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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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alicante, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we have just returned from a 'Costa Rica' tour, this was our first and last time at Guachipelin, sad because so many things could be improved with better management and a little effort. The rooms are basic but comfortable, however, due to the absence of separation on the terraces, there is no privacy whatsoever as people walk past the windows... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You come here for all of the available activities. If you arrive mid-day, a one-night stay allows you to participate in any activity you want if you leave late the next day. The rooms offer simple accommodations. If you require a luxury property, this is not it. If you require simple, basic accommodations to access all of the activities available... More

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Brampton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel offers complimentary shuttles to the volcano and hot springs. The hotel lobby features a TV and two computers for guest use and there is free Wifi available throughout the hotel and restaurant. The Adventure Tours office is visible from the restaurant and is a two-minute walk from the lobby. The basic rooms offer no TV or blow driers,... More

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The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel lies in the middle of nowhere. However, it is a good location, because it is close to the entrance of the Rincon park and it is very easy to book tours and / or activities. The restaurant is good, there is buffet and a la carte and we liked it. Our room was somewhat small for 4 people,... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 4 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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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

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 4 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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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 Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Hacienda Guachipelin Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja

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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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