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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

18.3 km from Rincon de La Vieja centre
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  • Breakfast included
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| 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
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Delmar, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I decided to take a vacation abroad with a Groupon we purchased on a whim for a winter getaway. We purchased our Groupon in November 2016 for our reservation of January 2017. Included in our Groupon was 4 nights in one of the 730 ft² King Cabanas which featured one king size bed, Large flat screen television,...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for your taking the time to provide such a detailed review. We are thrilled to learn you enjoyed your time here. After enjoying every word, please know all reviews are shared with the managers and staff and reviews like this fill us with pride. Permit me to add the points that differentiate Blue River Resort & Hot...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are two active, but senior couples from USA. All four of us (once we safely traversed the dirt road) thought Blue River Resort was fabulous. Even the road became part of the adventure! We were awed by the grounds, impressed with the roomy, comfortable, very clean cabins, and happily surprised with the food service. We loved the hammock and...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from the staff and owners of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. All of us are thrilled to learn you all had a wonderful time and appreciate your kind words. We all feel ever more charged with pride in the special nature found here and to please clients. Although the grounds here are very large and there are many...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stayed at the resort at the very end of December for 4 days. We traveled there with another two families, our close friends, and we had a great time! I loved the authenticity of the place, the beautiful setup in the middle of the rain forest with 3 hot spring pools and mud bath and botanical garden. Just gorgeous!...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. This review was made by the same family or group that wrote the review titled, “Authentic experience with a BIG word of caution!” . Although sincerity is not in doubt, and for what must be poor communications, we again apologize, I am including what I wrote privately to this reviewer in response....

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing off the beaten path resort with tons to do or just relax in one of the natural hot springs. Staff goes out of their way to make sure your stay is perfect. Restaurant was very good as well. Zip lining , horses back riding and whitewater tubing for the adventurous. A must to visit while in Costa Rica.

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola and thank you, from the staff and owners of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. With so much to do at the resort and there are many award winning Eco-adventure tours for our guests to enjoy we feel blessed by our success. The nature here on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja has blue rivers, natural hot...

North Pole, Alaska
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The rooms were great, very spacious. The grounds are huge and there is lots to see, from butterfly gardens to turtle ponds. The food was just average, which is too bad because it is your only option unless you want to drive on the super bumpy road to one of the road side little sodas. The electricity went out several...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! The staff and owners are all proud of what we do, read all comments and take them to heart. So, thank you for your kindness. Regarding the Tiki Bar and Restaurant, please know that we regularly ask patrons for feedback which is almost always very complimentary. To those who will be staying...

New York
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Please do read my entire review but pay very close attention to point #4 below on my list of concerns. It is a huge red flag and needs to be shared with others. We stayed at this resort at the end of December 2016. We were part of the group of three families. Everything about this place was really authentic,...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. We are familiar with this reviewer. The hotel manager spoke with and has been corresponding at length and on the phone and the owner (my partner) also spoke twice to him. All conversations were civil and there appears to be sincerity. What hurts is how we were given to believe they enjoyed...

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Beautiful spacious accommodations, well maintained property, friendly helpful warm staff, great food. The adventure tours (canopy zipline and tubing) were personalized for our skills, and the guides Felix and Oscar were amazing, knowledgeable, responsive, flexible, friendly. I learned a lot about local species of plants and animals from Felix, too. With his 21 years experience in building the ziplines and...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from the staff and owners of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! We always share reviews with staff and that includes the staff members who you called out in your review. All of us, indeed, are proud of the spectacular nature here, the natural amenities and take great pride in our service. Your kind words spur us on to...

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 January 2017

From the time we arrived, we were treated with great respect and friendliness of the staff at Blue River. We stayed for a week in Mar-Apr overlap 2016. The cabana's were lovely and the restaurant more than adequate for couples or families. My granddaughter was able to get her pizza and/or burgers which was a big plus. LOL She ENJOYED...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs! Daniel says hi and hopes you are well. All of us, staff and owners, get an extra thrill when guests describe having great experience. The nature here is spectacular and there is lots to do for the young, the romantic and the thrill seekers alike. We certainly hope you return soon. Yours...

Provincetown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 December 2016

When I booked this, we had intentions of hiking into Rincon de la Vieja. I wasn't aware that the volcano was active and the north side was closed. However, it was a great mistake, because this place was fabulous. Our room was big (we could sleep 4 kids in the bathroom alone!), very clean, had a fridge, lots of electrical...

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! All reviews are shared between staff and owners and such reviews serve to energize our efforts. We thank you and look forward to your return visit. Yours truly, Kevin

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This resort is off the beaten path meaning it is as others have stated an hour's drive on a gravel road. It is absolutely doable with the right vehicle. We arrived and it was rainy for our entire visit which was disappointing. The hot springs were relaxing regardless of the rain. The family loved the water slide and butterfly garden....

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hola! Thanks for your review. We are pleased your family enjoyed their time here. With respect, a couple comments: Weather, of course, is not in our control and to get a poor mark for that seems unjust. Expect rain here in the rainforest, but just enough to feel the special environment. Unfortunately, its rare on either side of that equation....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is an authentic Costa Rica experience in the rainforests of Rincon de la Vieja. Our jewel is the spectacular natural mineral "green" hot spring pools – but that’s just the beginning. There is a large fresh water pool & bullet slide, the spa, botanical gardens, butterfly farm, iguana and frog pond and much more. Set out on several authentic eco Costa Rica adventure tours, all nearby. Eco-tours include visits to gorgeous blue volcanic rivers and waterfalls by horseback, nature walks, volcano hike, zip-lining across waterfalls and much more. The breadth of eco-nature tours will amaze you. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offers luxury accommodation in new, spacious 720 square foot cabanas. Book your dream Costa Rica vacation! ... more   less 

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Address: | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $119 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue River Resort & Hot Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose the individual cabins. Go for the 'honeymoon package." Wasn't our honeymoon but we enjoyed the package”
 of 5 bubbles Kytherababe, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“108 great volcano view”
 of 5 bubbles mcglsh00, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All seem equal depending on 1 King size bed or 2 Queen beds....our 2 Q. bed cabana had a nice view of the volcano from the porch.”
 of 5 bubbles mg20152015, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are bungalows and roughly the same I think”
 of 5 bubbles vb0wers, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There wasn't a bad cabana here that we could see. NOTE: You can drink the water here at this resort!!”
 of 5 bubbles dorisf98, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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