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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this property. Everyone is very friendly and attentive of you. The food is delicious and fresh. I am definably returning to this property with my family. I loved the property, the people, the location. Everything was perfect!!!! This was by far the best vacation

Date of stay: January 2018
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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 11 January 2018

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

Date of stay: December 2017
9  Thank cindysG9062DN
Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 3 March 2018

Hey Cindy. Thanks so much for your great review. I am happy you and your daughter had such a great time. Looks like you packed a lot into your trip. And yes, Pecora Negra is pricey, but it is where I go when I want...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay here! The staff of BA is very nice and helpfull. We had a nice room with clean bathroom, bed and big balcony with hammock, chairs and table. The semi-private beach was very relaxing were you could get Coconuts (free), eat...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Paul5678Paul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The photos of this place do not do it justice. The grounds are so beautiful! Every staff member was extremely kind and helpful. The beach was fine (nothing compared to nearby Punta Uva etc), but my husband and I really enjoyed lounging at the beach...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank afsandberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far our favorite place we stayed in Costa Rica! Photos do not do it justice. The staff is amazing, food delicious and rooms are out of this world! We did The Howler Suite and the treehouse Apartment. This is a must if...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Description
The Banana Azul hotel is a small and simple hotel north of town on Playa Negra. The small boutique hotel has been created with care using local products and a philosophy that emphasizes relaxation. We cater to More adults, 16 years and over. Blooming gardens adorn the property, as does several freely-hanging hammocks, providing the perfect spot for afternoon napping or leisurely reading. A meandering pond inhabited by fish and turtles flows through portions of the property adding a lighter element to the ongoing natural soundtrack of waves crashing against the shoreline. The hotel consists of 22 beautiful guest rooms with private baths, fans (some with A/C), and free WiFi. Most rooms are on the second floor of the main building, and open onto a large veranda with sweeping ocean views and of the garden. Banana Azul offers its guests a quaint restaurant that serves a complimentary filling breakfast, variety of lunch options and refreshing drinks throughout the day and a relaxing three entre dinner option in a romantic atmosphere at night. Caribe Fun Tours is on site to assist with tours and transportation needs and can assist with a variety of package options including visits to the Arenal Volcano, canopy tours, snorkeling trips, and even rafting excursions. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$61 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$61 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Room & Suite (515)
Pool & Beach (337)
Dining (140)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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ddm1164
7 December 2018|
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Response from rsansf | Property representative |
Hola! The Beach Front Apartment has AC in the rooms. The leaving room and kitchen has big windows that can be opened (mosquito nets included) or perfect closed to use the air from the rooms. We hope to meet you soon! Pura... More
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ALuisNYC
25 August 2018|
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Response from ALuisNYC | Reviewed this property |
It’s AWESOME that you have this policy and you trust! It’s hard to find that but sometimes people takes advantage! Thanks for having such a great place and I did give you guys a great review! Pura Vida!
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Sybil T
27 April 2018|
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Response from rsansf | Property representative |
Sorry Sybil but I’m not sure which festival are you referring. In October there is the Carnival in Limon (50kms) from Puerto Viejo and the Hotel. Also Puerto Viejo celebretes it and as I said we are located 1.5kms from... More
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kaylag98
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"We stayed in one of the villas, which gave us room to spread out for a week and was very private, with its..."
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"Sloth room"
puravidagrl
8 Nov 2018
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"If you need AC, be sure to ask which rooms have it. In October, fans were enough for me."
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7 Nov 2018
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