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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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    “coco beach” (577 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
    Concierge
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    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 5,358 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Stayed here with my boyfriend and we had a lovely time. The property is gorgeous and the staff was awesome. The check-in is a bit tedious because it can be a bit like an assembly line. The food was good, at times not AMAZING, but...More

    Thank Jessica L
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    So, you are planning a vacation trip to Costa Rica and trying to find a nice resort to stay during your vacation. What do you do? Turn to reviews written by travelers who have recent personal experience at the resort you are considering. We have...More

    3  Thank Tim B
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Every year I take a girls trip with my friends. This year 13 ladies landed in Costa Rica and stayed at this resort. I was not impressed at all!!!! The check in was like an assembly line. Super crowded and not enough employees working the...More

    2  Thank MzDavis2016
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Before we went, we were a little concerned with the smattering of poor reviews about the Riu Guanacaste. We needn't have worried. Yes, the beach isn't Caribbean white (it's not in the Caribbean - doh!). The food was generally very acceptable, hot and well prepared....More

    6  Thank Nigel A
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Amenities were nice, and well maintained. We booked a couple of excursions through the hotel tour companies and also an excursion from the local vendors on the beach (go see Jeiner for fishing or ATV rides!) Beach has public access next to Riu Palace, so...More

    Thank jbabbo
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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
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    • $169 - $783 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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