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Hotel Banana Azul

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“howler suite”(75 reviews)
“ocean room”(55 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 December 2012

We traveled to Costa Rica with our two kids, who are 20 and 18 for 11 days. Four of these were at Banana Azul. We had traveled to Puerto Viejo a few years ago on a cruise tour, and wanted to come back for a...More

1  Thank Mr.Fishy
Reviewed 26 December 2012

This hotel was one of the best during our Costa Rica vacation, and I am saying that despite a reservation glitch, and having to move to a different hotel for our last night in Puerto Viejo. There was a mishap during our reservation because the...More

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Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 1 January 2013

Wow! You guys are just too sweet! You are the last people I would expect a good review from. We were really sorry about what happened and just felt awful about it. Then only to find out that it was your honeymoon added to our...More

Reviewed 25 December 2012

Banana Azul offers a wonderful opportunity to rest and slow down. It also has an on-site tour operator that offers a variety of activities for the adventurous. I’ve decided that the hotel and the area need, at least, two visits. The first to acclimate one’s...More

1  Thank TC-Houston
Reviewed 21 December 2012

What a special spot. Just a tiny bit outside of town (a good thing in my opinion), the small, intimate, hotel is right on the beach. Each of the 8 rooms on the top floor have a peek of the ocean. Two have full ocean...More

1  Thank ernieLoomisCa
Reviewed 11 December 2012

As other reviews state, this hotel is one of the best in the areas. The service and food was great. The atmosphere set the tone. Early morning coffee on the beach was a plus. The down side was that we went during the rainy season...More

1  Thank Chicagopanicman
Response from colinsito, Owner at Hotel Banana AzulResponded 18 December 2012

We are sorry it rained during your stay. November tends to be the month with the most rain (Dec runs a close 2nd). I am happy you were able to see our positive side despite the weather. I hope we can accomodate you again. Sept...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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
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Price range
US$64 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$64 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (137)
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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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