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Hotel RipJack Inn

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50m Al Sur de Oficna de Minae, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for about a week and had an amazing time. The Rip Jack is such a great place especially for traveling on a budget. the staff was super friendly, warm, and welcoming. Overall, my trip was greatly enhanced from staying here alone. I would come back without hesitation!

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Montrose, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived Annie and the entire staff at the Rip Jack made us feel like a part of the family. During Friday afternoon's Rolling Stone's Happy Hour she put it best, "You guys get the vibe we are hoping to create." I couldn't agree more and the vibe is incredible. The food and service is absolutely outstanding.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just experienced 6 nights with Rip Jack during onsite yoga retreat! The Inn is quaint and clean, everyone is incredibly accommodating. Location is accessible to beaches, towns, and activities (Tamarindo shopping - short drive or walk, zip lining -shuttle, beaches) Playa Grande is beautiful. Restaurant has excellent food. 3 of us stayed in room 17 (upstairs) and worked just fine.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My friends and I just got back from spending 8 beautiful days in Playa Grande. Rip Jack became one of our favorite little local spots where we ended up at almost every day. In the mornings we did yoga with Marie and Annie who were wonderful, sweet, and informative to beginners. The happy hours were also fun and the drinks... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We didn’t stay at the Rip Jack , although it is a beautiful hotel with a short path separating it from the beach. I did go to yoga with Marie three times and it was a highlight of the week. She was positive, enthusiastic, and very knowledgeable about yoga! And we had fun! If you like yoga or just want... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed here our last two nights in Costa Rica and enjoyed it very much. It was a nice, quite retreat after being in busy Tamarindo. The highlight was the family of monkeys living in the tree above our room - it was quite a wakeup alarm when they started howling at 6am. The staff was super... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It is a bit rough around the edges but has a casual charm that we really enjoyed. Spent 4 nights here at beginning of March - loved the food in their restaurant and the bar features a half price happy hour each day. What's not to love! Location is ideal across the street from the beach and the staff were... More 

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Holiday, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

To put the star rating in perspective, there is only one five star hotel in the entire area; the rest are family run tiny properties. This was a delightful boutique hotel just steps away from the Pacific on a gorgeous unspoiled beach. The owners and staff were like family; truly interested in seeing that your stay was memorable. We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stayed 8 nights there and loved the place. Rooms were clean and quiet. The staff were super friendly and helped with any questions and great service. The beach is clean and goes on for miles, the sunsets were spectacular. Would recommend this place if you want a quiet get away for some great R&R.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I booked this hotel last minute because of the good reviews. It was our first time in Costa Rica so we learned a lot when we got here. Playa Grande is mostly an untouched beach. There isn't much in the town but a couple surf shops. The beach was almost secluded like, with very little people. We... More 

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