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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent36%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    3 days ago
    “what a holiday!!!”
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    “Definitely worth booking with.”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

    I had a great time the food was good they had a lot of variety. Loved the pool. The bartenders at the pool were great. if you go to Roanys the bartender at the pool he makes a Scorpio shot that was awesome. Any colored...More

    4  Thank EileenCas85
    Reviewed July 25, 2014

    My girlfriends and I stayed at the Riu from 7/17-7/21. This is our 3rd Riu property and it is time for a break. All Riu's are pretty much the same in terms of decor and food. The major differences are based on the culture. Overall...More

    3  Thank Tammy H
    Reviewed July 24, 2014

    I was here three years ago and it has definitely depreciated. The food was mediocre and the alcohol was terrible. Instead of a nice relaxing place, it has become a spot for trash with misbehaving children. I couldn't wait to come back and now you...More

    3  Thank Bethkuy
    Reviewed July 24, 2014

    RIU does it again. This my 4th stay at a RIU and they never disappoint. The key is to accept that for the money, you get what you pay for and the value for what you get is great. Getting to the hotel was fine..we...More

    13  Thank GreekJedi
    Reviewed July 24, 2014

    no words needed love everything from hotel clean to all food quality and flavor thk to all personal the riu Guanacaste special Alejandra Daniela Jonny and Elia always clean our room super A+, We back asap we can ,Thk again .good shows every night .

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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
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    About
    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • $199 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    nsbeachlover2016
    Are there vegan and or many vegetarian options in the buffet and al la cartes at this resort?
    April 27, 2017|
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    dragonfly88700
    What is the dress code for men and women for dining please?
    April 25, 2017|
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    Response from JosieMB007 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there For the "speciality" restaurants you would dress a little nicer; cute sun dress or nice pant outfit. No shorts for women or men. Those who did look very out of place; they did not turn folks away but .... for... More
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    jerrybones
    are there any local town you can walk to from this resort
    April 25, 2017|
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    Response from raysunLincolnshire | Reviewed this property |
    I am confused. As far as I am aware the hotel does not charge for you to leave the hotel. How do they know if you are leaving the hotel and how can they charge you if you don't report to them???????? which nobody does. There... More
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    "Ask for a higher floor facing the Diamante Park. It is quiet with beautiful views"
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    "We had a room with partial beach view."
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    "Apparently the rooms near the stage were loud. We had a room behind the front desk area and heard nothing."
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    "ocean view room s away from the noise of the pool and night time entrainment"
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