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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306 Costa Rica See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Announcement:Best Family Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This property is in a very rural area but easy to find. It does require about a half hour drive on gravel roads. Some of the nicest gardens I have seen in Costa Rica. They also have a butterfly house and a hummingbird area. Several...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 3 days ago

Hola and thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I'll appreciate, if you can email the reservations desk and to tell us your room number so we can increase the light level, something we certainly don't want to have happen. Otherwise we...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Nothing but great things to say, I loved our drive out there from Tamarindo. The staff was attentive, the rooms spacious and clean, the thermal waters delicious and the grounds fun to walk and discover. I would recommend maximum 2 days unless doing lots of...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded August 22, 2018

Hola and thank you for coming and leaving your review. All the staff are thrilled. We agree. Taking the Eco-adventure tousr into the lush rain forest is a must. Visit awe-inspiring nature on a watoer tubing adventure in a real blue river, horseback to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have very friendly staff, clean room and great service. They offered some outdoor adventures but we Recommended to take tubing in blue river with very reliable team rescue. We went hiking to waterfall which is very beautiful! Love this place!More

Thank Yeni R
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 1 week ago

Hola from the staff and management of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Thank you for visiting and for your review. Indeed, there are many more activities and adventures. Please permit me this opportunity to announce our prestigious award bestowed at the World Boutique Hotel...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. Cozy room clean. Hot water take minutes to come out in my room didn’t , cold water it’s cold lost of things that they need to improve. The hot spring pool are very nice they have 3. And more thing to enjoy.More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! We appreciate reviewing your stay. There is, indeed, many, many amenities to enjoy - three natural hot springs pools, 2 fresh water pools, a butterfly garden, a botanical gardens with over 700 varietals, hummingbird sanctuary, ponds for ducks, fish, turtles and caimon, the Rio...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort is in a beautiful setting, very clean with a super friendly and helpful staff. If you are looking to vacation in a place not surrounded by tourist traps this is it. Be prepared for the last 20km of the road to the resort,...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 4 weeks ago

​Hola from the staff and owners who love reading reviews like yours. Indeed, turning off on the road less traveled​ is well worth the effort. The transformation from hot Savannah to lush rain forest; the windmill farms; the views of the blue rivers, mountain ranges...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
$90 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
$90 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Esteban H
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Tori H | Reviewed this property |
You will get there and back with a Kia Picanto, but I think you would be more comfortable and have more peace of mind with a larger vehicle. We had a Rav4 and are so happy we didn't have anything smaller. I think it's more a... More
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
Hi - can I get your name please?
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Doris F | Reviewed this property |
I would call or email the resort to be sure. However, they are well equipped to handle the terrain. Most use 4 wheeled vehicles. If you rent a vehicle, be sure and reserve a 4-wheeled one. The terrain after about 5-7... More
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"Get a room closer to the restaurant if wifi is a necessity for you."
Oct 13, 2018
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"Upscale cabin. Pack for adventures outdoors. "
Oct 12, 2018
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"The King Cabana is very big. "
Sep 25, 2018
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"We did not stay at the hotel so we are unable to rate it."
Sep 14, 2018
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