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Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is no joke one of the coolest and most beautiful places I have ever been to. From the moment we pulled up to the lobby we were blown away! The property is gorgeous and surrounded by nature. We were greeted with a tropical drink...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint hotel with a great pool layout, with multiple hot tubs, swim up bar, and childrens pool area. Staff was very friendly, and the main facility was uniquely beautiful with food, bar, koi/fish pond, and games area. Being so remote, the view from the pool...More

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Response from KennethH2504, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Celeste Hideaway HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Travelling Tee, Thanks for sharing your experience at Rio Celeste Hideaway with us. It’s great to read you enjoyed our location and the friendly service from our staff. Enjoying the Rio Celeste water after a light walk on our private Armadillo Trail is a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I totally recommend Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel! We used three bungalows for our group of five people and each room was lovely and kept up at the highest standards. The outdoor showers are beautiful and the bathrooms are sparkling clean. The beds were very comfortable...More

Thank LoveTravel639181
Response from Kenneth H, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Celeste Hideaway HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review, Anita. Great to hear that your group loved their stay with us at Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel! Being located next to Tenorio Volcano National Park and have our own private 84 acres reserve make Rio Celeste Hideaway a great place...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, luxurious hotel, with particularly spacious and beautiful rooms with a private balcony overlooking the grounds. Comfortable, luxurious bathroom, great shower and soft bathrobes provided. It was raining a lot and the hotel staff made it better by providing cart transportation to...More

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Response from Kenneth H, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Celeste Hideaway HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Travelseemore, Greetings from Rio Celeste Hideaway, our 26 Casitas have been designed following tropical architecture style, providing our guests the best interaction with the natural enviroment in a luxury athmosphere. We all aim to please! As you mentioned, there is a private trail in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area of San Carlos is not well traveled and I don't know why. The area is a hidden gem among the tourist hotspots of Guanacaste and Arenal. The Rio Celeste Hideaway epitomizes this sort of remote area of Costa Rica. Each bungalow has a...More

Thank Ankaro060805
Response from Kenneth H, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Celeste Hideaway HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ankaro060805, Thank you for booking your getaway at our Hideaway. We´re very glad to know your comments about our Staff, we all aim to please! Costa Rica´s Northern area is amazing. It is a tresure chest with gems like Rio Celeste Hideaway. We already...More

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Rio Celeste Hideaway is a boutique, gourmet and ecologically orientated hotel. It provides a world of comfort and style surrounded by an untouched natural paradise. This hidden hotel is located in the middle ...More of the Rainforest adjacent to the Tenorio Volcano National Park where the amazing Rio Celeste lies. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 26 spacious casitas (bungalows) provides an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking rainforest. Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
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USD 111 - USD 335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tenorio Volcano National Park
Traveller (918)
Room & Suite (378)
Dining (92)
Pool & Beach (65)
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Melissa L
4 September 2018|
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Response from LoveTravel639181 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! They have individual bungalows. 1 king or 2 queens. There is a couch in the room. They might be able to bring in a roll-away bed but I’m not certain. The rooms are very spacious.
Tara E
23 August 2018|
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Response from KennethH2504 | Property representative |
Dear Tara, at Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel we can arrange babysitting service, just let us know prior to your visit, Kind regards!
19 August 2018|
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Response from KennethH2504 | Property representative |
Dear Sugar Land, we can arrange your tours once you arrive to our property, we offer zipline in La Fortuna (transfer included) and Whithe water rafting in Guancaste area, both tours are incredible. See you!
Room Tips
"Suggest finding a room on the exterior loop that has balconies facing the rain forest."
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"They were all similar. In a mezzo moon around a rock walkway. I would ask for one close to the path to the..."
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"Go with a jungle view room if possible!"
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"Rooms with forest view are stunning... and will cost you just +$30 !!"
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