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Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on our honeymoon in sept/oct 2013. Amazing location with only meters between hotel and beach. Good points: free breakfast, location, free wifi in rooms and common areas, friendly staff can organize tours, bike rental, nice and quiet and two swimming pools. Bad points: breakfast is the same day in day out. Was severe water shortage for our first... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

Picked this place online after looking at a few photos. Was not disappointed. Amazing pool. Fantastic staff. Clean. In the middle of the jungle. Really loved this place and will go again. The bed was huge and the room well kept. Breakfast was basic but delicious and the staff could not do more to help you. Especially the wonderful front... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

I stayed at Totem Beach Resort for 2 weeks with a friend,and we loved it! The resort is really nice and clean,with a wonderful garden and pool and its located right in front of cocles beach (perfect for surfers,like me!). The hotel also have a restaurant that makes great italian food and awesome breakfasts. Right place to be if you... More 

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Christian, Thank for your review and for lrtting us know you feel confortable with the services you enjoyed. It is greatful. Best regards. More 

Newport Beach, California
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Had a very nice time here! Great little hotel with a fantastic location. Yes there were some things we didnt like but overall we loved it. We also got to adopt there Black lab dog which was a sweetheart of a dog. We will return for sure!

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John, Thenk you very much for the comment. You will be welcome when you come back to our Hotel. Best regards. More 

Driftwood, Texas
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Well, the front desk, restaurant and pool areas are nice. However, the rooms do not have windows or AC, so at 5am every morning your are awaken to the jungle coming alive with howler monkeys, and every bird under the sun. The staff was very nice; however the food was bland. Now the location was great. We walked to the... More 

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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

After having an entire trip planned for our 25th anniversary and a real vacation, All our tours were paid for to go on a snorkeling trip, white water rafting, fishing, excursions galore!!!. After our flight and a long 6 + hour drive down to Cocles due to rain storms. (Don't get me wrong, the views from our private transportation from... More 

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Joann, It was wonderful to meet you and your husband. Thank you very much for your review, it is very very helpful and rewarding for all of us. You will be welcome to Totem Hotel and Costarican Caribbean South any time you come back. Warm regards, Mariela Pérez Manager More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

Worth the 5 hour drive through the national park to a sleepy town clean quiet beaches if you want the typical resorts this is not the place love the quiet atmosphere Great Italian restaurant homemade bread pasta very fresh Clean beach Bike rentals for you Great local town

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Ikyu, Thank you very much for choosing us to enjoy your vacations. Your opinion is very important to us to improve our labor. I hope see you soon again. Best regards, Mariela Pérez Manager More 

La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Excellent! there are no additional words to describe my staying in Totem Hotel. In the last 10 years I have been traveling all around the world and I have to say this is one of the best place I have been. The location is simply fantastic, just 10 meters from Playa de Cocles. The hotel perfectly represents what my boyfriend... More 

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MarielaTotem, Gerente at Cariblue Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Alice, We want to thank you for staying with us during your trip in the Caribbean South of Costa Rica. The most important is your opinion to make our labor better every day. Come back soon. Best regards, Mariela Pérez Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had a wonderful stay in Puerto Viejo and loved our time at Case Verde. We had a section of the little house which had a mini-kitchen; it worked out perfectly for us! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good deal, nice accommodations, friendly staff, safe, and cleanliness.

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Haderslev, Denmark
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Totem is a great place just in front of the beach ...sloth in the tree right in front of the hotel :-)...greatseaview and the staff in the reception where extraordinary helpful... Suggestion for improvement:.. Why not more fresh fruit at breakfast.. Its just out there all over in Costa Rica... More of this and less pizza for breakfast :-)... But... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Caribbean resort in Puerto Viejo, de Limon, Costa Rica.Hotel Cariblue is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the nature, the beaches and comfort.A leader among Costa Rica hotels and resorts, we offer luxurious hardwood bungalows nestled in exotic tropical gardens between the pristine white sand beach of Playa Cocles and lush natural jungle (more info about us). Enjoy our award-winning service and our full range of amenities and facilities in a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. A paradise is waiting for you."Cariblue Hotel” “Your Caribbean resort", is a 3 star hotel and 3 green leaves (CST), is the ideal place to enjoy your vacation, Its located just steps away from beautiful pristine white sand beach, Playa Cocles and just a mile from typical village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (Old Harbor), where the Afro Caribbean, Indian and all over the world cultures are mixed in harmony and peace.Cariblue has 23 private and comfortable bungalows nestled in a gorgeous tropical garden of almost 5 acres (20.000 sqm). All the bungalows feature a private balcony overlooking the resort's tropical gardens. Impressive Gourmet Restaurant "Soleluna" with a gorgeous bar and in the pool with our happy hour every day in our pool bar. Spend a lazy day by the beautiful pool area, kid's pool and relax in the Jacuzzi while enjoying one of our selection of fine tropical cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cariblue Hotel

Address: Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $114 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cariblue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Cariblue Hotel Puerto Viejo
Cariblue Hotel Costa Rica/Limon
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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“Sea view rooms are small and overlook the road which lies between the rooms and the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Dr_John_Poyser_4952, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try not to get 201 or 202....sewage smell but not overwhelmingly so”
 of 5 bubbles 157barryg, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are nicer, but all have good jungle view.”
 of 5 bubbles pamelacN4129CY, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are spread throughout the garden, all are quiet. Ask for a room with a hammock out front (not all have one).”
 of 5 bubbles car0st, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Jungle rooms are higher quality.”
 of 5 bubbles juliannekun, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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