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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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Ranked #1 of 3 Guapiles B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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11 hotel reviews
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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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Stone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We spent one night here as a stopping point between a traverse from Montezuma and Tortuguero (It's a long journey) and we had a comfortable stay. It is situated on the river from which it takes its name and it does mean that it isn't the quietest place you'll ever stay (the river rushes past 24/7) but you do quickly... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I followed the instructions on this lodge's website in order to travel there from San Jose by coach: they worked perfectly. For the next day the lodge owner arranged a taxi to take me back to the tram in the nearby forest preserve, and I was able to flag down a coach from there back to San Jose. The afternoon... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is far from everything and you don't even have the joy of being close to nature. There is nothing around it. In one side you have the river (no direct access from the property) and in the other side there is an unpaved road in really bad shape that goes through a small neighborhood. Our cabin was very... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

It's not really difficult to locate Casa Rio Blanco when we arrived with our rent car (GPS helped a lot). The host was really great lady; she's lovely and friendly. She certainly welcomes everyone, including gay and lesbian people with open arms. The garden is beautiful and neat, and also, the rooms with privacy bathrooms and patios are excellent. Healthy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

1. Safe 2. Friendly and accommodating 3. Pretty location on river I would recommend having your own transportation if you stay here. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. Breakfast and dinner were very good. The rooms were clean and met our expectations, basic but what we expected. Warm showers, drinking water, wifi and privacy.

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