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    Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

    Ballena Beach | 7 km (4 miles) al Sur de Uvita, Uvita, Costa Rica
    011 506 2786 5354
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    Traveler (199)
    Room & Suite (48)
    Pool & Beach (41)
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good29%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Without a plan or an exact destination in mind, we stumbled on Cristal Ballena and never wanted to leave!! The rooms are well appointed with views of the ocean. Many species of birds are found on the property. The restaurant had amazing food with quite...More

    Thank Lisa G
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    Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

    A beautiful location and a lovely, clean comfortable, quiet, sunny room. Once you check in, you may never want to leave! We checked in for 1 night and extended our stay every day for 4 days. Highly recommended.More

    1  Thank Ronyc423
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded April 4, 2017

    Hola Rony! Thank you for making of Cristal Ballena one of your favorite places during your holiday in the Souther Region of Costa Rica (The land of Pura Vida). We are a specialized small family style boutique hotel, with charming staff to make you feel...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a great time. Service is superb and our every request was fulfilled promptly. We even had a sloth hanging outside a tree near our room! It is a birdwatcher's paradise too. Dinner at the restaurant Pura Vida was exquisite. Will definetly come back...More

    Thank Hasbunangel
    Reviewed August 8, 2017

    We were staying in Uvita for three weeks and came up to the hotel for lunch and a dip in their enormous infinity pool. Great food and smoothies and a nice, relaxing time with the family. The staff was very kind. Note: you have to...More

    1  Thank cpragalz11
    Reviewed June 22, 2017

    Very nice hotel in the middle of the jungle. Superbe view, fantastic hosts (owner family and stuff). We were impressed how everyone is treated here (employees and guests). Fantastic beaches arround (within 10km we found two of our vafourit beaches after 5 weeks in CR)....More

    Thank matthiask0ller
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded June 26, 2017

    Hola Matthias, Muchas gracias for staying with us during your Costa Rican trip. Our boutique hotel is family run by the Steiners, originally from Austria but in love with Costa Rica. Our team and the family are always around to make you feel at home...More

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    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $137 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Green Hotel in Uvita
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Uvita
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Uvita
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula ,
    • Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Uvita
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    Traveler (199)
    Room & Suite (48)
    Pool & Beach (41)
    Dining (26)
    Hotel & Grounds (123)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Bathroom (2)
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    "We had a beautiful ocean view, very quiet. I believe they are all amazing!"
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    "We had a room on the second floor with incredible views. I think the first floor does as well, but not sure..."
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    "the master suite (room 10) is great."
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    "The Master Suite is wonderful. It is a corner room, king bed, huge bathroom and a view to die for!"
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