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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Our trip to Riu Guanacaste started bad. For one hour on the bus transferring us to the hotel, a representative of Nexus kept on hollering and urging us to buy various trips because he could not wait till the next day to present his offers...More

    Thank radughita2018
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    Reviewed December 3, 2017

    We arrived early October along with tropical storm Nate. Day 1 we were joined by the Coati for breakfast, he loves water melon! Tropical storm Nate was an interesting experience, we were disgusted to hear people moaning about the reduced food offering, no electricity or...More

    18  Thank brochurequeen
    Reviewed yesterday

    Costa Rica is an incredible country. The scenery is amazing. The environment incredible and educational and the excursions are down right fun!!!! I loved the ease of the Riu Hotel and the grounds and pools were beautiful!! It was extremely easy to get great excursions...More

    3  Thank kipflea
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is your average all-inclusive hotel. Nothing horrendous, but nothing over the top. It is well maintained and the common areas are pleasant. For a family of four, we needed a cot in our room as the second bed isn't a double bed. This wasn't...More

    1  Thank Seagall267
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Nice hotel but definitely not a 5 star as advertised. Lobby and public areas are pleasant, rooms were outdated with horrible small lumpy pillows, the towels were old and frayed and one actually had significant holes in it. The food was always good. We ate...More

    1  Thank Arthur L
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    • 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
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • $219 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    147maryjanel
    January 16, 2018|
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    Response from Copperpennies | Reviewed this property |
    we stayed at the riu guanacaste and loved it. as far as the wine, i cant comment because I dont drink wine but I hear it's not good. I also didn't go into the beach (afraid of sharks) so we stayed at the pool....sorry
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    Kazfaye
    January 16, 2018|
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    Response from 999DarD999 |
    the animal sanctuary with ziplines next to the Riu properties is called Diamante Eco adventure park.
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    January 15, 2018|
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    Response from Sandy T | Reviewed this property |
    I did the zip line at Diamante by the hotel, which was fantastic... but when I saw the “animal refuge” and realized it was really a tiny zoo, I hesitate to recommend it. I did hear people raving about another tour with... More
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    "Quieter rooms face the Diamante Higher floors to avoid hearing people walking on the tiles."
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    "Fourth floor overlooking the forest."
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    "If you want a quiet room specifically request overlooking the forest, definitely not the pool."
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    "Rooms that overlook the forest are the best if you like looking at the wildlife"
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