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3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   3er camino a la izquierda del Hotel Banana Azul. | Fin de la ruta, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This hotel is clean and safe. However, the kitchen lacked some basic equipment and the lighting is poor. The pool is nice and the casitas are comfortable. In general, I don't recommend this for more than a 2-3 night stay. The owner was quite rude to me when I explained that I preferred to pay using PayPal as Moneygram was... More

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Pedimos un poco de honestidad. En todas las páginas de información del hotel indicamos que NO disponemos de cobro de... More

Elmira, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed at VIP from January 1, 2014 to the end of March. We rented a 2 bedroom unit. We were very happy with the pool and the location was great for bird watching and seeing monkeys and sloths. The gardens are beautiful and I enjoyed looking in the frog pond each night for different frogs. The... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

VIP I spent 3 days and 2 nights at the VIP HOTEL Playa Negra. The owner, Miriam, is from Spain (Barcelona) and very helpful. The "hotel" is in private property. Each unit is actually a small house: open-concept with spacious living room and kitchen. Wooden floors and bright colour tiled kitchen counters with all the essential to cook meals, including... More

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Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Fantastic. Great beaches nearby.In the middle of the wildeness. Wonderful stay, confortable house and the best.The statls departament are very kind. Full breakfast, and recommend the dolphins excursions and Puerto Viej'os nightlife. l will beeback. Very nice place.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

A wonder in the middle of the nature. Magnificent house and garden and swimmingpool. The staff was very kind. I recommend it. Puerto Viejo's beaches were a great place for having fun as well as the leisure places. Great nightlife.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The service here was impeccable. Each morning we were hand delivered a breakfast that was just made by the woman that ran the hotel. It was delicious and she was supremely friendly. There was a bit of a language barrier but my horrible broken spanish and her broken english were enough to get the job done. The water pressure at... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

One of the hottest hotels already attended. VIP has great accommodations, very clean, green area surrounded and tranquility with spectacular customer service, always helping and giving tips of the host city.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Beatiful place with magnificent views, Tropical gardens around the hotel. The swimming pool and the gym were simply amazing! breakfasts were alright and the hotel is located inside the jungle and beaches are nearby. The staff in the hotel were fantastic

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This hotel is the best place for guests searching for relax, quiet a privat atmosphere. Rooms are realy big, with kitchen. Is better iff you have a car, because the hotel is little far from the see and the town. The Owner Miriam and his Friend are the nicest peoples that we met in Costa Rica.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We stayed for three nights and had a great time. The rooms are huge and could easily sleep 4 to 5 people. The grounds are very well maintained and there are lots of interesting jungle animals around the rooms, including birds and tree frogs. We saw a hummingbird from our porch. It's a short drive into town along the beautiful... More

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Address: 3er camino a la izquierda del Hotel Banana Azul. | Fin de la ruta, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — VIP Hotel Playa Negra 3.5*
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