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Hotel Banana Azul

Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
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    “howler suite” (67 reviews)
    “ocean room” (51 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    All reviews howler suite ocean room the red frog room garden bath koi pond gecko trail adventures dogs and cats tour desk our honeymoon san jose large balcony open air playa negra black sand beach walk along the beach grounds are beautiful lounge chairs bug spray private beach walk to town
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My husband and I just got back from our 3 night stay at Hotel Banana Azul, and we absolutely loved it! The room, the food, the drinks, the staff...everything was great! We stayed in Breeze 1, and the upstairs patio with the hammocks was our...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We just spent 3 nights at Hotel Banana Azul, and our only problem was that we had to leave! We stayed in the Red Frog room and it was wonderful. The private deck and plunge pool were such nice luxuries. As I have read in...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I have been a client of Banana Azul since 2010 and have recommended both friends and coworkers to stay there. I recently made a reservation and it turns out some random travel code was applied to my reservation giving me a lower rate. A month...More

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    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana Azul

    You almost know for sure, that having to tell a customer that the price they were quoted was wrong and the actual price is higher, is never going to go over well. However, if I am shopping in a store and I go up the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I actually don't know where to start, we loved our stay at Banana Azul so so much. We actually can't wait to return upon our next trip to Costa Rica. The location was brilliant, yet quiet. Only 5-10 mins taxi ride from the local town/restaurants...More

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    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana Azul

    Hi there. Thank you for the kind review. We aware that we have some areas that can be improved and we strive to get better each day. It is good that you mentioned the sound transference in the Tropical Bath Suite, as it can be...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Didn't want to leave. It felt like home from the day of our arrival. Our two floor villa provided space, comfort and privacy. The overall property was picture perfect for the tropical setting. The friendly English speaking staff couldn't do enough for you. Well located...More

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    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana Azul

    Thank you for choosing us. The villas are a really special project for us, so it's great to hear positive feedback. We actually have some future plans to improve them even more. It's a secret for now, but maybe you will get to see it...

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    Traveller (1524)
    Room & Suite (335)
    Pool & Beach (241)
    Dining (118)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Alice S
    How is the drive from SJO airport to your location? Are there a lot of winding curvy roads or straight? I get motion sick fairly easily.
    11 March 2017|
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    Response from sleephood | Property representative |
    Hi Alice, You have to cross a mountain range in order to get to the Caribbean coast, so yes there is about an hour stretch of winding roads. There is also the option of flying from SJO airport to the Limón airport and then... More
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    Cynthia K
    which rooms have tv's
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Roger S | Property representative |
    Hola Cynthia! The rooms with TV are: Howler Suite, Tropical Bath Suite, Red Frog Suite, Tree House Apartment and Villas Banana Verde. Hope to meet you soon! Pura vida
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    Keepthosefeetmovin
    Is there a market in town where we can purchase beer and other snacks? We are staying in tree house apt and hoped to keep some beverages and snacks in refrigerator. Also, do they have teas as well as coffee or should I bring tea bags?
    26 January 2017|
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    Response from colinsito | Property representative |
    Hola. Welcome. The Tre House apartment used to be my house. It was the first building I built here and it has very special meaning to me. Yes, there are many markets where you can buy almost anything you need. There is... More
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    Room Tips
    "The ground floor rooms are amongst the restaurant and reception - please be aware the walls are not..."
    cocktailsandsun, 7 days agoRead review
    "Pay a bit more for a private villa (actually four two story apartments) with garden, balcony, pool +."
    The B, 9 days agoRead review
    "The Howler Suite has the best porch and the best view!"
    Lynn H, 10 days agoRead review
    "We stayed in Ocean room 4 which was we thought the best room in the house"
    doug5, 14 days agoRead review
    "Rooms facing the ocean will have the best air flow and make reservations for dinner early"
    Kmaldonado1111, 15 days agoRead review
    "Choose an upper level room for a nice breeze at night."
    Sermenom, 21 days agoRead review
    "Loved having the entire Red Frog + Treehouse building to ourselves."
    Barbara D, 1 month agoRead review
    "The beach views are in the main hotel, but the villas offer the most amenities."
    Jonathon P, 1 month agoRead review
    "Go with the Villas across the street. You will not regret it!"
    Sean M, 1 month agoRead review
    "If you can get one of the apartments do it! Full kitchen and sooo cool!!"
    Jill P, 1 month agoRead review
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