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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sardinal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ronnieraye Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a seven day all inclusive at the hotel Riu Palace, Costa Rica. Overall the vacation was"good". We found the following things good: - The hotel room was excellent. Very clean and well appointed. - The hotel was clean, spacious and modern. -The pools were excellent The lunch buffet by the pool every day was excellent... More 

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Seaford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend and I and our husbands just came back from staying at the Riu Palace. We were there from February 3 to February 10. What an amazing place. If you love great service, great people and sunshine, this is the place for you! Everyday the staff at the pool was amazing. They actually got our husbands to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All I can say is the people who have complained and moaned that this Riu is no good have to give their heads a shake. Staff has been nothing but polite and friendly this entire vacation. Food is very good and plenty of variety. Being Italian I would say the pasta was a little salty for my taste at the... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Riu Palace from Jan 24 to Feb 3, 2015. This is our second visit to this resort. We actually talked with several people who had repeated this resort many times. The weather was beautiful everyday, sunny & hot. If you debating between this resort and the sister property Riu Guanacaste don't hesitate and book the Palace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just came back from our 3rd stay at RIU PALACE (Jan. 31-Feb. 7) and 4th total trip to Costa Rica! Our first stay was at RIU GUANACASTE 4 yrs ago, before the palace was built. We have found our paradise! Everything, from the location of the resort, the staff, to food and entertainment, is superb!! We keep going back... More 

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Lloydminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got home from two weeks at this beautiful resort. We have no complaints other than it being a bit isolated for touring. If you don't mind sitting on a bus for several hours a day when you tour or if you are happy to stay put and enjoy all the amenities of this beautiful resort this is somewhere... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my wife and I went to costa rica for the first time riu place was a nice resort. clean and friendly staff. went on the beach for are massage, done buy the locals it was great. if you want to sight see, brothers on the beach is priced right. the food at resort was on high end very good ,but... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about this hotel and the staff, Lovely accommodations, beautiful gardens, very clean pools....we liked it so much we decided to stay an extra day. I highly recommend this Hotel is the best all inclusive in Costa Rica,a lot of food that you can imagine I was impressed. Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple

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Stratford, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well maintained property, there is always someone cleaning and working on the grounds. The staff is very accommodating and provide great service. I like to tip at all inclusives and did not find that mattered to the level of service you received. The WiFi worked well all week never having an issue. The dining was fine, this... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just returned from a week-long stay at the Riu Palace and we were both extremely favorably impressed. The rooms were fantastic (though we'd upgraded to a larger room, which honestly couldn't have been better) and the staff was extremely friendly. In fact, virtually everyone we spoke with in Costa Rica was very friendly -- from the... More 

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Address: Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo > Sardinal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica 4*
Number of rooms: 538
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