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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never judge a book by it's cover and in this case don't go by the pictures or brochures as the actual facility is way off and not worth the trouble. Customer service is none existent and just full of excuses.

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California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were with a group on 12 rented 2 bungalows for $200 each per night. First night, had to go to the office as no hot water it was turned off. Next night after full day of fun looking forward to a hot shower and the water is cold. Got the manager again and they didn't know why but sorry nothing... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there on May with a group of friends and it was great. Just a few meters from the entrance of the Marino Ballena Nationa Park (the tail of the whale). I would recommend it to anyone who wants to go there. Just excellent.

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Henderson, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for families or couples looking for a calm place. Gardens are pretty and always full of birds. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Dinnia is so nice that makes you feel at home. Walking distance to the beach. Totally recommended!!!

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Nutley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Rustic cabins offer fully stocked kitchen; Air-conditioned, clean, hot water, good size rooms. The pool was a decent size, perfect for us. Staff was always there and very pleasant. We needed help with ou TV and they came immediately. Four large bungalows with two bedrooms and 1 smaller with 1 bedroom. Very close to the beach so you could leave... More 

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New Hamburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We stayed at Bungalows Ballena with 9 of us, including 3 young children. This place was one of our favourites or our trip. The bungalows themselves are well built and immaculate. Fully equipped in all ways. There are only 4-5 bungalows on the site, but they have it well organized with two beautiful gazebos beside an amazing pool in the... More 

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

It is a great place to stay, because it is safe and close to the national park. The only problem it is expensive and do not have food service. The pool is cool. It is near (1 mile) to restaurants, banks, supermarket.

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Invermere, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nicely appointed cabin, kids enjoyed the pool. Good location close to the beach. However we visited in early November, and were the only guests in the whole hotel yet were not offered early season rates. In comparison to other properties in the area this was not great value, we later found out that it is possible to find nicer places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We ended up here by a pleasant accident. Its a great place with only five cabinas. It includes a full kitchen which saved us paying for restaurants the whole time. The pool us great and there are two bbqs (didn't use them myself). The staff were great and we really enjoyed our stay.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights as we wanted to be close to the beach. Lovely quiet setting in a walled garden with a pleasant pool and sunbeds. We had booked the smaller bungalow as there are just two of us but were upgraded to a larger family unit with two separate bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen, lounge area and porch... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bungalows Ballena

Address: 300 m North from Marino ballena National Park | Bahia, 100 metros sur del restaurante Los Delfines, Uvita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $98 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalows Ballena 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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