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    Hotel Banana Azul

    Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
    011 506 2750 2035
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “howler suite” (74 reviews)
    “ocean room” (55 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,355 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Our family of five stayed in Villa #2 for 3 nights. Pretty much brand new construction, superb architecture and furnishings, small private pool, and private balconies on the edge of the jungle. We had two sloths in the tree next to us. All of the...More

    Thank timbrie
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the moment we arrived with our complimentary pipa fria and welcome drink on the beach, the polite staff, great accommodations and good food, our entire stay at Banana Azul was awesome! We stayed at the hotel between Christmas and New Years, which was a...More

    Thank Cindy S
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The hotel grounds are beautiful and full of wildlife. They are well tended as are all the public areas with fish ponds, turtle and frog ponds. They will also loan binoculars and have a bird table to attract birdlife. The staff are very well trained...More

    Thank kateandmark
    Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Kate & Mark, I am sorry it seems we did not live up to your expectations. It's true that our more economical rooms are smaller and not equipped with air conditioning. This is one of the main reasons we recommend reading and booking directly...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed for 2 nights in the Cabin Breeze Room 1. We arrived quite late, both the reception staff and the bar staff were super helpful, we enjoyed our welcome drink and they made sure we had dinner before the kitchen closed. The main Hotel...More

    Thank Natalie H
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I stayed at the Breeze 1 room, a perfect rustic room at approx. 50m from the sea, great view, really relaxing, and totally worth it. The staff was also great, and I believe there is one good reason, around lunch time, I approached the front...More

    Thank Claudio G
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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$47 - US$154 (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/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
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    dyvegurl
    26 December 2017|
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    Response from Roger S | Property representative |
    Hello, The closest international airport is Juan Santamaría Internacional Airport, named as well SAN JOSE INT AIRPORT. Cheers, Roger.
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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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    Room Tips
    "Read room descriptions carefully before choosing as they are all different. te room descriptions are accurate"
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    "Ocean Room on second floor are our favorite ones - any of them are great."
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    "The upstairs rooms have no AC, but you don't need it."
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    "Red Frog suite was wonderful, had its own little private cool pool, a porch with table and hammock. Bathroom..."
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