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Cariblue Hotel

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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Middletown, NJ
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Boulder, Colorado
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40 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Boise, ID
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The Cariblue was a great place to stay in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. It is a little out of town, has good security, a nice pool with a swim-up bar, and a restaurant and beach bar. Our bartender at the swim-up bar was Oscar and he was wonderful - ask about his Dirty Monkey drink - it's yummy! The rooms... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you very much for your kind comment . Definitely the hotel is located centrally in front of a nice beach and natural surroundings are wonderful. The wildlife is easy to see from the rooms. All staff is trained to make your holiday unforgettable. We are pleased you enjoyed the magnificent service from Oscar and his delicious drinks.... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Perfect stay at Cariblue for 2 nights. Loved the location - walk to the beach, short bike to town and awesome grounds with lots of animals in the trees and a great pool. Stayed in the jungle standard room and room was spacious and clean with a nice porch (hammock to sleep in). There were bugs in the room but... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you very much for your kind comment. The natural environment is truly impressive, and many birds, monkeys, sloths, iguanas, etc., can be seen from the terraces of our beautiful rooms. Definitely the hotel is located centrally very well and within walking distance of the town allowing visiting many places cycling or walking. . Hope to see you... More 

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