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South Carolina
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Reviewed 24 December 2009

I had to book a hotel quickly for our trip to the Tamarindo. After talking with a Costa Rican friend she recommended staying at Playa Grande rather than Tamarindo since it was a lot quieter. I read a few reviews of Hotel Bula Bula and decided it sounded okay. There were a few comments about it being remote but we... More 

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toronto
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2 reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2009

We had the pleasure of staying at Hotel Bula Bula earlier this year. It was awesome! The rooms were nice and clean. The food was great. And the staff... well... the Bula Bula staff make that place extra special. They are all so sweet and attentive, any questions we had... they were all there to help us :) We made... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2009

My husband and I stayed two nights in the Monkey Room at Hotel Bula Bula for part of our honeymoon in Costa Rica. We got an excellent rate (around $70 USD/night) and the hotel only had a few other guests there at the time. We arrived early and were greeted by Felix who was very friendly and helpful. The rooms... More 

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Chcago,Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2009

I just got back to the states today, I wish I was still at the Hotel. This was the best Hotel That I have been to in a while. Wally & Todd the hotel owners were great. Every need was met by them and their Staff. Todd makes a great soomthi. Felix was always there to make sure everything the... More 

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florida
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Reviewed 30 August 2009

We stayed for 9 nights and each was a perfect experience. The morning breakfast was delicious and large enough to keep our appetites at bay while we were surfing or hiking until the early afternoon. The hotel staff is amazing and eager to meet your every request. There is a “hands off” feel about the place- they know you are... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 11 August 2009

My husband and I, arrived at Hotel Bula Bula August 2nd and stayed for four nights. The rooms were neat and tidy and the grounds were well kept. The hotel is located in a secluded area and out of all the hotels we stayed in Costa Rica, this one was the most peaceful and relaxing- a perfect way to end... More 

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Washignton
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Reviewed 21 July 2009

After great recommendations, my daughter and I tried the Great Waltini Restaurant. We were the first diners in the restaurant. I took 45 minutes to receive appetizers. Salads follwed rapidly and then after another 30 minutes, we still had not recived out main course. No one bothered to ask if we needed refills on our beverage so we were left... More 

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Castle Rock
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Reviewed 16 July 2009

My husband and I spent four nights at the Hotel BulaBula with our two daughters 15,11 and son 8. Everone in the family had a great time and would return in a heartbeat. Felix, the property manager and host, met us and escorted us to our rooms. They were charming, cool, clean and comfortable albeit a bit small and lacking... More 

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SLC Utah
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2009

We staid at Hotel Bula Bula for a week and it was heaven! The staff is so nice and helpful. They will help you make all your plans and give you great suggestions. The Food is amazing and so are the drinks! The Breakfast is free and you wouldn't be able to tell if you weren't staying there. You get... More 

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Utah
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2009

Staff from check-in to check out very friendly, fun, and attentive. Excellent complimentary full menu breakfast, geat bar food, lunches, and dinners at reasonable prices. Location for us was perfect as we wanted a quiet non-touristy area for the first 10 days of our 3 weeks in CR-quick walk to the beach, pool right out the front door. Service very... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $125 - $206 (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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