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  • To stay at the Inn, taking the Insider’s Tour is required, though you may take the Insider’s Tour without staying at the Inn.
  • Available Tuesday–Saturday nights; closed Sunday & Monday nights.
  • Check-in 2:00PM. Early check-in is available for 50% additional room rate, pending availability.
  • Check-out 12:00PM. At check-out, you will pay for your room, 13% sales tax and any other expenses. Major credit cards, PayPal and cash (US$ or Costa Rican colones).
  • Stay up to three nights. Book up to one year in advance.
  • Rates include continental breakfast on our riverside veranda and one complimentary bottled water per guest.
  • Our entire facility is non-smoking, per strict Costa Rica law. Smoking only allowed outside our front gate.
  • Our property is gated and has a security attendant. If front gate is closed, please tap your car horn for assistance
  • WiFi available.
  • For meals, explore Cahuita or Puerto Viejo. Sobre las Olas, Amimodo and Café Viejo are popular options. We can arrange for a taxi to/from dinner if you make your request before 3PM at reception.
  • Once we confirm availability, we will send a PayPal invoice for the tour + a US$25 Facilities Fee per room/night. This fee holds your reservation and is not deducted from your final bill. It helps us provide you a clean, comfortable place to enhance your visit.


Taking the Insider's Tour is required to book a stay at the Buttercup Inn. If you prefer the Buttercup Tour ($30 per adult), please check TripAdvisor.com for hotels in Puerto Viejo.

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Preferred arrival date (closed Sunday & Monday nights):

How many nights at the Buttercup Inn?

1 night2 nights3 nightsNo stay at the Inn - just an Insider's Tour

How many guests, please?

Adult: age 19–64

Senior: 65 and up

Youth: age 6–18

Young children: through age 5

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When we receive your request, we will promptly check availability then respond by email. If your requested date is available, we will email you a PayPal invoice to be paid via a credit card. When you pay the invoice, your booking is confirmed!

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