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Casa Rio Blanco

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1 km South of the Rio Blanco bridge | P.O. Box 241-7210, Guapiles, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let's start by the positive : this place is absolutely great. The cabanas are elegant yet simple, you are surrounded by lush vegetation, a ton of hummingbirds will come right by your balcony/terrasse, it's amazing. And just a few hundreds meters away from the place, you get to swim right into the wild Rio Blanco river. I had this fabulous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent our dream night at Casa Rio del Blanco last week, when we were coming back from a rafting trip in Rio Paquare. We had this amazing impression to be alone sleeping outside in the jungle! All the little wooden lodges have superb view on the jungle, beautiful terrasses and are yet very confortable. The home-made dinner and breakfast... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was only here for one night but could have easily stayed longer. I used this B&B in Guapiles as a stopover from San Jose to Tortuguero and am SO glad that I did. First, getting out of San Jose the day of my flight was a great decision in itself. But then retiring at this eco-lodge after a long... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was our final destination and I have to admit it was very rustic but what a treat! We stayed 2 nights. The owner was very accommodating, and breakfast was great. We ate dinner there on our 2nd night and it was delicious. We saw tucans from our cabin and a sloth came down the tree 10 feet from our... More 

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Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Casa Rio Blanco experience was fantasic for our family. Hosts, Herbie and Annette, have created an incredibly beautiful garden estate. Their cliff side cabins are surrounded by lush, showy gardens filled with sculptures, waterfall and pools. Each of the cabins look down to the dramatic Rio Blanco River, and are clean, eco-style and comfortable. I had never slept in... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We only stayed for 1 night on the way up to San Jose but really enjoyed this lovely spot . The owners were cool & the breakfast was a treat . the cabina well rustic . After a fine sleep we awoke to the rainforest sounds , refreshed & ready for a walk down to the river before heading off... More 

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Deurne, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed for 3 nights, we had a clean room and a great view at our cabin and we welcomed by the friendly hosts. We had a great time at tortuguero with the tip they gave us to ride with castor. When all other guided boats were going forward he stopped and pointed us wildlife all others... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Detailed decoration. The place is surrounded by rivers and creeks. The nature absorbes you on the night . Really an eco lodge . Warm customer service. Clean rooms. The food is just heavenly. Definitely recommended.

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Cranbrook, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed at the Casa Rio Blanco Eco-Lodge B&B March 2015. We reserved two cabins for two nights via email for our party of six. The property was described as rustic cabinas in the mountains overlooking the river. We were greeted by a locked gate at around 4pm and a rude woman who runs the place. She crossed the line... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed at Casa Rio Blanco for 3 nights. The room/cabin was basic, but clean. We had a king size bed! Unfortunately, it rained the whole time we were there. Annette helped us choose a spot to hike (we avoided the rain for 2 hours) and arranged for us to go on the Zipline using her discount. The zipline was... More 

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