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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We travelled with First Choice/Tui and from the minute we arrived at the airport in Liberia they were brilliant! The reps Scott and Larry were both incredibly helpful, informative and most importantly welcoming and friendly. The transfer transport to the hotel was great, very comfortable,...More

    6  Thank Debbie P
    Reviewed yesterday

    Just returned from a two week stay, nothing much to complain about. pretty much the same as most all inclusive hotels, difficult to get into a la carte restaurants unless you get there for 6pm. Wifi a bit poor you're only allowed 2 devices a...More

    2  Thank SSlough
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My wife & I were there for 10 days & it is an experience we will never forget. -- We were there for our 35th Wedding Anniversary & we both say the Hotel Riu Guanacaste & Costa Rica was a great choice.

    3  Thank lynn123now
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We were surprised with a few features that impressed us more than we expected. First, we had a problem with our online reservation (our fault), but the front-desk staff assisted us quickly and in a friendly manner. We arrived very early in the day, but...More

    2  Thank CoprTopr
    Reviewed 3 days ago 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

    2  Thank Kim M
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • $162 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Traveler (6443)
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    Michelle M
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
    They have excellent travel operators in the lobby of the hotel for you to book sny excursion. My advice is book when you are there .
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    pickeroo
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from Mike K | Reviewed this property |
    Don't know.
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    Tammy C
    August 19, 2017|
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    Response from Angelica W | Reviewed this property |
    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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    "We were in room 5019 on the jungle side and we had lovely views."
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    "Ocean view rooms on the south side are a bit quieter than those on the north side."
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    "Far left of the hotel for sunset views"
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    "Ask for one away from entertainment on higher floors"
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