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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great place for families. Fully equiped, AC, TV, Near Parque Marino Ballena. Good service, near restaurants and good access from the main road. We rented a 2 bedroom bungalow for 8 people. Nice pool and kids pool.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Everything about my stay here was perfect. Great location, great unit which was well stocked with everything you would need. After two weeks of eating out it was nice to be able to shop and cook at home. It was extremely comfortable, clean, quiet and you could roll out of bed and walk to the National Park / Whale's Tail...

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California
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Never judge a book by it's cover and in this case don't go by the pictures or brochures as the actual facility is way off and not worth the trouble. Customer service is none existent and just full of excuses.

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California
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Were with a group on 12 rented 2 bungalows for $200 each per night. First night, had to go to the office as no hot water it was turned off. Next night after full day of fun looking forward to a hot shower and the water is cold. Got the manager again and they didn't know why but sorry nothing...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I was there on May with a group of friends and it was great. Just a few meters from the entrance of the Marino Ballena Nationa Park (the tail of the whale). I would recommend it to anyone who wants to go there. Just excellent.

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Thank Jose A
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Perfect for families or couples looking for a calm place. Gardens are pretty and always full of birds. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Dinnia is so nice that makes you feel at home. Walking distance to the beach. Totally recommended!!!

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Nutley, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Rustic cabins offer fully stocked kitchen; Air-conditioned, clean, hot water, good size rooms. The pool was a decent size, perfect for us. Staff was always there and very pleasant. We needed help with ou TV and they came immediately. Four large bungalows with two bedrooms and 1 smaller with 1 bedroom. Very close to the beach so you could leave...

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New Hamburg, Canada
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We stayed at Bungalows Ballena with 9 of us, including 3 young children. This place was one of our favourites or our trip. The bungalows themselves are well built and immaculate. Fully equipped in all ways. There are only 4-5 bungalows on the site, but they have it well organized with two beautiful gazebos beside an amazing pool in the...

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 January 2016

It is a great place to stay, because it is safe and close to the national park. The only problem it is expensive and do not have food service. The pool is cool. It is near (1 mile) to restaurants, banks, supermarket.

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Invermere, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Nicely appointed cabin, kids enjoyed the pool. Good location close to the beach. However we visited in early November, and were the only guests in the whole hotel yet were not offered early season rates. In comparison to other properties in the area this was not great value, we later found out that it is possible to find nicer places...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Bungalows Ballena

Address: 300 m North from Marino ballena National Park | Bahia, 100 metros sur del restaurante Los Delfines, Uvita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: ₹ 6,633 - ₹ 16,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalows Ballena 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great for families”
 of 5 bubbles AlvaroL604, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away not worth the time or money”
 of 5 bubbles mariocalderon, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“check if the hot water works”
 of 5 bubbles chiquimulag, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are only five bungalows and truly all were very good.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenLeo, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Very secure”
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