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Hotel Bula Bula

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Reviewed 21 March 2010

Our family of five grown- ups (age: 64-24)from Norway had 3 lovely nights at Bula Bula. During our 14 days, very adventuros holiday we stayd at 4 other nice places, but we all preferred Bula Bula as the best place. We agreed we could easily have stayed here the whole holiday a next time. We want to come back here...

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Reviewed 3 March 2010

We held our wedding at the Hotel Bula Bula in Februaruy 2010. The staff was fantastic, Felix was great at helping all of our guests get organized with their accomodation and helped them with day excursion etc. once they were there. Todd and Wally were great at putting together the wedding for us, made it so easy. We had 50...

Thank mmelly
Reviewed 2 March 2010

We stayed at Hotel Bula Bula Feb 13-15. It was a quick ride from Liberia to PLaya Grande and a great place to start a wonderful vacation. We didn't hang out at Playa Grande, we hit Flamingo Beach instead. We at at Waltinis, and I had "stomach issues" the next morning for about 4 hours. I think the jalapeno poppers...

Thank Cricket0331
Northampton PA
Reviewed 28 February 2010

I visited Playa Grande Costa Rica in November of 2009 for 10 days and stayed at Hotel Bula Bula....The hotel accomodations, staff and freshly prepared meals are superb. The hotel grounds are beautifully maintained and all hotel staff are very entertaining, friendly and accomodating right down to the owners who take an active roll in hotel and guest accomodations and...

Thank wls62
Reviewed 27 February 2010

Our first trip to a warm destination and it won't be our last, thanks to the great experience we had. The Casa we rented was perfect for our family with our own pool, a very short walk to the beach and close to the Hotel Bula Bula. We were impressed with the helpfulness of the staff. There were so many...

Thank SmartOne508
Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 19 February 2010

We stayed at Bula Bula for 5 nights in August 2010 and we enjoyed our stay! The room are a bit small but still confortable and very clean. The hotel grounds are beautiful and the pool is quite refreshing after a day of activities. The staff could'nt have been more helpful and very professionnal. We enjoyed the breakfast, but the...

Thank veronyk
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2010

My friends and I stayed at the Hotel Bula Bula for a week to celebrate my 40th birthday and I wish we could have stayed longer. Playa Grande is the perfect location as it is close to Tamarindo, but still retains the peace and quiet that we wanted for our beach vacation. There are no hotels right on Playa Grande...

Thank chitowndds
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 January 2010

I would highly recommend the Hotel Bula Bula to anyone traveling to this region of Costa Rica. It is by far the nicest hotel in Playa Grande as far as the rooms, pool and bar are concerned. Breakfast is included and was excellent. The staff was very friendly and fun. Our room was very clean. And the rockers outside the...

Thank LilGoBlue
Reviewed 20 January 2010

This place was like the icing on the cake. My girlfriend and I booked a week stay at this fabulous hotel. It only helped compliment the amazing Playa Grande area. From the delicious food (catering to special dietary restrictions), cozy rooms and the best landscaped garden to enjoy your poolside cocktails. This place couldn't be any better, but it was...

Thank blakebrand
Reviewed 18 January 2010

The rooms were tiny, with lighting that made it impossible to read at night. and air conditioner was very noisy. The dramatic photos shown on the Internet of the rooms must have been done with a very wide angle lens and lots of extra lighting. The hotel is also located at least a 25min drive from Tamarindo, and whilst you...

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I had the opportunity to converse with this client several times during his stay with us. He told me that his group was having a “wonderful time and a wonderful vacation.” His opinion changed when he learned that we would enforce the cancellation policy during the peak season holiday period. The client notified us that he would need to return...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set outside Tamarindo in the beach village and national park of Playa Grande. We offer the romantic, the surfer, and the active traveler a tropical oasis amid the tourist stops. Superior rooms with modern amenities compliment the elegant restaurant where exceptional seafood, steaks and local specialties are served. Friendly and attentive staff ensure your stay is a satisfying one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bula Bula

Address: Playa Grande Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: €72 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bula Bula 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Bula Playa Grande
Hotel Bula Bula Costa Rica/Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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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 down to sleep time..”
291philr, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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Bosanovalover222, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They're all good.”
chrisz88, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms surround a courtyard pool; are small, but more than adequate, with good air conditioning, which you need! Beds very comfortable!”
322billc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Prefer the rooms far for the bar”
77philippea, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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