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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good36%
          • Average17%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
          2 days ago
          ““Great holiday for the price””
          2 days ago
          “Great hotel, would definitely recommend!”
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
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          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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          Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

          The Hotel RIU in Guanacaste was not nice! It was a plain, American style hotel. No Costa Rican charm. We were surprised to find out you have to pay for 24 hour wifi. You only get 90 minutes of free wifi every 24 hours. It...More

          3  Thank Noras21
          Reviewed December 27, 2013

          I love this resort. The location is great. It takes about 40 min to get to the resort from Liberia airport by taxi. Beach is great. It is big and not busy at all. There are some trees on the beach, so it is easy...More

          1  Thank nif-nif
          Reviewed December 27, 2013

          This was a beautiful resort, located in lush greenery, surrounded by mountains. Magnificent. We had a room on the fourth floor, at the side, with a beautiful view of the ocean and the mountains. We looked at the ocean view room, with a view straight...More

          2  Thank wafflygirl
          Reviewed December 27, 2013

          We stayed at the RIU Oct. 26th-Nov. 2nd we up-graded to ocean view room 3032 it was fine but we wished we would have been higher couldn't really see the ocean, The trees blocked our view. The hotel grounds and restaurants are kept very clean,...More

          3  Thank pjj2009
          Reviewed December 27, 2013

          This is my sixth stay at a Riu resort and I must say that this was my absolute favorite of all the Riu's! The grounds were beautiful, the food was amazing, and all of the staff were very friendly. I only stayed for five days,...More

          2  Thank MsLPowers
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          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
          • $168 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 701
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          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Matapalo
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          Traveler (6183)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Michelle R
          I read that the dress code for the restaurants was formal, no sleeveless shirts. Does this mean you are required to wear dress pants or are khaki shorts acceptable? Thank you!
          June 21, 2017|
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          Response from Lucyloolooloo | Reviewed this property |
          My partner wore a sleeveless shirt to the buffet one evening and basketball shorts another night with a t-shirt and there were no problems. I think it is more the smarter restaurants, such as toucan or ocotal
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          sellis44
          Any good geocaches near by? Any cachers here on 7th Aug.. check out the map.
          June 19, 2017|
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          Response from Ns1975 | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure sorry!
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          cazzie472
          Can anyone tell me if there are facilities to wash clothing? coming for 2 weeks in July and not sure how much to pack! chronic over packer!
          June 14, 2017|
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          Response from jb123334 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, There are facilities available, although when we visited they were out of order and the price list in the rooms were very expensive. We took travel washing wafers, hand washed and a travel washing line that we put in... More
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          "4037 is a perfect room with a great beach view"
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          "We had a garden view room which was very quiet."
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          "We loved the forest view it made a nice change very quite"
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          "Our room overlooked a garden and was very quiet."
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