I'm not sure how this hotel managed to obtain such a high ranking. Although the staff is amazing and the food is good, the hotel itself is horrible.
1. In some rooms, there is not a single window. In other rooms, there is a window but you can't get the sun blocked in case you decide to have a nap during the day. Also, if there is a party outside, you will have a hard time falling asleep.
2. No hot water, or should I say, no water at all? This is the most frustrating part. After a day at the beach one would hope that for over a $120/night you can get a basic shower. Well, no. There is a serious problem with water pressure and if you are lucky and there is some pressure, it will be cold anyway. At some times, there was no water at all!!!
3. No room for clothes/stuff.
On the positive side, the staff is very nice and the hotel is secured at night. The food is pretty good too. There is a/c & internet. Also, when you reserve a room at Sano banano you may access the pool and the restaurant at a fancier hotel - ylang ylang. This is a good option if you're willing to walk 10-15 minutes along the beach.
Let me finish with a comment on the location that many mention in their review. Montezuma is a tiny place. Everything is in "downtown" except for the above mentioned ylang ylang resort. There is absolutely nothing special in the Sano banano's location.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on the main street in the heart of Montezuma, this hotel offers 11 comfortable rooms that are economically priced just a block from the beach. The rooms are above the well-known restaurant and have A.C., hot showers and SkyTV. The rooms are quiet and secure for those who prefer in-town comfort. Breakfast is included and the hotel guests are welcome to use the pool and hammocks at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, just a 10-12 minute walk on the beach from Montezuma. ... more less
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