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Cariblue Hotel

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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we felt that we were transported a million miles away from our professional lives to a much simpler, and relaxing place. Truly Pura Vida. The service was spectacular from the moment we checked in until checkout. The lush grounds were filled with exotic trees, plants, and animals with the occasional friendly canine looking for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great place to stay, great food and wonderful people. Loved the beach across the road.very accommodating. Thanks Everyone for making our vacation a beautiful memory.we got up one morning to see a sloth hanging in a tree outside our bungalow. Jerry & Gem from Canada

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your kind comment. For us it is a pleasure to have been part of your HOLIDAY. The Hotel is located in front of Cocles Beach, one of the most beautiful and safest beaches in the Caribbean of Costa Rica. All our rooms have space to enjoy the natural surroundings and to observe the... More 

Middletown, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Beautiful grounds. Stayed in bungalow which was roomy, clean, comfortable and had AC and TV. Grounds and pool with bar are great with beautiful plants and animals in the trees. Breakfast was great. Did not try on site restaurants, but looked expensive. Beach across the street was clean and safe with a life guard. Did not find any debris on... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your comment. We are delighted that our Bungalow was comfortable for you. That kind of room is one of the most beautiful, because of its location in the center of the garden, as its construction is in wood, which makes it elegant and simple. For us it is a pleasure to have been... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had two nights here during our tour of Costa Rica. We wish we could have stayed longer! It is about a 25 minute walk from the local town, Puerto Viejo but this was not a problem as we ate at the hotel restaurant on both nights and visited the town during the day. The food is very good and... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your comment. We are delighted that our oceanfront room was to your liking. That kind of room is one of the most beautiful, because of its location opposite the beach and with a private pool. For us it is a pleasure to have been part of your holiday in Costa Rica . Thank... More 

Palm Springs, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We recently stayed at Cariblue for 4 nights. The best 2 things about this hotel are the grounds and the food and beverage manager, Oscar. He made us feel very welcome and his happy attitude made the stay much better. The lush vegetation does give the feel of a jungle resort, with a decent sized pool and pool bar. The... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We are delighted that our room was comfortable, and we will definitely take your suggestion regarding storage space. For us it is a pleasure to have been part of your holiday in Costa Rica. Thank you for trusting us and enjoying our restaurants during your stay. The bar service and the famous Oscar... More 

Los Angeles, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Ok, I'm not going to lie to you... we (my two friends and I) did not stay in this hotel. BUT... it's amazing and you should go there. We stayed at the resort next door and were told by a friend (who had stayed there previously) that they have a SWEET little pool with a swim up bar. So we... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your comment. We are delighted to know that you spent time with us during your vacation. For us, it is a pleasure to have been part of your holiday in Costa Rica. Thank you for trusting us and enjoying our restaurants and pool bar during your stay. The bar service and the famous... More 

Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have recently spent two weeks at Cariblue, Costa Rica and were very pleased. Our room was one of the more economical ones but it was clean and pleasant. The grounds are attractive and well-kept and they have nice pool with swim up bar. The restaurant, Sole Lune, is very attractive and the breakfast buffet quite good. The new food... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your comment. We are pleased you enjoyed the nice dinner that was prepared for you in our beautiful wood PALAPA. It really was a beautiful night with candles and much romance. The special menu for that night, made to measure, makes the dining experience a memorable one. I'm Glad to hear that you... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We spent three nights at Cariblue in March. Overall I would say the rooms are overpriced for the quality and the amenities, especially for the "beachfront" rooms which have a busy road between your room and the beach with marginal security. If you don't rent a bike you will have to take cabs into Puerto Viejo for restaurants etc. On... More 

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Cariblue1, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your comment. We are pleased you enjoyed the service restaurant and our menu and our excellent service. Unfortunately all the hotels in the area are located on the right side of the road, as the beach is Refuge Area, fully protected by the laws of the Country and cannot contain constructions. The beach... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We started the stay by being told that the room we reserved wasn't available. The hotel couldn't provide any special accommodations or recompense but was very sorry. The bathrooms smelled very horrible. There was a constant smell coming from the plumbing. We had to make sure the bathroom door stayed closed every night. The issues were not just in our... More 

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Consuhotel, Director of Sales at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for your comment. We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us was not as pleasant as we intend to make it for all of our customers. If the hotel makes a mistake, we assume the corresponding responsibility and try to make the most of our customers stay and compensate them for the inconvenience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We checked in on the first of March and checked out on the fifteenth. We stayed in a Jungle casita 211 and loved it except for the "Ultra firm" bed. The grounds were beautiful and full of local flora and fauna. The beach is just across the road and it's a must to spend at least a day playing in... More 

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