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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Draped in Spanish colonial style architecture and furnishings, the Riu Guanacaste offers a warm and opening feel on arrival. Check-in, in my case was straight forward and quick. The complex itself is big so a good note of direction to your room is needed to...More

    1  Thank Lauren K
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Our group of 8, 4 couples all related stay here September 11th to September 18th, 2017. We had a fabulous time! Rooms were spotless and cleaned daily. The grounds were always kept clean. The staff were courteous and helpful and very pleasant at all times....More

    1  Thank Rose T
    Reviewed yesterday

    Check in was fast and very efficient. First impression of the Hotel was very good. Everywhere is clean, reception room, and the grounds and surrounding areas lush and very green. It was raining on arrival but we have had this in many places we have...More

    2  Thank nostromo52
    Reviewed yesterday

    I just returned from Riu Guanacaste after spending a weeklong honeymoon there and it was simply wonderful. Our room was nice, clean, and spacious with a view of the ocean, forest, and palace. The housekeeping staff did a great job and left some nice unexpected...More

    3  Thank Amanda W
    Reviewed yesterday

    The hotel needs several improvements like: - Elevator doesn't have air conditioner and needs maintenance - The food options are very limited, seafood is not available in the menu - Too much people in the pool all the time - They didn't use gloves while...More

    1  Thank Robert R
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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
    • 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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    • $191 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    63bobley
    September 21, 2017|
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    Response from nostromo52 | Reviewed this property |
    I believe there is no smoking at all in rooms. However even thou smoke alarms and water sprinklers are everywhere there are none on balcony.
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    September 20, 2017|
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    Response from Vicky W | Reviewed this property |
    Hi We were there until 13th Sept, it rained quite heavily most days but not until mid afternoon, from sunrise until then it was really sunny and it was very hot by about 8 in the morning. We took bug spray as it is very... More
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    Response from Vicky W | Reviewed this property |
    Hot and sunny most mornings and early afternoons, rain usually late afternoon or evening. If the rain is not heavy a lot of guests would stay in the pool as the rain is warm and the air temperature stays very warm. The rain... More
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    "our room faced the zip lines and lush green forest. Good for us."
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    "2 Stars Food on Riu Guanacaste"
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    "Our room was on the 4th floor for great oceanview"
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    "We paid $185 extra to get a ocean view Room 5103 was very nice and as expected"
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