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Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 16 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dechandt Canton, Georgia
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Canton, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let me start by saying that we went there with not very high expectations. We were looking for a decent place, in good location to everything, that was all inclusive. We read all the reviews, and the majority were positive experiences, with some exceptions about the food, service, etc. If we stayed across the bay from us at the Four... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful week at the Hilton Papgayo with our son, daughter-in-law and 14-month old grandson. We booked this trip several months ago to celebrate a milestone birthday for my wife and our joint retirements. I became worried about some of the negative reviews we'd read here since. We did not experience any of those negatives. The staff... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Costa Rica for a family vacation and our whole experience at the Hilton Papagayo was wonderful and memorable, from the moment we arrived we were greated with big smiles and helpful hands. What a beautiful property and nice place to stay!!! Meals were amazing, very attentive and friendly waitstaff, they are very happy and seem to love... More

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa for your vacations – we’re happy to hear it was a success! I We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

Temecula, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful vacation at the Hilton Papagayo! The grounds were beautiful and well maintained and the service was excellent. Most of our resort time was spent on the beach and pools which were beautiful. The Kids Club was great!!! They had daily activities that had my 3 year old very entertained. The girls who run the club, Ruby... More

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thanks for taking the time to write the great review. We are happy to know your vacation was a success! I will let Kimberly and Ruby know they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely More

Omaha, NE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are 5 nights into our 10 night stay at the Hilton Papagayo. Here are the Hi Lites and Low Lites so far... Hi Lites: -Rm 400 level has amazing views of the bay -Grill Del Fuego has great lunch and staff -Spa Vida is heavenly -Julio is the man!! Always there when we need him and super friendly!! Low... More

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thanks for your comments. Whenever you’re in Guanacaste, stop by the Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa . We’ll take good care of you. Sincerely, More

Danbury, Connecticut
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This resort is secluded and romantic. The beach is clean and lengthy with plenty room to explore tidal pools and coastal sea life. The grounds themselves are very large and filled with wildlife. I'd be careful of which bungalow to stay as half are located some ways out from the main pool and dining. Luckily we stayed in bungalow 414,... More

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica. Thanks for taking the time to write your heartfelt review, and I hope to see you return to us soon to shape your own unique Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa experience. We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

Horsham, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

How can this place exist under the Hilton name? I didn't know "all inclusive" included bees in the drinks (only bar is outside and reminiscent of a beach bar during college spring break). Restaurant food was horrible except for the fruit but since that too was covered with small fruit flies it lacked any appeal. The only saving grace is... More

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica. We appreciate your feedback of your recent stay at our hotel. We apologize we were not able to provide an exceptional trip. Our goal is for every guest to leave with great memories of their stay and your feedback will help us to improve. Thank you again. Sincerely, More

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hilton you did it once again. My family and I really enjoyed this resort. The Rooms were cozy (just need a little update) and the employees were great. We loved all the Restaurants and it give our family of 10 a great variety of foods. Your resort gave the adults and children what we were looking for RELAXATION and FUN.... More

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Greetings from Costa Rica!! I am glad to read that you had great stay at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa and particularly we met and exceeded your expectations during your stay. We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All inclusive. Food and drinks included. One of the best in Guanecaste. Guanecaste is a long long drive from SJ so you want a nice property. Nice property, nice beach, good food, good service, rental equipment i.e. snorkeling was terrible.

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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa for your vacations – we’re happy to hear it was a success! I We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

Des Moines, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time in Costa Rica, and decided to stay at this Hilton for its all-inclusive, as we didn't feel like planning much prior to arrival. We overall really enjoyed our stay, and felt the quality received matched the price we paid. We stayed in an ocean front bungalow, which ended up right by the main area. We... More

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Greetings from Costa Rica!! I am glad to read that you had great stay at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa and particularly we met and exceeded your expectations during your stay. We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

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Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
Hilton Gulf Of Papagayo
Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
Fiesta Resort Costa Rica
Fiesta Premier Resort Spa Costa Rica

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #4 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #5 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #5 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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Nestled in a bay surrounded by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Papagayo in Guanacaste, our resort is the perfect place to let your worries drift away. The magnificent view of the tranquil waters, the surrounding lush tropical gardens and abundant wildlife will make you experience the true Costa Rican feel.This magical all-inclusive resort also offers:- Convenient location, only 20 minutes from the Liberia International Airport- Large property but with an intimate atmosphere and feel- New all inclusive concept with boutique-style service without the need of bracelets or towel cards and no limit in à la carte dining. - Private beach feel with calm tides year round- Casita-style bungalows perched hillside overlooking the bay. - World-class Spa offering full range of traditional and exotic treatments in a Costa Rican – inspired natural ambiance- Unforgettable setting for Honeymoons and Weddings - Venues which add a local flair to your meetings, incentives and other social gatherings.- Just minutes away from major local attractions, National Parks and beaches ... more   less 
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