We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Playa Negra Guesthouse

Save
Traveller (342)
Room & Suite (330)
Pool & Beach (116)
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yellow cottage”(36 reviews)
“the cottages”(20 reviews)
“costa rica”(77 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Offers from Playa Negra Guesthouse
Offers & Announcements: Reserve directly and SAVE
Offers from Playa Negra Guesthouse
Offers & Announcements: Reserve directly and SAVE
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
6 May7 May
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 78.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cahuita hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f832f493fdfc4ba6abeeeb1c3d8462a2", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1230589,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[101607456],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":5,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":78,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"f832f493fdfc4ba6abeeeb1c3d8462a2","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":78,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":78,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Playa Negra Guesthouse","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY4MzJmNDkzZmRmYzRiYTZhYmVlZWIxYzNkODQ2MmEyIiwiQUlLIjoiZTFiZDNmMDBjODNkNDZiZjg2YTZjOGMxOGRhY2ZlNzUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "06/05/2018", "checkOut": "07/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 78", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"101607456":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"name":"ibex_mismatch_message"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (616)
There are newer reviews for Playa Negra Guesthouse
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
375 results
Traveller rating
358
15
0
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
358
15
0
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsyellow cottagethe cottagescosta ricapata negranational parkhowler monkeysguest housegorgeous beachsan josebeach towelspool housewonderful hostspositive reviewspunta uvanice poolwhole weekother guests
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
251 - 255 of 375 reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2012

This was our families ninth trip to Central America and we all agree,Playa Negra Guesthouse was the best accommodations we'd ever come across.The grounds were just beautiful including the pool and pool house.Our cottage was clean and comfortable[Blue Cottage] with all you'd need to make...More

Thank morgan2000
Reviewed 7 April 2012

My son and I took the public bus from San Jose to Cahuita and walked from the bus stop to the Guesthouse. Our room was spacious and perfectly clean and tidy. The grounds of the property are lush and meticulously maintained with a stunning range...More

Thank Jenny j
Reviewed 6 April 2012

I spent a week at this fabulous guesthouse and loved every minute. It is a very beautiful, secure location right across from the beach. Couldn't have been better. The owners go out of their way to be helpful. I felt very welcome -- It surpassed...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We stayed here in the yellow bungalow two nights and wouldn't change a thing!!!! The grounds are beautiful, by far the prettiest and most well maintained landscaping of the 3 places on the coast we stayed. What a charming location walking distance to a perfect...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We spent a fantastic week in Cahuita and staying at Playa Negra was the icing on the cake. Greg and Michel are wonderful hosts and have a gem of a spot. A stone's throw from the beach and close to the amazing Cahuita National Park,...More

Thank Lorraine D
View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 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
Details
Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (342)
Room & Suite (330)
Pool & Beach (116)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
marybjp
26 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Franciny C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a few breakfast options.
0
Votes
Lori A
16 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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
0
Votes
susanmix
5 May 2016|
Answer
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
1
Vote
Room Tips
"many to choose from for your needs"
Read review
"Possibly a second floor room on the main building would be cooler...but I'd get a room elsewhere with AC!"
Read review
"All the view from all the room are nice ! You always have something nice to see :)"
Read review
"You really can't go wrong in any room of this amazing resort. Highly recommended!!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing