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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

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

    Lovely hotel , staff very friendly , no complaints . Came home and felt totally relaxed. Not sure about having optics in the room would have preferred a bottle of wine to chill with on the balcony Had a lovely jungle room looking out for...More

    2  Thank witchycat74
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I was at this Riu the week of April 16th. My wife and I stayed in a Jacuzzi Suite. If you have the opportunity to get a Jacuzzi suite I think it is worth the extra. There is a huge deck that wraps around your...More

    4  Thank Helder R
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I honestly don't think there's a place that looks more like Heaven than Riu Palace. It is the best hotel. There's around 5 restaurants, with buffets, an amazing variety of food. The service is excellent, every single one of the personnel is extremely respectful, social...More

    3  Thank megui96
    Reviewed 4 days ago 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

    5  Thank joeyangel17
    Reviewed 6 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

    5  Thank Lordswarrior
    Hotel Riu Guanacaste
    6,262 reviews
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Casino and Gambling
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    • USD 234 - USD 629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 538
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    • Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica Guanacaste
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    Helene-Louise
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from Helder R | Reviewed this property |
    the area of guanacaste is the driest region. having said that Sept and Oct are during the rainy season. If you are going to other parts of costa rica you will get a lot of rain. Speaking to the staff I also asked them... More
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    26 July 2017|
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    Response from loutsia | Reviewed this property |
    It's the rainy season although weather world wide changing all time rain heavy at times on Pacific coast although tends to rain afternoon/evening quite sunny in mornings personally I would not go then
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    "Jacuzzi suite with your very own Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean"
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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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