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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%
          3 days ago
          ““Great holiday for the price””
          3 days ago
          “Great hotel, would definitely recommend!”
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness center
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair access
          Business Center
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Casino
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday

          Food quality was very good, menu was different every day, I did not use the pool since it has a bar pool. Beach has dark coloured sand, first few meters of water has some rocks but water shoes work perfect, lots of small fish around...More

          Thank slav258
          Reviewed yesterday

          This was definitely the best RIU we've stayed in. A couple of weeks before arriving I emailed the hotel asking for a rain forest view room and was happy to find, upon arrival, we were given such a room. We had 2023 and was delighted...More

          Thank BuggritHall
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          First, let me provide my perspective on how I rate a resort of this nature. When providing an opinion, I think it’s a good idea to provide the “lens” that you’re looking through. I travel for business on a regular basis and am accustomed to...More

          4  Thank jeffmccaleb
          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          My husband & I along with 2 other couples visited June 14th - 21st. Great resort! -Very clean. Staff are very hard working and continuously clean from sunup to sundown. -Grounds are beautiful. -Rooms have hair dryer, iron, safe, refrigerator (stocked with beer, water and...More

          5  Thank Sherry D
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          A typical all inclusive resort. The staff was very nice. The hotel decor is very ugly. It lacks shade and can be unbearably hot. I had to go back to my room in the afternoon. Food was good. The Japanese restaurant is a waste. Nightly...More

          Thank rakesh p
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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
          • $168 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 701
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Matapalo
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          Traveler (6183)
          Pool & Beach (1340)
          Room & Suite (912)
          Dining (454)
          Hotel & Grounds (3941)
          Bathroom (35)
          Family and Play Areas (30)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Michelle R
          I read that the dress code for the restaurants was formal, no sleeveless shirts. Does this mean you are required to wear dress pants or are khaki shorts acceptable? Thank you!
          June 21, 2017|
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          Response from Lucyloolooloo | Reviewed this property |
          My partner wore a sleeveless shirt to the buffet one evening and basketball shorts another night with a t-shirt and there were no problems. I think it is more the smarter restaurants, such as toucan or ocotal
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          sellis44
          Any good geocaches near by? Any cachers here on 7th Aug.. check out the map.
          June 19, 2017|
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          Response from Ns1975 | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure sorry!
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          cazzie472
          Can anyone tell me if there are facilities to wash clothing? coming for 2 weeks in July and not sure how much to pack! chronic over packer!
          June 14, 2017|
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          Response from jb123334 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, There are facilities available, although when we visited they were out of order and the price list in the rooms were very expensive. We took travel washing wafers, hand washed and a travel washing line that we put in... More
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          "if travelling from Canada -research day trips (excursions) and buy at the airplane (it will cost less)"
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          ""Superior" room gave us a partial ocean view."
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          "4037 is a perfect room with a great beach view"
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          "We had a garden view room which was very quiet."
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