Dear customer, We are sorry to read that you found our hotel overrated: the only rating that you might have read about us reflects the opinions of most our clients. Our prices are very similar to any other beach hotel in the area and again we are sorry they seemed too high for you. Regarding the cleanliness of the rooms,... More 

Lyndonville, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Heading out to return..........We went 3 years ago and it was our best vacation ever.Beautiful and relaxing. We arrived very late/early and woke up to the most amazing surprise and the beauty:)Loved our home(cabana),the amazing surf(to watch) and only a few yards away we could swim. Made life-long friends and all the help was so warm and like family!The only... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We enjoyed this property. We were in the newest one with AC. We had no issues with bugs- but there were a lot of big ants. We left the bathroom light on at night hoping to scare them away. The check in staff was very friendly, pool was great and hammocks were very welcoming. I enjoyed the pool table in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Staying at negra was absolutely the perfect move for us. We were looking for something mellow and close to surf. Every morning we woke up to beautiful weather and waves. They have an open-air bar/restaurant that sits on the beach, and is a perfect backdrop for an afternoon drink. A few suggestion for a future visitor: --The lighting along the... More 

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