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Hotel Bula Bula

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Reviewed 27 December 2010

The only thing worse than the bugs were the attitude of the two owners. I have actually camped in the Amazon and expect that when in the jungle you will have run in with bugs but not owners of a supposed fine establishment. Was seated...More

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Response from PG-FT-Resident, Owner at Hotel Bula BulaResponded 28 December 2010

Dear client, you were not ignored at all. My business partner was involved from the beginning when you noticed ants on the table. However, when you have a complaint, you do not have the right to verbally abuse me by shouting obscenities at me. You...More

Reviewed 28 November 2010

I warmly recommend this place. The staff are wonderful, the restaurant is great, and it's very convenient for surfing at Playa Grande. It's a little bit removed from Tamarindo, so if you're looking to surf during the day and party at night, this is not...More

Thank shoznik
Reviewed 13 November 2010

My sister was married on the beach here, we also rented the houses through the hotel, amazing accommodations and service. Staff were exceptional, and of course the famous food and bar here were great fun. I would highly recommend this Hotel to anyone, be sure...More

Thank CarryCoins
Reviewed 20 September 2010

We own a house in Arenal, and love to spend beach time at Bula Bula. The food is wonderful, the bar is fun, the service is excellent, the owners are on site and make sure their guests are well taken care of. We will make...More

Thank ArenalGal
Reviewed 23 August 2010

My wife and I decided to make Hotel Bula Bula our "base" for our first trip to Costa Rica - a friend of ours recommended it and gave it high marks. We could not have been more pleased with our experience. The rooms are large,...More

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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
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US$95 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$95 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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cdburnette53
23 February 2017|
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Response from Deb D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We just went to the Mexican Buffet on Monday night via boat from Tamarindo.
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candyfleming
13 January 2017|
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not sure how to send you my contact info
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Jill M
6 March 2015|
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Response from PG-FT-Resident | Property representative |
Sure, come on by. Please check in at the bar. We just ask that you purchase a drink or something from the kitchen while you are here. There are certain times of the year where we may not be able to accommodate everyone, but... More
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