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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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          Overview
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Spent 2 weeks here end of May/early June. Long flight and chaotic immigration procedure but very efficient once in the safe hands of Thomson/Tui. Easy check in with a very welcome drink and cases swiftly delivered to the room. Room - OK, the finish of...More

          9  Thank Rugbygirl66
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Our family of ten, ages 6 - 72, had a wonderful family vacation! It was money well-spent. AIRPORT: We reserved a 12-person van to take us from the airport to the Riu and hired the same driver to take us back to the Liberia airport...More

          6  Thank dowell55
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We just spent two weeks at the riu palace it was lovely but was not even allowed to smoke vape cigarette and smoking areas miles away . There is only one toilette by pools and was very disappointed with evening entertainment just dance acts every...More

          4  Thank maximoomoo22
          Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa RicaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an opposite idea...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This is the place that gives memories for a life time. It's service borders on impeccable, facility is clean, servers are kind, food tasty and varied, served with the finer touches. Grounds are extraordinarily maintained. The beach is the weakest link, not particularly attractive and...More

          4  Thank roseeve
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Very nice hotel, clean, good food. We spent six days at the hotel and employees were friendly and kind. I was worried about check in because we arrived @8:00 am, and check in is at 3:00 pm, but they had my room ready at 10:00...More

          3  Thank Marvin S
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          About
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          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
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          • Pool
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Casino and Gambling
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          • US$251 - US$544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 538
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          wendiewalt
          Hi How was your weather?
          23 June 2017|
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          Response from byram1014 | Reviewed this property |
          Really good weather from early morning until late afternoon which was 30-37 degrees and then it thunder stormed for a couple hours late afternoon. Which is what you would expect staying in a rainforest! 🤙
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          Bonnie R
          Should I go in October? I had mixed opinions. I don't want rainy all time, but want lush. Thx
          23 June 2017|
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          Response from ralphm754 | Reviewed this property |
          When we booked we looked at the rainy season part of it being October, she if you do not want rain throughout your stay I would suggest to avoid this period. Bearing in mind if/when you do trip into the Rain and Cloud forest... More
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          Sandra Joyce W
          what's the weather like in October as i am going in the first 2 weeks and and the explosions very expensive.
          21 June 2017|
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          Response from Lauracorrinne | Reviewed this property |
          Sunny quite hot with showers drys very quick you can go in pool bar and restaurant till it stops we were there two weeks not much rain
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          "Any room is good I am sure"
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          "Try not to get the ocean view, the nightly entertainment is a bit loud!"
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          "On the garden side of the resort we could see monkeys in the trees"
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          "For quiet rooms, request something away from the pools."
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