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Hotel Bula Bula

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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi”(36 reviews)
“great waltini”(14 reviews)
“mexican buffet”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Bula Bula is a serene oasis in an untamed jungle. Its off-the beaten-path location provides a quiet environment to relax and enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica. The rooms are simple, but clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and seems sincerely...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, charming and isolated motel. Lots of birds and flowers, it's Costa Rica! The dirth road to get there is bad. The staff is very nice and the breakfast included in our package was ok but with a lot of restrictions. The room and bathroom...More

Thank ndimenna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean rooms, quiet, excellent restaurant, wonderful staff and service, walk to surf. They had everything I wanted for a peaceful vacation. Go down to the dock or just wander around for excellent bird watching too.

1  Thank Pete M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We took a water taxi from Tamarindo one hot day to have lunch at Hotel Bula Bula, we did not expect to find a little slice of paradise! The food was great with many choices, my friends particularly enjoyed the large mango margaritas, our waitress...More

1  Thank Cathryn S
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We have been home a few weeks and wish we could snap our fingers and be back. Bula Bula is truly a beautiful little oasis that allows you to relax and rejuvenate. The staff is the BEST, from grounds and housekeeping to the before mentioned...More

1  Thank Cindy S
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Trendy Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
#4 Charming Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Trendy Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
#4 Charming Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (324)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (44)
Room & Suite (41)
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cdburnette53
24 February 2017|
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Response from Deb D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We just went to the Mexican Buffet on Monday night via boat from Tamarindo.
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candyfleming
14 January 2017|
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Response from candyfleming |
not sure how to send you my contact info
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Jill M
7 March 2015|
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Response from PG-FT-Resident | Property representative |
Sure, come on by. Please check in at the bar. We just ask that you purchase a drink or something from the kitchen while you are here. There are certain times of the year where we may not be able to accommodate everyone, but... More
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Room Tips
"I was leery because my room was the second from the restaurant, but it turned out to be very quiet there."
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"Rooms closest to restaurant have better wifi, if you need to work, otherwise all are good."
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"rooms furthest from the bar area would be the quietest"
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"All rooms are very quiet, except for maybe the howler monkeys at night!"
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