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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel had tours right on property. We did every tour and the guides are amazing! Recommend all the tours. Zip lining horseback riding volcanic mud pits hot springs waterfall canyoning! All were amazing.

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Amy A for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed the activities. Pura vida !!!

Decorah, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to stay inland for a few days before we headed to the coast. This place was a nice hotel to spend a few days. It really isn't close to anything else other than the park and the adventure tours they offer but that is what we wanted. We hiked in the Rincon de la Viejo park the first...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments deemarie25. The bugs are a situation of the wind, they come down from the mountain top, sorry about that. One of the main attractions in the area is the National Park with the volcanic activity and the waterfalls. We are glad to know that you had a good stay at Guachipelin. Pura Vida !!!!

Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great choice. A large Costa Rican owned hotel. They offer horse rides, zip lines, river tubing, hot springs, National Park with fumaroles on the volcano. The food is very good, buffet style. There is a bar with other food options also. The short walk to the viewpoint is beautiful! Highly recommend! We did the zip line, rappel,...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Hso. We are glad that your husband did the mountain bike trails, and yes Carlos is a good local guide. As you mention the activities and the national park are a good reason to visit the area. Thanks for the comment on the WIFI, our staff will look into that particular corner. We are glad...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are beautiful. The wider surroundings are wonderful with good views. Included in your room price are nearby waterfalls to swim( to walk or drive), hot springs (drive or complimentary transport). The pool area was a much nicer than i expected from other reviews. Beautiful birds. My friends enjoyed the butterfly, frog and snake tour (onsite, charge, book). I...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks HolidayHayley for your comments, and we hope to see you again in the near future. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and the activities and the nature that surrounds the property. Pura Vida !!!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tubing, horseback riding, zip lining, relaxing hot springs. This is an amazing place with great people. A day to remember. The lunch was also special and totally local. Delicious. also recommend the garden tour.

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Frank B for your comments and for choosing Guachipelin for your stay at Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Pura Vida !!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our rooms were comfortable. Queen Beds , private bark with hot and cold water , AC, fans , toiletries included. The restaurant had excellent buffet spreads mostly for breakfast and dinner. They have a small pool which can be quite refreshing ! Especially if the North Easterly winds are blowing ! Hotel has private Hotsprings about 15 minutes drive called...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Federico G for your review. We are happy to hear that your stay at Guachipelin was a good one. There are some activities here not that easy, but I wouldn't say "not for the faint hearted". The tours are designed because for almost anybody. Thanks for choosing Guachipelin for your vacation in Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Pura...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been to Costa Rica before and this was our first stop. This is a beautiful setting isolated at the entrance to the Rincon De La Vieja National Park. The hotel is isolated so your meals are limited to the food you bring or eating at the local restaurant. The food was quite good and reasonably priced. We...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you Luke A for your comments. We are happy that your family had a fun time at Guachipelin, and that food, rooms and tours were of your liking. We will let our staff know your thoughts. Thanks for choosing Guachipelin for your trip to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Pura Vida!!!!!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have to go to ONE place to do all the Costa Rican experience, here it is: Hacienda Guachipelin: Less than an hr from Liberia Airport in CR (LIB), you can do the following: zip lining, mud bath, thermal pools, water rafting, horse back, hike to water falls, visit a volcano crater, milk cows (yes, really), eat the best...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you TravelwithAndre for your review. Yes , one of the things that people enjoy is how close that the property is to Liberia International Airport, yet in the middle of the forest next to a volcano which happens to be the most visited national park in Guanacaste. We are glad that you had a good time at Rincon de...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for the first night of our 7 day grand tour of Costa Rica. The accommodation is lodge type, the bedroom area is a good size, basic, clean and bright. The shower room is very basic but adequate. There are hammocks outside which was a nice touch. There are horses on the ranch, for the horse riding trip. The...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks suzep2015 for your comments. The water from the tap is good drinking water, but with a high mineral content and a very good taste. It's up to the guest to select bottled or tap. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip to Rincon de la Vieja . Pura Vida !!!!

Austin, TX
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The room is adequate, large, and has air conditioning. The property is beautiful and we loved the open air restaurant. The food at the restaurant is good. We enjoyed the hot springs and mud "bath" the first night we were there. The second night we did the tubing and horseback riding. See review of "hacienda guachipelin adventure tours"

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you AustinAdventurer for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Guachipelin and that you enjoyed nature . Our guests enjoy the open air restaurant with the view to the lowlands. We hope that you can explore more of Costa Rica in the near future. Pura Vida !!!!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 

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Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 208-5010, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $109 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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