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Hotel RipJack Inn

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RipJack Inn is a quaint 21 room owner operated hotel located only 75 yards from the ocean. Our rooms are each individually decorated and come equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, coffee makers, in room safes and outdoor patios. With the exception of our standard rooms each room also has cable TV and mini-fridge. Rooms can all accommodate a minimum of three or five guests depend the type of the room. RipJack inn offers a full service restaurant with some of the best food in the country with a heavy emphasis on fresh local seafood. During your stay take advantage of our on-site yoga, massage and surf lessons. RipJack Inn can also help you arrange all of your activiites including sailing, golfing, diving, sport fishin and much more.We are located just one hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) or 20 minutes from the Tamarindo Airport (domestic). Playa Grande is a laid back quiet beach town that is also part of the National Park created to protect the endangered Leatherback turtles. Nesting season is between October and February.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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This place is amazing in every way; the staff, the food, the location, the beach. This is really a place to go to get away from it all and relax. We could not have asked for a better trip. Thanks RipJack!!
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This is a not just a surfer's dream spot, it is also a great place to just relax, take a few yoga classes, walk on the beach or book an all day tour. The rooms are clean and comfortable with good mattress and linens. The staff is excellent and so friendly, espically to those
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Response from RipleyCostaRica, General Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn
Responded 6 Mar 2018
Thank you fizzy, we are so glad you felt what we are all about! We strive to provide a laid back vibe with family friendly service and the best food around! In an effort to protect the Leatherback Turtle and it's nesting ground there is no building allowed directly on the beach in Playa Grande, which is why the beach is kept so pristine but yes, no ocean views. Pura Vida!
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Location next to the beach is great. But you don’t have ocean view as the hotel is max. 50 meter from the beach. The garden with pools, trees, hammocks is nicely done. The room we had was large, clean and had a good view to the garden. The service was friendly. The Yoga
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We had such an awesome experience spending the first 4 nights of our Christmas Holiday at Rip Jack Inn in Playa Grande, Costa Rica. Thank you Trip Advisor for previous reviews that influenced our decision. So incredibly relaxing, warm and very very friendly. We truly felt
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Response from RipleyCostaRica, Owner at Hotel RipJack Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Diana, your review means so much to us, we are especially happy that you felt like part of the family. It is our incredible staff that makes such a big impact and adds extra love into everything we do. We are a small family business and we know how important vacations are. Thanks again and Pura Vida! Don't forget we offer a discount to return guests!
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I recently enjoyed a week at this special location, part of a larger group on a yoga retreat. I loved everything about this place - the warm cozy feeling of the grounds, the hammocks, the pool, the close proximity to the beach and the ping pong table was a wonderful surprise.
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Response from RipleyCostaRica, General Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for sharing your experience, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we'll see you back again someday! Pura Vida!
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Hi Sharon Thanks for choosing RipJack Inn, like your hotel of destination vacation We have beach chairs in the hotel for rent, weekly $25 or per day $5 options
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Hi Ron, The meeting point for the turtle tours is 50 meters from the hotel. The season started mid October and goes until mid February.
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The beach at low tide is great for kids to swim and play and there some really cool tide pools that my daughter loves to hang out in and see all sorts of fish. At high tide the waves come in and that's when people surf so it can be a little more difficult for children. Playa Grande breaks in several different locations so if you are a beginner you can simply choose a more mellow spot away from the main break. If you are looking for surf lessons you should contact Frijoles Locos as they have the best instructors and they are all certified. Hope that helps!
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Hola Opal, Si todos las habitaciones tienen a/c y agua caliente con banos privados. Con un grupo grande con mucho gusto ofrecer una habitacion courtesia de la casa con desayuno para el chofer y el guia. Gracias,
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"Seem to be newer rooms in one section of the hotel, would try those next time."
"simple. clean and cool with ac "
"Rooms were very clean and large. My only complaint was one day the cleaning staff forgot to lock my sliding door."
"Book somewhere else"
"Good and I really enjoyed it"
US$ 101 - US$ 253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hotel ripjack playa grande
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Grande
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