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    Hotel Banana Azul

    Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
    011 506 2750 2035
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    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “ocean room” (53 reviews)
    “fun tours” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 February 2014

    When we planned our trip to Costa Rica, it was important to stay at a place where we could get a good feel of this beautiful country and their culture. I felt we accomplished that at Banana Azul. The rooms were unique and representative of...More

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    Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

    We stayed 4 nights at Banana Azul. The garden of the hotel, the pool as well as the location (next to the beach) are great but our rooms (3 nights in room 9 and 1 night in room 10) were not worth the money. Room...More

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    Response from colinsito, Manager at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 13 February 2014

    Culture in Latin America and especially tropical beach towns, brings a noisier and earlier experience. Given that you, like me are from colder countries we live in well sealed houses and are not subject to as much external noise and sun comes up much later...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2014

    We had Gecko Trail Adventures arrange private transportation for us from San Jose to Banana Azul. We took the alternate route along Hwy #10 through Cartago, Turrialba and up to Siquirres. This very scenic and windy route took 7 hours which included a stop in...More

    4  Thank bluebomber
    Reviewed 7 February 2014

    We loved this place and spent most of our vacation at the hotel beach,pool and on our amazing balcony overlooking the beach. We stayed in the Howler Suite, I highly suggest it. David was so wonderful with his tips and knowledge of the area. Just...More

    2  Thank MinnesotaME
    Reviewed 6 February 2014

    This is definitely the place to stay if you travel to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We stayed in the Frog Room and I think that was the best room. The landscaping is absolutely gorgeous. I even got to meet the man who designed...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$65 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Also Known As
    • Banana Azul Hotel ,
    • Banana Azul Puerto Viejo ,
    • Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
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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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    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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    "Hotel designed to rest"
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    "Howler Room is awesome"
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    "I think the Howler suite would be quieter, since there is no one on each side"
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    "Ocean and Partial Ocean views are wonderful!"
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