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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you, Colin, for your warm welcome and your remarkable hospitality! The mood was relaxed, the view stunning, and the food, well, out of this world! I would recommend this small slice of paradise to any traveller seeking an oasis of peace, calm, and comfort. As other reviewers have noted, the setting is spectacular, but it is the people -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Banana azul was the perfect place to stay for us. The place itself is beautiful but it's the people that made the biggest difference. The owner, managers, and all of the staff were extremely friendly and attentive. We have been to Costa Rica a few times and our expectations for quick and attentive service are fairly low. Banana azul set... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three days in December 2014. It was still the rainy season so we didn't experience the greatest weather; however, I didn't mind spending a day reading in my personal hammock and listening to the rain. Through research I knew ahead of time that the hotels in Puerto Viejo aren't as fancy as some of the other... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a group of seven celebrating a 30th birthday and looking to relax….choosing Banana Azul was the right decision. We stayed in the Treehouse and Red Frog, which were both amazing. The breakfast was great and we ate dinner four out of five nights at the restaurant, no complaints…..delicious!!! We planned a surprise dinner/bonfire on the beach and Eric... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we entered the gate area into the parking lot of Banana Azul all I could think of was that we had entered the Garden of Eden. The lush colorful vegetation setting off the beautiful woodwork of the building structure was a feast for the senses. The jungle, the beach, the tropical setting along with a friendly and helpful staff,... More 

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Cagliari, Italy
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey, before I forget, please try the chocolate browny they sell in big chunk at the hotel lobby, I promise you won't regret it. Ok, the review now: This is a great small hotel in playa Negra, just minutes from Puerto Viejo, owned by Canadian it is well attended and nicely arranged, has a small pretty pool, drinks look great... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our forth time staying here and we plan on staying again. The staff, especially Walter in the restaurant, were wonderful. We like to stay in the Garden room and have no real problem with noise. The only thing we didn't love was the pool being a bit dirty this time and the dinner prices. We didn't have a... More 

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Caledon, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of staying at Banana Azul with my girlfriend from Nov 30-Dec 7. Absolutely LOVED it. The Ocean room we stayed in was perfect. Slept with the door to the baloney open every night and listened to the waves lull us to sleep. Experienced NO bug or mosquitos, apparently they don't like the sea air. The staff are... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we arrived the hotel, the hotel staff was friendly and gave us free drinks when we checked in. The room with private patio and bathroom is excellent. The nice beach is attached to the hotel, so we could go there anytime. However, only thing we don't like is overpriced dinner. Actually the quality of all the food was only... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on vacation the last week of november of 2014 extending until the end of the first week of december 2014 on the same road (dirt road) that extends from this hotel and ends on the Carbon River (Coal River) , that is where the river meets the ocean at the end of a long solitary beach . As... More 

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Address: Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Banana Azul Hotel
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
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#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

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