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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “costa rica” (1,813 reviews)
    “riu guanacaste” (1,265 reviews)
    “zip lining” (607 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Wheelchair access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Just returned from our stay at the Riu Guanacaste in Costa Rica. The room, resort, bathrooms throughout, pool, and restaurants were kept very clean, which has bumped this review up to a 3. The restaurants: None of the menus changed, they were exactly the same...More

    1  Thank Tammy C
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This is our last day here and we leave tomorrow morning. We stayed for 6 days so here is our review. The hotel itself is VERY beautiful!! Rich with Spanish culture and the rooms are very modern. The customer service is excellent and every employee...More

    1  Thank Sharvee M
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    we're off shortly for another visit and hoping to book into the same room as we saw so much wildlife last time just from our balcony - such an amazing place to visit and the hotel is immaculate, always someone around cleaning

    2  Thank nikki4giles
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Arrived home from our beautiful holiday at Cosa Rica 🌺 .We stayed at the RIU Guanacaste Hotel for a week, what a beautiful place. Gorgeous spacious hotel with gorgeous grounds, pools, bars and 5 resturants to choose from. The Toucan resturnat was our faveourite, 4...More

    3  Thank Emma L
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This hotel is great if you are willing to embrace costa rica there is so much to do and see if you just want a beach holiday dont come here but if you want adventure wonderful scenery good wildlife and lovely people you cant beat...More

    11  Thank dariandoreen
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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
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$193 - US$486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Dining (481)
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    riabajnath30
    22 September 2017|
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    Response from toohuge | Reviewed this property |
    it's about 45 minutes and I would recommend a shuttle.
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    22 September 2017|
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    Response from dariandoreen | Reviewed this property |
    We have just got back from two weeks we had rain most days but not till around 5 or 6pm the rest of the day was sunny but I have heard that October can be quite rainy it should not effect you getting out on trips as... More
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    21 September 2017|
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    Response from RockandRoll61 | Reviewed this property |
    Not a good idea at all unless you want a hefty fine!
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    "A lot of noice in the North Tower facing the courtyard, but good view of the ocean."
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    "we loved being oposite the zip slide as you get such an amusing view"
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    "our room faced the zip lines and lush green forest. Good for us."
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    "2 Stars Food on Riu Guanacaste"
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