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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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We spent an amazing four days at Blue River Resort. The pools and hot springs were beautiful and I spent A LOT of time on the front porch hammock. All of the staff were kind and helpful. The tour guides made our trip so fun and memorable with horseback riding, tubing, and zip lining.

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1Thank amanda m
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El hotel en las áreas comunes es muy lindo y tiene una buena extensión y variedad de lugares para conocer y relajarse. Se requiere atravesar unos 22 kilómetros de lastre si se va por Liberia. Por Upala son más de 60 km Lejos pero para los niños no creo que exista algo igual If you're not costarrican take the way...

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177/5000 Hola y muchas gracias por sus palabras de disfrute! Compartimos todas las críticas con nuestro personal y tomar comentarios...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rating this place is hard, since it’s so inconsistent. Some parts are 1-2 stars (ex. customer service, maintenance, infrastructure) and other parts are 4-5-stars (ex: the spa, the garden, the *appearance* of the room. This place has potential, but currently lacks good management. This resort also has a real identity problem. It can’t decide if it wants to be a...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found Blue River Resort becouse I was looking for a place with thermal hot water near to Liberia airport. In the web page look awesome with free wifi in some hotel areas but wifi is really bad and you can get only at the restaurant and the gym. To get to the hotel from Liberia is nice and fast...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola – Everyone is entitled to their opinion and it saddens us to receive such a review. I really wish that guests would bring concerns to our attention because we’ll do our best to rectify concern and its too late after you depart. Please permit me to comment on a few of the points. - Internet is not fast and...

Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Blue River Resort was a wonderful discovery. We loved the relaxed atmosphere, comfortable cabins, beautiful grounds, friendly people and exciting adventures!! The hot spring fed pools and mud baths were wonderful. I had one of the best massages I've ever had in their spa. Cabins were roomy, quiet and comfortable. We went on a great horseback ride out in the...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! We are thrilled to know you enjoyed our paradise on earth… Both staff and owners follow reviews and get an extra desire to work from your warm words.. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we hope you return soon. Yours truly, Kevin

Reviewed 13 April 2017

I heard about this eco-resort from a friend who had stumbled into it during a recent trip to Costa Rica. I was intrigued by the thought of having an unnaturally blue river, rainforest and volcanic hot springs located within steps of our door. We arrived to the Liberia Airport late one evening and thankfully had arranged for the hotel to...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from the staff and owners of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Orli remembers you and says hi. Thank you for your kind works and we all hope your tailbone is fully healed. A couple comments, if I may. Indeed, we must acknowledge that adding hot springs during the day adjusts each of the three pools temperature differently, such...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Blue River was the first stop on our 10 day trip to Costa Rica in February, 2017 (my boyfriend and I). We got a Groupon that included a 3 or 4 night stay, breakfast and the choice of 2 "adventures" per person. It seemed like a GREAT deal for the price, and after reading reviews we decided to go for...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from the owners and employees at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. We thank you for detailed description and complements, but the mark is very harsh and there are a few comments that require clarification. When driving here, the final 20km to get here is on a gravel road and requires a vehicle with good clearance. Though only an...

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

After driving over an hour uphill on a dirt road we were pleasantly surprised by this beautiful resort. The grounds were just beautiful with lovely colored shrubs, trees and flowers. We walked for hours just looking at all there was to see including their many hot mineral springs, butterfly garden, hummingbird garden and others. We enjoyed painting ourselves in the...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Both staff and owners (and particularly the restaurant crew) thank you for your kind remarks. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time here. One clarifying comment, regarding our more advanced hiking tour up the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, is that it has been closed for over a year, by the park rangers due to volcanic activity. Another tour...

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 night stay with our family including 9 and 6 year old boys . The resort is very "natural " , lots of exotic plant life , animal noises , cabins are basic but spacious and clean . Having 2 whole days was perfect meaning we could enjoy the resort and the trips . The trips...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from the owners and staff at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. First off, thank you for taking the time to review and for all your glowing complements. Everyone here reads and takes reviews to heart. I’m so very sorry for the misunderstanding about breakfast because that is all it could be. I wish you would have brought it...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We spent 3 nights here with teen girls on our first trip to CR. The resort has several small pools, a waterslide, lots of animals, and a beautiful nature garden walk with butterflies. The pools are mostly natural spring fed or warmed, and are tucked into separate landscaped gardens. The property has beautiful tropical plants and flowers. The room was...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your kind words. The owners and staff all read them and take them to heart. The most important part is that you enjoyed your time here. Next time you come to CR we hope you return. Yours truly, Kevin

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

Address: | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: ₹ 6,982 - ₹ 11,765 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue River Resort & Hot Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The rooms farthest from reception are also farthest from horses and donkeys that occasionally make noise.”
Justin1243, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Prepare for cool, damp mornings because of humidity and dew unless you use the A/C”
P8018SQmarks, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All good - cabins are huge!”
Q2457KOjessicaj, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Queen beds are better Bring your own snacks cause there none and meals are only available during specific times”
AZBob1devildog1, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were good. If you rent a car in Liberia, come in the day light hours. The road is difficult at night.”
DrTFJ, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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