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Hotel Banana Azul

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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great 3 star hotel (I don't know of any 4+ in this area) and we would go back to it. Pro's - Staff was extremely friendly & helpful. Breakfasts and dinners were very good - no need to go elsewhere. Room overlooked the pool/bar area, however it was always quiet at night for sleeping, etc. Con's -... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

beautiful place this is paradise, the beach, the people the hotel grounds. everything is is so wonderful. all the staff was super friendly, and the nearby places cahuita , manzanillo and others so nice

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, about a mile from downtown, easily reached by $5 taxi ride. Well evolved hotel over 9 years of evolution. My room was upstairs in main building. Classic wood room with large covered veranda/porch. Luckily the neighbors were quiet so no problems sleeping. the walls and partitions are then, but people seem aware and respectful. Coffee is avaialble from... More 

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Thank rod w
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort is phenomenal! The grounds and rooms are lovely, spacious and super clean and the food was exquisitely prepared. This is the only resort in this area to provide food and beverage service on the beach. While these things are great what truly sets Banana Azul apart from the rest is the staff and service. Tarique took a personal... More 

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Thank Amanda A
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel includes everything. You get great room with great shower and balcony. The balcony is really big and has a hammock. The pool is really cool, and the hotel beach is great. The hotel guys will bring you anything you want, including great cocktails! They have a sloth tree :) :) and you can see it from your balcony.... More 

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Thank Rotem D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love everything about it. Very clean and just a wonderful way to spend a week. Amazing staff and truly will be back as soon as I can. Food was delicious and they were very accommodating in making substitutions if need.

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Thank Christina B
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place, clean, amazing food, quiet beach in the middle of the very nice and green property, lots of animals. I stayed there 2 nights 3 days and it was an excellent experience. The management of the hotel was very helpful, friendly and treat us as kings we really loved the place.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the staff to be very helpful and service was great. Our last day, we left at 5 am to get our flight- the kitchen had prepared food for us to take on the drive and the night watchman gave it to us as we were leaving. Very thoughtful! The property was very clean and the food in the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place so much, this was our 3rd trip here in 2 years. When we were there in September we decided to buy into their new property, Villas Banana Verde, which are "condo-style" vacation rentals. In December we were the first guests to stay in them! In was still in the construction phase, but Colin was generous and... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place! Awesome staff! Only spent one night! Definitely coming back for a much longer stay! Amazing weather! I enjoyed my morning hike. Very safe and friendly. Steve and Holland your Thank you for your kindness. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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