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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011
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Fountain Valley, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

The package was all inclusive but they're not including kids. This is a first time that all inclusive package included airline, room, but not food for kids. This is SCAM. There will be $49 additional charge per kid (under 12) per day. We have a total of 5 kids under 12 and 2 kids over 12. Our family have 2... More

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011 via mobile

We stay for a week in the beginning of July and loved it. We had a 400 room at the top of the hill with an amazing view of the bay and pool area. The room was clean and comfortable. Room service comes late in the day (3-4pm) but did a good job. We had ants in our room once... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

My family and I spent a week at the Hilton Papagayo Resort and we absolutely loved it! They always have something fun for you to do whether it's beach volleyball, dance lessons, an exfoliation class, or snorkeling. There is never a dull moment! The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. A few that stood out were Cristian, Imer, and Pablo.... More

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Roanoke Va
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

We stayed for 3 nights. Check in was slow, could have been so much better. The rooms were ready but they would not let you in until 3. The all inclusive drinks were watered down. They tasted good but you never felt the buzz. Wine was from Chili and just fair. Food was fair. Presentation was good and most of... More

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O.C., CA
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We arrived at 1:00 pm and had to wait in the lobby for 3+ hours waiting for our ocean front bungalow that was prepaid a month in advance to be ready. Finally I went to the front desk to cancel my reservation at 4:00 so I could check in at The Four Seasons and my room then became available. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

My wife , myself and our 2 daughters (ages 13 and 16) just got back from 2 great weeks at the Hilton Papagayo. We flew directly into the airport in Liberia (20 minutes away). That saved us the 3 1/2 hour drive from San Jose. I emailed Grettel Vega <Grettel.Vega@hilton.com, prior to our trip and she arranged for a shuttle... More

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Jefferson, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

I just returned from Costa Rica where we stayed at the Hilton Papagayo. The hotel was not what I expected. The rooms are smaller than they appear on the Hilton website but they were clean. The place is also somewhat run down and needs some work. We enjoyed our stay at the hotel but noticed that it definetly needs some... More

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St Albert
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

The staff are very friendly, rooms are clean. Lots of hills but shuttles are available and you are not kept waiting for one. Nightly entertainment at the pool area was fun if other guest had not over done themselves on the drinking. Beach area was kept very clean and the staff services were very welcome there. Snorkling right off the... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Wow staying here almost ruined our honeymoon. The room was small and smelly with a broken shower. Somehow, it was considered an oceanview but I don't recall a view of the ocean. The beaches were awful. The service was worse. Our room didn't get made up until about 3 or 4pm. On occasion I had to call the front desk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

We had an ocean view room. The staff was super friendly. The food was the best I had so far. The restaurants at night were very elegant and great service. We loved our room an took advantage of the free activities they offer, such as kayaking in the bay, bicycle riding, sports. I just wish they offered free internet in... 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 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #4 Romantic 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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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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