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Hotel Riu Guanacaste

Riu Guanacaste Boulevard Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503 Costa Rica
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The 24h All Inclusive Hotel Riu Guanacaste opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful, fine-sandy Matapalo beach, in the Playas del Coco region, next to the Riu Palace Costa Rica. The location is ideal because of its proximity to Daniel Oduber Airport LIR (33 km) and Playa del Coco (18km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 701 cosily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in the Renova Spa, or get fit at the gym or on the tennis courts. 3 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. For the youngest guests, there is the RiuLand Kids Club (for children from 4 to 7 years & 8 to 12 years old) and for adults, day and evening entertainment, as well as the Pacha Discotheque. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant, various specialty restaurants with Asian and Italian cuisine, gourmet restaurant, Steakhouse, and 5 bars.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair access
Spa
Casino and Gambling
Business Center with Internet Access
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Getting there
Liberia Airport14 mi
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Had a wonderful time. Would be nicer if there was a separate pool for adults. Room was nice, but would be better with a bit of separation for the bathroom area. Pool bar could have smelled a bit better, kind of smelled like puke on...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 7 night stay in the Riu Guanacaste and we had the most fantastic time!! Great location to be able to get out and explore, friendly staff, good entertainment throughout the day and the evening shows were good fun! We enjoyed the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
8  Thank Discover805662
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in mid Nov 2018. The weather was 32 degrees and sunny. We have been to 3 Rui hotels and the excellence continued. Welcome and reception was fast, efficient and we were in our room 30 min after arrival. The room was clean, maid...More

Date of stay: November 2018
3  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 days ago

While our 4th floor room overlooked the forest/jungle and was very quiet compared to rooms overlooking the pool/entertainment area, we had several issues with our toilet not flushing properly. Several visits by maintenance ultimately resulted in a new toilet being installed a day and a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got there on a Saturday, September 29th close to midnight. They don’t have a valet parking so you have to unload your luggage and then park the car. Since we drove for four hours to get there we were starving and ate nachos at...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Stacebase
December 11, 2018|
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Response from redoggybag |
No - palace visitors have access to Guanacaste but not the other way around.
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Stacebase
December 11, 2018|
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Response from SSIGD | Reviewed this property |
No, different coloured wristbands which will be checked on entering from beach
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jimlise
December 10, 2018|
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Response from _samlamb37 | Reviewed this property |
actually I can say that I know wine and beer along with some other liquors are served. As I did not drink any cesar drinks this trip, I unfortunately can not say. however, at the Prince hotel, a variety of mixed drinks... More
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Room Tips
"rooms that overlook the jungle are quietest"
zigs123
3 days ago
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"Ocean View on 4th or 5th Floor"
camper81
1 week ago
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"do not book near the pool or lobby"
meo921
1 week ago
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"if you pay a little extra you can get a room with sea view, and a balcony"
pochopo
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PRICE RANGE
$211 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Matapalo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
701
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