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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotels location is great, close to the national park. We stayed in this hotel for four nights. There was no warm water, even switched rooms but still no warm water. The tours organized by the hotel are extremely expensive. Food is okay. Overall rating: too expensive, but great location.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beauty of the pictures was inviting , but once you get to this very remote hotel the reality is different. The building is old and needs a touch up. The menu a la carter is awful. The rooms are clean and the people was nice. Do your research before you book a tour with them, they try to do... More 

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Woodbridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOCATION The Hacienda is located very, very close to the Rincon de la Vieja national park (5 km to the ranger station of the Park), about 16km of winding roads off Route 1, 30 mins from Liberia. ACCOMMODATIONS Rooms were very sizable with a rustic feel to go along with the ranch. Amenities were all new and the room was... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed her for one night 10th July. Went horseriding from the ranch the next morning and it was brilliant. This was followed by white water river tubing which was great and scary. A few of the group received nasty cuts and scratches on the way down so be warned, you sign the waiver for a reason. the room was adequate... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks sawbograham for your comments on TA. There are a few occasions when a scratch or a bump happens while tubing. Just to clarify, the waiver is intended to establish the rules that regulate the tour operation. We are very happy that you enjoyed the Imperial beer and the food. We hope that you can visit Costa Rica again. Pura... More 

Oranjestad, Aruba
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

you definitly do not want to eat here. anything they touch does not taste good. chicken with talapia taste for instance, watery eggs etc. we found some local eatery 'curabanda' in the village next door, which had tastefull and cheap food. guachipelin caters to busses so you'll see hordes of people follow the leader in tubing, horse back riding and... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you C0en for your comments on TA. We are glad to hear that the waterfalls and the trails were of your liking. Sorry that you found a bit busy this time of the year. Normally the end of July and the beginning of August are a bit busy. Curubanda is a place that we recommend if our guests want... More 

Tampa, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very attentive and pleasant. If you have any physical limitation, be careful about your room location. We stayed in a comfortable room with just the basics, no iron, wifi was very unreliable, telephone not always worked. The back of the room looked at the animal stables (horses, cows, bulls, mules). Smell during rain, can be a issue.... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks Alex F for your comments. We are sorry about the WIFI and the phone not functioning correctly. We disagree on the food and the safe handling of it, we can assure that we wouldn't operate if it was unsafe. The buffet is heated with an induction system, the salad is cooled with ice, natural drinks have an electrical cooler,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

our room was really great and the people checking us in were helpful. we ordered lunch after a fabulous horse ride to the waterfalls, but the lunch was overpriced and disgusting. they did give us a discount for the dinner since we complained about the lunch. the dinner was ok- buffet style. nothing exciting about it. we did a zip... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Sharone O for your comments , we will follow up on the restaurant issue,and we are happy to hear the the tours we fun and that the room was of your liking. We hope that you can come to Costa Rica again in the future. Pura vida !!!! More 

Vanosc, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice place for a lot of activities and natural and animals discouveries, horses, adventure tyroliennes and water games, natural parc, very good breakfasts and lunchs, very sympatic peoples etc...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks fredvernet for your comments. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our services and the surroundings. We hope that you can visit Costa Rica again in the near future. Pura Vida !!!! More 

Butler, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night there of our 10 day vacation in Costa Rica. We wanted to visit Rincon de la Vieja and do horseback riding to the waterfalls and didn't want to drive back to Playa Hermosa on the same day. The place is adequate. I wouldn't want to stay here any longer. The beaches of Guanacate are a much... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Griselda F for your review. Thanks for your review on TA. We are glad that you enjoyed the park and the waterfalls from Rincon. We hope to see you again soon. Pura Vida !!!! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My housband, mi kid and I have an incredible weekend in this beatiful hotel. Rooms are confortable and clean and it is sorround with nature, you can see birds, flowers and trees everywhere. It is a special place to rest and relax by the pool or in Rio Negro hot springs. They have and Adventure center so he decide to... More 

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Franciny C for your comments. We are glad to know that the nature and the surroundings, and the tours were of your liking. Very good commnents on what to bring, but you forgot to mention your biking shorts, since there are good Santa Cruz bikes for rent and the trails to enjoy a good 12-30K ride. We hope... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda Guachipelin

Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $67 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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Hacienda Guachipelin Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Hacienda Guachipelin Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja
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