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El Sano Banano Village Hotel

3.0 of 5 Main Road - Town Center, Montezuma, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed here twice before, and loved it both times. The breakfast was amazing, the banana pancakes our favorite. The rooms were clean, and the staff was friendly. Our favorite thing about the hotel was the pool at their fancy resort, the Ylang Ylang. You could walk on the beach to it, it's about a 10 minute down a beautiful... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful hotel for having a home base in the town center of Montezuma! It was extremely easy to find from the beach where the water taxi dropped us off from Jaco (check out Zuma Tours for an awesome transportation option) and the friendly staff were helpful and happy to see us! We really can't say enough wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The El Sano Banano set a new high mark for me in hotel experience. The room are amazingly decorated with hand painted jungle murals. The architecture is fantastic, inspired by adobe huts with rounded corners. The staff always went above and beyond in helping us find good local spots. The food in the restaurant was fantastic. The AC was powerful... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I enjoyed my stay so much at this place! The staff were really friendly, rooms very clean, food amazing! And a free movie with dinner on a big projection screen every night I was there. I honestly can't think of anything bad to say. All though, watch your food on your plate if you are eating outside cuz the monkeys... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The room was clean and comfortable with a/c, wifi, and we had breakfast included for the price. I slept well. Good service as well. The hotel is in the heart of town and right beside a convenience store. Less than a minutes walk from all the main shops in town and a minutes walk to the beach as well. They... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had 4 nights at the el Sano Banano and got to watch a free movie each night on a big screen - for free! We had drinks and dinner during the movie, and the meals were great. Our room was a little weird - no real window, but we had a painted fake window that was cool - it... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great location right in town, wonderful staff and the rooms were clean and quaint. An excellent pick if you have only a couple days in the Montezuma area and they're super helpful at arranging tours. ..

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We originally got room 8, one of the nook rooms, but the A/C smacks up against the wall, missing the bed in nook. We moved to room 3, which had a straight on breeze to the bed area. Much more pleasing. The place is very casual and laid back, like Montezuma itself. The road is long if you are traveling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I had very nice experience here , the staff was awesome ,very helpful with information about the area.rooms were nice w a/c and hot water. Food was very good. They show movies nightly on projection screen. Overall very nice experience. Thanks huber, sadie, jorge and hazel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here when we first arrived in Montezuma while we were exploring the area and looking for longer term housing. It was clean and affordable and the staff was friendly and helpful and many spoke excellent English. The rooms have air conditioning and the showers have hot water. The rooms are small but we did not come here to... More 

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Address: Main Road - Town Center, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sano Banano Village Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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