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    Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

    Ballena Beach | 7 km (4 miles) al Sur de Uvita, Uvita, Costa Rica
    011 506 2786 5354
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

    We had a great time. Service is superb and our every request was fulfilled promptly. We even had a sloth hanging outside a tree near our room! It is a birdwatcher's paradise too. Dinner at the restaurant Pura Vida was exquisite. Will definetly come back...More

    Thank Hasbunangel
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 6 December 2017

    Dear Guests, Many thanks for spending some time with us in our hotel and reserve, home to more than 300 species of birds and other nature, including the famous Sloth, locally called the Lazy Bear, one of the main nature ambassadors for Costa Rica. Promptness...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    We were staying in Uvita for three weeks and came up to the hotel for lunch and a dip in their enormous infinity pool. Great food and smoothies and a nice, relaxing time with the family. The staff was very kind. Note: you have to...More

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    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 6 December 2017

    Hola amigos, Many thanks for visiting us for the pool and food experience. Or property and the public areas are always open for the visitors using the service of our restaurant, and specially families with kids, who always feel in love with our large swimming...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    Very nice hotel in the middle of the jungle. Superbe view, fantastic hosts (owner family and stuff). We were impressed how everyone is treated here (employees and guests). Fantastic beaches arround (within 10km we found two of our vafourit beaches after 5 weeks in CR)....More

    Thank matthiask0ller
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 26 June 2017

    Hola Matthias, Muchas gracias for staying with us during your Costa Rican trip. Our boutique hotel is family run by the Steiners, originally from Austria but in love with Costa Rica. Our team and the family are always around to make you feel at home...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    I enjoyed staying here for a few nights. The hotel is proudly run by the Steiner family from Austria who make an effort to engage with their guests which is welcome personal touch. The hotel is well laid out and enjoys spectacular views of the...More

    1  Thank CamelToeZye
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 26 June 2017

    Many thanks for your stay with us. Our hotel is proudly run by the Steiner family, who are always around to make you feel at home with the Austrian touch combined with the Costa Rican charming personality of our team. Regarding the bathroom issue with...More

    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    The view from the hotel and the pool area is amazing. The room is spacious with the sitting area. Nicely decorated. The light went off more than a few times and we didn't have hot shower one night. But friendly and helpful staff compensates the...More

    Thank Bosanovalover222
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 26 June 2017

    Dear guests, thank you very much for choosing us to be part of your Costa Rican adventure. We do apologize for the inconvenient regarding the light, we do have a generator for emergencies and our staff did compensate the issue with you as well. May...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 170 - US$ 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Green Hotel in Uvita
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Uvita
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Uvita
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
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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 room on the second floor with incredible views. I think the first floor does as well, but not sure..."
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