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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed March 23, 2017

    Spent a few days at the RIU Palace, our first visit to Costa Rica. RIU Palace was very nice, very clean, and the staff was excellent everywhere. Especially loved the swim up bar staff, Sleyter, Marcos, the whole gang there were really welcoming and seemed...More

    6  Thank CKB1
    Reviewed March 23, 2017

    Airport and transfer to hotel went very well. Beautiful Palace RIU hotel, very clean, great staff. Food was excellent, with lots of variety. Beach has some rocks and coarser sand, but to be expected in volcanic area. Not a problem, still has nice warm ocean...More

    2  Thank Rita L
    Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

    We had an absolutely WONDERFUL time! We were there to celebrate our 30th anniversary with 4 dear friends, and we can't wait for our next trip! The RIU Palace was clean, quiet, and very accommodating. (We were told a few weeks earlier during Christmas break...More

    7  Thank kimdeloach
    Reviewed March 23, 2017

    Great welcome after a long flight and hotel was spectacular and spotlessly clean ( most of Costa Rica is actually ) . Staff happy to help and a true all inclusive package which allows all top shelf drinks , free room service , real cocktails,...More

    6  Thank Wayne R
    Reviewed March 22, 2017

    After a long flight,the arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel went very smoothly. This hotel is not to be missed, probably one of the best hotels stayed at. Nicest staff you will ever come across, facilities and food Excellant, ignore negative reviews....More

    6  Thank 99michael
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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • 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
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • $239 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    Stephen P
    August 17, 2017|
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    Response from keith11harris | Reviewed this property |
    can't help you really / only saw one couple with a baby and they looked after it themselves.
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    August 14, 2017|
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    Response from geoffrey r | Reviewed this property |
    Get US dollars works out cheaper than using Costa Rica currency
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    August 14, 2017|
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    Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
    Beginning of November will be getting very hot as it will be there summer. Every where will be brown. I took US Dollars. The hotel will change large dollar notes into smaller omens (i.e. A 50 note into 1's, etc) If you... More
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    "Rooms, in theater area are nosy where they play laud music every night until 11 pm, my room was 3054."
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    "if you want to eat in one of the many restaurants at this hotel it is best to go around 6 30pm has the only..."
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    "You pay more for a pool view - not worth it"
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