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    Hotel Banana Azul

    Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
    011 506 2750 2035
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    • Average3%
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    “howler suite” (74 reviews)
    “ocean room” (52 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 January 2014

    My wife and I stayed here during our stay in Puerto Viejo. The place is a 20-30min walk from town which means it is quite at night and no traffic or barking dogs nearby. We rented bikes one day and rode to Playa Uva which...More

    Thank Christopher1384
    Reviewed 21 January 2014

    We had mixed feelings about our stay at Banana Azul - some aspects were great and others disappointing. Like a reviewer below we thought it would be most helpful to list the pros and cons.

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Gecko Adventures has a desk at reception and the...More

    2  Thank Hannah W
    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 28 January 2014

    I am sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. After reading your review I immediately consulted my front desk staff to find out why these issues were not addressed during your stay. I was saddened to hear that nothing was reported to the...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2014

    Very nice hotel. Lovely gardens, swimming pool and right on the beach with beachchairs and a bar. Good athmosphere. Lovely staff. Food is very good. The bathroom is although covered open. The bedroom can be closed from the outdoors and has a good fan above...More

    1  Thank Ennis270
    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 18 January 2014

    Thanks for your kind words. I too am always surprised there are not more bugs. But when people ask me about bugs, I never know what to tell them as I have really no idea what constitutes a lot of bugs. We all would have...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2014

    The hotel is very beautiful and steps from an equally beautiful beach. The staff is very friendly and responsive to requests. However, there were a few annoying things that kept popping up: (1) Even if you're one of only a couple people sitting at a...More

    Thank Sam G
    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 18 January 2014

    Thanks for your feedback. Great to hear that despite our shortcomings, you still were very positive about your experience. I checked with desk staff and they wished you had said something during your stay or upon checkout about the hot water. Apparently one other guest...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

    Had the best time at this hotel. Was only able to book in one night as it was high season. Next time I am in Puerto Viejo I will plan ahead and stay here for the whole trip. Friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms, great...More

    Thank PeterBruceG
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$68 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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    Julie B
    3 October 2017|
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    Response from colinsito | Property representative |
    I just spoke with our partner tour company, Caribe Fun Tours and here is their answer. "It probably will not sell out they should book at least 24 hours in advance and we just need to make sure that the guys (guides) are in... More
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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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    "There is one ocean facing room. I had room #5 which allowed you a view of the lush landscape and the pool. I..."
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