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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This was my birthday present for my daughter's 21st birthday. She loved it and so did I. The hot springs pools were decedent. The cabana is large and feels very private, like a cabin in the rainforest should. The entire resort is landscaped beautifully, with gorgeous flowers blooming along the walkway. The staff is warm, friendly and eager to help....

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Yes, all the reviews about how remote it is are very true. From the airport it took about 1.5 hrs., 30 minutes on paved road, 45 to 60 minutes on gravel. But forget that. We had a great time. It's a small complex with one restaurant, but the grounds were beautiful and well kept. Above all the people there are...

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We chose Blue River as our honeymoon vacation spot b/c we wanted to be in the rain forest, not on a beach (been there, done that). Yes, the road up the mountain is 4WD necessary for the last third or so, but once you arrive, all those bumps are forgotten. Our cabin was fabulous -- huge, well-appointed, and surrounded by...

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washington, dc
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The shuttle picked us up from our hotel on the coast. En route, we asked the driver to stop at the German Bakery (Cafe Europa) near the airport for a box of baked goods. These treats served as our snacks for the next few days at the Resort. We also asked the driver to stop for a quick lunch wherever...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We traveled to Costa Rica, a beautiful country. We were on our honeymoon and we wanted to get away from the dark world that exists in the city. We stayed at the Blue River Resort Hotel, a wonderful and romantic place. We met there very helpful and kind people. The receptionist Manuel is very nice person. The food in the...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Though we have also been corresponding directly, I wish for everyone to know that we are sorry for the offending employee’s behavior. This is not representative of our code of conduct and he is no longer on staff with the hotel. I very...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Its a long and hard way to get there but its worth taking this adventure...We really enjoyed our stay. Its spacious, clean and beautiful located in the middle of nowhere but close to Rincon de la Veija. The only complaints we had was Dinner because the quality of the meat and fish could be improved but other than that we've...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2014

It's important to manage expectations when visiting this place. There's no phone signal and the wifi is flaky and only available in the restaurant. The pools are green due to minerals and not algae/untidiness. However, there are so many other good things it doesn't matter. The cabins are great, really large... with a TV, fridge and safe. The restaurant menu...

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Cabins were very large and clean but could of used more lighting, also found the sink and shower to have water savers with clogged aerators-we are plumbers so we took care of the one big problem we has and told three people and it still wasn't taken care of was problem with water heater. We had very hot water for...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We visited here for our honeymoon-we did the groupon deal for 3 nights but only ended up staying 2 nights. The pros: Beautiful Area, gorgeous well manicured and landscaped grounds, the gardens are awesome, so many different species of flora and fauna to check out all in one place! The cabin layout was spacious, meticulously clean, stylish and airy, the...

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Beautful grounds and multiple warm mineral water pools where you can apply mud to yourself for a unique cleansing experience. The fauna and flora are exceptional and there are hummingbirds eveverywhere. Be aware that there are really no other eating options nearby and the restaurant can be hit or miss. Excursions are available although we chose to explore on our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

Additional Information about Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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: $118 - $287 (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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“All good - cabins are huge!”
 of 5 bubbles Q2457KOjessicaj, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Queen beds are better Bring your own snacks cause there none and meals are only available during specific times”
 of 5 bubbles AZBob1devildog1, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were good. If you rent a car in Liberia, come in the day light hours. The road is difficult at night.”
 of 5 bubbles DrTFJ, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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