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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 11 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 28 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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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

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

Phoenix, Az
Reviewed 23 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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Carlos V, Director of Sales at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks We do our best

Reviewed 4 June 2016

Cafe Playa Negra is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica. Whether you are going with your family, you friends, or on a romantic get away this is the perfect place to enjoy it. The accommodations are cozy, the staff friendly, food tasty, and drinks refreshing. We stayed in room #1 and could not be any happier....

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice words.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 May 2016

wow, loved this place. we arrived early for lunch but was offered a cold beer and to hang by the pool until the restaurant opened, I think they knew we walked and we were pouring sweat, so it was a much needed relief - how awesome is that! Absolutely beautiful wood work, from the doors to the picnic bench -...

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your words.

Rocky Point, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on the first night. It Was delicious. Will definitely go back. My sister is a vegan and she loved the curry vegetables dish. Everything tastes fresh. Everyone in the place is so friendly also. If your going to playa negra have to stop in there.

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review Pura Vida

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We are here right now staying in room 6. Bunk bed and queen bed. Very relaxed atmosphere. Lovely locals and dinner at restaurant downstairs was excellent. Chilling on the bed outside watching ticos and surfers go by. We do have an 11 year old and 14 year old with us. They are a little bored but they have their phones...

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice words. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

It's clean, has the basic amenities, free access to wifi and has a restaurant/bar located on the lower main level of the place. Five minute walk to the beach and an awesome pizzeria just across the street. Pool was small but nice for a late night dip to cool off, also had an awesome little gallery that also offered tours...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We opened the restaurant at 5 PM, they have a variety of beverages and a wide range of foods on the menu. We enjoyed the MahiMahi, chicken dishes and the quesadilla. If you are looking for variety on the menu this is you place. The waitress's English was much better than our Spanish! Give it a try you won't be...

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I am glad you enjoyed your dinner at the Cafe and hope you liked peruvian food. Have a Great Day. Pura Vida

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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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: $128 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are nice, but corners have more light.”
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“All of them are great, the big decision is simply how many people are in your group”
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“All rooms I believe are great we had 3 adults in ours and a corner room it was great”
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“Corner rooms are larger”
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