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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dino park”(29 reviews)
“mud bath”(117 reviews)
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Offers & Announcements: Guaranteed BEST Rate $70
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

My fiancée and I chose to stay here for our honeymoon and we were happy with our decision. We landed at the San Jose airport and rented a car for our drive to the resort. The drive was about 4 hours but we didn't mind...More

5  Thank patfuentes
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 14 June 2015

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! Thank you for your kind words, which are shared with the entire staff who read them with great seriousness. As a small boutique hotel we depend upon word-of-mouth marketing and appreciate this very much. Yours truly, Kevin

Reviewed 22 May 2015

I rated Blue River a three because as far as resorts go, it's great. I loved it. The pools were nice, the mud was great. The hummingbirds were my favorite! However, toward the end of our visit I went to check out the horses. There...More

3  Thank meeshees
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 24 May 2015

Hola – thank you for posting your review. We are so glad you had a great time, though upset with a rating determined based on care provided to animals. The animals in our care, just like the environment is a key reason we are in...More

Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

We brought our almost 2 year old son with us, and were always treated like family. We loved the resort, it is gorgeous and very fun to explore! We drove a Toyota Rav 4 and found the drive from San Jose airport exhilarating like a...More

1  Thank Janessa L
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 14 June 2015

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Your kind words are greatly appreciated. We share all comments with the staff, who read them with pride. Come back soon. Yours truly, Kevin

Reviewed 13 May 2015

Blue River Resort is on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja as opposed to many of the other attractions in the area being on the south side. While those others are nice, Blue River Resort is special. It is clear when you walk...More

1  Thank Jamie K
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 14 June 2015

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Thank you for your kind words which are shared and heart felt by the staff. We hope to have you back soon. Yours truly, Kevin

Reviewed 11 May 2015

The Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is a no-frills, beautifully situated (under a volcano and in the middle of Costa Rican jungle) hotel that offers great rooms and extremely friendly staff. The food was wonderful as well, and we especially loved the volcano mud...More

1  Thank Richard H
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 14 June 2015

Hola and thank you for your kindness. All the staff read these reviews and are thrilled when a client confirms a satisfying experience this way. With respect to the road, the final 20 km (about 30 minutes) is on a gravel road with sections can...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$97 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kayace17
27 February 2018|
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Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
Hi - can I get your name please?
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canadianCRlover
17 October 2017|
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Response from Doris F | Reviewed this property |
I would call or email the resort to be sure. However, they are well equipped to handle the terrain. Most use 4 wheeled vehicles. If you rent a vehicle, be sure and reserve a 4-wheeled one. The terrain after about 5-7... More
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Harry R
23 May 2017|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
I am also a smoker. There was no smoking in the lodge or cabin, which is normal. We had a small porch. I would go on it and smoke either on the porch or in the road. I kept a pop can or bottle with water in it to put my... More
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"Stock up on food.only option is one restaurant on grounds."
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"Ask whether the room has water; then, if it has hot water."
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"You might ask for a cabin closer to dining if you are elderly."
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