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Hotel RipJack Inn
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Playa Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 February 2014

My mother and I were supposed to stay here for only 2 days and we ended up staying a week. We loved it! Playa Grande was such a beautiful and just perfect beach. RipJack is on the beach. There is a great restaurant upstairs. The staff is soo nice and made our stay so pleasant. We stayed in the bungalow, it was just perfect, especially with my puppy! I spent 6 weeks in Costa Rica and my week in Playa Grande was my favorite and just special. RipJack Inn is wonderful!

Room Tip: Bungalow is great!
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Wow, thank you for this fantastic review and ranking. We are super excited to hear that your week in Playa Grande and with us at the RipJack was your best week in Costa Rica. Give your puppy a cuddle from all of us and say hi to your mom! See you again. Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 21 February 2014

this place is paradise....yoga and surfing and hammocks hanging all over.... the staff is so friendly and attentive, the place is clean and the weather is perfect. The food is good. I had an amazing time I left feeling so relaxed I will return again. the beach is perfect. I went solo and meet great people..... if you are looking for a little yoga and a little tan and surfing, and a place to sleep in a hammock in the afternoon under a few palm trees this is the place.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Hi Manon, merci beaucoup for your great review. Just reading this makes us feel relaxed ;-) We know we are blessed to be working in such a beautiful place and to meet such amazing people like you. We love that you loved it and we are looking forward to having you stay with us again! Until then, take care and pura vida!

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

We planned to stay at Playa Grande because this place is so beautiful - my personal favourite beach in Costa Rica.

Rip Jack Inn is basically on the beach. We stayed at the bungalow, which is a nice and private place to stay, suitable for a family. It is just next to the restaurant/bar but we did not have any noise-problems. The restaurant was great and we had our best food-experiences in Costa Rica there. I would not suggest going to Tamarindo to look for a restaurant, because you have everything and more in Rip Jack Inn restaurant.
The staff of the hotel was very frendly and helpful. The pools and hammocks in the garden are in place if you want to relax and yoga class is excellent alternative to swimming and surfing.
I would suggest this place to everybody!

Room Tip: The rooms beside the pool are fine and the beds are large enough to accommodate 2 adults and 2 small...
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. You and your family were great guests and we loved having you here. Your compliments about the hotel and the restaurant mean a lot to us and we appreciate you recommending the RipJack to other travelers. We hope to see you again! Pura Vida

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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Such a great place! Perfect location and really nice people who are there to help with any needs! They even had a great flamenco guitarist to serenade us during dinner at their amazing second story treehouse style restaurant...magical!!!

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Thanks, Chris. We are happy to see that you really enjoyed your time with us. The RipJack is grateful for all those amazing artists that come and play for our guests. Great that you got to experience one of them ;-) Hasta la proxima. Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 3 February 2014

Vers good place, with top services, near the waves. The rooms are large and very clean, we staid 3 days very Nice, with surf lessons top. The reception can book activities easly like going to see luth tortles etc...

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Thank you for those nice words about our hotel. We are very fortunate to have a hotel in such a perfect location - beach, ocean, surf, restaurants - everything you need in walking distance. We are happy to hear that you had a good time during your stay in Playa Grande and at the RipJack Inn. See you again! Pura vida

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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Rip Jack Inn has the friendliest staff who will do almost anything to make your stay more pleasurable. The restaurant is wonderful, and the hotel is just steps from the best surfing spot in the area. Gorgeous!

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Thank you, this review just made our day. We know that we can be very happy to have people working at the RipJack that love what they are doing, which reflects in the guest service that you experience. Gracias y pura vida!

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Reviewed 30 January 2014

The young woman of the staff that welcomed us was always ready to help us as much as she could. This very pretty hotel is located just a few meters from the beach. Great place to stay at. Nice place, nice staff again...

  • Stayed: December 2013
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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2014

Merci beaucoup for your review. How awesome that our staff and service played a big part in making your stay with us so pleasant. We are grateful to have guests like you appreciate our passion for the RipJack Inn. Stay well and pura vida!

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Address: 50m Al Sur de Oficna de Minae, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
Price Range: £59 - £170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RipJack Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
RipJack Inn is a quaint 21 room owner operated hotel located only 75 yards from the ocean. Our rooms are each individually decorated and come equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, coffee makers, in room safes and outdoor patios. With the exception of our standard rooms each room also has cable TV and mini-fridge. Rooms can all accommodate a minimum of three or five guests depend the type of the room. RipJack inn offers a full service restaurant with some of the best food in the country with a heavy emphasis on fresh local seafood. During your stay take advantage of our on-site yoga, massage and surf lessons. RipJack Inn can also help you arrange all of your activiites including sailing, golfing, diving, sport fishin and much more.We are located just one hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) or 20 minutes from the Tamarindo Airport (domestic). Playa Grande is a laid back quiet beach town that is also part of the National Park created to protect the endangered Leatherback turtles. Nesting season is between October and February. ... more   less 
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