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Valdez, Alaska
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Thanks to a tip from Daniel at Sueno Celeste, we stopped at the Posada Rio Celeste B & B for lunch after our hike to view the Rio Celeste. This was the perfect place to relax and replenish ourselves before the bumpy ride back to the B & B. We were greeted very warmly by the family and served a... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We slept here during our second night of the 1-week tour around Costa Rica. We arrived to the location during the night and we received typical costaricense food (included in the price, as well as the breakfast). They were out of beer and there was no place around to go buy some. Not too much food, but quite tasty. Room... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

from the moment we stepped into this place we were greeted by a family that runs the hotel and get treated like family the entire time. You really feel at home and amongst amazing birds and animals, hands down the best Rio Celeste tour and just an amazing place where you get a real feel for old time Costa Rica,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We stayed at Posada Rio Celeste for 3 nights in April and we immediately felt at home there. Elias and his entire family, who run the posada, are extremely welcoming, smiling and nice. The food is excellent - if sometimes a tad repetitive - and fresh. The location of the posada is great, walking distance from the Tenorio Park, and... More 

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Although very rustic this place is run by a wonderful family. Vilma our host was most helpful and so kind. The food was excellent! Typical Costa rican food prepared with great care. We had the pleasure of having David as our guide to Rio Celeste and also to a local cacao plantation which was all set up by the Posada... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

A charming place to stay and the family that runs this delightful Bed & Breakfast do an excellent job of not just sevice but making you feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Our guide for the hike to Rio Celeste was Elias, who was also our host at La Posada. The accommodations are rustic yet clean and... More 

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Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

After a long day hiking to the Rio Celeste this was a perfect way to refuel and relax for lunch. This quaint family farm serves an excellent Costa Rican "typical" meal family style that is very filling and dirt cheap for all the rice & beans, beep tips in broth (some kind of light chili flavor), cheese, greens, mashed taro... More 

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I recently visited Rio Celeste area. We already had reservations at another (pricier) hotel, but met the owners of Posada Rio Celeste in the park. They invited us back to their place for lunch and we were extremely pleased. The quantity of food they served us was more than we could eat, home-cooked, and absolutely delicious! The night before we... More 

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PosadaRioCeleste, Propietario at Posada Rio Celeste Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su comentario, para nosotros a sido un verdadero placer haberles brindado nuestro servicio de Restaurante. Siempre hacemos... More 

Helengeli
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

We have been here in 2013 and had a really good time. The people are very nice and you feel like a part of the family! The room was in very good condition and in the garden we could swing on a liane that hung from a huge tree. We really felt like home here and can recommend this place!

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Muchas gracias por su comentario, esperamos la hayas pasado de lo mejor en nuestro hotel, para nosotros a sido un... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We 3 adults and 4 children ( 8,10.13 and 16 years old ) stayed at this family run hotel for one night on July 21th 2013. All of us enjoyed the typical costarican cuisine for the 3 meals. We also enjoyed our guide tour and hiking in Tenorio National Park along the Rio Celeste with David. But it was even... More 

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PosadaRioCeleste, Owner at Posada Rio Celeste Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comment, we hope that you really enjoyed the stay with us, hopefully to see you again the next time that you visit Río Celeste. Thank you so much again. Best regards. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located one kilometer from Tenorio's National Park Entrance (Rio Celeste). We are a friendly Hotel Family of 6 members and we have 7 rooms and one rustic Restaurant where the same family prepare the local food with firewood. We also offer tours, Tenorio National Park and Rio Celeste Hike, Horse Back Riding, and others. Come and enjoy with us this Natural paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada Rio Celeste Hotel & Spa

Address: Kilometer from Tenorio's National Park 1, Bijagua de Upala 21304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range: RM281 - RM411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Posada Rio Celeste Hotel & Spa 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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