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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Playa Negra is about a 10 minute walk to the beach but is a clean and comfortable place to stay. Breakfast was always lovely and the staff was usually available when we needed. There isn't much for variety of places to stay in Playa Negra so this place ranked pretty good amongst them all. There are hostel and luxury...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had an incredible stay at Cafe Playa Negra. The staff was so kind and accommodating, the food/drinks were delicious, and we were a quick walk from the beautiful beach! So excited to come back soon.

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

We also enjoy your stay, hope to see you guys soon. Thanks

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at CPN- great value, inviting atmosphere, and delicious food and drinks at the restaurant. The location is also ideal with a short walk to the beach and 30-45 min drive to Tamarindo for additional activities. However the staff is the true highlight of this hotel! Dani, Janelle, and Lela took great care of us, and...

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Looking forward to have you back with us. Thanks

Paris, France
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Another overrated spot at the beach, price vs quality totally unbalanced. Anything coming with teriyaki sauce or any other "sauce" will be swimming on it, that's a pitty for the tuna & fish steaks, veggies way overcooked. The simplest things are usually the hardest to nail. Flavours ok, but nothing close to Peruvian cuisine. The ceviche is the closest thing...

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, as usual we will keep trying to do our best to improve for our customers. We have been doing it for the past 15 years with good results. Just to clarify, we are Peruvians and have a mix of Peruvian fusion cuisine and international. Peruvian cuisine comes in different ways and in Peru depends on where...

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great place, great vibe...Daniel the manager gave us a ton of great advice and made sure we had an amazing time in Playa Avellanas. Worth going there for a drink or dinner - the ceviche is amazing too.

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Cafe Playa Negra hits the spot in every way: it's clean, pretty, simple, comfortable, the food is great, the staff is lovely, and there are lots of spots to relax and hang out. I was a big fan of the terrace area outside of the rooms: very comfortable and inviting. It's near the beach, and the restaurant is great. Loved...

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Pura Vida

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I was advised, by some friends that have been to this restaurant before, to try their lunch menu. Absolutely incredible! The food was so fresh, flavourful and well seasoned. They make a great Piña Colada as well!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had a Negra breakfast and it was great. Sweet fruits, good fluffy pancakes and natural OJ. I've only tried breakfast here. But, overall, the service is excellent, there is this lovely waitress that is really helpful.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This place just feels like home! The manager speaks excellent English and makes you feel very welcome. He is an awesome surfer and can give you the inside scoop on all the best surf spots and conditions for each. The food is great as the menu has American favorites as well as typical Costa Rican dishes such as casadas, patacones,...

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Muchas Gracias

Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Hands down, Cafe Playa Negra was the highlight of our trip! My husband and I had never been to Costa Rica and decided to try out a couple of places starting with Playa Negra and I'm glad we did!!! This beautiful hideaway is a Spanish style with a tree house feel to it hotel, making you feel like you have...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write this kind review. Pura Vida

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great hotel with good prices, A/C, wi-fi and swimming pool. The best food and prices for the adventurous that want to try the energizing peruvian ceviche or for the most conservative that want a fine Tuna steak or a good hamburguer. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Surf videos, bar and great music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Playa Negra

Address: Main street | Frente Mini Super Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Negra
Price Range: €92 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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