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Burlingame
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2013

Loved this Hotel and was sorry to leave. Staff great, casitas private and peaceful, deserted beach for long walks, clean pool and loved being able to be shoeless to enjoy the naturalness of this Hotel. Don't expect fluffy bath robes and chocolates on the pillow - It is far better with it's natural Costa Rica charm. A very special place.

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California
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

Great place for surfing and quiet/relaxing time. Nothing nearby (good and bad) but the bungalows are perfect for families and the restaurant/bar provided great food. Definitely need a 4x4 during rainy season. My kids enjoyed it more than the resort we went to in Tamarindo which says something! Surfing lessons from Manu were also fantastic

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Pros: Beautiful place, cute individual huts. Stayed in Mid-November and luckily had some amazing weather. Beach is beautiful, is fairly rocky right in front of the resort although has sandy regions just a little walk down. Employees speak English which is very helpful!! Cons: Off Season is a great time to go to Costa Rica although the only downside is... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

My husband grew up surfing and wanted to go to a great surf spot to stay. This place was charming. The birds would sing in the morning We stayed in the higher end style of villas. which had air conditioning and hot showers (this is Costa Rica). The two units shared a kitchen. We had hammocks and an outdoor shower... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

A great place to stay by the ocean and relax or surf. Accessible by car. The huts were beautiful and clean. The bar is a great place to eat. There's a pool for kids and it's on the beach. It's quite remote but we ended up staying a whole week even though we had planned on staying only 3 days.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This was my favorite place! The hut was clean and comfortable. I loved the outdoor showers and the hammock. Perfect for after a day at the beach. Everyone was very nice. Definitely recommend! The only complaint is the food is nothing special at their restaurant.

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Reviewed 11 July 2013

We booked our stay here at the end of our honeymoon hoping to get an earthy, rustic stay on the beach. We were dissapointed, however, by the lack of service and uncleanliness of the room. We weren't expecting much but for the money this place was horrible. Our 2 night stay became a one night stay which was even a... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

The best place ! so well located. You really feel being in Costa Rica. You are not in any other places, you are in Costa Rica, you are in Playa Negra. Thank you so much Lito and his staff for their kindness, simplicity, so nice, so cool. The food is excellent, the bungalows are just amazing... the nature, the swimming... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

I've grown up coming to this little hotel on the beach. My family calls it "smurf village." The hotel consists of individual tiki huts on the beach. You fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the beach and wake up to the birds chirping. Ive always stayed in non- a/c cabinas but now they have a few with... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Negra

Address: Playa Negra | Paraíso, Santa Cruz 5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Santa Cruz
Price Range: RM321 - RM500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Playa Negra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The private bungalows offer privacy and proximity to beach.”
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 of 5 bubbles senorangela, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There all fairly private in this locale.”
 of 5 bubbles parker8001, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“With the wind blowing through you might not need the AC rooms”
 of 5 bubbles helmet4, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you're not accustomed to a warm climate, get a room with air conditioning.”
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“Definitely consider spending the extra money for the newer remodeled cabanas!”
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