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Playa Negra Guesthouse

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100 metre north of the football field, | Playa Negra, Cahuita Apartado 27-70403, Costa Rica
Playa Negra Guesthouse
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I forget how my wife picked the Playa Negra Guesthouse (probably through Tripadvisor) and I must say, it was perfect! The correspondance (via email) was great, Marise was quick to respond to any questions we had while getting our 2 week stay set up. Marise and Pierre are the best hosts we've ever had at any place we've stayed at.... More 

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Highlands, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet, well kept property. Walk across a gravel road to a black sand beach. A short walk to town with lots of choices for dinning. My daughter and her family of four stayed in the Blue Cottage. Lovely location. A well stocked kitchen for easy breakfast and snacks. Laundry available next door. Next door, horseback riding is also available. My... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family--husband, myself, dad (age 65), and kids (ages 9 and 11)--stayed here for 3 nights over spring break. Pierre and Marine were fabulous hosts; they are what make this place what it is! Pierre took us for several hours each day on tours of nearby beaches, towns, and national park, and he WOULD NOT take any money for having... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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107 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews are fully warranted. Marine and Pierre epitomize Pure Vida. The guesthouse is a dream. The grounds are just so lovey and peaceful...sitting around the cute little, refreshing pool and listening to the birds is very tranquil. The rooms are spotlessly clean, nicely decorated, spacious and well-equipped. Each is private from other rooms/cottages with nice outside sitting areas. Having the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter lives in turrialba, Costa Rica, and I was planning on visiting her for a few days, and then going down to cahuita with her for a few more days. I reserved the hotel ahead of time and everything was in order. However, once we arrived at the hotel the owners told us try had no reservation under our... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a pretty dreadful stay elsewhere we very relieved when arrived to the peaceful tranquility of this place. The rooms were spacious and clean with a lovely terrace to relax on. The gardens were beautiful and well maintained and the pool was spotless. The owner was a really lovely lady and very helpful. We'd been having trouble withdrawing money from... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We knew we were in for a treat when we reserved at Playa Negra but our stay was beyond expectations. Staying in the Blue Cottage was the icing on the cake. It was so perfect for our family after spending 10 days traveling through Costa Rica. Maryse and Pierre are amazing hosts, the garden is beautifully maintained, the pool is... More 

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Belgrade, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Amazing! We could not have been happier with our first trip to Costa Rica and choosing to stay here. The guesthouse was quaint, comfortable and beautifully taken care of. Marise and Pierre put a lot of love into the work they do and we felt it! Everyday they went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

From beginning to end, our stay was exactly what we needed! Marise and Pierre are the consumate hosts and consistently went above and beyond to ensure that our first-time visit to Costa Rica would definitely leave fond and exciting memories. I have not stopped raving to my family, friends, and co-workers about the beauty of the grounds (thank you Jorge!),... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Lovely hosts, beautiful gardens and relaxing pool! The attention to detail and the graciousness of the hosts made our stay perfect. Being right across from Playa Negra, a short walk to town and Cahuita National Park made the location fantastic. Pierre gave us an entertaining and informative walk through the National Park. Marise gave us great restaurant and travelling suggestions.... More 

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