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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not your big name luxury resort but it is authentic and amazing. I went on a trip with my adult daughter and had so much fun relaxing in the hot springs, eating great food, and enjoying all of the many exciting tours! The cabins are quaint and comfortable. There are many tours to pick from and they all... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! The staff and ownership, greatly appreciate receiving your review. Here, the natural amenities have been harnessed to the benefit of our customers in an environmentally responsible manner and our services are offered with great pride. Again, thank you. See you soon. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff at the resort along with the amenities and the service were purely beyond my expectation. The resort was full of exotic trees and animals that we saw every day as we soaked in the 5 different temperature natural hot tubs and slid down the water slide. After which we would casually wander into the cantina for an... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for this kind review. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our "Paradise on Earth". I did not quite understand the paragraph concerning seeing more of the surrounding area. Several tours are offered, that require a minimum of 4 participants, so permit me to clarify. On our, website, look under "Guest Tours". These longer duration excursions... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great visit. Gardens, humming birds, butterflies, hot mineral pools wonderful As always. New Dino park is really well done. My 6 year old grandson had a ball there. Also on the water slide, and the horseback tour to The waterfalls. Been there 4 or 5 times now. Ready to go again.

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Thank Willkaki
Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your kind review and for your return visits. All the staff and management read reviews and ones like this re-energizes our work. Again, with sincere appreciation and gratitude. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Olympia, Washington
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Blue River based on the positive reviews from my fellow Trip Advisor folks, and I was not disappointed. As other reviews stated, the ride from the Liberia Airport is not for the faint of heart, but the shuttle driver was skilled and wonderful. The cabanas are beautiful and spotless! I could go on and on about how beautiful... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your kind words. Everyone here, both staff and management, reads and are revitalized by such reviews. In response to the comments about that section of dirt road, please permit me to repeat that the road is being repaired as I write this. We look very forward to your return visit! Yours truly, Kevin More 

Key West, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family has been vacationing in Tamarindo area, but decided to make an overnight trip to Blue River Resort to have a change of pace and change of scenery. It's not far from Liberia, but the last 20km leading to resort are bumpy dirt road, and some areas are thick mud if it's been raining 4x4 is definitely helpful. The... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola – Such an experience in our restaurant is not acceptable. I am very sorry and we are looking into that and your other comments – TV, fridge and sauna. Again – my apologies. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Volcanic mud body/hot springs were a new experience - nice. Beautiful vegetation, butterflies, humming birds. 3 days is plenty - booked for to long. Take mosquito spray - lots. Only restaurant nearby.

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort! Thanks for staying with us. A couple of comments, if I may: 1. Bring mosquito spray: Yes, we agree, especially those who seem to attract bites. Most people do not use it around the activity areas like the pools, Tiki Bar, rooms and spa. But in places like the botanical gardens, butterfly gardens and when... More 

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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is breathtaking, the accommodation is high standard, the food is very nice and it is all delivered with great service. A week here will leave you feeling new and ready to take on the world. You can fill your days with activities or just relax and enjoy the peace of the rainforest. Somewhere that stays with you and... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola Paul! Special thanks for your kind words. All reviews are shared with the staff and an extra desire to do more results when our efforts are acknowledged. We hope you return soon. Again, with appreciation. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Houston
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 17 comprising of 4 families. We rented 7 cabanas which were extremely spacious and well designed. The resort is well laid out and very beautiful. There are plenty of activities for kids and adults ranging from natural hot pools, mud-baths and regular pools. The landscaping and greenery is awesome (and makes for great pictures). There... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your review. We always feel delighted to read when a client enjoyed their stay. The entire staff receives a copy, we are looking into all the areas commented on and we takes reviews to heart. Please permit me to repeat something written in an earlier reply about the roads, which corresponds something in your review. The... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my niece for her 15th birthday and she was interested in nature and adventure; this resort offers both. The entire staff was extremely acomadating and the service was excellent; from the restaurant staff to the reception area and most of all the tour guides were exceptional. The location is far from the airport but it is truly a... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola Angela! We are delighted to receive your review. The staff, management and owners get great pleasure from serving clients; but we also feel reinvigorated by such feedback. Harnessing the incredible nature here permits us the ability to provide the ultimate in relaxation and adventure. Permit me this opportunity to provide an update/announcement. The dirt roads are now being fixed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone that worked at the resort were very nice and helpful. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and fun. The room was big and clean. Anytime we needed anything someone was right there to help. The food was great.

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your kind review. Our awe-inspiring nature offers award winning Eco-adventure and many ways to unwind. This pride in our product makes our job is easy. We hope you return soon. Yours truly, Kevin More 

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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is an authentic Costa Rica experience in the rainforests of Rincon de la Vieja. Our jewel is the spectacular natural mineral "green" hot spring pools – but that’s just the beginning. There is a large fresh water pool & bullet slide, the spa, botanical gardens, butterfly farm, iguana and frog pond and much more. Set out on several authentic eco Costa Rica adventure tours, all nearby. Eco-tours include visits to gorgeous blue volcanic rivers and waterfalls by horseback, nature walks, volcano hike, zip-lining across waterfalls and much more. The breadth of eco-nature tours will amaze you. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offers luxury accommodation in new, spacious 720 square foot cabanas. Book your dream Costa Rica vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

Address: | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $74 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue River Resort & Hot Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Blue River Resort And Hot Springs
Blue River Resort & Hot Springs Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Blue River Resort & Hot Springs Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja
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