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Downey
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We stayed here from Oct 11-22nd. The hotel is located about a mile from Puerto Viejo. Which is a 3-4 minute cab ride or 7 minute bike ride. If you dont feel like going to Puerto Viejo there are a good couple of restaurants walking distance from the hotel. There is even have a market about a 5 minute bike...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Our tour operator had picked this place for our honeymoon trip. The place is across the road from the beach, where you can take surf lessons in the morning. We were given a secluded, private bungalow, with a front porch and hammock. The bed was soft and the room was nicely appointed. The bathroom was huge and so was the...

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London
Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and booked a suite. This isn't a suite, it's a very big room with another room attached, so a big family room. It's not deluxe and is not a suite. It's very very dArk and a bit depressing even with lights on, its still dark, it's shabby looking, the small sofa is filthy, the...

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello ChilliLondon, It is very important to us to know what things are not satisfying our clients to improve it. Other helpful point is when somebody is experinecing a not good service, show them selves at the reception and explain it, in that way is easier to make feel our client better and to help them to enjoy their vacations....

Reviewed 15 October 2013

We're a Costa Rican family who enjoys very much visiting this area. We always look for comfort and good-quality service. Two months ago we booked conditioned to a price given and signed on reservation papers. Upon arrival, receptionist said it was wrong and she would need to charge more. As it was written and signed, obviously we did not accept...

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Johnny A, Director General at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review
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El hotel Cariblue, tiene una serie de servicios que ofrece, en varias líneas de venta como lo son claro habitaciones,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Sept. 2013. The room was dirty (cobwebs and what have you flying from the ceiling fan and a BAT hanging from the light fixture). There were creepy crawlies everywhere. The internet was down. We were told it was down for the entire Puerto Viejo area but when we decided to get the hell out of there we found out they...

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello syendo, Thank you for showing us what points we have to improve. We will take action on the matter. Best regards.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Totem is in such a great location. Friendly and relaxed, and a hop from the beach out of the hum drum of Puerto Viejo. Nice pools and good hearty breakfast although the cheaper rooms need updating so recommend that you pay a little more for the beach view suite.

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Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on our honeymoon in sept/oct 2013. Amazing location with only meters between hotel and beach. Good points: free breakfast, location, free wifi in rooms and common areas, friendly staff can organize tours, bike rental, nice and quiet and two swimming pools. Bad points: breakfast is the same day in day out. Was severe water shortage for our first...

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Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

Picked this place online after looking at a few photos. Was not disappointed. Amazing pool. Fantastic staff. Clean. In the middle of the jungle. Really loved this place and will go again. The bed was huge and the room well kept. Breakfast was basic but delicious and the staff could not do more to help you. Especially the wonderful front...

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1Thank SportMonkie
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 23 September 2013

I stayed at Totem Beach Resort for 2 weeks with a friend,and we loved it! The resort is really nice and clean,with a wonderful garden and pool and its located right in front of cocles beach (perfect for surfers,like me!). The hotel also have a restaurant that makes great italian food and awesome breakfasts. Right place to be if you...

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Christian, Thank for your review and for lrtting us know you feel confortable with the services you enjoyed. It is greatful. Best regards.

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Had a very nice time here! Great little hotel with a fantastic location. Yes there were some things we didnt like but overall we loved it. We also got to adopt there Black lab dog which was a sweetheart of a dog. We will return for sure!

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John, Thenk you very much for the comment. You will be welcome when you come back to our Hotel. Best regards.

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Caribbean resort in Puerto Viejo, de Limon, Costa Rica.Hotel Cariblue is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the nature, the beaches and comfort.A leader among Costa Rica hotels and resorts, we offer luxurious hardwood bungalows nestled in exotic tropical gardens between the pristine white sand beach of Playa Cocles and lush natural jungle (more info about us). Enjoy our award-winning service and our full range of amenities and facilities in a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. A paradise is waiting for you."Cariblue Hotel” “Your Caribbean resort", is a 3 star hotel and 3 green leaves (CST), is the ideal place to enjoy your vacation, Its located just steps away from beautiful pristine white sand beach, Playa Cocles and just a mile from typical village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (Old Harbor), where the Afro Caribbean, Indian and all over the world cultures are mixed in harmony and peace.Cariblue has 23 private and comfortable bungalows nestled in a gorgeous tropical garden of almost 5 acres (20.000 sqm). All the bungalows feature a private balcony overlooking the resort's tropical gardens. Impressive Gourmet Restaurant "Soleluna" with a gorgeous bar and in the pool with our happy hour every day in our pool bar. Spend a lazy day by the beautiful pool area, kid's pool and relax in the Jacuzzi while enjoying one of our selection of fine tropical cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cariblue Hotel

Address: Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $150 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cariblue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Cariblue Hotel Puerto Viejo
Cariblue Hotel Costa Rica/Limon
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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“The rooms with balconies and kitchens are the best to go with the family”
 of 5 bubbles Fzumbado, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You're find with a basic room. The beauty is in the outdoors.”
 of 5 bubbles Townie-TRIP, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not under any circumstances choose a standard room.”
 of 5 bubbles 865rita, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean Beach Front #404 is great! The Junior Suite is near the restaurant, pool and reception and has a huge bathroom and beautiful porch!”
 of 5 bubbles scuba_Sue53, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Depends on what you want - a honeymoon suite in the jungle, or one of the limited beachview rooms. Click on their website to check.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBrown38, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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