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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 5,356 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Every year I take a girls trip with my friends. This year 13 ladies landed in Costa Rica and stayed at this resort. I was not impressed at all!!!! The check in was like an assembly line. Super crowded and not enough employees working the...More

    Thank MzDavis2016
    Reviewed yesterday

    Before we went, we were a little concerned with the smattering of poor reviews about the Riu Guanacaste. We needn't have worried. Yes, the beach isn't Caribbean white (it's not in the Caribbean - doh!). The food was generally very acceptable, hot and well prepared....More

    3  Thank Nigel A
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Amenities were nice, and well maintained. We booked a couple of excursions through the hotel tour companies and also an excursion from the local vendors on the beach (go see Jeiner for fishing or ATV rides!) Beach has public access next to Riu Palace, so...More

    Thank jbabbo
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed at RIU Guanacaste from July 3-12, 2017, in a standard double room on the fourth floor, balcony facing ocean. Check in was not fun, large crowds of people, the front desk was unfriendly, impatient. Staff didn't explain anything about the hotel during check...More

    Thank newyorker56789
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Great hotel in an amazing country. Our room (5155) was spacious, very clean and had a lovely sea and beach view, mini bar with 4 optics white rum, dark rum, vodka and gin was replenished every 2 days. Food was delicious, loads of choice, something...More

    4  Thank Sarah H
    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
    3,820 reviews
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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$170 - US$773 (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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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Amber E
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from PickeringMikeReid | Reviewed this property |
    Clouds do not prevent a tan since UV can still get through to an extent. I was there in April and got burned on an overcast day since the sun didn't feel as hot and I didn't put as much sun tan lotion on.
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    24 July 2017|
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    Response from MsMomo2U | Reviewed this property |
    Most of the restaurants are buffet style I do recall there being non-meat options. Other restaurants you may want to check their menu beforehand.
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    "If you are traveling with a group, ask them to place you in rooms directly across from each other."
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    "Ground-floor rooms 11 & 12 (& maybe others) are wheelchair-accessible: reasonable-sized room &..."
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    "Higher floors better views of Ocean"
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    "we had room 3022, eco park view and quiet and king bed!"
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