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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
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          Overview
          • Excellent58%
          • Very good27%
          • Average10%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible1%
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          “mud bath” (106 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Airport Transportation
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          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          21 - 25 of 772 reviews

          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          Staying here exceeded my expectations. The staff is extremely friendly/helpful, and the cabanas are cozy. I'm vegan, and was a little worried that they wouldn't have anything for me to eat. No problem there! They had a really good vegetable sandwich, fries, pasta dishes, and...More

          Thank Caitlin L
          Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 11 March 2017

          Hola Caitlin! All of us here, appreciate taking the time to write about your experience and are thrilled to know we met our own expectations. Oh, and about the animal sightings, there are many kinds of colorful animals, if you look patiently. Again thank you...More

          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          For me one of the most important features of this resort was its location in a true rain forest on the east slope of the Ricon volcano. The drive from Liberia was rough but necessary to reach this lush, beautiful location. The setting certainly did...More

          Thank Headro
          Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 9 March 2017

          Hola! We thank you for your kind words and must sincerely apologize for such a terrible misunderstanding. We agree with your points about communication and cannot understand what happened. Please permit me to comment, only to make things clear and not as an excuse. Self-guided...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          This hotel is a little tricky to find. We used 2 devices to get around Costa Rica; when driving we were directed to a finca's pasture. We later discovered our error. Tip: When entering the destination use "Hotel Blue River Resort". We had a spacious...More

          Thank Nancy C
          Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 9 March 2017

          Hola! Thank you for your review and visiting us. Everyone here, both staff and owners, feel energized by your kind words. We really aren’t that hard to find. I recommend going on our website and, on the top menu of our website, click “Directions” for...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          Our stay at the Blue River Resort was nothing shy of great! Because of flight delays, car rentals, and the rough roads - we ended up arriving at the Resort much later than expected - MIDNIGHT! We were absolutely exhausted, and extremely fearful that we...More

          Thank Jessica J
          Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 10 March 2017

          Hola! All the staff appreciate your call-outs and are thrilled to know you enjoyed the incredible nature too. As a mountain rain forest hotel, it can be quite difficult to explain all the many amazing natural features, like blue rivers, natural hot springs, the colorful...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          I traveled to Blue River with 3 girlfiends at the end of February. The resort was charming and relaxing. With 5 mineral hot baths to choose from and one awesome water slide. You can spend the day soaking and recupperating. We also used the resort...More

          Thank Ekarat6
          Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 10 March 2017

          Hola! Muchas Gracias from all the staff at Blue River Resort. We all appreciate receiving your review. As you point out, it’s both a great place to chill and set out on Eco-adventure. Come back soon. Yours truly, Kevin

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
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          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$ 93 - US$ 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Rincon de La Vieja
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          Harry R
          I'm a smoker. Do you have a designated smoking area available?
          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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          ffransantana
          How far is your hotel from Liberia airport? And do you offer shuttle bus
          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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          Rachel E
          Hello. I am coming to stay with my family in early April. I see from my map you are a long way from the main park entrances . We are keen to explore the park and visit waterfalls and hot springs etc. Please can you advise which of your trips are best for this and workouts work well for my boys aged 9 and 6 Thank you
          8 March 2017|
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          Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
          Hola! Yes, our location is on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja and the official entrance is on the south side of the volcano. So, if a self-guided walk into the park to visit the mudpots etc is your priority, then it... More
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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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          "The rooms farthest from reception are also farthest from horses and donkeys that occasionally make noise."
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          "Prepare for cool, damp mornings because of humidity and dew unless you use the A/C"
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