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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Cariblue. The grounds are gorgeous and the rooms are very nice and comfortable. Loved the pool and the restaurant was good. Location is perfect-enough outside of town that it is quiet but close enough that you can walk (20-30 mins) or bike (7 mins). My only minor issue is that the swim up bar... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

Nice hotel with clean, quiet, secluded rooms. Only ate breakfast at the hotel but their restaurant was very good and the service swift. Pool, jacuzzi, tropical, and best of all, right across from the beach! They even packed us a bagged lunch on the day we checked out since we were leaving very early in the morning! Good parking in... More 

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Reviewed 17 May 2013

This hotel is 2 km from Puerto Viejo and another 2 km further is Jaguar Rescue Center on the same road that leads to Punta Uva. So though a bit of a walk we did walk both to Puerto Viejo and to the Jaguar Resc from the hotel. They do offer bikes for rent $8/day. I had mixed feelings for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Not impressed. For the graciously amazing reviews, I found this place missed on most of my expectations. Where it shines? LOCATION. Cocles is one of the nicest beaches in Puerto Viejo and the hotel is about as close as you can get. Staff was also very friendly when available. The property as a whole needs some work. While parts are... More 

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

At Hotel are doing some remodeling just to improve the look, each year and during the low season, any changes are made to give it a refreshed its appearance, because a place that is maintained year after year in the same way becomes boring. Outside you can find 3 different showers where you can remove the sand from the body.... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

Lovely rooms surrounded by lush greenery and restaurant gave excellent service as we were a large group we all ate at the same time .well worth a visit as beach just across the road and you can hire surf boards on the beach.

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello sueralls, Thank you for your comments. It is encouraging to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and it has been satisfactory for you. The doors of Totem Hotel remain open for when you want to return to the Caribbean of Costa Rica. Best regards, Mariela Pérez Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

Hotel is made of many bungalows and 4-plex bungalows. Bungalows are furnished in a minimal but adequate manner. Hotel grounds are beautifully kept up and make a great place to enjoy a slow breakfast and wake to the day. The pool was generally quiet, but well kept and nice to use. Pretty much everything about this place was as nice... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

When we first got to the hotel they had our reservations mixed up. We had the superior suite with extra bunk beds and they did not have that available. They ended up putting us in a regular bungalow and then moving us the next night to the superior suite. Both rooms were very clean and beds were comfy. They were... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

I ate here for lunch and got the 'hot' pizza...which meant hot salami and hot red peppers. There was no option for pepperoni but this suited me fine considering I like spicy stuff and basically the salami looked just like pepperoni. The peppers were not really hot at all but worked. The pizza was a very thick bready crust which... More 

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello hotrodgurl, Thank you for reviewing about us. For us it is in very bad taste to take the bill to customers immediately they end up eating because it seems as if we were saying that clients should go, so we prefer the customer decides when they want to leave the restaurant and at that point they ask the bill.... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

This place was quiet and relaxing. There were lots of animals around to look at and the staff were very friendly. The rooms were cool - although the bathrooms were a bit basic. The breakfast was very good and the rest of the food was nice too. I recommend the cocktails. I would make sure to get taxis to and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

I was at Cariblue last week and I had a very memorable stay. The rooms are comfortable and cozy, the food was delicious and the staff very friendly, helpful and professional. I liked being across the street from the surf beach and I really enjoyed the large pool when i didn't feel like getting all salty and sandy. I will... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Caribbean resort in Puerto Viejo, de Limon, Costa Rica.Hotel Cariblue is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the nature, the beaches and comfort.A leader among Costa Rica hotels and resorts, we offer luxurious hardwood bungalows nestled in exotic tropical gardens between the pristine white sand beach of Playa Cocles and lush natural jungle (more info about us). Enjoy our award-winning service and our full range of amenities and facilities in a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. A paradise is waiting for you."Cariblue Hotel” “Your Caribbean resort", is a 3 star hotel and 3 green leaves (CST), is the ideal place to enjoy your vacation, Its located just steps away from beautiful pristine white sand beach, Playa Cocles and just a mile from typical village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (Old Harbor), where the Afro Caribbean, Indian and all over the world cultures are mixed in harmony and peace.Cariblue has 23 private and comfortable bungalows nestled in a gorgeous tropical garden of almost 5 acres (20.000 sqm). All the bungalows feature a private balcony overlooking the resort's tropical gardens. Impressive Gourmet Restaurant "Soleluna" with a gorgeous bar and in the pool with our happy hour every day in our pool bar. Spend a lazy day by the beautiful pool area, kid's pool and relax in the Jacuzzi while enjoying one of our selection of fine tropical cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cariblue Hotel

Address: Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: RM380 - RM719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cariblue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Cariblue Hotel Puerto Viejo
Cariblue Hotel Costa Rica/Limon
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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“Sea view rooms are small and overlook the road which lies between the rooms and the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Dr_John_Poyser_4952, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try not to get 201 or 202....sewage smell but not overwhelmingly so”
 of 5 bubbles 157barryg, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are nicer, but all have good jungle view.”
 of 5 bubbles pamelacN4129CY, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are spread throughout the garden, all are quiet. Ask for a room with a hammock out front (not all have one).”
 of 5 bubbles car0st, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Jungle rooms are higher quality.”
 of 5 bubbles juliannekun, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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