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UK
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87 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Expedia write-up for this place is a little misleading as it doesn't mention that the hotel has cold water only, which I think is very important in helping people to make an informed decision on where to stay. 'free toiletries' is also stretching it for the bar of soap you get by the sink! The location is pretty good... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Overall I had an incredible experience here!! This is not your typical hotel however. There were not blankets on the bed, this is fairly typical but we didn't know that at the time and ended up using towels as blankets :) water wasn't hot but definitely warm enough for a shower. We pulled in after dark after looking at a... More 

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Thank Andy V
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Usually is very warm over here, but next time just let us know and we will get you some comfy blankets! Hope to see you soon! More 

Milan, Italy
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

very nice quaint B&B, in a natural park with flowers, birds, monkeys... A big swimming pool (with very hot water!) where relaxing with a smoothie... Nice and spacious room. Good Breakfast and Dinner too.

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Nice location close to the beach, a little far from the main road if you don't have a car but there is plenty of stuff near by, you can rent a bike for $8 a day, the food at their restaurant is very good, the chicken rice was awesome so many flavors, the room we had did not get wifi... More 

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Thank 谷囗 谷
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Thank for the review! We are trying to be better every day! Hope to see you soon More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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97 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Gorgeus souther californian blonde younger look alike manager Stephanie who run this place and make me feel like Im in my private hotel...If U like nature is a place where jungle meets the beach 750 meters to the right is the super markets in uvita town full of germans,gringos ,french people going to the yoga hippie envision festival to playa... More 

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Thank metalcuban
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Thank you so much for the review! Hope to see you soon!! More 

Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Ramshackle rooms of dark wooden boards loosely fitted with gaps between them ( we could see into the hallway through the walls , our neighbors bathroom had a large gap between ours , caulked up roughly .The boards around the washbasin were toothpaste spattered and grimy . The bathroom is cold water only and not clean .There is a small... More 

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Thanks for the review, we are trying to make the place better every day. Greetings More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a beautiful place to go. Centric but not into the crowd. The entrance is full of high trees, and the local people working there are very nice, very kind, food is Good, and a swimming pool bigger enough to swim a little bit. Not that small. I recommend this place, is one of the best places I have... More 

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Thank you so much for the review, hope to see you soon!!! greetings More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Nice hotel to stay in the Bahia Ballena Area, confortable rooms, clean spaces, nice pool, nice green areas, just missing a TV in the room. Beds confortable, close to the National Park. Full recommended

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Ottawa
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

Stayed during a G Adventures trip for two nights. Rooms were very hot with no air conditioning. No hot water for showers. Far from the beach along a dirt road that was hard to walk on. Free wifi in the lobby. Breakfast was average.

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

On our recent December 2013 trip to Costa Rica we flew into the International Airport in San Jose, rented our car and headed out for the approximately 3 hour drive to Uvita. As we arrived in Uvita the day was fading and the sun setting. We found the Hotel Canto de Ballenas down the little rock road, passed La Fogata... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Canto de Ballenas

Address: Uvita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $95 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Canto de Ballenas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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