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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012
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australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We stayed here just one night because it was falsely advertised. Our room was not even made up and the pictures must have been taken of the place when they first opened, because the furniture was very smelly and the place just looked like it needed a makeover. For the price there are better places to stay.

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Houghton, Michigan
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We stayed in 5 different hotels during our trip in Costa Rica, and this was my personal favorite, by far. The grounds were beautiful, in fact, some of the best pictures from the trip were taken on the grounds of this hotel. We arrived late our first night, after the desk had closed. But we were able to talk to... More

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Victoria, Canada
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41 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

It looks so great from the outside and they have excellent photos of their rooms but don't be tricked, the rooms are terrible and filthy. When I arrived I was expecting a room where I could rest and recover from my backpacking nights, but the hotel was dirtier than the hostels I'd been at! The bathroom was filthy, the towels... More

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Cesenatico, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Beautiful place just in front of the beach, i spent there five nights, the rooms are very clean and the restaurant is very nice, they serve pasta handmade (ravioli, tagliolini) foccacie e pizza, and are so tasty. The staff is so freindly always nice.

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cormacbr2, Owner at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review at our property, and 'always a pleasure for us to receive a positive assessment of our staff and our facilities. Best regards More

London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

We stayed at the Cariblue for 8 nights and had a wonderful time. We booked a junior suite and thought it was great, beds are a bit firm but everything else was great, even had a mini fridge. We travelled with our 4 yr old and she love the hotel especially the pool and saw the resident sloth in a... More

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McLean, Virginia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Positives: 1. Close enough to the beach 2. Great secluded cabins 3. Plenty of local restaurants Cons: 1. Booked a king room but only available on attached rooms 2. Hotel restaurant lacks atmosphere 3. No fridge or coffee making facilities in room

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

We didn't expect a luxery hotel, so we were'nt disappionted by the hotel. We had the suite which opens straignt to the (samll) pool, though we hardly used it. The suite is very big, the rooms were clean. No luxery, but ok. The staff was very friendly, and advised us about dinner possibilies. On our first night there, the hotel... More

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cormacbr2, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Dadinet, thank you very much for your comments, they encourage us to continue our work to make the stay of our guests a pleasant experience. We hope take you again with us. More

Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

My experience was so horrible that we checked out early. Literally traumatizing. I am even amazed that any reviews are positive about this place! Room When we arrived the town we were tired after a long trip. We paid extra for A/C and when we checked in, the staff did not mention the A/C wasn’t working. We went to our... More

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cormacbr2, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Sheldon, I'm sorry if you thought everything was "terrible". I have 3 years working in this Hotel and, sorry, actually you are the first and only person who has voiced in that way. If an A/C does not work we can not charge the customer for a service not being received. When we call the technician of the A/C, its... More

Nanoose Bay, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Beautiful grounds, great location directly across from Playa Cocles and a short 2 minute drive into Puerto Viejo. Staff were not very helpful, (except one staff member at the front desk and the bar staff), every time we went to the front desk I had to wait for service (even though a staff member was right there and knew I... More

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Essington, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Let me start by saying my boyfriend and I are extensive travelers, so I write this with experience. If you are looking for luxury, you will not find it here - go to Papaguyo. If you are looking for a base to sleep and eat while you are enjoying beautiful Costa Rica, then you will love it. Yes, there are... More

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cormacbr2, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your support. it is very encouraging to receive your comments. About the beds, this year we are remodeling some rooms and the beds will be King Size made in concret... much better and very nice. You would have to come back and try new beds, ja ja ja. Actually, you will be welcome any time you... More

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Address: Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cariblue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Cariblue Hotel Puerto Viejo
Cariblue Hotel Costa Rica/Limon

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