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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

If you are looking to relax and enjoy the fresh air,relax and unwind this is the place for you, the staff was wonderful, the food was delicious and the rooms where great and clean, there's a beautiful hummingbird sanctuary and there's a butterfly viewing and the blue river is amazing, then only mistake was the rental, if you plan to...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 July 2014

my wife, daughter, four grandchildren and i stayed here for two nights. getting their was quite an odyssey especially since the directions on google maps are incorrect. the road is long and unpaved for about 15 kms, but quite driveable. the rooms were magnificent for the genre; large, airey, spotlessly clean, big bathroom and shower. the staff was extremely friendly...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Our work is our life and I am glad you had a nice time. In particular, we appreciate when clients take the time to post their experience – thank you. We read all reviews with an eye for improving our guests’ experience. I don’t like to reply too often to reviews, only when necessary; so permit me this opportunity....

Centreville, Virginia
Reviewed 17 July 2014

If I detail certain aspects of our stay, I will reveal several things that our family considered to be true wow factors. The value is superb and great facilities. The owners did a great job building a surprisingly quality experience

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola and thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your complements. Often we receive a low mark for location and I’d like to shed a different light on that. With respect to getting here, signs are posted along the roadside, but please get your directions to the resort from our website because sometime guests end...

Concord, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stayed here 4 nights during green season. The price was by far the best in Costa Rica, and it's beautiful. The grounds are nice, and the butterfly garden and hummingbirds were a hit with our kids. We also loved the hot springs. They were different temperatures, less hot than where we stayed in Arenal, and they look murky rather...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Never having been to Costa Rica before, my sister and I wanted to experience the different parts of it. So before heading to the beach, we decided to spend a few days in the mountains. The rooms have a wonderful rustic feel, the food is delicious, the river is just as blue as it looks in the pictures and the...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 July 2014

First, let me say, my husband and I travel all over the world and travel for the culture of a country. The last thing we want is to get to a country and feel as if we are still in the USA. My husband and I actually loved this place. We even loved the drive on the gravel mountain road...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Northern CA's to Guanacaste, CR - Blue River / Taramindo Beach - 2 Families - 7 of us total, ages 50 to 13 We arrived in Liberia late night, so we spent the night in the Hilton across from the airport, no value but convenient, it served its purpose. We rented a 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser from Toyota RentACar, not...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This was my birthday present for my daughter's 21st birthday. She loved it and so did I. The hot springs pools were decedent. The cabana is large and feels very private, like a cabin in the rainforest should. The entire resort is landscaped beautifully, with gorgeous flowers blooming along the walkway. The staff is warm, friendly and eager to help....

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Yes, all the reviews about how remote it is are very true. From the airport it took about 1.5 hrs., 30 minutes on paved road, 45 to 60 minutes on gravel. But forget that. We had a great time. It's a small complex with one restaurant, but the grounds were beautiful and well kept. Above all the people there are...

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We chose Blue River as our honeymoon vacation spot b/c we wanted to be in the rain forest, not on a beach (been there, done that). Yes, the road up the mountain is 4WD necessary for the last third or so, but once you arrive, all those bumps are forgotten. Our cabin was fabulous -- huge, well-appointed, and surrounded by...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is an authentic Costa Rica experience in the rainforests of Rincon de la Vieja. Our jewel is the spectacular natural mineral "green" hot spring pools – but that’s just the beginning. There is a large fresh water pool & bullet slide, the spa, botanical gardens, butterfly farm, iguana and frog pond and much more. Set out on several authentic eco Costa Rica adventure tours, all nearby. Eco-tours include visits to gorgeous blue volcanic rivers and waterfalls by horseback, nature walks, volcano hike, zip-lining across waterfalls and much more. The breadth of eco-nature tours will amaze you. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offers luxury accommodation in new, spacious 720 square foot cabanas. Book your dream Costa Rica vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

Address: | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: €106 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue River Resort & Hot Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The rooms farthest from reception are also farthest from horses and donkeys that occasionally make noise.”
Justin1243, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Prepare for cool, damp mornings because of humidity and dew unless you use the A/C”
P8018SQmarks, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All good - cabins are huge!”
Q2457KOjessicaj, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Queen beds are better Bring your own snacks cause there none and meals are only available during specific times”
AZBob1devildog1, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were good. If you rent a car in Liberia, come in the day light hours. The road is difficult at night.”
DrTFJ, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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