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Playa Negra Guesthouse

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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“blue cottage”(34 reviews)
“playa negra”(83 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

We spent a few days here around Christmas and had a wonderful stay. The owners are very helpful and have good humor. The cottages are clean and crisp, ready to welcome relaxation for the entire family. The beach is right across the dirt road, with...More

Thank Laura908
Reviewed 6 January 2013

our stay at this hotel matched the other positive reviews for it. the accommodations were very comfortable, the location off the busy path but close enoug to see and do things, and the managers helpful and accessible but not intrusive. I can't imagine a better...More

Thank klyncher
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Out of all guesthouses we used in Costa Rica, this is by far our favourite. Clean, comfortable rooms, very usable porch in front of rooms, gives privacy and comfortable seats, excellent swimming pool, and greatest garden we've seen in Costa Rica. The owners are super...More

Thank dverbo
Reviewed 13 December 2012

My husband and I just returned from a two night stay at Playa Negra Guesthouse. We were looking for something small, secluded and peaceful, and it far exceeded our expectations. The grounds are breathtaking, the cottage comfortable and cozy and the owners warm, friendly and...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 12 December 2012

My husband and me were travelling in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. After arriving in Cahuita we were looking for a nice, relaxing and comfortable hotel and as we found the Playa Negra Guesthouse we really knew that we found the perfect place to stay!!!!...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$70 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$70 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Pool & Beach (116)
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marybjp
26 March 2017|
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Response from Franciny C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a few breakfast options.
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Lori A
16 June 2016|
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Response from gyo2014 | Reviewed this property |
Arenal is about 90 kms northwest of San José; Cahuita to San José is about a 3½ hour drive. I would easily add another 2 hours to get to Arenal and this if traffic is good! A better option is to stay in Alajuela first, visit... More
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5 May 2016|
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Response from Stephanie H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer. We had rented a car because we planned to travel to various parts of the country while we were there. If you've already made arrangements to stay at Playa Negra, you could try to reach out to... More
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"many to choose from for your needs"
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"Possibly a second floor room on the main building would be cooler...but I'd get a room elsewhere with AC!"
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"All the view from all the room are nice ! You always have something nice to see :)"
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"You really can't go wrong in any room of this amazing resort. Highly recommended!!"
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