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Austin, TX
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room is adequate, large, and has air conditioning. The property is beautiful and we loved the open air restaurant. The food at the restaurant is good. We enjoyed the hot springs and mud "bath" the first night we were there. The second night we did the tubing and horseback riding. See review of "hacienda guachipelin adventure tours"

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you AustinAdventurer for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Guachipelin and that you enjoyed nature . Our guests enjoy the open air restaurant with the view to the lowlands. We hope that you can explore more of Costa Rica in the near future. Pura Vida !!!!

Balham, London
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a family of four ( kids aged 8 & 10) whilst driving across Costa Rica in Dec 2017. This is definitely a place to stay and be active. It is not a chill out by the pool hotel- the pool is small, cold and shady, somewhere to have a quick cool off after an activity. It...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is beautiful and full of nature and adventure. My wife and I stayed for 4 days and we had just comments but overall the experience was great! We tried tubing adventure and it was awesome! the only spot was that because of low rains, the river level was a little bit down so, you were able to feel...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you ByronCR for your comments , we really appreciate your input. We are glad to know that your overall experience was great. About the tubing , after the hurricane some rocks were moved but the river should be back to normal soon. Interesting observation about the romantic music, we have marimba every night, and special music on new years,...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a week in the rainforest it was interesting to abide in the dry forest and savannahs of Guanacaste. We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and explored the area. I agree with the reviews that said the layout of this sprawling property is confusing. We figured it all out by day 2. Our room was large with a...

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Thank you jplapis for your comments, we appreciate your opinion and we take note of the things that we need to check. We are very glad to know that you had a good stay and that you enjoyed the activities and the nature. Good that you made a good comparison between the rain forest and the dry forest, and all...

Missouri City, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to stay if you want to do all of the rain forest activities such as zip lining, horse back riding, hiking, white water tubing, hot springs, spa,volcano, etc. All is literally steps away from the hotel.

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you heather587 for your comments. We are glad that your stay was pleasant and that you had fun with the activities. Lots to do and lots to see. We hope that you can explore more of Costa Rica in the near future. Pura Vida !!!!

New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hacienda Guachipelin is on the edge of Parque Nacion Rincon de la Vieja. It is a bumpy ride to get there depending on which gate you pick. You are really a captive audience. The rooms are spacious with a huge bath and a personal patio. Spotless. There is a working ranch. You can try and milk the cows. Included are...

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Thank you Sandie-NY for your comments. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Guachipelin. Thanks for the observations on the restaurant, it's really important for us. On your next trip don't forget to try our very good estate coffee. Thanks Sandie for choosing Guachipelin for your visit to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National PArk. We...

Lenexa, KS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting campus with a farm/ranch setting. Confusing layout with better signs would have been helpful. On-site restaurant mediocre. Omelet boy would only prepare one omelet at a time on a large grill; creating a long line of waiting customers. Excellent place to ride horses, except the terrain would be unforgiving in a fall. Shower did not drain except overnight. Bugs...

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Thank your for comments. The trails at the park are well signaled and there is a map at the parks entrance. Once you pay you can visit every single trail, no extra charges for other trails on the same day. We are working on new signals for our hiking - MTB trail system. Thanks for choosing Guachipelin for your trip...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was great. You might want to brush up on your Spanish but the front desk staff were certainly bi-lingual. The facilities included zip-lining, bathing in natural volcanic hot springs and horse riding.

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Thanks for your review chris h . If you want to practice your spanish just let the staff know, they will be happy to help. Tours are an important part of the experience. We hope to see you soon at Rincon de la Vieja !!! Pura Vida !!!

White pigeon Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to hacienda guachipelin for our honeymoon in October and had a wonderful time. The staff was very helpful and they made our stay extra special. My wife and I would love to go back again sometime

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Thank you Allen C for your comments and for choosing Guachipelin for part of your honeymoon trip. We are glad to know that your vacation with us was special. We will let our staff know that they did a very good job. Pura Vida !!!

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it was rainy season we've enjoyed our stay in the nice green and quite place. The hot springs are very romantic and a fun and recomandable excursion to do. Bring your own drinks if you dont want to spend money on that.

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Thank you Tamara B for your comments. We are happy to know that you enjoyed Guachipelin, the hot springs and the tours. The next time you visit you can try our cocktails that start at $3.5. Pura Vida !!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda Guachipelin

Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 208-5010, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: ₹ 5,578 - ₹ 13,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“There are rooms closer to reception that will allow you easy access to the swimming pool, the restaurant and parking lot.”
  • Canopy bridge
 of 5 bubbles ByronCR, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The ranch is spread out with rooms close to the restaurant or close to the barns or further. We walked but you can drive.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandie-NY, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have 2 double beds.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBlum, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the 30s have the back end up against the corral.”
 of 5 bubbles dgree206, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms by the stable.”
 of 5 bubbles scottg289, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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