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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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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff / service overall was fantastic. Everyone was naturally very friendly and accommodating (and you could tell it was not just because they were looking for a tip). If there was an issue, it was always resolved quickly. We loved the "Kidz Paradise" (complimentary supervised childcare for most of the day), especially Ruby, Kimberly and Kevin. They constantly offer... More

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Lawrenceville, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The grounds are beautiful and the staff are extremely nice. Had a few issues during the stay but most were resolved quickly by the staff. Food was great at dinner (get reservations), and breakfast was good. Lunch is good except at the main location.

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our stay. We are well traveled and so we are pretty picky. Service was top notch. The hotel staff bent over backwards to make my daughter's birthday memorable. We enjoyed the food for the most part. The hotel accommodated my daugter's peanut allergy flawlessly. All I had to do was say the word peanut and staff members already... 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! We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Hilton last week. Overall it was a decent property. The biggest down fall was the steep hills. We like to walk but this just made life difficult. Nice that they had a shuttle. The food was good but service was pretty slow. We like to walk the beaches and this is just a small... 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

Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed a week here and left very relaxed. Food was good. Nice staff. Beautiful views. Would definitely return. We did a Nicaragua tour while visiting and whale watching. I liked the little bungalows and the spa pool. If you walk on the beach past the spa you can sit on your own private beach all day. Weather was good.

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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

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the last stop of three for our vacation. We had begun in the cloud forest, then braved lot's of physical activity in LaFortuna. This was back to relaxation and pool action. We were there during the under 18 girls soccer tournament. My only complaint is that they split our family up...the kids were on the 400 level and... 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

Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled with 14 family members aged 5-70 and the Hilton could not have been more perfect for us. We read lots of reviews before we traveled and got some really good suggestions about managing dinner reservations and room locations. We couldn't have chosen a better resort for our family. We loved seeing the howler monkeys in the trees by... 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 family vacation – we’re happy to hear it was a success! I We can’t wait to see you again soon!! Sincerely, More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They do not know the concept of being vegetarian. They think we only eat salad and baked potato. Do not go to El Derado restaurant as u will sit there for hours waiting for ur food. Need to train them more on english and customer service. Shuttle drivers are excellent.

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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 your insight on your recent experience at El Dorado Restaurant . We’re very sorry that our vegetarian options didn't meet your expectations and we’re taking your recommendation to improve our menu. Our guest reviews give us valuable information to deliver the best dining experience possible, and we appreciate your feedback. Please visit us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this property August 3-9, 2014. It had a nice tropical feel to it. Our first room was 406 and it was very high up so walking around was not an option but my kids enjoyed the golf cart rides around. The rooms were clean but older feeling. I couldn't figure out the shower but they were quick... 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So this was my first real vacation since Oct 2005 (Cancun), as I had decided to visit Costa Rica to celebrate my 40th bday. Before deciding on this hotel, I read reviews on Trip Advisor and Oyster.com, and I must of missed the comments about the wildlife running around on the property. I visited Costa Rica May 26-31, 2014. After... 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

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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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Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
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Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
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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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