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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    10.7 km from Sardinal centre
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
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    Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    All reviews riu palace arenal buffet hour lounge gina mora lobster japanese restaurant specialty restaurants swim up bar jacuzzi tub garden view coffee bar papagayo restaurant thomson rep days in advance make reservations lunch buffet water taxi nightly shows dark sand reservation system
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    we have stayed at 17 riu around the islands this was the first spanish speaking country where are the people from front desk to servers they all spoke english and it was great to communicate with them costa rica is a beautiful country very very...More

    Helpful?4
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    30 of us traveled to this resort. Every one of us were very pleased with the resort, food, and staff. Resort was clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. If you want to dine at a specialty restaurant get there at 6:00pm sharp...More

    Helpful?1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Loved this hotel! It was my first time in Costa Rica and I usually try to get out in the area but there really is not anything else close--- everything you need is provided at the hotel. Our son and his fiancée chose this resort...More

    Helpful?1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was a wonderfully appointed resort that was clean with great food. Rooms were gracious in size but views were just okay. Apparently you need to become part of the RUI membership group to get the better rooms. I travelled under a SunWing package -...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What an amazing trip! Country was beautiful and we will be back. The palace was just about perfect. Hotel was clean and staff was so friendly during the week. Only issue was on the weekend when the resort was much fuller than when we got...More

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    Amenities
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    • 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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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Amandadwilliams
    How is the rip tide on the beach?
    24 March 2017|
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    Response from Rj D | Reviewed this property |
    We didn't go to the beach. It was quite rocky and not easy to walk on. Not a good swimming beach.
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    bumpy74
    Hi , can anyone please advise how long is the transfer from the airport to the hotel . Thank you
    23 March 2017|
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    Response from Benjamin L |
    About 35-40 minutes
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    Mollierose98
    Hi, my boyfriend and I are travelling to the Riu from the U.K. In June for 2 weeks. We are wondering whether or not to book excursions now or wait until we get there but the only problem with that is we don't want to risk not having anything booked. We are both very adventurous and want to try a bit of everything Costa Rica has to offer. Can anyone recommend places to book excursions? if anyone could help I would be very grateful!
    21 March 2017|
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    Response from Shane M | Reviewed this property |
    I have been to this property 4 times. I'd highly suggest you wait until you arrive. go with the locals on the beach. perfectly safe and the adventures are FAR better. Look for a dark, skinny local named Luis Solutions. He is... More
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    "Obviously seaside is a better view but is more expensive and that decreases the value"
    Bill L, 17 hours agoRead review
    "We stayed in room No 1114 over looking the trees and vey quiet."
    timlayland, 1 day agoRead review
    "We had ocean view on the 4th floor above the main stage. Great views."
    CKB1, 1 day agoRead review
    "Inboard if you want pool view and outboard if you want greenery either are quiet to be fair ."
    Wayne R, 2 days agoRead review
    "Book sea view"
    99michael, 3 days agoRead review
    "jacuzzi is in the middle of the bedroom, no bathroom.if room on the gardenside not much of a view has sun in..."
    Marg5281, 5 days agoRead review
    "Garden view was good for us!"
    Agingtravellor, 5 days agoRead review
    "all the rooms have a view of the ocean, not close those"
    hellokatgurl316, 5 days agoRead review
    "We were on the fourth floor, with an ocean view...right over pools. Was excellent and quiet."
    Sue W, 5 days agoRead review
    "Rooms on the south side are quieter" "Corner suites are large and sunny" "Higher floors..."
    whitby13, 8 days agoRead review
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