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Connecticut
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82 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've stayed in many Hyatt hotels, Diamond members, always great experience. This stay at Andaz was beyond any expectations. Property is located in a picturesque secluded area of Papagayo Peninsula, nested on the hilles stepping down to the ocean, trees and flowers everywhre. Beautiful and tasteful architecture and design in complete concert with nature. Not a single tree taken, not... More 

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Orlando
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall a great resort and had an amazing experience. The staff is very professional and nice. The prices though for food is slightly outrages, but the food quality makes it worth it. It is a very private resort, which means no exploring the town since the closest one is a bit away.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Serene, stylish. Delicious food. And this hotel does not nickel and dime you at all. No fee for parking; free mini bar drinks and snacks; and reasonable food prices. (considering it is a resort). Great stay!

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola NeverWork, First of all I love your Tripadvisor name! Second, thank you so much for staying with us and sharing your feedback. Please stay in touch and come back to Pura vida. AZ Adam Zilber General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Andaz Papagayo was an absolute dream. From arrival to departure and everything in between, the service and overall experience were nothing less than amazing. The coconut macaroons in the lobby were a nice touch.... :) We were celebrating an anniversary (which I mentioned when I made the reservation) and were surprised with an upgrade, champagne and dessert when we checked... More 

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola brooklynkb, I was delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you made our amazing resort your vacation destination for your special occasion. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future and do stay in touch with me via adam.zilber@andaz.com to book your return visit to Pura Vida. Saludos, AZ Adam Zilber General... More 

Irvine, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel exceeded my expectations. After being in the rainforest the Andez plush resort was a breath of fresh air. We were amazed at all the wildlife we saw on the property. The beach was kid friendly and the pool was beautiful but not as much fun for children. The free activities on the beach were a huge plus. The food... More 

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola 774staciea, Thank you so much for making us your vacation destination. I am thrilled that you enjoyed our amazing and unique resort and that you experienced what Pura Vida is about. Please feel free to stay in touch with me via adam.zilber@andaz.com to book your return home. Pura vida, AZ Adam Zilber General Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Airport Arrival and Transfer The resort is located on the Papagayo Peninsula, about 40 minutes from the LIB airport. The hotel offers transportation (for a fee) or you can get a rental car. We arranged our own transfer through Guanacasta Viajes. They were fantastic and you can book your transfer and pay online, which was very handy. We arrived at... More 

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola Kelsey A, Thank you for not only staying with us but for taking the time to share your feedback for fellow travelers to read. Your description of your fun arrival experience at our property truly made my day. Our intent is to make our guests feel welcome and it is apparent our team did just that. Please email me... More 

Columbus, Georgia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't say enough nice things about this hotel. The staff is over the top friendly, the rooms are beautiful and the food was awesome. They all seem so happy to be working there. Harrison in particular was great. A 10+++

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola Kelly B, Thank you for your email and for recognizing our team and Harrison in particular. We will be sure to commend them for their efforts. Come on back to see us soon! Pura vida, AZ Adam Zilber General Manager More 

Tiburon, United States
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place for couples or families. It was fine for traveling alone as well, but it is a little secluded from the towns and activities making it a little tough for a solo traveler to book tours and activities, as most required a minimum of 2 people. The resort has a lot of activities you can participate... More 

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola 799brandieb, Thank you for staying with us and for commenting on your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future to paradise... Pura vida, AZ Adam Zilber General Manager More 

Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Papagayo Peninsula is very lush and beautiful, reminding me of Kauai in Hawaii if you've ever been there. It's isolated and we saw very few of the other guests. Not a place to find nightlife. We were there first few days of Thanksgiving week so maybe that's why. Room overall was very nice. We had used points for a... More 

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AdamANdAZ, General Manager at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, responded to this review

Hola txtraveler47, Gracias for your extensive review of our amazing resort. Your feedback will be sure to inspire fellow travelers and its thoroughness is very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and please feel free to stay in touch with me via adam.zilber@andaz.com to book your return trip. Pura vida, AZ Adam Zilber... More 

Chino Hills, California
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86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Andaz Papagayo could have so much potential, but wastes much of it due to lack of management or training or a combination thereof. First of all, I would not recommend Andaz Papagayo if you are looking for a relaxing vacation on a beach. There are many many better places for this purpose, maybe not in Costa Rica, but other Caribbean... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Andaz Peninsula Papagayo stands quietly among the trees, overlooking the sapphire blue waters of Culebra Bay. With spectacular design, the first Latin American Andaz, was inspired by the organic forms and shapes of the native flora and fauna, using the shapes of cocoons and shells for the hotel's facilities, stimulating the senses of guests in new and refreshing ways. Each of the 153 rooms balance modern design with touches of character that blend into the natural surroundings, with woven textiles, solid woods and carved artifacts highlighting the rich Costa Rican aesthetic. Guestrooms and suites offer a spacious balcony with breathtaking bay and forest views. Four of the 21 suites feature plunge pools, and the Presidential Suite offer a private, full-sized pool. The unique gastronomic experience of the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo s Cuisine features three themed restaurants. Each one tells a story about our culture. Chao Pescao, a casual dining enclave nestled within the lush Guanacaste landscape offering a small plates menu and the mixologists' specialties, is our neighborhood place. Rio Bhongo, the meeting point, a place for everyone, a culinary "paseo"... Just like a farmer's market. Ostra is our signature restaurant, elegant, discreet and romantic, offering all kind of delicacies from the sea, carefully prepared using the most sophisticated culinary techniques. Totally open kitchens allow a distinctive interaction with chefs, making guests feel like if they were visiting family or the home of a friend. Onda Spa is a respite of energy, touch and evolution. Elevated into the trees of Costa Rica's rich tropical forest, guests at Onda set out on a journey to envigorate both body and soul. Blending Papagayo's culture, senses, smells and touches, treatments are individually tailored for each guest, directly addressing specific needs, goals and desires. Andaz Peninsula Papagayo has a free-flowing environment that means no desks, no processes, no formality and thus, no stress. The home-feel experience allows you to enjoy complimentary a health-minded mini bar, complimentary wi-fi through out the resort and a complimentary kids program. Hotels in this collection reflect the unique cultural scene and spirit of the surrounding neighborhood through their Andaz Salon program and are dedicated to creating natural and vibrant living spaces where travellers can indulge in their own personal sense of comfort and style. Andaz meaning personal style in Hindi, is infused with character and weaves itself into the fabric of its locale. Every detail is an opportunity to explore the uniqueness of the destination and every moment is a chance to discover something new. True to the Andaz brand, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo will reflect Costa Rica's Pura Vida philosophy, creating locally-inspired experiences and engaging guests in the local culture in a comfortable, unique atmosphere for which Andaz is known. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort

Address: Peninsula Papagayo | Final de la Ruta 253, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $342 - $1,420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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“If you can, upgrade to the suite”
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“Ask for a room with a shower that opens onto the balcony.”
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“For full view of the ocean, make sure you are on the top floors of buildings 3 or 4.”
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“Building 2, 3 and 4 have the best views of the water with 3 and 4 being the quietest - and closest to the spa and gym.”
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“The lower garden views might give you the opportunity to see monkeys from your patio up close.”
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  • monkey playing in trees right in front of our back patio
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