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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
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4 Star accommodation
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We went to the resort from December 28 to January 4th! We had 4 rooms and requested them by each other but it didn't happen. It worked out okay. We did book a double connecting superior for my husband and I an our 17 year...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful time at the Riu. It was my first time ever staying at a Riu hotel. Every single staff member was friendly, helpful, clean, considerate, happy. Our rooms were very clean and comfortable. The hotel grounds were gorgeous and very well taken care of. Buffet...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I traveled with 7 of my friends for my birthday to Guanacaste, Costa Rica. We landed in Liberia at about 3:30pm local time and it took us about 45 mins to get to the hotel from the airport. The airport is super small so getting...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Stacebase
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We travel once a month and I’ve stayed at previous Riu resorts this one was just absolutely terrible!!! The rooms were dated and ant filled, no water pressure, beds are hard, and the pillows are really small don’t expect to receive any sleep. The food...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank tiffanyc454
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here the first week of January 2019. This resort is absolutely stunning! The lobby, grounds and pool area are immaculate. The whole resort has a vintage Monte Carlo feel to it. Rooms are a little dated but they have all the amenities needed...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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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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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
701
Price range
US$217 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Matapalo
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Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
701
Price range
US$217 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Matapalo
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pachoune
19 January 2019|
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Response from OntarioJackson | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You wear bracelets. Not near any towns, but 5 restaurants on site. Pretty self contained with adventure park next door. If you want to be in a town book a hotel in Tamarindo
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18 January 2019|
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Response from OntarioJackson | Reviewed this property |
Various prices, around $100 US or more. You can pay via credit card
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silvym700
17 January 2019|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had room 2014 second floor Great views over land and sea .nice and quite as well.at night and morning Have a great holiday david
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"Ask for a room with a view of the ocean or the resort grounds (so you can see the beautiful fountains lit..."
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"Choose and ocean view on the 4th floor."
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6 days ago
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"for quiet, ask for ocean front closest to ocean ... some ocean fronts are in the centre of the..."
MarkGStephenson
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""Rooms on the south side are quieter" "Corner suites are large and sunny""
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