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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

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10/05/2017 11/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hilton, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Riu Palace Costa Rica April 16-22nd 2017. The Family Suite was perfect since we had our two teen daughters. We purposely recorded a video of the Family Suite because prior to traveling we tried to find videos of the room we booked but we were unsuccessful. The family suite has two separate bedrooms with 2 baths....

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Groton, Vermont
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a week at the RIU Palace and we could not have been happier. Everything was top notch. The staff was very friendly and professional and the food was well prepared and delicious. Booking excursions from the hotel lobby was easy and low pressure. The combination, Rainforest hike and Hot springs trip was one of my...

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Eagle, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read a lot of reviews before booking this resort and many of the reviews couldn't be more wrong. The resort is the cleanest place I've ever stayed in. People constantly cleaning the halls, your room, the beach, pools, etc. Never once felt unsafe. One day I left less than $5 on a counter and the housekeeping staff came and...

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3Thank dkkassens
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I have wanted to visit Costa Rica 🇨🇷 . We opted for our favourite resort Rui brand, and have not been disappointed. Rui palace is beautiful, clear and spacious. Food and staff lovely, now understand why Costa Rica is listed as one of the happiest places in world. My only criticism is the access to speciality restaurants....

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1Thank sharon k
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Palace from April 8- 22. I seriously do not have 1 bad thing to say. If I had a complaint, its that they don't tell you much when you arrive- about booking the restaurants or where to get the towels but that is what Trip Advisor is for ! We even were prepared for the wonky...

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8Thank Hydroid
Huron, South Dakota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent the week at the Riu Palace near Guanacaste. Compared to the Riu Palace's I've been to in Punta Cana and St. Martin this one has my top vote. Service is good, buffet food is good, restaurants are better than normal. Similar to other Riu's you have your pick of a few options. This particular Riu did not take reservations...

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5Thank jpaquin48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very comfortable, large double bed and pull out couch bed, large walk in showers, beach towels distributed when card is given and when towels returned card is returned. Otherwise $20. Cool ceiling fan for a breeze, private porch, plenty of any kind of food available, drinks including alcohol readily available. Food is delicious, 24 hours restaurant. Entertainment often. Exercise classes,...

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4Thank Marion C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace is a beautiful hotel and in a quite setting, there is a neighbouring RIU hotel next door. The staff in the hotel are so friendly and polite, they literally wait on you hand and foot. Throughout the hotel every member of staff I passed greeted my husband and I. A few staff that made it extra special were...

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6Thank NWildey
New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Riu Palace Costa Rica in mid April, 2017. We both have mixed feelings about this resort. The hotel itself and its location between the mountains are amazing. Room: We had a room with a garden view on the left hand side of the building. it was nice, you could hear the monkeys, the birds. Room service: Even...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We are pleased to read that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for highlighting the location of our resort and our entertainment team as well as our waiting staff. It is always a pleasure to read how...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Plenty of pools and chairs by the pool were not a problem. The rooms were a nice size but there was a musty smell--not sure if it came from the air conditioning. The TV channels are all in Spanish. Would be nice if they had some in English. The...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

Address: Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo > Sardinal
Price Range: ₹ 17,465 - ₹ 35,508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica 4*
Number of rooms: 538
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“garden view was great!”
sscarp2016, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a room with garden view; it kept all the noise away.”
4alegna5, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If ocean view is important, get a higher floor. i.e. 4th or 5th floor. Corner rooms have their own private hot tub.”
rochb975, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Might be selective about checking out room air conditioning before unpacking.”
Ringo123456789, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 2019 second floor facing the other Riu resort. It was very quiet--except for the monkeys and the birds!”
dkkassens, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
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