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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is pretty nice. It is in a cool concept that all the rooms are in bungalows around the hills. The beach is the prettiest one of the zone. There are also 2 pools, the main one which is nice and big and full of activities and the adults pool if you just want to chill out and rest.... More

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mlbourgeois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Flights arrive around 12:30 but NO rooms available to 3p. Then when you and the other 5 families waiting finally get your room at the exact same time, there is NO available dinner reservations except at the buffet. They have a shuttle around the property but No signage to find amenities like the spa on your own. The rooms right... More

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Shawnee, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing was over the top special or unique, but nothing was terrible either. We did end up switching rooms. The first room was quite musty and the shower looked dirty. We hated the fact the main door was also the wall of windows for the view. We switched to a room with a separate door and then a wall of... 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

chicago
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose Hilton Papagayo because it is close to the airport, the rate was attractive for an all-inclusive and we wanted a comfortable place to come home to after spending the day out in the neighboring areas, The hotel met our expectations for what we were looking for. Location: - To airport: 30 minutes - To Playa de Coco: 15... 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. 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

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an excellent property. The staff is courteous and friendly, the rooms very nice and the food excellent. The pool area (3 pools plus a child wading pool) is wonderful. The main area has a real tropical, polynesian feel. You can swim up to the pool bar, sit on an underwater stool and have a drink. I love the... More

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

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

New York City, New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
150 hotel reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first Hilton property we stayed at that was all-inclusive. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the best experience. The hotel location is a short drive from the airport, and there are plenty of roadways signs that lead you to the front door. Once you get to the hotel, there is a security guard that checks off the guest name to... 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 taking a moment to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa in the not too distant future. Sincerely, More

Canton, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Miguel_Eugene, General Manager at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

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

Tampa, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Spa 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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