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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Traveler (6406)
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    Room & Suite (921)
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “costa rica” (1,786 reviews)
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    “coco beach” (578 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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        2,641 - 2,645 of 5,402 reviews

        Reviewed April 13, 2014

        The Rio Guanacaste has all the elements of a four star resort and is located on the Pacific in the north of Costa Rica: nice rooms with comfortable beds, good size bathrooms and often a balcony facing the ocean or the well maintained garden and...More

        4  Thank Hans-Juergen H
        Reviewed April 13, 2014

        First, I had a great holiday, because me and my travel partner always travel with a positive attitude and let anything negative slide... This hotel may have at one time been a five star resort, but it is about a three star resort so prepare...More

        6  Thank TwoOthers
        Reviewed April 13, 2014

        Costa Rica, thank you! What a beautiful country with wonderful people! We stayed at the RIU Guanacaste from April 4-11. We could not have asked for better service. The people were always willing to help and each time I said "Hola" I would receive a...More

        3  Thank Kristin L
        Reviewed April 12, 2014

        This resort did not disappoint. We tend to stick with the Riu chain as they have always been very consistent and reliable for us. I personally would not go this time of year again (March) as it was very hot. We love the heat, but...More

        2  Thank Julinator3000
        Reviewed April 12, 2014

        A beautiful resort, fabulous staff, and wonderful amenities all the way around. Good food, great drinks, good entertainment and loads of sunshine. It couldn't have been better!! I would recommend this resort and the RIU chain to anyone!!

        1  Thank Deb M
        Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
        3,867 reviews
        #1 of 2 hotels in Sardinal
        Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica
        1,840 reviews
        #3 of 13 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
        The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal
        4,102 reviews
        #1 of 3 hotels in Playa Conchal
        JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
        2,480 reviews
        #1 of 1 hotels in Playa Avellanas
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        • Free Parking
        • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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        • Breakfast included
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        • Free Parking
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        • Business Center with Internet Access
        • Breakfast included
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        • Banquet Room
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        • $164 - $515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Province of Guanacaste >
        • Playa Matapalo
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        Kierra M
        August 14, 2017|
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        Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
        They have no weight restrictions on zip line, they just put a double strap(1500 lbs) Best to buy excursions at the hotel They discount if you do more The best excursion was the one with the zip line, water slide and horse... More
        Vicki S
        August 13, 2017|
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        Response from Reggaefan777 | Reviewed this property |
        No surfing on this part of the beach. Plus the water is filled with red plankton which I hear kills a lot of sea life and causes bad irritations for your skin after long exposure.
        Room Tips
        "upgraded when I got there for an additional 50 a night - received enormous 2 bedroom suite."
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        "The rooms next to the Sanctuary are great if you enjoy wildlife!!"
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        "our room offered a view of the building next door"
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        "Garden view, much quieter"
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