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Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

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7 km Al Sur de Uvita, Uvita Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Special Price: October 50% off room rate
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All reviewshuge poolbeautiful hotelcosta ricamassage treatmentrooms are fairly basicsteiner familyloved our stay herejunior suitenice hikerooms are bigforest trailsspectacular settingocean viewwould highly recommend this hotelspecies of birdsnational parksitting area
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cristal Ballena was founded by a couple from Austria and it follows the European model. Everything is spotless. Services are great. The views are breath taking and there is never a blade of grass out of place. The pool is huge. The restaurant is very...More

Thank Art P
Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear guests, Thanks for your word, and you time to write about your experience in our boutique hotel, a retreat in the unique and breathtaking Uvita area. As founded by Europeans the hotel seek to offer a an upscale service to our guests while they...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My husband and I stayed here for about 8 day’s at this amazing resort. The owners are gracious and interesting to talk too. This is a true, family owned business, and they excell at it ! The rooms were large, with a gorgeous balcony, where...More

1  Thank Elaine K
Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Elaine Many thanks for your wonderful words and the time you and your husband stayed with us in our piece of paradise. The Steiner family and the hotel team are committed to make all our guests to feel al home in our boutique style...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We arrived at Cristal Ballena after being in the jungle, so it was a nice change. The hotel is on a hill and has a nice view of the ocean. The room was big with a private terras. Good bed and nice bathroom. We went...More

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Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anja, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience and review our property. Our property is a boutique hotel with 19 large rooms, them all overlooking the sea with the best view of the area. The beds and amenities were place...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful collonial style place owned by an Austrian owner. Fantastic location with a breathtaking view of the ocen. Great food and way above standard rooms. Saw a few tucans on the property, excellent for bird watching.More

Thank IvanaStorkova
Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Hola Ivana, Thank you for your words and for the time you spend with us in the lovely Southern Pacific. Our team works hard to give the best service with the tico charm and to make you feel home. we are glad that you enjoy...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Very good to see a family owned hotel so well run with great staff and the owner doing the rounds chatting to guests. Rooms and pool fabulous. Service great and food was from a wide selection of fish and meats.More

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Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear guests, Many thanks for your time with us and for your words. Cristal Ballena is family owned hotel, the Steiner family living in the property, they are always around to make you feel comfortable and give the best advice. Our staff from the area...More

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Description
The Hotel Resort Cristal Ballena is located in the midst of its own 12-hectare grounds, very close to the unique "Marino Ballena" Marine National Park and mountains covered in rainforest. The hotel features 14 ...More Junior Suites, 3 Master Suites, along with 2 Family suites. Due to its excellent location, our guests can enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the big balcony. Our stylish, spacious Suites are equipped with four-poster bed, AC, ceiling fan, WLan, TV, telephone, minibar, safe, coffee maker and hairdryer. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
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Room & Suite (98)
Pool & Beach (62)
Dining (36)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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"our room was perfect, there was also a fridge. The only thing, is that you could not make any tea."
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"Get rooms with a king bed, they have some with doubles & twins"
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"Our "Junior suite" was spacious w/ excellent view."
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"We had a beautiful ocean view, very quiet. I believe they are all amazing!"
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