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    Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

    | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
    011 506 2206 5000
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “dino park” (23 reviews)
    “mud bath” (106 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    We booked this resort through a Groupon Getaways deal right before Christmas. It was a 3 night stay for 2 people, including breakfast and 2 activities for both guests (either ziplining, horseback ride to a waterfall, or tubing). Extra were other meals, taxes, and the...More

    2  Thank merrytina
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 26 January 2015

    Hola – thanks for taking the time to create this review and for your insightful observations. I’m reading a lot about the rain. Keep in mind that any holiday can be hampered by too much rain. A little rain or an hour of rain in...More

    Reviewed 26 December 2014

    If you are looking for an up-scale 5 star American resort this is not it. As others have said, it is an hour down a miserable dirt road. The others who comment as to why they don't fix it have obviously not driven very far...More

    6  Thank htfenn
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 26 January 2015

    Hola – thank you for your kind and generous complements I wish to reiterate what you write, in that we don’t have every comfort of a 5 star hotel and we don't charge those prices. We emphasize casual comfort, service, value and most of all,...More

    Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

    The drive in was a bit rough esp at night but its CR and youre driving up a volcano! We did the zip line and horseback tours, so much fun! The pup at the resort echo joined and we got to do the tarzan swing...More

    Thank Nicole C
    Reviewed 21 December 2014

    This is a great, small, Costa Rican country resort. We stayed 1 night. Come for the Costa Rican rugged feel. Sweet rooms or small cabins with a hammock in front. Very relaxing We spotted beautiful toucan birds in the trees out front. Adorable miniature horses...More

    3  Thank ZeeTravelers
    Reviewed 17 December 2014

    My wife booked 3 nights at blue river resort as one of four destinations for our family of five's xmas 2014 Costa Rica tour. This was our first destination, and as I write I am at our second; a very expensive private home near arenal...More

    5  Thank Dave S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$100 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Rincon de La Vieja
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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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    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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    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
    Hola! - yes 90 minutes and the cost is $120 with a limit for the number of people. Just contact reservations to arrange via e-mail.
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    "All rooms are cabanas or cabins - we stayed in one that included 2 queen beds."
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