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Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My biggest problem with this resort was simply the false advertising. I certainly expect quite a bit more from a "4-star resort". The 5-star resort we stayed at was simply spectacular, so I had thought the Hilton would not be too far behind. Know what you are paying for before booking this hotel and expect no service or fancy amenities.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just returned from the Hilton Papagayo Resort and Spa. The hotel really makes you feel like you are experiencing Costa Rica. The bungalows are nestled in the landscape and the grounds are absolutely beautiful. It is quite spread out and walking is definitely required, though there are shuttles that will drive you. Personally I thought the walking was a... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel with great amenities. Staff were polite and genuinely concerned with how we were feeling during our stay. Staff were willing to do whatever was needed to ensure we enjoyed our time at Hilton Papagayo. Truly would recommend this hotel to others. Enjoy!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Can't say enough nice things about the fabulous staff, wonderful beach and incredible food. Driver JJ and entertainment Allen went out of their way repeatedly to be helpful and engaging. Staff is helpful without being annoying, not easy to achieve. Would go back! FYI-mentioning staff by name gets them recognized at staff gathering/party so for all future review writers please... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hilton is a great place. I will review better when I get home and have time. Heed the Hilton and Swiss tours warning about people on the beach offering tours. We gave a deposit to Cesar from the La Orca II boat and never saw him again. The boat is easy to spot. White tri-hull with twin grey Yamaha... More 

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

Dear Anthony194, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa;with the tripadvisor travelers We are happy to know your vacation was a success!! We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. With best regards, Miguel Eugene... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from our trip to Costa Rica and loved every second of it. I used my Hilton points to stay at the Hilton Papagayo resort and it was totally worth every point spent. The hotel is located about 20 minutes away from Liberia airport, which is very convenient. We used a company called costaricabestrips to... More 

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

Dear Kaydgeee, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you for taking a moment to share your fist all inclusive stay experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa with the tripadvisor travelers We are happy to know your all inclusive vacation was a success! I will let the staff know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. We hope, even being such a frequent... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family just returned from a 5 night stay at the Hilton Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica and I wanted to share my experience while the memories are still fresh! The hotel is lovely and the staff is top notch. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The food is great with both exotic and more tame options available for those... More 

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

Dear Nycminnie, Thank you for sharing your comments. We are very grateful for the opportunity you provided us to host your visit. I hope your overall stay in Costa Rica was a very enjoyable one and that soon you can plan on a return trip. Thank you for staying at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa! Sincerely, Miguel Eugene... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an amazing time at this property. The staff was pleasant and always there for whatever we needed. Our son is special needs and they were excellent with him as well. Food and drinks were very good. Loved that you could kayak anytime and do the tour for free. The beach and pools were wonderful as well. Loved that you... More 

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

Dear Beverly C, It was delightful to read your review and I am very glad you enjoyed your stay at the Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa! Thank you for choosing to come here. Thank you also for highlighting so many aspects you found wonderful at the hotel. I'm most proud we were able to deliver outstanding customer service... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this place! Best Vacation ever! Beaches, were clean, quiet, and peaceful, bring your water shoes and walk the shoreline around the point for a spectacular view of the sunset and the crashing of the water around you. Staff, friendly and always lending you a hand or advice. They were willing to bend over backwards to make the stay one... More 

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

Dear Eric L, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you so much for your compliments. We truly appreciate your words and are proud you have had fantastic experience from start to finish! We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. With best regards, Miguel Eugene General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful resort. Rooms, services, staff and food were so amazing. Wish we had stayed longer. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Rooms and public areas were always clean. Beach, grounds and pool were fabulous. Loved the adult only zone. Food was so tasty and amazing. Something new every day to try. Can't wait to go back.

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

Dear Jessica L, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa;with the tripadvisor travelers We are happy to know your vacation was a success! We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. With best regards, Miguel... 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*
Number of rooms: 202
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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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#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#5 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo

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