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Hotel Bula Bula

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi”(38 reviews)
“great waltini”(15 reviews)
“mexican buffet”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 January 2011

Rented a house out for a week through Hotel Bula Bula and from the second we arrived till the second that we left we knew we chose the perfect hotel. The staff surpassed our expectations from beginning to end, helping us navigate the local areas,...More

Thank MeghannL
Reviewed 18 January 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Bula Bula! We were made to feel right at home from the start by the friendly hotel owners and their staff. We loved the small size of this hotel and the quiet location. Beautiful gardens, a lovely pool...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2011

My wife and I stayed for 5 nights in early Dec. I was impressed with the fast and detailed responses to emails prior to our arrival. It was our first trip to Costa Rica and we had lots of questions. The property is a small,...More

Thank jcnchitown
Reviewed 8 January 2011

A short water taxi from tamarindo puts you at the entrance of the peaceful bula bula. A cozy hotel with alll of the features of a resort in a boutique environment. Included in room coffee, breakfast, swimming pool, hammock, beach towels and sarongs. The onsite...More

Thank Margotf
Reviewed 4 January 2011

The hotel offered horrible service...there were no phones in the rooms and the reception staff took off at 7:00pm and there was no way to contact them! we almost starved and had to eat fruit that we purchased earlier as our dinner!!!!!!!! Location is very...More

2  Thank mkargar
Response from PG-FT-Resident, Owner at Hotel Bula BulaResponded 6 January 2011

You made your one-night reservation through an online agency just days before Christmas and one week ahead of your arrival. I contacted this agency (Request Number 4457158), to let them know that our frontdesk has reduced hours on Monday nights. You then called me and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$92 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$92 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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cdburnette53
24 February 2017|
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Response from Deb D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We just went to the Mexican Buffet on Monday night via boat from Tamarindo.
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candyfleming
14 January 2017|
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not sure how to send you my contact info
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Jill M
7 March 2015|
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Response from PG-FT-Resident | Property representative |
Sure, come on by. Please check in at the bar. We just ask that you purchase a drink or something from the kitchen while you are here. There are certain times of the year where we may not be able to accommodate everyone, but... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms closest to restaurant have better wifi, if you need to work, otherwise all are good."
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"rooms furthest from the bar area would be the quietest"
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"All rooms are very quiet, except for maybe the howler monkeys at night!"
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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..."
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