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Vista Ballena Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“whale's tail”(12 reviews)
“poolside bar”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewswhale's tailpoolside barplate presentationthe rooms were niceinfinity poolcosta ricarestaurant and bar areafew beersoutstanding viewswinding roadwhales taletunalow tideair conditionerfresh fruitexotic birdsocean view
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stopped here (on the recommendation of a local) for lunch and a swim between activities. It had a stunning view from the pool, good food and friendly service. Good variety of dishes to choose from. The arroz con palmito was excellent, probably my...More

Thank Marla V
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here and it was awesome. Great setting and they had great live music. I had the chicken cordon bleu and my husband had the tuna steak. Tuna was so fresh and cooked to perfection. They were very accommodating and...More

Thank Cindy P
Response from K5215MXinfo, General Manager at Vista Ballena HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cindy, Thank you very much for dining with us. We thank you for your comments and we are happy that you enjoy the atmosphere and food at Our Mi Amore Restaurant. Please come back and have some more of our Costa Rican Hospitality. Thank...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018

This hotel was difficult to find but once we did it was well worth it. All rooms have panoramic ocean views and very clean. The restaurant serves mostly Italian Cuisine and was wonderful. The pool is an infinity pool and over looks the ocean. Amazing...More

1  Thank MaryD2488
Response from K5215MXinfo, Manager at Vista Ballena HotelResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you for your comments , we really appreciated that you were able to enjoy our Great views of the Whales Tail, Caño island and all surrounding nature around the hotel. Thank you again and please come back to enjoy our Costa Rican...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

You will never meet a more hospitable, loving group then Sue Hart, John (& Simba), Franco, Dani, and all the incredible team members at Hotel Vista Ballena. I traveled with two of my best friends for a 6 night meditation and yoga retreat in April...More

Thank Jen K
Response from K5215MXinfo, Manager at Vista Ballena HotelResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Jen, Thank you very much for such a wonderful comments, we always want our guests to become family members with our staff and enjoy their vacation to the fullest. Than you again and please come back to enjoy our Costa Rican Hospitality. Thank you...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018

I just came back from hosting a beyond perfect, week long Yoga & Meditation retreat at the Gorgeous Vista Ballena Hotel! The location was excellent for our 13-person group, and would have been ideal for up to 20 participants! The newly-constructed Hart Center, the bamboo...More

Thank TruthRuth8
Response from K5215MXinfo, Manager at Vista Ballena HotelResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Truthruth8, We thank you very much for your comments and for acknowledging our staff, our best asset here at Vista Ballena. They are always ready to show our Costa Rican Hospitality. Thank you again from all of us Franco Bolivar Hotel manager Vista Ballena...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$107 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$107 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (191)
Room & Suite (36)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
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Suzie44224
April 9, 2017|
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Response from K5215MXinfo | Property representative |
Dear Customer, Yes we will provide tranportations a a Cost from the international airport or one of our domestic airports in the country. Thank you Franco Bolivar Hotel Manager Vista Ballena Hotel
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jen f
January 10, 2016|
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Response from Kiki C |
Good afternoon! Don´t worry, the road is a little steep, but nothing to worry about at all.
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"All rooms have balconies with stellar views of the rainforest and ocean."
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