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Hotel Bula Bula

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi”(38 reviews)
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“mexican buffet”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a water taxi from Tamarindo one hot day to have lunch at Hotel Bula Bula, we did not expect to find a little slice of paradise! The food was great with many choices, my friends particularly enjoyed the large mango margaritas, our waitress...More

Thank Cathryn S
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We have been home a few weeks and wish we could snap our fingers and be back. Bula Bula is truly a beautiful little oasis that allows you to relax and rejuvenate. The staff is the BEST, from grounds and housekeeping to the before mentioned...More

1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Just Pura Vida. Ideal situation beautifully quiet and peaceful. Room fully equipped with AC and ceiling fan, which were both used during our stay when temperatures reached high thirties. Lovely pool with plenty of loungers. Ernesto and Alejandro the guys who ran the afternoon/night shift...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We went here with some Canadian and American friends we’ve recently met so they did the booking. You ride over the lagoon to the restaurant on a small motorised boat which is an experience in itself as the lagoon has crocs in it, particularly on...More

1  Thank Budgie62
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

I would love to comment on dinner but, your river taxi left us standing on the riverbank at the estuary!!! After confirming and reconfirming our reservations, we arrived at exactly 5:43 for a 5:45 water taxi to dinner only to see RUBEN motoring up the...More

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$92 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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$92 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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cdburnette53
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Deb D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We just went to the Mexican Buffet on Monday night via boat from Tamarindo.
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candyfleming
January 13, 2017|
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not sure how to send you my contact info
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Jill M
March 6, 2015|
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Response from PG-FT-Resident | Property representative |
Sure, come on by. Please check in at the bar. We just ask that you purchase a drink or something from the kitchen while you are here. There are certain times of the year where we may not be able to accommodate everyone, but... More
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"Rooms closest to restaurant have better wifi, if you need to work, otherwise all are good."
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"rooms furthest from the bar area would be the quietest"
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"All rooms are very quiet, except for maybe the howler monkeys at night!"
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"All the rooms we seen were to perfection all the way down to the Mattress as I am very picky when it comes..."
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