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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    A very mixed bag really ... hotel itself is lovely if a bit dated in some areas , i.e. The bedrooms cd do with an upgrade as bit tired , and new pillows a must as basically slept on sandbags for a week 😂 not...More

    Thank joeyangel17
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This vacation was so needed, to distress from life. The resort is gorgeous, very well maintained. We had a courtyard view room and it was lovely, staff was nice, but my lady did have to constantly call for fresh towels. Food was mostly average, with...More

    3  Thank Lordswarrior
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We had a fabulous time for my big 50! The service was amazing to say the least. We had stayed in the Riu Palace's before, this one was very exceptional and attention to detail though. Service was great and so was the food! Not so...More

    2  Thank James A
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The country is beautiful. As we went in the rainy season, July, it was very green and lush. However we did not get too wet as it was very hot all of the time and only really rained for about 10 minutes most days. I...More

    1  Thank Alfred J
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This is a beautiful hotel, the food was excellent and normally hot in the buffet restaurant, went to the steak house 1 night and the steak was better in the buffet restaurant. If you are a Brit there seems to be different rules for you...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 222 - USD 605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    angiescherubs
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from Mandy H |
    Here now. Weather is amazing. For the most accurate weather search for "Nuevo Colon". My guess is it will be partly cloudy during the day with a possible drizzle in the afternoon. We've had 1 really cloudy day and 2... More
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    22 July 2017|
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    Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
    They have a long dry season as it is an arid climate. You will notice that the hills are brown most of the year. It is only green during the short rainy season which is our summer, may to August. So if you go in august it... More
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    Dave S
    20 July 2017|
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    There is a lazy river tour which is an 1 h 30 m away where you see birds, crocodiles and other wildlife. There is also an animal sanctuary close by.
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    "We had a Forest View which was not so noisy as facing the pool."
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    "Ocean view and views of the mountains are both amazing because this hotel sits in a picturesque setting."
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    "Recommend the senior suite if it fits your budget. You won't regret it."
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    "appears all rooms have either a sea or rainforest view."
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