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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 20 December 2014

My family and I recently spent the first two weeks in December in the beautiful Casa Ganesha house located in the Hotel Playa Negra compound. The close proximity to the restaurant was an added pleasure. The food and service were always outstanding. ChiChi, you are the best! The rest of the staff is amazing as well. The chef will actually...

1Thank D'Aun W
Mumbles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2014

First of all, the rooms were nice. Large and comfortable beds and very private. The location was incredible, smack back on an incredibly beautiful beach with amazing waves. The downside. We visited in September and there was literally no staff apart from cleaners or gardeners. Never did we meet a member of staff who would welcome us or give us...

2Thank Swanseadan84
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 15 July 2014

On a trip to Costa Rica we were looking for a true beach experience. Hotel Playa Negra offered just that with their picturesque bungalows or cabinas. Howler monkeys wake you in the morning and there is constant butterfly activity. Large flocks of brown pelicans cruise just above the waves. The beach is beautiful and is a surfer haven for both...

2Thank Michael N
Montréal, Québec
Reviewed 8 July 2014

The huts of the hotel are very nice and cozy, I had A/C in my room, couldn't of done it without. Although, the surf shop and restaurant/bar are really bad. First the restaurant, the service is very very slow, the food is good but they forgot my orders twice which is pretty annoying. Waiting one hour for a burger is...

3Thank Théo G
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I stayed late June and booked the older rooms without A/C, which was fine with the overhead fan. The room is minimal but comfortable and clean. Shower was also OK and internet good enough for skype and streaming. Food at the restaurant is good but depends on what you order and the staff is very friendly. It is pricier than...

1Thank Kutz
SF Bay
Reviewed 1 July 2014

My boyfriend & I came here for surf. I so wanted to like this place. I really do. I get that it's simple, minimal, and for surfers in mind who normally don't care for luxury amenities (as explained to me by my surfer bf). First of all, this is not a 4 star nor 5 star resort as some other...

1Thank amtaag
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Playa Negra is a sleepy surf town and Hotel Playa Negra is the place to stay. It is an easy drive from Liberia airport, close to many beaches. There is a pool, surf shop and open-air restaurant. The Cabinas can ft 4 though most comfortable for 2 people. They have an indoor/outdoor feel and you are very close the the...

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Vashon Washington, USA
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We stayed in a house nearby and patronized the hotel restaurant repeatedly. Great place to watch surfers, while dining and refreshing under the thatched hut. It was a great mix of locals, Brasilians, Americans, French, and Germans swirling in multinational conversations. The Patacones had a wonderful fresh salsa on each slice, artfully arranged. Typical local breakfast was wholesome and fresh....

1Thank Skrzypeks
Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Nice and relaxing beach front hotel! Cool atmosphere! Good restaurant and great friendly Staff. located 25 minute drive from Tamarindo and many othe amazing beaches, Avellanas, Nosara, Samara, Playa lagarto etccc Worthwhile visiting the place

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Viborg, Denmark
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Hotel Playa Negra was recommended to us by friends - and I can't thank them enough! This beautiful place couldn't have been better. Tranquility, laidback atmosphere, great people, great food, wonderful view of the ocean, surfers, locals using the beach as a second livingroom, the water, the pool - but most of all - a winderful staff, that makes you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service

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: $99 - $258 (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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“our room was at the road so noisy by 5:30 am--quieter in the units near the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 230erikb, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles MeghanCIsland, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
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