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Casa Rio Blanco

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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
gjwater Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, parents and 13 year old daughter stayed for 3 nights at the B&B in August. We had a great time and good food. The owner is very charming and she is a great cook, the pasta was delicious. The 1-day trip to Tortuguero was nice and very affordable (use your own car and go by ferry for the last... More

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Burbank, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a rustic, yet civilized experience, you will love this place! The cabins are nice, and the rainforest is right there! We saw a sloth from the breakfast area! Also, Annette is amazing! A very nice woman. In addition, she welcomes gays and lesbians with open arms. Great stay!

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Cardiff,Wales
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We spent our first night in Costa Rica in Casa Rio Blanca. We arrived in San Jose at 1.00pm and wanted somewhere to stay en route to La Paviona from where we were taking a boat to Tortuguera the following day. It was a relatively easy drive of less than 2 hours to get there from the airport. The individual... More

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Central Oregon, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the 3rd time I have stayed at Rio Blanco and it has to be my favorite place to stay in Costa Rica. The cabins are set under the rainforest canopy and you get the full effect of the rainforest> sights sounds, smells and tranquility. Annette is a great cook and if very flexible with meal planning. The lodge... More

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Baden, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

This place was a great little find! At last an eco lodge without the extortionate price tag! Set on the edge of the rain forest, the lodges were well kept, clean and had hot showers. The best bit of all was watching the fire flies light up the night sky and listening to the noise of the jungle at night!... More

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Immendingen, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This casa was one of our highlights during our trip through Costa Rica. The separate lodges are very clean and comfortable. In the night you can hear the jungle and see a lot of fireflys. The owner is a really nice and helpful lady from the Netherlands. The breakfast was delicious the dinner ok. If we didn't had already another... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed at the Casa Rio Blanco for two night during our trip to Costa rica and highly recommend it. The couple that own the cabins are very friendly and were super helpful in introducing us to a guide in the Tortuguero National Park. Which is a MUST SEE as it's breathtaking. Ask for the guide Castor when you're there.... More

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Alberta, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed at this charming lodge for our first night after a very long plane trip. It was exactly what we needed! Private grounds with lots of beautiful landscaping and birds, and perched on a bank with the soothing sounds of rushing water below. The owners Annette and Herbie got us settled in our rustic cabin and gave us ideas... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We arrived at midnight and were greeted warmly and settled into three days of a most beautiful setting in the Costa Rican Rainforest. We loved our conversations with Herbie and Annette, the owners. Our cabin was large, airy and very comfortable. Breakfast was customized for us. We received directions to special interest sites and enjoyed ourselves very, very much.

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This place is absolutely terrific. North Dallas it ain't, and never will be. Annette and Herbie are a Dutch couple who came to Costa Rica to life in the rainforest nine years ago. They bought this existing place, and have made it absolutely delightful. We spent three nights here before continuing on for a week-long tall-ship cruise. Oiled wood floor... More

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Address: 1 km South of the Rio Blanco bridge | P.O. Box 241-7210, Guapiles, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Guapiles
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