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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    9/4/2017 9/5/2017
    Traveler (6443)
    Pool & Beach (1357)
    Room & Suite (921)
    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “costa rica” (1,789 reviews)
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    “coco beach” (578 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
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 5,417 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    The walls are very thin, you can hear everything in the halls, in your neighbor's room and outside. It is 6:00am and they have decided to fire up the chainsaws outside! The sound really carries. Every night's entertainment sounds like it is happening in the...More

    2  Thank Tilly9191
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Just returned from a two week holiday booked through Thomson. I read a lot of reviews on TripAdvisor before we travelled out and had low expectations of the hotel. I shouldn't have believed what I read. The hotel is huge, with another huge hotel next...More

    8  Thank KateGreenwood
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My first impression was good till I walked to the beach August 10 2017. It stinked wit black dirty puffer fish floating in the water dead and washed up on the beach. It smelled so bad. Let instantly. Had to wait till the exact time...More

    3  Thank Judy b B
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had an amazing time while we were in the Riu Hotel. The staff: Alejandro, Daniela were amazing. (Reception) The chef and everyone else made us feel welcome. I only eat vegan food and every day the service from breakfast, lunch and diner was spectacular....More

    3  Thank Lola2014
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    My family of four spent five days at the hotel Riu Guanacaste and the amenities were fabulous. The rooms were spacious and the buffet had enough variety that eating was always enjoyable. The $45 zip line excursion was great and the $25, one hour horse...More

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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
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    • 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
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Tennis Court
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    • $162 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Traveler (6443)
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    Questions & Answers
    Michelle M
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
    They have excellent travel operators in the lobby of the hotel for you to book sny excursion. My advice is book when you are there .
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    pickeroo
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from Mike K | Reviewed this property |
    Don't know.
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    Tammy C
    August 19, 2017|
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    Response from Angelica W | Reviewed this property |
    In the front lobby they have a few different excursion desk for different companies and they can help set it up
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    Room Tips
    "We were in room 5019 on the jungle side and we had lovely views."
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    "Ocean view rooms on the south side are a bit quieter than those on the north side."
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    "Far left of the hotel for sunset views"
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    "Ask for one away from entertainment on higher floors"
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