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Hotel Bula Bula

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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“water taxi”(38 reviews)
“great waltini”(15 reviews)
“mexican buffet”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been home a few weeks and wish we could snap our fingers and be back. Bula Bula is truly a beautiful little oasis that allows you to relax and rejuvenate. The staff is the BEST, from grounds and housekeeping to the before mentioned...More

1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Just Pura Vida. Ideal situation beautifully quiet and peaceful. Room fully equipped with AC and ceiling fan, which were both used during our stay when temperatures reached high thirties. Lovely pool with plenty of loungers. Ernesto and Alejandro the guys who ran the afternoon/night shift...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We went here with some Canadian and American friends we’ve recently met so they did the booking. You ride over the lagoon to the restaurant on a small motorised boat which is an experience in itself as the lagoon has crocs in it, particularly on...More

1  Thank Budgie62
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I would love to comment on dinner but, your river taxi left us standing on the riverbank at the estuary!!! After confirming and reconfirming our reservations, we arrived at exactly 5:43 for a 5:45 water taxi to dinner only to see RUBEN motoring up the...More

3  Thank Argus2020
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We have been back from Hotel Bula Bula for a couple of weeks and can't wait to go back. My 6 yr old asked if there’s a fountain nearby where she can make a wish. Her wish is to go back to Costa Rica &...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$92 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (324)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (44)
Room & Suite (41)
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cdburnette53
23 February 2017|
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Response from Deb D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We just went to the Mexican Buffet on Monday night via boat from Tamarindo.
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candyfleming
14 January 2017|
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not sure how to send you my contact info
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Jill M
7 March 2015|
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Response from PG-FT-Resident | Property representative |
Sure, come on by. Please check in at the bar. We just ask that you purchase a drink or something from the kitchen while you are here. There are certain times of the year where we may not be able to accommodate everyone, but... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms closest to restaurant have better wifi, if you need to work, otherwise all are good."
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"rooms furthest from the bar area would be the quietest"
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"All rooms are very quiet, except for maybe the howler monkeys at night!"
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"All the rooms we seen were to perfection all the way down to the Mattress as I am very picky when it comes..."
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