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Cafe Playa Negra

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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

The rooms here are great. Comfy beds. Clean. The showers are amazing. The staff is even more amazing! 8 minute walk to the most amazing beach. Make sure you book a tour with Lula!! Can't wait till My next visit.

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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed in Cafe for a week and had an amazing experience, always felt like home. Excellent food and hospitality from the employees and the owners. Delicious food and great service. Clean and good rooms. Love it! 100% recomended. Just come and prepare yourself to enjoy a great time.

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I continue to be surprised and amazed by the exquisite tastes of Hotel Cafe Playa Negra. A small and economic 6 rooms hotel, always clean and fresh with an attentive and corteous staff. And then there is the food, Peruvian food at its best. Fresh fish right out of the ocean made into ceviche, tiradito and plates that are world...

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Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

This was the most expensive room we got on our two month trip, mostly because we stayed in a few hostels and used airbnb. At 65$ it was amazing, great bed and shower, and can't complain about the AC! Very stylish and great shared space on the patio outside. We were told breakfast was included, which we were excited for,...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I had never been so far off the beaten track, nor even stayed in a hostel before. The first time I saw the room, I was a little hesitant at first. In a few hours, I was as in love with this hotel as Playa Negra overall. The people who work here are awesome and totally live the pura vida...

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Thank Mel and Dave C
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 September 2014

This was a wonderful find on the main road in Playa Negra. We had our 55 pound dog with us - no problem. We arrived in time for dinner. I had wonderful Tuna Terriyaki and my husband enjoyed a big buger with mushrooms, cheese and fries. The margaritas were good - too good. We each had three! The rooms were...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2014

--Hotel food is tasty (Try the Rice with Beans - Delicious) --Staff is nice enough ###CONS -I believe the Hotel is very expensive for what it offers and where it is situated. ........There is a 5-10 min paveless road that needs to be taken to get to the hotel, from the paved road ........There are no lively Bars or club...

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Austin
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We did not stay at the hotel but came to their restaurant. My boyfriend and I loved it so much that we ate here every other day on our 10 day vacation. We still talk about how amazing the food was. Amazing!

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I left Monterrey, Mexico after an exhausting business trip and went directly to my favorite surf spot in the world, Playa Negra. As usual I stayed at Café Playa Negra where the food is beyond believe, the staff is like hanging out with friends, and the overall experience is always great. Lula, who also runs the shop next door, is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

We arrived at Cafe Playa Negra yesterday lunchtime after a long drive from the North. We had made a booking for two rooms via telephone the previous evening. When we turned up the young woman on 'reception' (note that there is no reception area, it's just the main bar in the restaurant) did not smile or say hello or have...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Dear Joanna I understand that the roads in Costa Rica can be punishing, especially if you have been traveling for many hours, with an older lady in your car, but even so, and the lack of a smile does not give you the right to such hurtful comments about us and our otherwise very appreciated Café Playa Negra establishment. It...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great hotel with good prices, A/C, wi-fi and swimming pool. The best food and prices for the adventurous that want to try the energizing peruvian ceviche or for the most conservative that want a fine Tuna steak or a good hamburguer. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Surf videos, bar and great music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Playa Negra

Address: Main street | Frente Mini Super Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Negra
Price Range: $94 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Cafe Playa Negra, Restaurant And Hotel
Cafe Playa Negra, Restaurant Hotel Playa Negra
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“I only ate at the restaurant. I did see a pool and it's a short walk to the great beach of Playa Negra!”
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“All rooms are nice, but corners have more light.”
 of 5 bubbles Lucabentivo, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All of them are great, the big decision is simply how many people are in your group”
 of 5 bubbles rickien2016, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms I believe are great we had 3 adults in ours and a corner room it was great”
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“Corner rooms are larger”
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