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Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

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4.0 of 5
La Paz de Rio Celeste | 1 kilometer southeast of the Tenorio Volcano National Park., Tenorio Volcano National Park 21304, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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dunwoody
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, set in a lush area adjacent to Tenorio Volcano National Park. If you go, you have to hike into the park to see the blue river. Two typical-colored mountain rivers, one very basic and with aluminosilicate particles in suspension and the other very acidic from a volcanic mountain, converge and result in an intense sky-blue color. The only... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nicely laid out resort but no views, large good quality rooms, dark furniture / bright walls may not be to everyone's taste, good pool area. Really friendly and helpful restaurant staff. Right on the doorstep of Tenorio National Park, also handy for travelling to Cano Negro.

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Whippany, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a secluded and beautiful resort, look no further. This hotel is about 7 miles up a road that was cake in a 4x4, but would worry me in something smaller. Our private cabin was immaculate with a porch that overlooked the jungle. It was so peaceful. The pool was a plus, and the short hike down... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant stay at the Rio Celeste Hideaway. As others have mentioned, we were greeted by name and welcomed with a cold towel and fresh juice upon arrival. The casita was well appointed and comfortable with cold a/c and hot showers. The staff was gracious and friendly - especially the restaurant staff. The grounds are beautiful and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, White faced capuchins sighted in the trees around the pool. Lots of wildlife viewing while still staying in a Luxury setting. The staff is very friendly. Evar and other service staff were really friendly and took good care of us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rio Celeste....Well after an amazing hike nearby at the Tenorio National Park we arrived at the Hideaway Hotel. Upon arrival everything looked great, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. And then we get introduced to our room. First of all, so glad we only paid the discounted room rate which was 35% less because within a matter of minutes... More 

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Gabriela M, General Manager at Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. We take guest comments very seriously, and view each comment as an opportunity to improve our service. First of all, we wish to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced at Rio Celeste Hideaway. While we do regular maintenance on all the casitas, we are having... More 

Cary, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting here is rough, but it's worth it. We drove from Monteverde and the road was very bumpy. The lodge is open air and surrounded by tons of gorgeous tropical plants. The bungalow was spacious, with tall ceilings, a gorgeous canopy bed, porch in the jungle, and outdoor shower. Unfortunately it rained the whole time we were there, so our... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to find this boutique, eclectic, hideaway hotel through TripAdvisor for one night and liked it so much, we stayed another! The staff was amazing and the food was really good. Most everyone on staff referred to us by first name and made sure to accommodate us in every way. We drove to the national park (Tenorio) even... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Blue River we had to see. Rio Celeste looked like it was close and really really nice. We were greeted by Felix with cold hand towels to refresh and then checked in with smiles. Felix whisked us off to our room in the golf cart as the hotel is on a large parcel of stunning gardens. The rooms are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting here is not straight-forward, we drove from Arenal through Monterrey and the last 30 kilometres of the road was not great. You definitely need a 4X4. However, don't let this put you off, the Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel is simply MAGICAL. Situated in the middle of the rainforest, you begin to realise quickly where the "rain" in the word... More 

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