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Paris, France
Reviewed 21 March 2016

BBI place is perfet, in the middle of the jungle, only 4km from the main road and very close to the center of Quepos and Manuel Antonio Parc. The swimming pool is also very enjoyable and the cottages are far one from the other, which guarantee a true intimacy. Nevertheless, we experienced a pretty poor service, we did not feel...

Thank Macamille
Reviewed 8 March 2016

$240 dollars for 4 adults!!!!! Are you absolutely kidding me. Let me be absolutely honest,The kids saving the rain forest is an incredible organization and the volunteers were fantastic. My concern is with the link to the Blue Banyan Inn.The tour promised a tour of the Clinic which was fantastic and the conservation student was knowledgeable and extremely personable however...

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

This place has mostly stellar reviews but we were puzzled by the very few reviews with complains. So here's our experience First, the location is stunning and the bungalows very comfortable. The place is very quiet and it did get us closer to the reason why we came to Costa Rica. It is very affordable for the quality of what...

1Thank Gianni G
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 12 February 2016

What a gem! I will admit it was a little difficult to find and a bit frustrating but otherwise what a find. In the middle of no where which is exactly what we wanted. Traveling on a dirt road through palm plantations was absolutely beautiful. Chip was wonderful to deal with and meeting all the volunteers from Kids Saving the...

1Thank Laurie P
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Although we weren't aware of the remote location when we first arrived at BBI after a long day of traveling, the way Vurnita welcomed us was heartwarming. Although BBI is a bed and breakfast and does not have a restaurant and there are no facilities in the neighbourhood, she gave us some pasta and vegetables and a cookie-dessert, so we...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 18 January 2015

First of all, it took us about one hour to find this location once arrived to Quepos. It was dark and we didn’t get any information from the owners on how to get here. Luckily I speak Spanish otherwise we would never find it. Once we finally arrived (7pm), nobody was really here to welcome us and when they finally...

2Thank Jorge60
BBIHostess, Manager at Blue Banyan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel and I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay here. I have a few comments about you review: -Did you specifically ask for directions to us? I will admit that sometimes folks do have trouble getting here but most ask up front for direction or use directions from the internet to get to...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We visited the Blue Banyan Inn for the final two days of our vacation. It was a welcomed respite after driving around and being in more crowded areas. If you haven't seen the more "active" areas first, you might feel a little restless. But for us, it was perfect. We came with our 7-year-old son, who loved the beautiful pool...

2Thank RNN2
BBIHostess, Manager at Blue Banyan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!! Vernita

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Quepos is where we wanted to be for surfing, but the idea was to spend time just surrounded by the peacefulness and beauty of nature, spectacular mountain views, only 15 minutes away from the beach. The road to get to BBI is unpaved, but in great condition, in an agricoltural area with fields and fields of palm oil trees: very...

2Thank Cri061
Scandia, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We recently stayed here several nights while visiting Manual Antonio park and nearby attractions. Our cabin was attractive. The grounds are lovely. The rural location, blessedly, is away from the noise and commotion of Quepos and Manual Antonio. It is not on the ocean but has a large swimming pool and view of the mountains. A good reason for staying...

1Thank DanRuth_11
BBIHostess, Manager at Blue Banyan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth and Dan! Glad you enjoyed it here and we hope you come back to visit! Vernita

Williston, Vermont
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This is owned by a retired American who clearly has no interest in customer service. The owner DOUBLE BOOKED our romm. So when we arrived at this remote location, after dark, we were informed they did not have a bed for us. Our taxi had already left and we were stranded. To top it off, we talked with the owner...

2Thank Abi S
BBIHostess, BBi Hostess at Blue Banyan Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Wow..it's Vernita and I remember you and your husband very clearly and yes my boss overbooked and yes I was just as upset as you were but man.. I guess you forgot that we didn't charge for your night stay in the horrible bunk room , we gave you a ride to town and we gave you a...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by primary rainforest with mountain ranges looming in the distance, the Blue Banyan Inn is a charming bed and breakfast catering to the environmentally conscious. The Blue Banyan is part of Finca Braman’s 75-acre ecologically sustainable community, encompassing private homes, a wildlife sanctuary and a volunteer center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Banyan Inn

Address: NE Finca Azul 2000 m | Finca Azul, Quepos, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range: RM460 - RM505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“This is a very remote location and you must have your own transportation or you will pay big bucks for a taxi. Not close to the beach or ocean.”
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“All three cottages are nice, although we preferred the one closest to the dining area. Slightly larger and better view. Bring some flashlights on your trip.”
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