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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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Down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, individually furnished
5 outdoor pools, sun loungers
5 outdoor pools, sun loungers
5 outdoor pools, sun loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

3.5 star property
Family-friendly hotel in Guayabo with 5 outdoor pools and spa

8.4/10 Very good

328 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
Map
600 m West of la Puente and Rio Azul, Dos Rios, Upala, Guayabo, Alajuela
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Hot springs
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Rollaway/extra beds available (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 134 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Finca Nueva Zelandia - 22 min drive

About this property

Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

A great choice for a stay in Guayabo, Blue River Resort & Hot Springs features an airport shuttle. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or facials, and local and international cuisine is served at Tiki Bar and Restaurant, which is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights include 5 outdoor pools, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

English, French, Hebrew, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - noon
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (9 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 1 per room, up to 77 lbs)*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 150 mi*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 6:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Waterslide
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Rope course
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Ziplining
  • Hot springs
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2010
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LCD TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free rollaway/extra bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

The onsite spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a mud bath and a sauna. The spa is open daily. There are 4 hot springs on site.

Dining

Tiki Bar and Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Blue River Hot Springs Rincon de la Vieja
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Frequently asked questions

Does Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Blue River Resort & Hot Springs does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
As of 27 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs on 28 November 2022 start from ₹10,292, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
Yes, there are 5 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 77 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay.
Is parking offered on site at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
You can check in from 2 PM - noon. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like horseback riding and ziplining. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours and hot springs. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs also has a waterslide, a sauna, and a steam room, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Blue River Resort & Hot Springs?
Yes, Tiki Bar and Restaurant offers local and international cuisine, garden views, and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Finca Nueva Zelandia (7.4 mi).
What's the area around Blue River Resort & Hot Springs like?
Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is located by the river. Popular attractions include Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, which is 23 minutes away by car. The local area is considered walkable as well as being good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.7/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Jennifer, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Good place to visit Hot springs are very nice very clean lots to do around area Nice rooms great place to spend a couple days or a week Scott
Harold, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It is so calming, relaxing and your communing with nature. The thermal spa was great. The staff were very accomodating and friendly
Arlene, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

JOHN, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Authentic and peaceful Costa Rican experience - absolutely amazing!
caesare, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Claire, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We enjoyed our stay at Blue River immensely! The property was very well manicured, the staff was very friendly and helpful, the rooms very roomy, clean and comfortable. Food was excellent, hot springs very relaxing, and property was beautiful. Our hike to the waterfall was amazing. Our guide, Kevin was excellent and very knowledgeable and patient. I would highly recommend this property for families, couples or singles.
David, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Sayaka, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great adventure! Staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the Catedral waterfall tour. Not all the pools were open during our stay but plenty of things to keep busy with mud baths sauna and butterfly sanctuary. Stayed 2 nights and seemed like enough time.
Barb, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great visit to blue river!!!!
last night stay of an extended trip. Service was fantastic. Keylor and rest of restaurant staff were amazing. Room was comfy and spacious. Grounds were very clean and pools refreshing. will stay longer next time.
John, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review