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600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The resort is in a beautiful setting, very clean with a super friendly and helpful staff. If you are looking to vacation in a place not surrounded by tourist traps this is it. Be prepared for the last 20km of the road to the resort,...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded yesterday

​Hola from the staff and owners who love reading reviews like yours. Indeed, turning off on the road less traveled​ is well worth the effort. The transformation from hot Savannah to lush rain forest; the windmill farms; the views of the blue rivers, mountain ranges...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Nothing but great things to say, I loved our drive out there from Tamarindo. The staff was attentive, the rooms spacious and clean, the thermal waters delicious and the grounds fun to walk and discover. I would recommend maximum 2 days unless doing lots of...More

Thank jecalee109
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 23 August 2018

Hola and thank you for coming and leaving your review. All the staff are thrilled. We agree. Taking the Eco-adventure tousr into the lush rain forest is a must. Visit awe-inspiring nature on a watoer tubing adventure in a real blue river, horseback to the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our 7 day stay was time well spent and we would consider going again (this time with a car). Staff were pleasant and easy to communicate with (we speak no Spanish). Shout out to Victor (waiter) for going above and beyond with service, delivering on...More

Thank Kelly E
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 2 days ago

Hola Kelly - The entire staff has been provided your review and are discussing it. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your time here and appreciate the review of your stay. We sincerely apologize about the lack of communication and follow-up, which is...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Blue Resort is tucked away on the road least travelelled. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the area. There are opportunities for adrenaline boosting activities, as well as, relaxing soaks in the many thermal pools. The rooms are cabins surrounded by beautiful natural...More

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Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 3 days ago

Hola! We, the staff and owners feel reinvigorated when receiving messages like your. The activities that harness the awe-inspiring nature do require a dedicated staff, for which we are grateful. We are also very excited about a few things. Besides the additions and improvements in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this tour through Nexus tours (Sunwing) at the Riu Guanacaste resort. The tour was about 7 hours total (there and back), and included bus transportation where we drove to the Rincon de la Veija volcano. The sights were amazing, excellent view of the volcano...More

Thank Victoria C
Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 1 week ago

Hola and thank you very much!! Indeed, many of our 1-day adventures with transportation can be booked from throughout Guancaste. Contact us, e. through the website or by phone. The Grand Waterfalls and Blue River Adventure is particularly popular. However there is also the Water...More

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Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is an authentic Costa Rica experience in the rainforests of Rincon de la Vieja. Our jewel is the spectacular natural mineral "green" hot spring pools – but that’s just the More beginning. There is a large fresh water pool & bullet slide, the spa, botanical gardens, butterfly farm, iguana and frog pond and much more. Set out on several authentic eco Costa Rica adventure tours, all nearby. Eco-tours include visits to gorgeous blue volcanic rivers and waterfalls by horseback, nature walks, volcano hike, zip-lining across waterfalls and much more. The breadth of eco-nature tours will amaze you. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offers luxury accommodation in new, spacious 720 square foot cabanas. Book your dream Costa Rica vacation! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 91 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue River Resort And Hot Springs
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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 91 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue River Resort And Hot Springs
,
Blue River Resort & Hot Springs Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
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Esteban H
15 October 2018|
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Response from Tori H | Reviewed this property |
You will get there and back with a Kia Picanto, but I think you would be more comfortable and have more peace of mind with a larger vehicle. We had a Rav4 and are so happy we didn't have anything smaller. I think it's more a... More
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Kayace17
27 February 2018|
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Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
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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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"Get a room closer to the restaurant if wifi is a necessity for you."
899kellye
5 days ago
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"Upscale cabin. Pack for adventures outdoors. "
948dannap
6 days ago
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"The King Cabana is very big. "
mgabrielagonzalez
3 weeks ago
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"We did not stay at the hotel so we are unable to rate it."
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