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Reviewed 14 April 2013

Beautiful hotel just across the street from the beach. The owners and staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating. The beach is renowned for its wonderful surfing and there are great surfing instructors available at a reasonable price to teach ya how. The rooms are nice and clean. The restaurant has wonderful selection and is very tasty. The drawbacks: it’s expensive!...

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Spent five days at the Ripjack Inn in Playa Grande for a surfing trip. Playa Grande is a really small town without alot going on. Dave and Annie run a great hotel that feels much more luxurious than the surroundings. Four culinary school trained shefs make dining in the upstairs restaurant a really tasty experience. They arranged pickup for us...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 26 March 2013

I've been back to reality for a few days now and I find myself day dreaming about the amazing food, the private hammock on the patio of our room, the very comforting amenities and awesome vibe that we had at the Rip Jack Inn. There was nothing better than waking up in the morning to take one of Annie's amazing...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 March 2013

This hotel is amazing! On holiday we are supposed to slow down and unwind, right? We've seen pretty birds from the restaurant and monkeys nearby. Grounds are spotless, staff is friendly to one and all, restaurant has great food. Additionally the rooms are air conditioned to take a break from the heat, and it works well. Fresh smelling a/c rooms...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 14 March 2013

The food was so delicious, I went back a second night for dinner. The English speaking staff was helpful, friendly, and patient. The first night I had a spicy shrimp dish and the second night the Mahi mahi. I also treated myself to the flourless chocolate cake. I have had the pleasure of eating the best brownies on the planet...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2013

This was our second time staying at the RipJack Inn, this time we stayed for a week over Christmas. The hotel is simply the best place in Playa Grande area, we had a very nice laid back relaxing time. The hotel just has a nice vibe to it, everyone is friendly, the owners are great, rooms are great and the...

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Stafford VA
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Our room, Suite 1 near the pool, was very spacious. It appears they are planning an expansion by adding a second floor to this building and there was some noise at night from the wind knocking tree branches against the rebar extending out of the building. The Ripjack is a short walk to the beach and the beach is not...

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I just finished a great week at the Rip Jack with my girlfriend. This was my 5th time to Costa Rica and my first to Guanacaste and playa grande. The room was great, and it was awesome being so close to the water. The crew at rip jack were so helpful and friendly. We relied heavily on the staff for...

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Middleburg, Virginia
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Rip Jack Inn what a stay! And the second visit was even better! How many times can you say that. All of the staff works to make you feel welcome and at home. Less than 100yds from great surfing and miles of beautiful beaches. Pura Vida!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 19 February 2013

So glad we chose RipJack Inn. Just got home from a 7 night stay that was heavenly. We stayed in a standard room. Some folks have mentioned the noise level from upstairs. I did not take issue with it. You do hear some things, but this is not some crazy party hotel. If you want to go to bed early,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RipJack Inn

Address: 50m Al Sur de Oficna de Minae, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: ₹ 6,250 - ₹ 12,434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RipJack Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Hotel Ripjack Playa Grande
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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“We had a room at the pool. all rooms are good in my opinion.”
 of 5 bubbles 10Paulette10, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room that is not located under the kitchen.”
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“Ask for a room not beneath the restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles AE_SC_77, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go one up from standard room even if you're a group of two - rooms and washrooms are small. No fridge or TV in standard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Q4181KVcarolynb, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles AnitaSundaram, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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