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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
    +1 855-383-8047
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    A large group of us (58) went to the Riu Guanacaste for our wedding. The resort was beautiful and very clean. Food was great. Enjoyed all the a la carte restaurants. Really enjoyed the raccoons in the steak house. so cute. We had an amazing...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Having read some of the reviews on here, we were very pleasantly surprised by this hotel. We stayed in the Riu Palace next door to this hotel last year. That hotel is a bit smaller and maybe has a slightly older clientele, and is more...More

    3  Thank Mont1e
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    just a 45 minuet drive to hotel, arrived all looked impressive, booking in went smooth our room was on the 5 floor lifts up were ok room overlooked eco park next door ,showered un packed went down for the start of holiday food was poor...More

    Thank kevingail
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Stayed at RIU for 7 days, hotel very clean.. staff was very friendly.. rooms were clean and spacious..Buffet and themed restaurants excellent... highly recommend staying here.. activities everyday and entertainment at night was great...one of my best vacations ever!

    Thank gmonyphx
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The Hotel Riu Guanacaste is only surpassed by its people ! They are all very friendly from the gardeners, housekeepers, waiters, and chefs to the hotel management. This our second time at the Riu Guanacaste in less than 10 months and each time for 1...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Casino and Gambling
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    • Tennis Court
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    • $218 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Playa Matapalo
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    Jean0001
    November 21, 2017|
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    Response from lesleyy | Reviewed this property |
    I charged my toothbrush and phones in the room no problem
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    November 21, 2017|
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    Response from Yellowhamme | Reviewed this property |
    Hi As far as I know the weather should be good. We flew in late October, and we started off with 3 days of rain. It was 30 degrees though. Take your pack a macs. I hope you will have a lovely time. Mark
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    Response from CindyC1990 | Reviewed this property |
    If you're talking about the excursions such as hikes, zip lining, etc. they will tell you it is safer. However it is a lot more expensive. I booked my excursions outside of the hotel. I found a small business called... More
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    "great rooms no view plenty of wildlife, overlooking the sanctuary perfect,take binoculars"
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    "Look at the ocean view suites.. They are worth the little extra !"
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    "Avoid rooms facing the center. The nightly entertainment makes going to bed difficult"
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    "Try and get a view looking out over the forest if possible, its spectacular!"
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