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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent56%
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    1 - 5 of 3,315 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Second time in the resort. We took a great rates for our vacations, excellent room with hot tub and minibar (NO HBO so we missed Game of Thrones). We tried the room service, very fast but the resort must include more options to eat. Buffete...More

    Thank YannerAraya
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Traveling to so many places you tend to find likes and dislikes, quite honestly there was only things to like here. 1. Rooms- this was probably the most average area, rooms were very clean spacious enough for 2 people (I'm glad we took 2 rooms...More

    4  Thank Robert F C
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Costa Rica is amazing, I understand the Riu chain gets a lot of hatred from people as they destroyed part of the rain forest but what we saw around the grounds made us feel the eco system is working well and the plants and animals...More

    8  Thank cheekyfairy
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    What a great hotel! The buildings and grounds are impressive and they are tastefully decorated! Our room was so spacious and luxurious, with a wonderful terrace with ocean view! The food was always extremely good and you can feed an entire army in there! But...More

    4  Thank rojicha07
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I read to reviews before booking and leading up to the trip. So I want to start with everyone has different expectations. A quiet trip to the Tuscany region of Italy with amazing food can't be compare to a large scale all inclusive. What is...More

    3  Thank zoepup44
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    • Top amenities
    • 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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    • US$ 240 - US$ 561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 538
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    Stephen P
    17 August 2017|
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    Response from JoLoAberdeen | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know how much babysitting would cost, but wanted to reply as the other answers make it sound like there are no kids at the hotel. When we went last year there were quite a few kids, of varying ages. Most parents with... More
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    14 August 2017|
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    Response from geoffrey r | Reviewed this property |
    Get US dollars works out cheaper than using Costa Rica currency
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    14 August 2017|
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    Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
    Beginning of November will be getting very hot as it will be there summer. Every where will be brown. I took US Dollars. The hotel will change large dollar notes into smaller omens (i.e. A 50 note into 1's, etc) If you... More
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    "Rooms, in theater area are nosy where they play laud music every night until 11 pm, my room was 3054."
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    "if you want to eat in one of the many restaurants at this hotel it is best to go around 6 30pm has the only..."
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    "You pay more for a pool view - not worth it"
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