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Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

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7 km Al Sur de Uvita, Uvita Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews huge pool beautiful hotel costa rica massage treatment balconies overlooking loved our stay here junior suite spectacular setting the pacific ocean hiking trail rooms are spacious bird watching species of birds national park spa services sitting area watch the sunset
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place. Huge beautiful rooms with air conditioning, toiletries, a great shower, safe and fridge. Also coffee maker but only coffee for one cup each a day. Lovely gardens to wander with much to see including howler monkeys and a sloth. The pool...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My husband and I stayed here for about 8 day’s at this amazing resort. The owners are gracious and interesting to talk too. This is a true, family owned business, and they excell at it ! The rooms were large, with a gorgeous balcony, where...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Elaine Many thanks for your wonderful words and the time you and your husband stayed with us in our piece of paradise. The Steiner family and the hotel team are committed to make all our guests to feel al home in our boutique style...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

The rooms are dirty, buggy and old, the cleaning help has to be told to cleanup the bugs. We had to pay $200.00 extra to get a better room and that still had a lot to be desired. The food was terrible and we paid...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Incredible setting and very helpful staff that went above and beyond to make sure our stay was perfect. The pool is fantastic. I wish we had been able to stay longer! Its a short cab ride into Uvita. I would recommend the walk / hike...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 24 October 2018

Dear guest, Many thanks for your time in our little haven in Uvita area, thank you for your comments and time to share your experience with us. Or team is always working hard to make you feel at home and we feel so proud that...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Cristal Ballena was founded by a couple from Austria and it follows the European model. Everything is spotless. Services are great. The views are breath taking and there is never a blade of grass out of place. The pool is huge. The restaurant is very...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Art P
Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 10 September 2018

Dear guests, Thanks for your word, and you time to write about your experience in our boutique hotel, a retreat in the unique and breathtaking Uvita area. As founded by Europeans the hotel seek to offer a an upscale service to our guests while they...More

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Description
The Hotel Resort Cristal Ballena is located in the midst of its own 12-hectare grounds, very close to the unique "Marino Ballena" Marine National Park and mountains covered in rainforest. The hotel features 14 More Junior Suites, 3 Master Suites, along with 2 Family suites. Due to its excellent location, our guests can enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the big balcony. Our stylish, spacious Suites are equipped with four-poster bed, AC, ceiling fan, WLan, TV, telephone, minibar, safe, coffee maker and hairdryer. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$177 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$177 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
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Pool & Beach (62)
Dining (36)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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Room Tips
"our room was perfect, there was also a fridge. The only thing, is that you could not make any tea."
AnjaW95
12 Aug 2018
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"Get rooms with a king bed, they have some with doubles & twins"
AndyGloria
14 Jan 2018
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"Our "Junior suite" was spacious w/ excellent view."
trout04
27 Dec 2017
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"We had a beautiful ocean view, very quiet. I believe they are all amazing!"
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2 Oct 2017
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