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    Hotel Banana Azul

    Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
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    • Average3%
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    Travellers talk about
    “ocean room” (51 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    During a recent visit to the Puerto Viejo area – South Caribbean coast in Costa Rice, we by accident came across this hotel and restaurant. We simply saw a sign board with their name on the main drag and decided to take a drive. Be...More

    Thank bones007
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    In general this is outstanding place to relax. And I mean it! We had the smallest (cheapest) room available and it was too small for comfort ar anything... Colibri room was TOO DARK, and not clean. That is something you could do better with: lights,...More

    Thank 4artot
    Response from sleephood, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 5 days ago

    Hi 4artot, Thank you for your comments and for also pointing out that you chose the most economic option. It is a small room, which is why we built the outside covered deck with hammocks and lounge chairs so that people have double the amount...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We arrived about 8.30 after an internal flight. We received a lovely welcome, a tour of the hotel and breakfast. Much to our delight our room was ready by 9.30. We had an ocean view room, plenty of space and cupboards for clothes. The balcony...More

    Thank Anthony C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The location is excellent, away from the highway and generally quiet. The staff is wonderful and service is possibly the best thing about Banana Azul along with the very excellent food and drink! I ate all my meals there! Why gamble on some joint in...More

    Thank Charlie D
    Response from colinsito, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Charlie, We really appreciate feedback from our clients and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay overall. I would like to mention that the in the description of the Tropical Bath Sute it is specified that the room is enclosed (this gives us...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Smashing boutique hotel with only 10 rooms and purely catering for adults. The staff here are amazing and really look after you. There are wonderful gardens which you can view from your balcony and just watch the vast array of colourful birds visit. Spotted a...More

    Thank markfT3842SX
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$74 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Also Known As
    • Banana Azul Hotel ,
    • Banana Azul Puerto Viejo ,
    • Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
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    TenilleM20
    25 August 2017|
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    Response from Roger S | Property representative |
    Hello, The walk from the Hotel to town is around 20 minutes. During the day time is safe and really beautiful, specially walking on the beach. During the night time is better take a cab ($5). We also have an inside... More
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    4077bike
    12 July 2017|
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    Response from colinsito | Property representative |
    On this side (Caribbean) of the country September and October are typically the driest months of the year. The water is also pretty calm, so it makes for a great time of the year to visit.
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    12 July 2017|
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    Response from colinsito | Property representative |
    On this side (Caribbean) of the country September and October are typically the driest months of the year. The water is also pretty calm, so it makes for a great time of the year to visit.
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    ""The Howler" is the best room."
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    "One of the 2 upstairs rooms on each end of the balcony. They come with that bit more space and you only have..."
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    "Upstairs do not have A/C, but the howler suite has the ocean view."
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    "Ocean Room #1 has a perfect setting of the beach and the Caribbean Sea"
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