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El Sano Banano Village Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was updated, nice, clean and comfortable. The food in the restaurant was really good too. Special thanks to staff Eduardo and Diego for helping to make our stay especially nice. Highly recommend this hotel.

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Verona, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet and colorful hotel, friendly staff, great food with a selection of mexican, local and fish. they don't serve steaks but chicken . Also cocktails with happy hour in the outdoor restaurant. located right in the center and if you come by car they have free parking space

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Urbana, Ill.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly & helpful staff; safe/ secure lodging; fairly quiet for central town lodging; decent food - I especially like the mocha chiller smoothie and the chicken fried rice entree; nice outdoor patio for breakfast (included). Some rooms are "inside" rooms & the "windows" look out onto the hallway BUT these are also some of the largest ones. Daily house...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were clean. The stay included breakfast. The air conditioning in the room worked great. The shower was clean and hot. The wifi worked as advised. For the $25/night (off season), I'd be tempted to stay here for a couple weeks If I had the opportunity.

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say that staying with you was one of my favorite vacation hotels ever,? The staff was extremely friendly and very kind to make you feel right at home.My heart goes out to Esteballi,Susie,Alesandra,Diego,Edwardo.and anybody else that helped make my stay with you a most memorable time in my life.Much love and Pura Vida

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
Reviewed February 4, 2017

The rooms were clean, decent sheets, great shower, free breakfast, and super entertainment. All the hotel personnel were wonderful, polite and knowledgeable. Would recommend highly while in Montezuma.

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Metamora, Michigan
Reviewed January 12, 2017

My wife and 2 kids stayed at El Sano Banano for 4 days in late December. We had a great time, and enjoyed our stay. Rooms were clean, staff was excellent, offered us us some advice on where to find to good ceviche, and the included breakfast was ample. We didn't make much use of Ylang Ylang's facilities (sister hotel),...

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

The staff are very nice and helpful, the breakfasts were very good the coffee excellent. There are three tables out front which are the best to sit and watch the craziness go by. Order yourself an Imperial sit back and enjoy the view. The rooms if you're expecting the Ritz it ain't. There's no hair dryer, fridge or tv, but...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed December 22, 2016

First time to Montezuma, loved it. Will definitely come back. Staff was very very helpful and courteous. Food was excellent. Laid back. Used the sister hotel ylang ylang for yoga classes, pool, massage and also dining. It's a nice walk down the beach to ylang ylang and if your timing is right visit the sea turtle hatchery along the way....

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Champaign, IL
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We had a VERY negative experience at another hotel in Montezuma. Luckily we were able to come to El Sano Banano and stay! We got a very good deal online. Included breakfast which was really good. We had a room with two queen beds. It's not a large room. I don't recommend it for more than two people. We had...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about El Sano Banano Village Hotel

Address: Main Road - Town Center, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: $68 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sano Banano Village Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
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“Remember to leave some money/tips for house keeping workers - they work hard & they do a very good job of keeping all the rooms clean & fresh & stocked. Be as generous as you can possibly afford.”
 of 5 bubbles vbfein, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“breakfast included, wi-fi available in rooms, central location in town”
 of 5 bubbles bamboooooo, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“If room without windows is not an option, make sure you get windows.”
 of 5 bubbles IngelaTisen, Jan 13, 2016 | Read review
“For what we have seen, all room seem pretty much like bunkers.”
 of 5 bubbles 958luigib, Aug 18, 2015 | Read review
“Choose one with a window if you want or ask for one,”
 of 5 bubbles melaniehookuk, Apr 30, 2015 | Read review
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