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Playa Negra Guesthouse

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Kitchenette
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

We have stayed at Playa Negra Guesthouse many times while living in Costa Rica over the past two years. It is by far our favorite Costa Rican destination. The Guesthouse is cozy, well kept, beautiful, clean and relaxing. It is a very family-friendly environment; the...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2012

The Playa Negra Guesthouse was a lovely property. Our room at the front of the property was clean, comfortable, and well equipped. It was quiet at night. The rest of the property was very nicely designed, quiet, clean, and private, with a good pool and...More

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Response from campbegs, Owner at Playa Negra GuesthouseResponded 14 September 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay at Playa Negra Guesthouse and your kind words regarding the accommodations, garden and pool. Please note that, while we do not serve breakfast, our cottages have fully equipped kitchens and our guest rooms come...More

Reviewed 20 August 2012

Great place to spend some days in the relaxing Costa Rica's Caribean. The place was built with a great taste and has an amazing tropical garden with a beautiful pool. We really enjoyed our time there. We spend 5 days there (3 of them in...More

1  Thank Bego G
Reviewed 10 August 2012

I just stayed at Greg and Michel's lovely guesthouse with my 9-year old son a few weeks ago for 5 nights. I could write a long review about how wonderfully nice they were, how spottlessly clean the place was, the beautiful grounds, the great pool........More

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Reviewed 10 August 2012

No better place to stay if you are going to be in the area of Cahuita. If you are heading to Puerto Viejo and considering bypassing Cahuita, reconsider and stop a few days. The vibe here is more relaxed and considerably more Costa Rican. The...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 70 - USD 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
USD 70 - USD 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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marybjp
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Response from Franciny C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a few breakfast options.
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Lori A
16 June 2016|
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Response from gyo2014 | Reviewed this property |
Arenal is about 90 kms northwest of San José; Cahuita to San José is about a 3½ hour drive. I would easily add another 2 hours to get to Arenal and this if traffic is good! A better option is to stay in Alajuela first, visit... More
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Response from Stephanie H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer. We had rented a car because we planned to travel to various parts of the country while we were there. If you've already made arrangements to stay at Playa Negra, you could try to reach out to... More
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"many to choose from for your needs"
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"Possibly a second floor room on the main building would be cooler...but I'd get a room elsewhere with AC!"
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"All the view from all the room are nice ! You always have something nice to see :)"
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"You really can't go wrong in any room of this amazing resort. Highly recommended!!"
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