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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked this hotel specifically as you can walk along the beach to see a troup of wild white faced monkeys. We were not dissappointed, we saw them most mornings. The hotel is really large and not the type of hotel we would normally choose, after we recovered from the shock of the size of the place, we settled in...

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3Thank Julie K
East Gwillimbury, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort has all and more. Starting with the grand entrance and the complimentary fruit juice, the views will take your breath away! Amazing pool side areas, beautiful beaches, clean, friendly staff and outstanding service! The rooms are modern and well cared for. The restaurants offer a wonderful variety of choices and the buffets seem to go on for miles!...

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1Thank Laurieslucy
Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this beautiful hotel in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It was a lovely resort, but lots and lots of walking. Everything seemed a distance to get to, but that was okay as I feel we walked off any extra calories we may have consumed while we were on vacation. LOL The room was beautiful, but my complaint of the...

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2Thank Carol P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just came back from our 5th fabulous vacation to this resort! We stayed there from Feb 4-11th. I've written more in depth reviews previously, won't go into details this time, as there are plenty of other detailed reviews. I wish I had something negative to say, but truthfully, my husband and I had loved our first vacation so much,...

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4Thank weckermannSC
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was outstanding. From pick up at airport with tour guide David (Nexus) to resort, food, hospitality, entertainment, excursions (again Nexus). Very impressed with their respect of nature. Our last day we saw turtles hatching and making their way to the ocean. Lots of monkeys in the wild. Cant wait to go back.

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3Thank 2agilityshelties
Wirral
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of animals and birds to see around the hotel, we seen howler monkeys, capochin monkeys, humming birds, leatherhead turtles, owls, parrots, oreos, turkey vultures, pelicans, osprey and an anteater just around the hotel

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4Thank karend36Wirral
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I start, I want to say the staff at Riu Palace Costa Rica are very polite and do their jobs well and the food here is lovely but when we arrived to our room on the first night we were welcomed by a cockroaches!!! We reported the problem straight away and they said they sorted the problem out. A...

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1Thank Gemma G
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We are committed to give all our guests a warm welcome from the moment they arrive at our resort. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfil your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and...

Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my partner for the second week of our Grand Tour of Costa Rica. The hotel is beautiful and the friendly and professional staff copes very well with the bursts of people flooding the halls upon the arrival of buses. The rooms are amazing, with balcony and jacuzzi right beside your bed. The food is delicious in the...

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3Thank George B
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in many 5 star hotels around the world and unfortunately the Palace is not one of them. The hotel lets itself down in so many ways and could be so much better. The staff are great and all about making your holiday perfect but there are some who just go through the motions and feel that they...

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

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We are committed to give all our guests a warm welcome from the moment they arrive at our resort. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfil your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought I would write my review whilst still on holiday...with just 2 more days left before having to face our English winter again. 1. The room (2072) is close to the ice machine, lifts and hotel lobby and overlooks the swimming pool and buffet. Not an ideal location but quiet enough. The room was never spotlessly clean - thick...

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

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We are committed to give all our guests a warm welcome from the moment they arrive at our resort. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfil your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • 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

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: ₹ 19,222 - ₹ 30,983 (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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