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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
    +1 855-383-8047
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    11/7/2017 11/8/2017
    Traveler (6605)
    Pool & Beach (1377)
    Room & Suite (939)
    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    “coco beach” (585 reviews)
    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
    Kids Club
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 5,552 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We are currently staying at this hotel, but as the title says, this place does not deserve the 5 star credentials it's been given. The hotel itself is lovely to look at, the rooms are clean and spacious, with aircon, iron, hairdryer, minibar etc and...More

    12  Thank michael s
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    the hotel is very open planed having no doors in corridors or reception areas ,so would emagine it gets very humid in the hotter months .very well kept though & to a high standard when it comes to hygiene .food is very good ,with something...More

    3  Thank royalna p
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    **The 3 stars is for the hotel and not the massage I received**. I decided to try the massage as a farewell Costa Rica gift to myself before leaving Costa Rica and I am very glad that I did. I went to the beach and...More

    Thank Marie S
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Everything was great, clean, services was especially wonderful. The van service was professional. We used a service taxi at the hotel, his name was Luis. He was professional, pleasant, and so knowledgeable, we had a great tour for 2 full days. Our trip was for...More

    2  Thank Theresa A
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We arrived a couple of days after Tropical Depression Gabe and the hotel was up and running except for a couple of restaurants. With all that went on during the storm, I'm surprised things were a good as they were. It is a beautiful location...More

    2  Thank capg0156
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • 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
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    • Concierge
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
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    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • $196 - $486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Traveler (6605)
    Pool & Beach (1377)
    Room & Suite (939)
    Dining (481)
    Hotel & Grounds (4269)
    Bathroom (38)
    Family and Play Areas (30)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
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    October 22, 2017|
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    Response from nina m | Reviewed this property |
    yes you can swim in the sea from the beach .There are sometimes large waves ,so take care.Also beach shoes are a good idea as there are urchins about especially by rocks .But the sea is lovely and quiet warm so enjoy !
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    October 22, 2017|
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    Response from karendR562NV | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, the pools are lovely and warm all day long, Even after sun bathing and feeling the need to take a dip to cool off, you will find it still helps even with the water been warm. The ocean is the same, very warm and not cold... More
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    "They wher all nice"
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    "pool view is nice, but it appeared you had a beautiful view no matter where you were."
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    "High floors give great views"
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    "Floors 1 thru 4 have railings on decks. The fifth floor decks have a four foot wall that blocks the view when..."
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