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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Used the reviews from this site to help in my search for a nice vacation for me and my wife, so I decided to return the favor and share 10 things that I learned: 1. If flying into Liberia's airport and your travel package does not include a shuttle service, I recommend coming out of the terminal and looking for... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

10-29 /11-3-15 Overall stay was excellent , property was well kept & very clean. Room was very clean . Bar was ok no top shelve liquor , but that was ok. Breakfast was really good also lunch & dinner buffet. Specialty restaurant was disappointing. Seafood was overcooked.The entertainment group was very friendly especially Luis F Garcia . All the staffs... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I did quite a bit of research on how to plan our trip to Costa Rica. I decided against a tour package and opted for splitting our 1 week vacation between two resorts in 2 different parts of the country. Luckily, the Rui Palace was one of them. I read another review on trip advisor when doing my research that... More 

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2 Thank MARVIN S
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a week stay at Riu Palace- Guanacaste. No complaints. This is my second stay with a Riu Palace and was just as pleased as the 1st time. Food was in abundance and wide variety. Staff was friendly and attentive. Grounds were immaculate and well kept.... They have a 24 hour bar that serves up burgers, hot dogs,... More 

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2 Thank Ronny N
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for our Honeymoon at the country is lovely, but the hotel itself was out of the way from most everything. I suppose if that is what you're looking for than you're set, but you could not really enjoy anything Costa Rica had to offer unless you hired a driver and knew exactly where you... More 

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1 Thank WooWoo72
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

May 28-June 1, 2015. Traveled with a buddy. This was the start of my two week trip in CR and it was a very good way to ease into it. Took a cab from airport for about $60. Check-in was very easy except they put us in a room with only one bed. My buddy and I aren't into that... More 

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4 Thank Greg R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Where to begin... our trip was perfection! We traveled for our Honeymoon. To be honest, I didn't have ANY expectations, especially because I had read some bad reviews about the place-- I shouldn't have even let those negative reviews cross my mind!! Also, if you are like me, you check the weather constantly leading up to a trip. I almost... More 

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4 Thank Lauren S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Riu Palace is the epitome of a relaxing, beautiful, ideal paradise right on the beach in Costa Rica. If you are looking for an escape from the daily grind, this resort is the place for you. The resort is only 3 years old and EXCELLENTLY maintained. The landscape and greenery is well kept and manicured. The rooms are high class,... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We went to the Riu Palace on our honeymoon and I would say going to Costa Rica was amazing! The hotel had many positives, the room, the view, the location, drinks and people. The negatives were the food, it wasn't anything special. The service was good until you asked them for something different, I call 4 different times over the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I do not know what there is to really complain about here. Everyone from the maid to the manager was top notch and friendly. Food was good, but not all of it was great. Room was very comfortable, and supplies and water refreshed every day. We had a Jr. Suite Ocean side, 4th floor. BEAUTIFUL view. Pools were beautiful and... More 

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