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Liberia, Costa Rica
Reviewed November 19, 2010

As a solo traveler it’s very important for me to feel secure and welcome when I get to a new hotel. At Hacienda Guachipelin everyone was really nice to me, from the moment I got to the hotel to when I left and I always felt secure. The location of this hotel is great if you want to visit the...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed October 20, 2010

Nice Hotel, the Staff very friendly and helpful they were great at organizing transportation, activities and making sure everybody was happy, comfortable and safe. All the activities were great, enjoyable. Definitely worth the trip, will come back and bring family with me.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed September 13, 2010

As you see a lot in the reviews it is an adventure getting there on the dirt roads but not too bad its like driving in Maine in the spring with frost heaves. Its located only about 40 minutes from LIR (Liberia International Airport). Fantastic activities, we did horseback riding, zip lining, white water rafting. Such a beautiful location dont...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed September 12, 2010

This hotel is right in the park... which means it takes a lot of driving on dirt roads to get there, but it's worth the drive. The hotel grounds are very pretty, and the food is good - not great but enjoyable for a few days, after which you've pretty much tried everything. The rooms are decent, they have air...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 8, 2010

We stayed in this hotel to enjoy the Rincon de la Vieja national park, which we did and loved. The road to the hotel is an adventure since it's unpaved and full of potholes. Since we had to use our own car we didn't like this too much but with a rental it shouldn't be such a big deal. The...

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New Rochelle, NY
Reviewed August 31, 2010

We didn't stay long, so I can't comment on the activities. If I'd known the horrific trek involved getting to the hotel, there's no way I would have gone. It takes about an hour of excruciating driving on a rocky dirt road with gigantic potholes. We survived the drive up, but after arriving, I realized it wasn't worth it. Where...

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jbatalla, Owner at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Dear Sir, the road is a gravel road that is in working condition. The exact distance from the paved road to Guachipelin is 17 km, and the driving time is 30 minutes driving at 30 km/h, never 1 hour. The hotel offers free wireless internet, but charges $3 for 30 minutes of internet at the reception. The restaurant has options...

Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed August 13, 2010

This hotel is a very fun and pleasing place to go to. The activities offered here are great and lots of fun (specially tubbing which is kind of white water rafting). The hot water pools heated naturally by the volcano are an excellent way to relax after an action packed day of exploring and adventuring through the trails, waterfalls,canopy and...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed August 9, 2010

Like the title says no words can describe the experience my 3 friends from Egypt and my self had the day we stepped into Guachipelin. First we called Semira to give us an advice on what to do. We explained to her we were hungry for adventure and fun! She took that phrase and turned it into and buffet of...

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Windsor, Canada
Reviewed August 6, 2010

I have stayed at the Hacienda now for the past 3 years. Each time for 3 days with a group of High school students.The Hacienda is a unique blend of a working ranch/ hotel. They have certainly improved the food and hotel to make it more comfortable. The rooms are air conditioned and very comfortable. The personal are very friendly...

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Liberia, Costa Rica
Reviewed July 11, 2010

The perfect place to tap all the energy you got, accompanied by the best views of Rincon de la Vieja volcano all in full contact with nature. The service is excellent, the guides are very well prepared, not to mention the delicious food served at your typical restaurant. The springs are best, volcanic mud is excellent ..... Truly a place...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 208-5010, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $83 - $184 (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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