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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We booked this hotel as we were invited to a wedding within the same location. We pre-book a cab to the hotel for roughly $50 usd. It took us about 30 minutes to get to the hotel; which for $50 usd I thought it was...More

    Thank Ivette C
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We brought 36 people from Texas to enjoy my wife's birthday and have a good time. In that 36 we had 17 kiddos. This resort is good for the kids. The pool area is nice and the main buffet has everything a kid could want....More

    3  Thank Victor Q
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Just returned from Riu Guanacaste with my wife and 2 kids. We had a great overall vacation due to the beautiful country, the adventures offsite and the wonderful Costa Rican people(including the RIU Staff. However, This is not a 5 star resort. And frankly we...More

    1  Thank andrew m
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We came here with a large party for a birthday celebration. The resort was very clean and the staff very friendly. A variety of food options in the buffet for breakfast and dinner. Everything was fresh and delicious. They even had some authentic Costa Rican...More

    1  Thank Mariella S
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Celebrating our honeymoon with Rui Guanacaste.. What an amazing place!! We did read reviews on trip advisor which some people have slated the hotel, we have not had any problems during our stay! The rooms and hotel is beautiful, clean and the food was good...More

    7  Thank Matthew S
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 164 - USD 499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Denjjenkins
    16 August 2017|
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    Response from Melissa S | Reviewed this property |
    We always used US currency it's mainly what they use
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    15 August 2017|
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    Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
    They have no weight restrictions on zip line, they just put a double strap(1500 lbs) Best to buy excursions at the hotel They discount if you do more The best excursion was the one with the zip line, water slide and horse... More
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    Vicki S
    14 August 2017|
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    Response from Reggaefan777 | Reviewed this property |
    No surfing on this part of the beach. Plus the water is filled with red plankton which I hear kills a lot of sea life and causes bad irritations for your skin after long exposure.
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