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El Sano Banano Village Hotel

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

I traveled to Montezuma alone to meet a friend and the friend knew about El Sano Banano Hotel, so I stayed there my entire trip. Ten days. I am so glad I did. The food was the best ever, I was amazed at the care and quality that goes into their dishes. I ate there everyday at least twice and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights in September. The staff were great. Our room was quiet and the place felt secure. The shower was luke warm. The breakfast menu to start the day had something fresh for everyone. - as did the rest of the menu. The only down side was the sister resort Yiang Yiang closes between Sept and... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

We got a last minute green season special for 45 dollars a night including a la carte breakfast and it was a great deal. The hotel is in the middle of montezuma which is a tiny village, so it was a bit noisy from the bar some nights but I didn't have any problems sleeping being tired out from all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Has a last minute special for $45 including full breakfast. A fantastic deal for a lovely hotel. The sister resort has a beautiful pool area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Great spot I must admit..the staff are very nice but the main man is julio he just goes out of his way to make u feel welcome and always takes care of u..and always a smile on his face..rooms are basic but very nice but showers tv aircon ..also right In town so everything is around you..best thing about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

I stumbled into Montezuma on a day tour and decided to stay a few nights. I walked up to the desk and asked about rooms and was enchanted by the man and his wonderful service immediately. I was shown the rooms, given my pick, and he even went out of his way to get me a bigger discount because I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

Pros: good location, right in the middle of the small town Montezuma, and just steps away from the bar. If you stay here you are free to visit their sisterhotel called Ylang Ylang (which has a nice poolarea and a lot of wildlife for you to watch all day long as monkeys etc). Ylang Ylang is about 10-15 minutes från... More 

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YlangYlangManagement, Manager at El Sano Banano Village Hotel, responded to this review

In response to your recently posted comments, we are very happy to know that you enjoyed our good location, our nice pool area and all our wonderful wildlife. Years of hard work and dedication have allowed our El Sano Banano Village Hotel and Ylang Ylang Beach Resort to blossom into an oasis of serenity located in town and on a... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

The El Sano Banano was perfect for our stay. It was clean, had a perfect location, the staff was helpful and you got the most delicious complimentary breakfast each morning. We will definitely be staying in this hotel again!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

We wrn't sure what to expect here in Montezuma. but we were very happy with El Sano Banano. We had a street view room so were concerned with the busy street noise BUT there was non at all. They must have very good windows. Rooms were very clean and lots of hot water in the shower. It is located n... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

This is a great place to stay if you want to be in the center of activities in Montezuma. The restaurant has excellent, healthy food and great service all around.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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: $57 - $84 (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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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
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