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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 days at the hilton for our honeymoon. It was exactly what we needed. Based on reviews I didn't have high expectations for the food but they were definitely exceeded. The seafood is wonderful. Our favorite restaurant was the Italian one by the spa. My husband said he got the best steak there. The breakfast buffet was great... More

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

Dear Dianna c, Greetings from Costa Rica!! Thank you for choosing Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa for your honeymoon – we’re happy to hear it was a success! We look forward to welcoming again to Guanacaste. We enjoyed taking care of you. Sincerely, Miguel Eugene General Manager More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week in November recently, and the property is in a stunning location, with beautiful views from our room and from the main pool area. The main pool is quite nice, with 4 different levels and a swim-up bar. Very visually pleasing. The food situation was less ideal. The hotel has 4 different restaurants to choose... More

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

Dear schmink1, Greetings from Costa Rica! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa; with the tripadvisor travelers. We appreciate the special mention regarding our location, the room, and the hotel views. We’re very sorry that you encountered an unacceptable level of service at the Breakfast. We do our best... More

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

We traveled for a wedding with a large group of family and friends (ages 16-80) and the experience, attention, lodging and employees were fantastic. The entertainment director Ruben and Kevin were a riot and freely shared their knowledge of the Costa Rican environment ; kayaking, wildlife, volcanic formations and activity, etc. and Gerardo & Emar gave great help in snorkeling... More

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

Dear Paul001wis, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you so much for your compliments. We truly appreciate your words and are proud you and your family and friends have had fantastic experience from start to finish! I will let Ruben, Kevin, Juan, José, Hector and the rest of the staff know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. We hope you... More

Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend was having her destination wedding at the Hilton Papagayo. So we flew in for about 6 days for the wedding and for a mini vacation, and we had a wonderful time. The resort was beautiful with lush greens and beautiful black sand beaches. Yes, the place is huge so you do have to ride small trams/shuttles to get... More

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

Dear Van N, Greetings from Costa Rica!! I am happy to read that you had a great time and particularly we met and exceeded your expectations during your vacations at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa. All of us at Hilton are passionate about hospitality and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely Miguel Eugene General Manager More

Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going into this vacation, I decided I would keep an open mind because I anticipated this trip wouldn't have the same streamlined AI experience like as if you were in Mexico or Cuba or one of the other big AI destinations, so my expectations were somewhat low I guess you could say. The hotel is nice. You can tell it's... More

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

Dear LikaRe, Greetings from Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa. I am thankful for both your positive comments as well as the 'negatives', which will help us, focus on areas that are important for our guests. . I will discuss your review with my team and address the areas that are in our hands to improve.Should you decide to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me tell you that the Hotel is very nice BUT very the configuration/layout is terrible. This place is not very handicapped friendly. All rooms are like small villas/bongalos and on the mountains and if you need to go anywhere you need to call a minivan to pick you up. This is very frustrating since all the restaurants are... More

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

Greetings from Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa. Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa; with the tripadvisor travelers We are very sorry to learn that you felt something was missing overall with your stay. As a Hilton All inclusive resort in the area, we take great pride... More

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent last week at Hilton Papagayo and I am now in love! We stayed in a bungalow so it was all beautifully spaced out. The food was delicious as well, small portions but enough for me! It was a quiet week for us, but you could tell it was picking up towards the end of the week. Not really a... More

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

Dear Chelsea S, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you so much for your compliments. We truly appreciate your words and are proud you have had a Pura Vida experience at Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa from start to finish! We can’t wait to see you again soon. Sincerely, Miguel Eugene General Manager More

Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel during the last week on October and we had an excellent time. The resort is located directly on the bay with wonderful views from our room. The rooms were large, clean and very comfortable. The resort is very spread out but getting around is easy because the have numerous golf carts to pick you up and... More

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

Dear James H, Greetings from Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I appreciate the special mention regarding the nice room, the dinning option and of course the amazing setting along the Papagayo Bay, We hope you have the chance to come back to the Guanacaste area some time soon to share... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Hilton for seven days. This was our first experience at an all inclusive resort. We were pleasantly surprised. The food was very good as well as the drinks. There are five restaurants, which offer a good variety of food. You need to make reservations for dinner, but that wasn't much of an issue as you... More

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

Dear cheezehead05, Greetings from Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa. 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.! I will let Marcos, Jafeth and Imer know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. Please... More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was extremely beautiful and quiet. We had no loud noises no disruptions just quiet time between the two of us. Going during the rainy season afforded us plenty of opportunities to experience each of the four restaurants. We did not have to rush for reservations we just had to make them before 5:00 PM that evening. They have... More

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

Dear Marcella R, 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! I will let Julio and the Alamo staff know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the... 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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