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Parkton, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 May 2016

What an awesome and relaxing stay at the Hotel Bula Bula. The room was great, and you can't beat the quality of the food and the hospitality that came with it. Having traveled all over Latin America over the past couple of decades, I can tell you that this was one of the best small remote hotel experiences I have...

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North Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited as part of a wedding party and were totally impressed by the property and even more so by the friendliness and general hospitality of Grace, Maria, Ernesto, Victor (and some names that I've forgotten). All staff and management couldn't have been more hospitable.

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1Thank Bill C
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Nice place great pool, staff friendly. Leaves from the tree fortunatly fall in the close good pool but staff cleans it fortunatly.... Just check you invoice at the restaurant, if they know it is your last night they may do some "mistake" on the restaurant bill !!!!

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 May 2016

What a great find. Todd booked us a water taxi from Tamarindo and it took about fifteen minutes to get there - fun trip at sunset with Ruben. Get there and the place is just great, fun, cozy and the boys on staff super playful and friendly. Dinner was really great - shrimp enchiladas, etc.... and the BEST frozen margarita...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Note: I have not stayed a the hotel, I have eaten in the restaurant. Hence I cannot value the rooms, but I do recommend the restaurant. Spending a few days at the beach in Playa Grande I wanted to eat fish - just fish, no bread around it, not drowned in a sauce, just grilled fish (a la plancha) with...

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We made a quick stop here as we took a small boat cruise of the river near Tamarindo. What a nice surprise on this very desolate and wilderness river ride. After seeing crocodiles, birds, lizards and even a swimming monkey, it was so fun to sit at the bar and enjoy ourselves. The two ladies who served us were extra-special...

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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We didn't stay here or eat here, but we biked here for the big drinks a couple of times. The kids loved the floats! Even more, they loved the parrot that they could pet and talk to. A fun place to go to.

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Comox Valley, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We lived down the street from Bula Bula for 5 months last winter and got to know everyone quite well. Our friends came to visit so we suggested this place and they just loved it. The friendly owners, staff and facility in general is awesome. Its nice to suggest a place and it turns out. Its not your big end...

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connecticut
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed at a private home in Palm Beach Estates in Playa Grande for almost two weeks and we ate at the Bula Bula Restaurant (The Great Waltinis) several times, breakfast and dinner. The menu was varied and resonably priced. The seafood was very good but my favorite was the chicken picatta. Best I have tasted in a long time...

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Virginia
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ate here several times while on a family vacation to Costa Rica. The food was delicious and the staff was very welcoming. The prices were good and it was only a short walk so we just kept going back. We never tried breakfast but heard it was very good. They helped us coordinate water taxi rides to Tamarindo and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set outside Tamarindo in the beach village and national park of Playa Grande. We offer the romantic, the surfer, and the active traveler a tropical oasis amid the tourist stops. Superior rooms with modern amenities compliment the elegant restaurant where exceptional seafood, steaks and local specialties are served. Friendly and attentive staff ensure your stay is a satisfying one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bula Bula

Address: Playa Grande Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: $122 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bula Bula 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Bula Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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“All the rooms we seen were to perfection all the way down to the Mattress as I am very picky when it comes down to sleep time..”
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 of 5 bubbles chrisz88, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms surround a courtyard pool; are small, but more than adequate, with good air conditioning, which you need! Beds very comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles 322billc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Prefer the rooms far for the bar”
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