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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good36%
          • Average17%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
          3 days ago
          “Great Trip Overall”
          3 days ago
          “Great Staff.”
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
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          Tennis Court
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          Private Balcony
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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          I went to the Riu with my boyfriend, sister, and her boyfriend. It had been built up as an amazing all inclusive resort and to be honest, I was disappointed. The alcohol was all very cheap and the drinks were equivalent to wine coolers blended...More

          1  Thank Lindsey H
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          My husband and I were at this hotel for 2 weeks starting from May 1,2017. As soon as we got to the hotel, we were greeted by Alejandra at the front desk. She helped make our trip exceptional! Her customer service and attention was absolutely...More

          5  Thank Elizaveta R
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          I vacationed at the Riu with my two sisters the beginning of May. The grounds are very well kept. The staff is always working to keep it clean. The rooms are spacious, and housekeeping keeps it very clean. We were on the 5th floor, as...More

          6  Thank Pamela H
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Pros: Beautiful resort. Nice beach. Decent food. Cons... most of the staff was not too friendly or helpful. U only get wifi for 90 mins a day IN THE LOBBY (unless u pay $15 a day ). U can't eat unless your in a restaurant...More

          7  Thank Elevated K
          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          Found hotel to be mediocre. AC was on full and was warm in our room. No solution offered. Food mediocre as well. Top shelf liquors not served. Entertainment was great. Great mix of people there. Staff friendly and helpful. Resort a little dated. Would likely...More

          2  Thank Tim M
          Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Guanacaste

          Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. At RIU we want all our customers to feel comfortable during their stay and that they will want to visit us again. Your comments help us improve...More

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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
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          • USD 192 - USD 397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 701
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          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Matapalo
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          we will be heading there in the beginning of June. can anyone tell me if it is raining everyday there? anyone that has travelled there recently or in the month of June? know it is the start of rainy season. thank you
          22 May 2017|
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          Response from Mikedixon7 |
          Hi we are here now and yes it's rained everyday from around 2pm. Not that much sun but when out very very hot. It's the start of the rainy season and trust me it rains a lot. Too much for us as it shortens the day .. still... More
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          Lyntos
          Whats the best currency to use American dollars or Costa Rican colon??
          22 May 2017|
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          Response from raysunLincolnshire | Reviewed this property |
          It is best to take US dollars. If you go in a supermarket all the stock is priced in local currency, but there is no supermarket on site (nearest one is cocoa beach)
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          Stuart S
          Concerned about Mosquitos in June are there many? Going from 30th May to June 14th. Also will we need a rain mac? As looks like lots of rain as start of season.
          20 May 2017|
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          Response from Mikedixon7 |
          Hi we are here right now in May and yes there are lots of Mosquitos and bugs. Many people have bites just make sure you bring a good spray.
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          "Ocean view is great but does cost extra"
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          "We had a nice view on the sea from the balcony. I did not see the other rooms"
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          "Some rooms on the upper floors look out over the jungle or beach."
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