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Cafe Playa Negra

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$100*
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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

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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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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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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

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I went to Costa Rica trying to find something that was missing in my life . The country was beautiful , but what I needed and found was in the hearts of the people . Go to the cafe meet some real locals indulge yourself in the amazing food, feel the PURA VIDA in a safe clean place . It's...

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Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed at the Café Playa Negra Hotel for seven nights and had a great time. The people who work there are wonderful, especially Ezio, the hotel manager. He's always there when you have a question or need advice. He helped us rent a surfboard and told us how to get the best transfer to our next destination. He's truly...

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

Thanks for you kind words and nice comments, specially on Ezio, he is doing a fantastic job for us.

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I go to Cafe Playa Negra once or twice every year to eat well, sleep like a baby and not feel like I'm in a "all inclusive" American safe zone, where everything is bland, boring, VERY expensive and prepared without any imagination. Picture the Marriott resort not too far. At Cafe Playa Negra the staff is like family, they treat...

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Thank you very much for your kind words and wonderful review.

Phoenix, Az
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Playa Negra for a week and ate most of our meals at our beach house but we enjoyed our dinner here so much we went back on our last night. Super nice service and great food. My son is a very picky eater but raved about his meals. Make sure to save room for dessert!!

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Thanks We do our best

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: €78 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I only ate at the restaurant. I did see a pool and it's a short walk to the great beach of Playa Negra!”
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“All rooms are nice, but corners have more light.”
Lucabentivo, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All of them are great, the big decision is simply how many people are in your group”
rickien2016, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms I believe are great we had 3 adults in ours and a corner room it was great”
719soniad, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are larger”
Lucabentivo, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
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