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    Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

    | 600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “mud bath” (106 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 775 reviews

    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    We only spent one night here but the rooms were lovely and spacious. There was lots to see but we were disappointed that the mud baths were empty both times we tried to go them. As a result we left feeling short changed. Restaurant had...More

    Thank kchard
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 15 March 2017

    Hola! Thank you for your kind review. I am so sorry and don’t understand the comment about the natural mud baths. The mud bath and sauna are open during the daylight hours. The natural mud bath and sauna are located between a hot springs creek...More

    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    Blue River was better than I had expected. We saw the sloth that lives on the grounds and that was a dream come true for me. My son and I enjoyed the grounds, botanical gardens, butterfly garden, mud bath and the natural spring pools. It...More

    1  Thank Kelley M
    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    We loved our 6 nights here. Clean room, beautiful botanical gardens, hummingbirds, butterflies, hot spring pools (3) plus swimming pools (2), great food, friendly people, clean, and fun activities. We did hiking, tubing, zip-lining. We saw toucans, a sloth, lots of other birds, flowers. We...More

    Thank AndySinAK
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 15 March 2017

    Hola! Please know, both staff and owners read reviews. We are both very appreciative and feels energized by your description. Thanks for staying with us and hopefully we’ll see you again soon. Yours truly, Kevin

    Reviewed 10 March 2017

    Staying here exceeded my expectations. The staff is extremely friendly/helpful, and the cabanas are cozy. I'm vegan, and was a little worried that they wouldn't have anything for me to eat. No problem there! They had a really good vegetable sandwich, fries, pasta dishes, and...More

    Thank Caitlin L
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 11 March 2017

    Hola Caitlin! All of us here, appreciate taking the time to write about your experience and are thrilled to know we met our own expectations. Oh, and about the animal sightings, there are many kinds of colorful animals, if you look patiently. Again thank you...More

    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    For me one of the most important features of this resort was its location in a true rain forest on the east slope of the Ricon volcano. The drive from Liberia was rough but necessary to reach this lush, beautiful location. The setting certainly did...More

    Thank Headro
    Response from Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Resort & Hot SpringsResponded 9 March 2017

    Hola! We thank you for your kind words and must sincerely apologize for such a terrible misunderstanding. We agree with your points about communication and cannot understand what happened. Please permit me to comment, only to make things clear and not as an excuse. Self-guided...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Rincon de La Vieja
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    Traveller (845)
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    Pool & Beach (108)
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    Harry R
    24 May 2017|
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    Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
    I am also a smoker. There was no smoking in the lodge or cabin, which is normal. We had a small porch. I would go on it and smoke either on the porch or in the road. I kept a pop can or bottle with water in it to put my... More
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    ffransantana
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
    Hola! - yes 90 minutes and the cost is $120 with a limit for the number of people. Just contact reservations to arrange via e-mail.
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    Rachel E
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Blue River R | Property representative |
    Hola! Yes, our location is on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja and the official entrance is on the south side of the volcano. So, if a self-guided walk into the park to visit the mudpots etc is your priority, then it... More
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    "It's designed in a way that every room is close to the main area of food/pools/spa and has super close..."
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    "All rooms are cabanas or cabins - we stayed in one that included 2 queen beds."
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    "We were in Cabana 114 again because it is close to everything. REMEMBER: You can drink the water at the..."
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    "Do not stay here"
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