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Hotel Riu Guanacaste

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Riu Guanacaste Boulevard Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So we just got back from Costa Rica after staying at this hotel. I’m going to be brutally honest as that’s me. The hotel is huge but with nothing to do in rainy season so take a pack of cards!! The pillows are a joke...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My wife and I travelled here in June 2018. The hotel is very big and has a sister hotel located just beside it, which is more modern looking but we preferred this one. The staff are normally very pleasant and the food is good. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Costa Rica and walked down the beach past the palace hotel. Met Hannia and xochilt. Had THE best massages/facial ever. So good I came back every day. She also has a little monkey friend that she calls out of the trees so you can...More

Thank Taryn R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

here in the off season. Read rainey. some days wetter than others. we were lucky and did our home work and knew it was going to have wet days. Food is very good, my only complaint is that the food in the buffet restaurants can...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 days ago

There was a 11of us for a wedding party - Oh my the wedding dept is terrible - do not listen to you tell you lies, take money from you once they have that they do not care. they are so rude. the hairdressers are...More

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The 24h All Inclusive Hotel Riu Guanacaste opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful, fine-sandy Matapalo beach, in the Playas del Coco region, next to the Riu Palace Costa Rica. The More location is ideal because of its proximity to Daniel Oduber Airport LIR (33 km) and Playa del Coco (18km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 701 cosily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in the Renova Spa, or get fit at the gym or on the tennis courts. 3 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. For the youngest guests, there is the RiuLand Kids Club (for children from 4 to 7 years & 8 to 12 years old) and for adults, day and evening entertainment, as well as the Pacha Discotheque. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant, various specialty restaurants with Asian and Italian cuisine, gourmet restaurant, Steakhouse, and 5 bars. Less
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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US$184 - US$495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Matapalo
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US$184 - US$495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Matapalo
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Response from Fanda_Ruki | Reviewed this property |
Shorts were fine! And sleeved shirts of some sort.
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Response from H2sMom | Reviewed this property |
We went this May and had a fantastic time! Resort was huge, plenty to do. Reps in the lobby in the AM until 3 or 4 in the afternoon. Super easy to book excursions. They only run certain excursions that are far from the... More
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