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Hacienda Guachipelin

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 11782-1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel stays near the Rincon de La Vieja volcano in a location which is beautiful and perfect to explore the national park. The food at the restaurant is great but the service is terrible, some nights we had to wait nearly half an hour to have our order taken and they kept forgetting drinks and stuff and we often... More

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for you feedback... we are working on the details you mentioned. Thanks for visited us. More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The over night room was behind animals which smelled. Did not get a good feeling since we were able to see through doors to outside between wood panels. The bathroom smelled of poor sewage. The light was very dim. The cows woke us in the morning at 530am. The food seems to be fresh. But nothing outrageous. The buffet lunch... More

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Thanks for your feedback. We are working on your details. Thanks for visited us. More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very close to Liberia airport and a great place to start after landing in Costa Rica. The hotel is simple, but very clean and the staff is very friendly. The rooms are nice and quiet. From this location you can have a day of adventure, starting with horse riding in the forest, then canopy zip lining, then... More

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Martine C thanks for recommend us. Nice to read you enjoyed our adventure called "Hacienda Guachipelin." hope to see you back soon. More

River Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a week at this hotel and had a wonderful time, enjoyed horseback riding with Emilio everyday, he took me all over the ranch different directions each trip, he didn't speak any English so it was interesting/fun to try and figure out what each of us were saying. I also did one other adventure activity each day. The tubing... More

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Diane M we feel really happy with your review. Read about your great experience in our hotel is wonderful. Hope you be back soon with your family. Thanks :) More

Saint Paul, MN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nothing special but it is nice and clean. I would not hesitate to stay here again. For me, if I had been staying more than 2 nights, it would have been too remote. You are in the middle of no where, but we wanted to go to Richon National Park it was a perfect location since it... More

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jose b, Director General at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We hope to see you again in the future and wish you the very best. More

Banbury, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
27 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastically unwinding experience this place was, when we arrived after a long journey I was dissapointed at first,the people in reception seemed unusually unbothered,we were not brought a welcome drink or anything and the accomodation was sort of like a motel- single level, quite small ,strangely mustard coloured and white tiled shower and wash area,small dressing facility, you... More

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jose b, Director General at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear Annette, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! Hope to have you back soon. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The activities at the hotel were first rate and I would highly recommend them. However, stay someplace else for the night. It's not terrible - it's just not nice. No hot water in our room, for example. Lots of bugs in the room and bathroom. (I know it's a jungle out there, but I don't want to sleep with them!).... More

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jose b, Director General at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear Dirk, We truly value the opinions of our guests and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We hope you will give us another chance to provide you with superior service and accommodations on your next visit to Hacienda Guachipelin. More

Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hacienda Guachipelin has everything. You can just be there to relax or you can fill up your day with activities. We did the one day activity tour: horse riding to the waterfall, Tubing through Rio negro, hotsprings and mud bath and canopy. Canopy was my favorite as you go through the forest, there are short lines, there is an optional... More

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Dear ImaV, thank you for your great review! We hope to have you back soon in the near future. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started our vacation in Manuel Antonio the week before, drove up the coast the second week, had a 7 night stay at Condovac and became bored on day two. so we decided to drive up to Rincon de LaVieja, for a hike around the volcano. The drive was beautiful, weather cooler, the hike amazing, it was great getting out... More

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jose b, Director General at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for your amazing review! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are excited to have you back with your grand kids. More

East Brunswick, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed 3 nights and it was just the right amount of time. Arrived later on a Saturday and explored the short walk to las charrarras waterfall . You can walk to it directly from the hotel grounds. The next day we went into the park and hiked LA congreja trail. Hike was very nice but my son lost his... More

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jose b, Director General at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear DiDon2014, thank you for posting a review! We hope to see you again in the future and wish you the very best. More

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Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 11782-1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
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Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 
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