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Bungalows Calalu

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 25 October 2016

They are near the main Puerto Viejo Street, a lot of restaurants, places to rent a bike, supermarkets, etc. The rooms are nice, we stayed in the standard bungalow and it was ok. It is clean and simple. The price is ok and it is one of the few places in Puerto Viejo with a swimming pool. The customer service...

Thank Pau P
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The female manager was rude and moody. She told my partner that the reservation wasn't made in proper manner. She took 3 minutes to tell us how the bungalow was never reserved or secured for not following proper procedure. I had deposited 2 days before $80 to cover half of the rate for two nights. Only 2 out of 6...

Thank Tommy A
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The Bungalow were remodeled and they are so Good, the owners are so nice and the Bungalows are clean and a lot better We love the swimming pool and the locations is really great. More than recommended.

Thank Stephanie M
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The bungalow i stayed was nice and safe but the high season made the price a but higher.It centrally located just a kilometer from playa Cocles. Wifi was not working properly and there is not breakfast included or any food or water to buy

Thank Francesco L
Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stayed at this place for 2 nights during our time in Puerto Viejo! The bungalow was nice and cool with a very good AC and a fridge, but the service was not more than okay. The owners speak hardly any english and are very unfriendly when it comes to communication. Furthermore, the desk hours are not really good and...

Thank Danni2002
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

It was really hard to get a place with swimming pool, but I'm glad we got Calalu. We were 3 adults and one year old baby. We decided to take the bungalow with kitchen, it has everything you need on it: kitchen that work with gas, sink, fridge. Two big beds and enough space for the crib. There is a...

Thank eddietec
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I recently traveled to Puerto Viejo for a girls trip. We stayed in the Two Floor Bungalow. More than enough room for us to spread out with our stuff in our bags. The bathroom was a little tricky for 4 girls since it was small but we made it work. The bungalows are an easy walk to town. Seemed safe,...

Thank Short_Travler
Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 30 August 2014

To summarize the rustic, compact, bug-free bungalows (with fans/safes/fridges) are spotless and set amongst lovely landscaping and have a great little seating area outside - humming birds and butterflies were frequent visitors to the flowers outside our balcony. We also saw howler monkeys in the trees adjacent to the hotel. The hotel is away from the main drag but close...

Thank remus128
Cartago, Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I have stayed twice in Calalu Bungalows. The place is beautiful. No mosquitos, always clean, beautiful and rustic beds and furniture hand-made. The swimming pool is great. 2 min walking from the beach. They should work a lot more in customer service since the people who attended, not the lovely ladies who clean up the rooms, they are not so...

Thank Andrey M
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 July 2013

The owner, a Frenchman, was very friendly and helpful. The place was very clean, no odors, and very comfortable. I rented the standard bungalow and it was just the right size with a closet and a safe for my valuables. The bungalow was equipped with a new mini refrigerator, and an oscillating fan that worked great. The windows were covered...

Thank Camp R

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Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Calalu Hotel Puerto Viejo
Bungalows Calalu Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
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 of 5 bubbles Will-cr, 6 May 2013 | Read review
“no wifi in our room - the one with a/c, terrace and kitchen-”
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“If you wan to have a home made dinner pick the 4”
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