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Hotel Bula Bula

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3.0 of 5
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Playa Grande Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This small 10 room hotel is the perfect place to get away from the world to relax. They do have Wifi if you cannot get away completely. The rooms are a perfect size and they have joining rooms if you are travelling with kids. Your room door is just steps away from an awesome pool in which their amazing staff... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights before our rental house was available. Todd was very accommodating in making sure out stay was excellent. Rooms were clean and quiet, the landscaping was picture perfect. Restaurant was everything you can imagine a tropical bar should be, open area with palm trees and endless drinks! The food is very good, fresh ceviche that... More 

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Calgary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Bula Bula. The owners and staff were incredibly friendly. The breakfasts (included with room) were just great. The pool was great. It was incredibly quiet. The service was excellent. Stunning location and beach. I could go on and on.... The beach was steps away and it was a relief to be from the hustle and bustle of urban... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Bula Bula for a couple of days prior to our house being available. The rooms are small, but clean and very well kept. The real key here are the owners and staff, who are friendly, helpful and very responsive. My thanks to Todd, Wally and the entire staff for making it a fun visit and always... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

At first I was impressed by this place, but on reflection on my second night and second breakfast I am disappointed. Their menu is not clear! Pancakes come with a choice of blueberries, strawberries, bananas. No where on the menu does it say these are jams! The owner doesn't even understand if he was to change the menu to read... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed here one night in early July. The hotel we stayed at the first night in Playa Grande didn't have any water, that meant no brushing teeth, no showers and no toilet flushing. So when we got to Bula Bula and they had water tanks on hand and we had water it was perfect!! We then went to hang... More 

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San Benito, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

the owners and staff of Bula Bula were excellent hosts. Food was to die for and selection was great. Secluded and quiet. Not real fancy, but very clean. Cold A/c and close to Tamarindo. Would go back in a heart beat.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We only went there for the famous waltinis and because one of my friends knew the owner! What an awesome spot! The bar, the garden, the music and the vibe! Perfect spot to chill out, be in nature and have great cocktails.... We had some appetizers too and the quality of food was great! The hotel is located in the... More 

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Buffalo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Food was fresh and delicious, the staff at the bar and restaurant was very friendly and helpful. Nacho chips are made fresh, served nice and warm. Blackened Snapper was very flavorful and cooked perfectly. Can't wait to return and try other items on the menu.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed here 5 nights on the advice of friends who visited 5 years ago. It's a small place with a nice layout and a really chill vibe. For example, the pool is open 24 hours, they just ask that you're quiet about it. Our room was really clean and comfortable. Lots of hooks to hang towels and wet beach... More 

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