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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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    “mud bath” (105 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 27 February 2015

    Blue River was the first stop for me and my boyfriend on our Costa Rica trip this month. It was absolutely amazing! We stopped at the market in Liberia to grab some beer/liquor/snacks for the room since we knew we'd be going way up the...More

    1  Thank toniriehle
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 9 April 2015

    Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! Thank you for your kind and generous review. We greatly appreciate that you have taking the time to do this and the remarks are shared with the staff, who all take them to heart. Yours truly, Kevin...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2015

    The rooms are amazing (we were in one of the newer cabanas) The restauarant was excellent. We loved the hot springs and mud bath. For some reason, we thought this place was closer to the national park. we didn't realize how isolated it was. that...More

    Thank Tess K
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 9 April 2015

    Hola. Thanks so much for taking the time to review Blue River Resort. We read all comments with great seriousness, both criticism and complements. Please permit me to correct some information. Our location is very close to Rincon de la Vieja, but along the north...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    It's a genuinely great location and the staff are simply outstanding. But, it's all a bit tired. It needs a complete re-haul. The pools are a bit worn out and mouldy. The painted concrete "rocks" everywhere are a bit 1970s, the butterfly area looks like...More

    Thank Harryx46
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 27 February 2015

    Hola from Costa Rica! We appreciate that you took the time to review us. We take great pride in our facilities and the natural surroundings. All reviews are shared with the staff and used to improve ourselves. Its not easy to be so harshly knocked...More

    Reviewed 25 February 2015

    Family of 6 ranging from age 12 to 77. A great time was had by all. Agree with other reviews about the great service and accommodations. They were more than happy to let us check in quite early since the rooms were available. We were...More

    1  Thank JanSMR
    Reviewed 20 February 2015

    I really enjoyed my stay here, although the weather was not excellent. Our bungalow was very spacious, with a huge bedroom and a separate are with bathroom, shower, toilet and a storage room. We had a terrace with hammock. The room is sparcely furnished, meaning...More

    1  Thank Enjoytraveltheworld
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 27 February 2015

    Hola! Thank you for you kind comments. Hopefully you reported the rain in the cabana, it was promptly fixed and everything was set right. This time of year the weather is the most predictable with a rain shower at night and another short one in...More

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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$101 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    24 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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    9 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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    "are cabins not rooms"
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    "It's designed in a way that every room is close to the main area of food/pools/spa and has super close..."
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    "All rooms are cabanas or cabins - we stayed in one that included 2 queen beds."
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    "We were in Cabana 114 again because it is close to everything. REMEMBER: You can drink the water at the..."
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