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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
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    • Average10%
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    Free Internet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I honestly don't think there's a place that looks more like Heaven than Riu Palace. It is the best hotel. There's around 5 restaurants, with buffets, an amazing variety of food. The service is excellent, every single one of the personnel is extremely respectful, social...More

    1  Thank megui96
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My family and I stayed in the RIU Palace for the course of a full week. Arrived Tuesday July 11 and left the morning of the 18. Overall it was a very fun and memorable experience. The hotel was very modern compared to its sister...More

    2  Thank Karina L
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    A very mixed bag really ... hotel itself is lovely if a bit dated in some areas , i.e. The bedrooms cd do with an upgrade as bit tired , and new pillows a must as basically slept on sandbags for a week 😂 not...More

    4  Thank joeyangel17
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This vacation was so needed, to distress from life. The resort is gorgeous, very well maintained. We had a courtyard view room and it was lovely, staff was nice, but my lady did have to constantly call for fresh towels. Food was mostly average, with...More

    3  Thank Lordswarrior
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We had a fabulous time for my big 50! The service was amazing to say the least. We had stayed in the Riu Palace's before, this one was very exceptional and attention to detail though. Service was great and so was the food! Not so...More

    2  Thank James A
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Casino and Gambling
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    • Price range
    • $223 - $616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 538
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo >
    • Sardinal
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica Guanacaste
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    July 23, 2017|
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    Here now. Weather is amazing. For the most accurate weather search for "Nuevo Colon". My guess is it will be partly cloudy during the day with a possible drizzle in the afternoon. We've had 1 really cloudy day and 2... More
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    July 21, 2017|
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    Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
    They have a long dry season as it is an arid climate. You will notice that the hills are brown most of the year. It is only green during the short rainy season which is our summer, may to August. So if you go in august it... More
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    "We had a Forest View which was not so noisy as facing the pool."
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    "Ocean view and views of the mountains are both amazing because this hotel sits in a picturesque setting."
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    "Recommend the senior suite if it fits your budget. You won't regret it."
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    "appears all rooms have either a sea or rainforest view."
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