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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Recommended for family vacations, honeymooners and couples seeking a getaway. Not for singles to meet other singles etc. The employees are courteous and friendly especially when you make an attempt to speak Spanish with them. They speak English well. The rooms are okay, not that modern or contemporary and the bungalow style was unique. The property grounds were well maintained... More

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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

We stayed for 5 days at the Hilton Papagayo. The property is beautiful and well maintained. The employees were very friendly and courteous. They had a limited number of activities. The pools were clean and had ample room to lounge. The rooms were fair and showing their age. The food was aweful!! The only meal that was good was breakfast.... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

It just doesn't get much better than this people! The resort if beautiful, the people are great and the food is excellent. I have no idea how anyone could leave a bad review about this resort. Myself and 3 others stayed at the Hilton Papagayo fron the 21st to the 28th and enjoyed everything this beautiful resort had to offer.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

I was very disappointed in the food and service. Just got back yesterday. It was the last 4 days of a 10 day trip. Weather was great. Grounds were very nice, but the rooms were in need of some TLC. The staff was indifferent and unhelpful. Came back one night at 5:00 after a long day of fun in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

We had a most amazing week here with 40 guests for a wedding. The staff were attentive and accomodating. There were activities to keep the kids and adults happy. The restaurants are all delicious. The entire property is very well kept, very clean. There are shuttles to pick you up from your room and take you to other locations. Everyone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Hilton Papagayo is a great place to relax out in the countryside, but you also have easy access to adventure trips or shopping trips to nearby beach towns. We spent the first day just hanging out at the hotel beach and pools, then the next 3 days we did day trips; a shopping trip to Tamarindo (40 minute van ride... More

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Ames, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Just returned from 4 nights at the Hilton Papagayo. Stayed in a King Panoramic Ocean View rm 435. The guests were a mix of honeymooners, families and 50 year old couples. We selected this resort for two reasons, snorkeling and the all inclusive which we had never done before. The beach is beautiful, black sand and long. Very few people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Pura Vida! Mapache. Ojo Rojo. Imperial. Bavaria. Tuna. No worries. Ya man. Papa (fat tipper). Casique. Black beans. Rice. Black sand. Warm ocean water. Coffee with raw sugar. Humid. Gentle mist. Thunder. Celsius. These are just some of the things we will cherish from our trip to Costa Rica! Nov. 11 we arrive wearing; I a velour jump suit and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

We (2 couples) very much enjoyed our 6 night stay at Papagayo resort. Overall, the rooms were standard Hilton quality and size. Our rooms (112, 114) were very close to the Pool/Bar/Restaurants which was to our liking. Overall, the food was fabulous....... Breakfast Buffet was great, 3 restaurants to choose from for lunch, 4 restaurants to choose from for dinner... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

My husband and I didn't get around to going on a honeymoon until a few months after we were married, we waited until March 2010. This resort was outstanding! Especially the spa area! I've read a few bad reviews on here, and I have to say - I just don't get it! I had a treatment at the spa (massage... More

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Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa 4*
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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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