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Hotel Rustico de Playa Perla Negra

Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo | 500m from Bar Point, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 87555, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Breakfast --> There is practically no breakfast, omelettes are, I don't know how to describe them. Rooms: Spatious, but the first night we arrived we had 20 dead flies lying around and when the "manager" showed us the room, a cockroach passed the floor and I was shocked. He killed saying "let me get that for ya" ...... We... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We loved this place. The carefree, rustic and low key energy of the space and the staff was exactly what we needed in an "emergency" (because how much of an emergency can you have in CR?). On our honeymoon, a broken septic tank in our original hotel left us with nowhere to go in the Puerto Viejo area because it... More 

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Oslo
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Wow, where to begin. Lets start with some stuff you will need to know about this hotel or resort which it is allso called on some sites. the bad stuff: There is no resturant in this hotel, there is no bar - they don't have liquer license yet. And none of the rooms we rented had anything else that one... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I wish it were only 7 plagues, but there were many more issues with this place than one could count. We booked this 11 night Christmas vacation through Expedia, and relied on the rating system and photos, only to find that the photos and ratings were completely different from reality. This place is far beyond the "rustic description" of the... More 

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MTY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

To start with I grew up in Costa Rica and I know what "Cost Rican Rustic" is and this hotel is not that. The name is the first lie of this establishment, this is neither a hotel nor a resort. This is best described as a backpackers lodge or hostel. There is no restaurant, no bar, no food anywhere except... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The rooms are traditional Costa Rican rustic and have a mountain lodge feel even though you are mere steps from warm Caribbean waters. The lady that was working the front desk was a wonderful help on anything we needed. We were well taken care of and each day had a fabulous fresh made breakfast in the open air dining. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have stayed several times at this hotel over a numer of years.It has been consistently good and this last stay was incredible.BiiG improvement .The service at any hotels is good and this hotel DOES NOT disappoint.Beeing active all day I loved peaceful and quiet atmosfere of this place.Starting day from tropical breakfast ,meditation on beautiful black beach, lunch in... More 

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Conway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I stayed here 3 years back when purchasing my property. When my parents finally came for a visit got them a room on the bottom floor, witch was great because she uses a walker. They loved the place! Still talking about it and all the people they met there on their visit and they loved the breakfast! The staff was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The rooms have not been updated since the 90's. This includes sheets, mattress, and towels. The service is nonexistent and there is no management to assist with complaints and needs. It simply has negative energy and does not represent a Pura Vida lifestyle.

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

There is NO service, rooms have NO locks, bathroom has NO locks either and to top it all shower has NO door!!!! The people in charge of the reception are so out of it that they keep no record of who parks where and the keep no track of the car plates, so if you have plans to visit other... More 

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