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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 June 2011

We had a very very warm welcome in hotel Guarana, Puerto Viejo by Paolo. Paolo and his staff made our stay very nice! We stayed a couple of nights. He made sure we had everything we needed and he likes to make conversation with his guests.And creates a very good vibe. He's a very likeable and social person. The hostel...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2011

Step behind the gates of Hotel Guarana and you've found a jewel box on a quiet street in the center of Puerto Viejo. The hotel is beautifully and colorfully furnished thanks to husband and wife owners Paolo and Giovanna. You'll be mesmerized by the murals and mosaics that are found throughout the hotel. The rooms are very comfortable and all...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 March 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed there for two weeks and absolutely loved it. Our bed was comfy that they changed the sheets every two days. There was a great fan that kept the room cool and drowned out the outside noise. The staff is so friendly and helpful. I thought it was a prime location, especially if you're are someone...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 8 February 2011

I stayed at the Hotel Guarana with my husband, sister-in-law and my two young kids for a little over a week this January. Our initial plan was to only stay only two nights, but because of the comfortable low-key ambience and amazing staff we extended our stay. We loved using the kitchen to cook breakfast-which we ate each morning in...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 24 January 2011

A very nice, clean, safe place to stay. Close to the main street life. Some images from my trip, including PV and Cabinas Guarana, are here: http://www.exceptionallight.com/idlepixel/tripToPuertoViejo.pdf

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 January 2011

I'll be specific. The Hotel is very nice, the rooms clean and the location is very good. But there were several problems: We stayed three days, never gave us towels. When we went to pay, they charged us 20 dollars more than the day we arrived because the receptionist made a mistake. The hotel's owner lives right there with his...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 January 2011

I must start off by saying that after traveling to over 80 countries, I have never been so nervous for my safety/personal valuables as I was in Puerto Viejo. I was there in October 2010 and it seemed every other person I talked with, expat or traveler, had been robbed in some manner. While I was there two American's were...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2011

I stayed for 9 days and overall, had an excellent experience. The manager was very pleasant and helpful, the room was pretty good, the front porch looked out onto a lush tropical garden, and the hotel was in a good, quiet, but very convenient location. Overall, the hotel was attractive and quiet, but not isolated-feeling. The value was good although...

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Vashon Washington, USA
Reviewed 10 November 2010

With all the warnings in travel guides about not being able to get a good night's sleep in PV town, I beg to differ in the case of Cabinas Guarana. This place is a deal and a value. The first impression always happens with me at reception, and Alma did not disappoint. A smile (yes!) and offer to show us...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 August 2010

I had a spectacular stay at Cabinas Guarana in Puerto Viejo. For one week I traveled alone on the Caribbean Coast and I spent six nights at the Guarana. The owner, Paolo, is truly a sweetheart. He was very kind and welcoming, as were the rest of the staff-- Alma and Noemi. Everyone that I came in contact with was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Guarana is a small hotel full of owners charm. We have 12 rooms individually uniquely decorated. We are situated in one of the most quiet and central streets in Puerto Viejo, 200 m. Only steps to beach and restaurants. The hotel is safe, private and set in a lush tropical garden of flowers and fauna. Services include; Wireless, Laundry, safe in room. English, German, Spanish, French & Italian spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guarana

Address: Puerto Viejo Center | 200 north bridge 50 meters east, 25 north, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 41001, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: €44 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Guarana Hotel Puerto Viejo
Hotel Guarana Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
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“rooms 6, 7 and 8 seemed to be the quietest area.”
 of 5 bubbles v00d00j, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 - wifi reached the room & verandah”
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 of 5 bubbles Newmorton, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“away from the main path near reception would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles tdglaad, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms get wifi now so there is no bad room and it's lights out at 9pm for kitchen and front desk so very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles rr312, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Try to get one with a hammock.”
 of 5 bubbles Jean2399, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
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