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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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    “howler suite” (73 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 1 April 2014

    There are so many great reviews and pics of this resort that can't really add much it's a beautiful small hotel with great staff. We stayed in the treehouse apt. for a week and would go back in a second. The apt. is so awesome,...More

    Thank chicasluvflexico
    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    My wife and I plus two friends just spent four days in the Banana Azul. The hotel is located close (not more than 100 yards) to the Caribbean Sea and is surrounded by tropical trees and plants and gives you the feeling of being in...More

    1  Thank Hans-Juergen H
    Reviewed 30 March 2014

    Well, Lynn and I went outside our comfort zone on this vacation. We chose to head for the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. As a diver, I am looking for great, unknown and lightly-used dive sites. Puerto Viejo, CR looked like just the place. Unfortunately...More

    Thank dmalcolm72
    Reviewed 28 March 2014

    While we had a great stay at Banana Azul, I can see why it might not be for everyone. I usually take cruises and/or stay in large resorts, so I was very worried about staying here. I thought it would be too rustic. I was...More

    1  Thank KEG17
    Reviewed 25 March 2014

    Beautiful setting, good food and drinks, awesome beach and great tours. We chose the Dolphin room due to the larger size and large deck but it was not the right choice for us in the end. Being a light sleeper, the lack of soundproofing and...More

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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 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 Romantic 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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    Room Tips
    ""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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