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Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn

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Apartado Postal 41, Santa Barbara 3009, 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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

What an incredible respite from a hectic life. The tranquility of this small, impeccably maintained resort is a breath of fresh air. The rooms are beautiful , luxurious, and functional.....with awesome views from the private decks to a well stocked and affordable mini bar to the luxurious tubs and spa quality toiletries. The staff is incredibly accommodating , welcoming, and... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jonesgirl97; Thank you so much for taking time to write this nice review. We are always so moved and happy to hear that our efforts have succeeded in giving you a really meaningful trip as well as "de-crazing" you. This is usually fomented by our great staff who love their jobs and our guests. Thanks again and we will... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It is beautiful. The staff is helpful. The food was good. What more is there? I highly encourage you to splurge and treat yourself to this first class hotel. There is art everywhere and a view all the way to San Jose. We loved our stay!

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Maryann S; We appreciate you taking time to write in to TA and we hope we will see you again in the future here to try out some of the other rooms, the El Targua spa and walk the grounds, as well as so many of the other activities. Also, there is alot more art in and within the... More 

Chicago
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We aren't the most experienced 5-star travelers, but we've been around. This was genuinely the nicest hotel room that we've ever seen, and I'll try to describe our perspective because it may not be yours. This was our first visit to FRB and Costa Rica, so take that into account too. We splurged on the Rosa Blanca room which was... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear ChiHipster, Wow, what a nice review and thanks for all the comments and suggestions. You really were explicit and complete in your analysis and we appreciate this, as it is so nice to hear from our guests ins such a complete way. I am pleased of course, as is all the restaurant people, about your experience in the restaurant... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Excellent view of San Jose and it's plain from this peaceful coffee plantation and inn. Rooms ok but poor curtains,so wake up at dawn. Coffee from their own beans. Decent wine list. Helpful front of house. Would stay again.

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear player296; Thank you for writing in to tripadvisor. I am very happy you enjoyed your stay, even if the morning light did wake you up rather early. We do have drapes in all the rooms, but perhaps you didn't see them or realize they were there? We are in the tropics but we are very temperate in climate (average... More 

Staffordshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This hotel we chose as it was located in the Central Valley, and it being close to San Jose airport. It was the last hotel of our honeymoon, and we wanted a place to relax after an action packed couple of weeks. The hotel architecture and art had exceptional character and is unique. We stayed in the main house, which... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ian-Laura-staffs; Thank you so much for taking the time to write all these wonderful things about your stay. We are also so happy to read that you felt relaxed here, as we have built everything to give our guests a little oasis to feel relaxed, de-stressed and to breathe in the marvelous smells of our organic gardens and coffee... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Food is incredible - best ever Villa laguna was beautiful and charming - felt like Europe in Santa Barbara Service was good but understaffed Grounds were mediocre but we didn't do the coffee tour Pool was oversold on photos Would stay again only if needed to be near thr airport

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear 46872013; I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectations although it is hard for us to understand what you meant when you said the grounds were mediocre. I hope you will visit us again and we can take you on our paths through our 9 acres of tropical gardens and the 0 acres of shade grown... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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201 reviews 201 reviews
84 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sadly we only had one night at this amazing Hotel and we arrived too late to visit the coffee plantation and go on a bird spotting expedition. We stayed in a very comfortable room in the main building with a great terrace overlooking the plantation. The decor is very unusual and special in its own unique way. Their swimming pool... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Judy; Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us and I am particularly pleased you decided to go bird watching, as we have spotted here on our property more than 120 species of birds! I hope you can come back for more time to take advantage of all the activities we offer here- not... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are Costaricans. We used to visit another hotel that was recently closed. So we found this place close to the city. And even though it was a bit pricy for our budget we decided to go. It was beautiful and full of nature, 15 minutes away from the Airport (for those of you visiting our country).... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear guitarsimple (we love that name!); Thanks for writing in, and I am glad you discovered us as sometimes our out of the way location is not the most conducive to those just exploring. However, as you know, we have a great map and of course Google Maps and Wze, so that makes it pretty easy to get here. I... More 

Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Calling this delightful destination a hotel seems to understate the lovely setting, small buildings with very special decor in each one. If you want something you won't find in any of the chains, this is your place. We stayed in the main building which has a stream in the lobby. we arrived to a honeymoon style display of flower petals... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Watersprite91; Congratulations again on your anniversary and I am so glad all went better than expected. We wanted to make your anniversary special so some of the staff decided to put the petals on your bed- sometimes it seems that these little things are a sweet way to celebrate the moment. I am personally very pleased to read your... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This was our first time in Costa Rica and Finca Rosa Blanca was the first of 4 hotels that we visited. The Inn is the perfect introduction to Costa Rican hospitality, which is truly second to none. We were lucky enough to stay in the hotel's Rosa Blanca Master Suite, a remarkable 2-storey room with a 360 degree view over... More 

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ElGrandote, Owner at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn, responded to this review

Dear Corydora; Wow, such a nice report on your stay and of course, anybody who stays in the incredible Rosa Blanca Master Suite leaves enchanted- this was built originally for my mother who had dreamed of sleeping in the clouds, and so we did the best we could when building the Inn to try and make her dream come true.... More 

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