Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel with free breakfast and outdoor pool


Situated by the ocean, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Black Sand Beach and within 9 mi (15 km) of Punta Uva Beach and Cahuita National Park. Grand Beach and Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca-Manzanillo are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

An outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club, and free use of bicycles are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include concierge services, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance.

Room Amenities

All 10 individually decorated rooms have 2 bedrooms and feature free WiFi and private yards. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, VIP Hotel Playa Negra provides a 24-hour health club and complimentary bicycles. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. This Puerto Viejo hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

VIP Hotel Playa Negra is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Separate living room 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 9 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A 24-hour health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the hotel. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Cash Deposit Required

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 200000 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel VIP Playa Negra
  • Negra VIP
  • VIP Hotel Playa Negra
  • VIP Hotel Playa Negra Puerto Viejo
  • VIP Playa Negra
  • VIP Playa Negra Puerto Viejo
  • VIP Hotel Playa Negra Costa Rica/Limon

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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