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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good36%
          • Average17%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
          2 days ago
          “Great Resort, Very Disappointing Beach”
          2 days ago
          “Amazing wildlife”
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Casino
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we absolutely loved it, we will definitely be returning to this beautiful country! If you are looking for a great all inclusive resort experience then the RIU Guanacaste should be perfect for you! If you are...More

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          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          I have just returned from 2 weeks at this hotel and loved it. The hotel itself is clean and well maintained with beautiful grounds. The rooms are a decent size with large bathroom with a double sink, and a huge bed, there is also a...More

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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Riu Guanacaste was marvelous! Just like being on a cruise! Everything included. Frig in our room was kept stocked with soda, beer, mixers, some alcoholic drinks, etc. Property was clean and gorgeous! The pool meandered with waterfalls, bridges, fountains, etc. But the water was like...More

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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          so just returned from this hotel and had a nice stay but wasn't overly impressed. the good was the clean rooms, comfortable bed, usually friendly staff, and well maintained grounds. from there however it goes downhill. the food was mediocre at best which was a...More

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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          I could write a pamphlet. But let's keep it short and sweet. All Inclusive resorts are all about the value. This place has value, but don't expect any extras. If it comes, think of it as a treat and a bonus. And nothing here moves...More

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          Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Guanacaste

          Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. On the one hand, we were very surprised to read your comments about our staff. Service is one of our key values and our staff is constantly trained in...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Business Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Casino and Gambling
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$192 - US$402 (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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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Matapalo
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          hcstiles
          Can anyone recommend the best excursions to do? Interested in the following - Def. ziplines not a tourist average one, I want like best of the best. Volcano trip - not picky Possibly - white water rafting and/or jetskis Is there companies that offer some of these grouped together, e.x. all in one day?
          26 May 2017|
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          Response from Tim M | Reviewed this property |
          Pure Adrenaline was awesome! We really enjoyed it. You will not be disappointed!
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          hcstiles
          How is the weather? Leaving for CR in 14 days and this weather is frightening!!!!!
          26 May 2017|
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          Response from Mikedixon7 |
          Hot, sunny and very humid, 95% humidity and lots of rain at times...no sun at all today but no rain. Big storm last night, biggest in years... so very mixed.
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          H W
          Hi we are thinking about visiting this hotel. We would like to know if the sea is crystal clear and is it worth snorkelling off beach ?
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from Mikedixon7 |
          Not crystal clear but you see lots of fish... beautiful beach and the water is like a bath..
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          "Pay the extra for an ocean view room on the higher floors!"
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          "All rooms seemed OK to us! But we didn't check them out....."
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          "some rooms butt up against a wildlife sanctuary and occasionally a howler monkey may be found resting on your..."
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          "bring LOTS of singles to tip. Stay on upper level floors that face the pool or the ocean."
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