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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

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Playa Matapalo Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4.5 Star accommodation
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We stayed for 3 nights in early January, with 11 family members in all, including 5 children. We choose this place at the end of our week stay in CR primarily for the proximity to the airport, about 30 minutes away, and the hotel offered...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank phalen19
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This was the first time in the Riu Palace resort in Cost Rica and we loved it. Service, food , drink was good. All was well maintained . Pools are fun with all the activities . The pool activity crew was very nice . A...More

Date of stay: November 2018
8  Thank 64rock
Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa RicaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 64rock, Thank you so much for your outstanding review! We are thrilled to learn that you had a wonderful time during your stay at our Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica! It was a pleasure taking care of you! Please come visit us again in...More

Reviewed yesterday

Love the RIU palace Costa Rica. Grounds are amazing. Everything is so clean. Food is wonderful. Duck at the fusion lamb at Italian restaurant. Swimming pools blue and clear. Shows at night just get better and better. We just got back from 3 trip there....More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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this location has it all....beautiful landscape with mountains and clear blue water, warm weather, and breath taking views. The resort is very well cared for and has many amenities that meets all needs including several pools that are well cared for and many available bars....More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Aqua456
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Normally I'm very sceptical about the negative reviews, especially when it comes to holidays as we're trying to focus on the better things and ignore some minor issues. However, today annoyed me to a point, when I could not ignore it anymore.. It was a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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The 24-hour all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful Matapalo beach. Our guests may use the facilities in the sister Hotel Riu Guanacaste, except More dinner meal. RIU Palace is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence and sophistication, creating a unique experience. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Daniel Oduber Airport LIR (33 km) and Playas del Coco (18 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 538 cozily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa, or get in shape at the fitness center. 4 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. Day and evening entertainment, as well as our Pacha Discotheque. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant, Japanese, Italian, Fusion restaurant and Steakhouse, as well as 6 bars and our Cappuccino patisserie & ice cream parlor. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Number of rooms
538
Price range
US$269 - US$615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica Guanacaste
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo > Sardinal
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
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Number of rooms
538
Price range
US$269 - US$615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica Guanacaste
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo > Sardinal
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Amanda S
20 January 2019|
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Response from phalen19 | Reviewed this property |
There was some live music by the restaurant, but just a piece or two. There were sort of pool events about 5 pm, like dancing, we usually were getting ready for dinner by then. There were kid friendly shows at 8 pm in the... More
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NobletonCows
19 January 2019|
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Response from REPEAT24 | Reviewed this property |
Took a cab, whitesands beach is about a twenty minute drive.
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19 January 2019|
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Room Tips
"request a garden view room and you may be able to see the entertainment from your balcony"
Aqua456
yesterday
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"Garden view rooms are quieter - unless you take issue with howler monkeys waking you up in the morning."
cathandcarsten
3 days ago
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"Rooms on the south side are quieter 4th floor ocean 4071 really good"
RickBev
4 days ago
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"3121 has view of the jungle and not to far to walk up if lift breaks and are away from entertainment."
malnads1
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