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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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Reviewed 4 April 2015

This is a wonderful place to escape to. The ride up the notorious Costa Rican "road" was a great experience as we stopped to let a farmer herd his cattle up the road, passing a few inches away from our car and making some extraordinary...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 16 April 2015

Hola from the management and staff of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. As much as we appreciate your comments, it was a delight to host your stay and we look forward to a return visit. A couple comments in reply. You are correct that...More

Reviewed 4 April 2015

In hindsight, my husband and I wished we had stayed longer than our two nights. We thoroughly enjoyed the horseback riding, hiking, waterfalls, hot springs, mud baths and spa. The rough drive in was well worth is (SUV highly recommended). Staff was wonderful. Private lodge...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 16 April 2015

Hola! Thank you for your review and complements. We are adding lots of new reasons for you to return soon. There are more Eco-adventure tours, improvements at the Tiki Bar & Restaurant –nightly themes and specials. There is cover on the Jamaica Pool for when...More

Reviewed 29 March 2015

We had heard so much about this that we wanted to visit. While we were not able to stay this trip, we were in the area and wanted to check it out for our next trip. The drive was a bit of a challenge (at...More

Thank jimmyjohn3
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 16 April 2015

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! Thanks very much for your kind comments. You are quite right, that to take advantage all we have, you must return and stay longer. And the section which is dirt road with all its bumpy sections keeps...More

Reviewed 27 March 2015

I liked the idea of this place as a way to escape civilization for a while, but there were some aspects of being isolated (by the bumpy rode and the lack of usable wifi) that made me yearn for certain refinements. The bed and pillows...More

Thank DLBadger
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 16 April 2015

Hola from Blue River Resort! Thank you for taking the time to describe your adventure. All of us here, owner, management and staff, read them all with a critical eye and are never pleased when we don’t exceed customer expectations. Please know that in Costa...More

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Family of four (two adults and two tweens) stayed for three nights (and packed a whole lot in!). We're not a resort kinda family, usually, but we didn't have time to plan and just needed to get away. We had two casitas, which were really...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 16 April 2015

Hola and thank you for your kind and detailed review. We are so very happy you had a good time. Several of your comments caused us to check behaviours that have been changed and we thank you for that. Unfortunately, bug spray is a must...More

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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
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Heated pool
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US$110 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$110 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Harry R
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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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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"The rooms have a patio, overlooking the grounds. I don't think there is any "bad" room."
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"Say close to the restaurant and spa for easier access to wi-fi. For privacy, stay closer to reception."
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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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