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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%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 5,710 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Visited just after Xmas through to new year if your expectations are 5 star or even 4 forget it. Start with positives hotel spotless staff friendly and very polite especially Julia in the filidelphia bar she looked after us and expected nothing pool bar staff...More

    Thank Mark M
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 3 December 2017

    We arrived early October along with tropical storm Nate. Day 1 we were joined by the Coati for breakfast, he loves water melon! Tropical storm Nate was an interesting experience, we were disgusted to hear people moaning about the reduced food offering, no electricity or...More

    23  Thank brochurequeen
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Great resort, excellent staff in restaurants and around the pool. Rooms were clean and spacious - they show their age a little, but nothing that bothered us. Really appreciated the King, super-single setup with a rollaway - we were expecting 2 doubles. Drinks around the...More

    1  Thank Shawn M
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we loved it, guaranteed we'll be back. Our flight from Toronto was delayed due to bad wether so we didn't get to the resort until close to 10pm. Getting through customs and getting out of the...More

    2  Thank shadow0966
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My girl and I vacationed to Costa Rica Jan. 13 -17 and we stayed at the RIU Guancaste and I must say it looked very nice. When we got there they told us to go eat at the buffet and when we come back everything...More

    2  Thank Chris Z
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    Amenities
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    • 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
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$219 - US$413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    justinab92
    23 January 2018|
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    Response from Shawn M | Reviewed this property |
    We did our excursions through Alex on the beach - if you go their website, they have the prices published. They can customize too, but it’ll give you a decent idea.
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    Julia N
    23 January 2018|
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    Response from T5542HFrobertm | Reviewed this property |
    The regular electrical outlet you use here in the US will be fine. We walked with an adapter but did not need it when we stayed there a few days go.
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    Sharon J
    23 January 2018|
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    Response from Lizzy S |
    In Costa Rica is usual that rains during summer time and you can have sunny days during winter as we are in a tropical weather, but in September could be mostly sunny and could expect a little of rain during the end of the... More
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    "noone stays inside unless you sleep or doing the nasty so just take any room"
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    "get a room with jungle view!"
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    "The higher floors are the best, offering views of the mountains and the Pacific Ocean"
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    "Ask for quiet room on far side of the hotel"
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