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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent39%
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    • Average17%
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    • Terrible3%
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    Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 5,413 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The hotel was not as expected. The focus at this place was the pool area, and i would rate very low, and had a stench that was there the entire time. Limited things to do on the grounds, and trips booked thru the hotel were...More

    Thank Kim M
    Reviewed yesterday

    We would not recommend this hotel - the beds were hard and uncomfortable. In our party of 10, 4 fell in the shower no floor matts. Tubs were small and hazardous. Customer Service was non-existent asked for service with their notes taken at the front...More

    Thank boatrightn
    Reviewed yesterday

    People will grab your bags to transport your luggage & expect tip for this. Be watchful & careful. Liberia airport is small but you can transport your own free. We did take private transport to the hotel. You then pay the tour company at the...More

    1  Thank Maelee D
    Reviewed yesterday

    First of all Costa Rica is one of the most amazing places in the whole wide world, everything about the country is just amazing and I cannot recommend it enough. The resort is fantastic, we had one of the rooms on the far left of...More

    4  Thank sammyanne08
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Beautiful hotel grounds with lots,of wildlife, a raccoon came to our evening meal. Ocean is nice and free sea kayaking is good. Food is generally good. Love the steakhouse. Asian went once wouldn't go again. Fine for our family for food. Rooms are good and...More

    1  Thank Sophie334
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
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    • $163 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Traveler (6443)
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    pickeroo
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
    see my review, it specifically explains our fishing trip (~60-80ft depth). Caught 1 75-80lb Roosterfish & 3 in the 40lb range. Also, 2 25lb needle fish (look like gars & sharp teeth too). Not much of a fight w/the needles
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    In the front lobby they have a few different excursion desk for different companies and they can help set it up
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    "Far left of the hotel for sunset views"
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    "upgraded when I got there for an additional 50 a night - received enormous 2 bedroom suite."
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    "The rooms next to the Sanctuary are great if you enjoy wildlife!!"
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