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Tiburon, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is fabulous! Food and drink divine and Ernesto takes very good care of the diners - he is fun, personable and made sure our meal was flawless! A must stop if in the Playa Grande/Tamarindo area!

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San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this place as we have been everywhere in Costa Rica and finally found our GO TO PLACE when in that area. The Food, staff, service, pool, grounds, All were beyond perfection as I am A very picky person and went thru every nook and cranny of everywhere and everything and could find only one spider Web that...

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Spring, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took water taxi from Tamarindo to Hotel Bula Bula which is an experience in itself. (No dock take off your shoes and roll up your pants to wade to boat). Hotel Bula Bula is lovely property...will consider staying there next trip. Served almost 30 in our party with flawless service. Bartender remembered every one's name and was most generous with...

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Hanford, California
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We didn't stay here, but visited several times for drinks and entertainment since we were a 5 minute walk from our rental house. We also had Thanksgiving dinner here which was good. Although the drinks were excellent, Ernesto and Victor were the biggest reason why we visited several evenings during our week long stay. They kept my family(me, wife, two...

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Panama City Beach
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

First night we arrive, we went for a nice dinner at Bula Bula! The food was excellent, they had a fresh fish on the menu that was recommended in a white wine lemon sauce with rice and vegetables, the Fish was excellent!! My mom had a caprese salad that was also very good!! I can highly recommend this place for...

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife, 1 year old son, and myself stayed in the Palm Estates in Playa Grande. So naturally we found Hotel Bula Bula for food one night. The grounds and the restaurant we're beautifully decorated for the Costa Rican experience...there was even a local dog that hung out and was extremely nice! The two waiters were the nicest employees we...

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We loved our stay at Hotel Bula Bula. We were on the way to Playa Hermosa and stopped at Hotel Brasilito for a 4 night stay. We didn't like this run down hotel at all and wanted to change it right away. Luckily, there was a room at Hotel Bula Bula. We hired a taxi and went through a long...

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Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Playa Grande is a small area on west coast of Costa Rica Hotel Bula Bula is at the End of the Road, but Way Worth the drive through Grand Country Side & Semi-Jungle. The Hotel is Quiet & Quaint, with Nice Surroundings. I went there for Monday Night Mexican Buffet. The Food was Excellent, as the Chef is Very Good/Owner....

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Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This gem is a boutique hotel on the protected Playa Grande. They offer amazing food at the Great Waltini's and the service is impeccable. I recommend this gem to anyone staying in Costa Rica. it is a must experience. I truly felt transported from the Hustle and bustle of ordinary life. If you get a chance to meet the owners,...

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Great getaway place! Lovely clean rooms, beautiful surroundings and great staff. Grace was a joy to deal with and chat to, and all the other folks were fantastic too. The surrounding area is amazing as well, and we particularly liked Playa Grande beach (who wouldn't, right). Grace also arranged a "turtle tour" for us which was great as well. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set outside Tamarindo in the beach village and national park of Playa Grande. We offer the romantic, the surfer, and the active traveler a tropical oasis amid the tourist stops. Superior rooms with modern amenities compliment the elegant restaurant where exceptional seafood, steaks and local specialties are served. Friendly and attentive staff ensure your stay is a satisfying one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bula Bula

Address: Playa Grande Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: $111 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bula Bula 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Bula Playa Grande
Hotel Bula Bula Costa Rica/Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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“All the rooms we seen were to perfection all the way down to the Mattress as I am very picky when it comes down to sleep time..”
 of 5 bubbles 291philr, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Your would enjoy any rooms with different Nicaraguan artworks. He”
 of 5 bubbles Bosanovalover222, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They're all good.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisz88, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms surround a courtyard pool; are small, but more than adequate, with good air conditioning, which you need! Beds very comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles 322billc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Prefer the rooms far for the bar”
 of 5 bubbles 77philippea, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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