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Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Getting here is not straight-forward, we drove from Arenal through Monterrey and the last 30 kilometres of the road was not great. You definitely need a 4X4. However, don't let this put you off, the Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel is simply MAGICAL. Situated in the middle of the rainforest, you begin to realise quickly where the "rain" in the word...

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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

A very nice hotel with warm atmosphere but without heating which in the heavy rain is not the best. The forest arround is very nice. The road to the hotel is for a hard man ☺. The living in the area means be prepare for a rain anytime 😕

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Beaumont
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Beautiful Resort. Beautiful grounds and Koi pond next to lobby. Beautiful spacious rooms - loved the outdoor shower and the covered patio. Food was fabulous and reasonably priced. Enjoyed the resident coatimundi (Pancheeto) that comes to share your breakfast (excluding pinnapple). The hiking trail down to the river is very scenic and the river is beautiful - that milky blue...

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1Thank MaryAnnT27
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I have stayed at many hotels in Costa Rica on about 10 different trips- this one is beautiful and an amazing escape from the 'norm'. The 'rooms' are individual bungalows that are huge and beautiful- as others have mentioned. We found the food to be delicious and better than 'standard CR fare', but not inexpensive. The staff are lovely and...

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1Thank KdTra
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Our family of four was in Guancaste for a week and choose to spend one night here on our way back to San Jose. I wish we would have stayed an extra day or two. The last part of the drive to get to Rio Celeste Hideway, maybe 6 km or so was for four wheel drive vehicles only, wow...

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We only stayed two nights here and would have happily stayed longer. Arriving after the worst road we had experienced so far in Costa Rica it was mind blowing to pull up to this superb establishment. Superb suite with a balcony right in the forest, a walkway down to the Rio Celeste and fabulous grounds. Food and drink unimpeachable with...

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1Thank Monty H
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We stayed at Rio Celeste Hideaway for a four-night, five-day stay. Nothing could have made it better! My friend and I had never traveled to Costa Rica before and I had a lot of questions. In the months prior to our trip, I sent many emails to the hotel staff about tour details and tips and always received a prompt,...

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1Thank Katie C
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2015

My wife and I drove up from Alajuela on Feb. 2/15 and stayed until Feb. 4th. There are two ways to reach the park - turning left immediately after leaving San Rafael De Guatuso and at Katira. The San Rafael route is about 22 kms of washboard gravel - the last 6 kms are extremely rough (very steep climbs, poor...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Unusually I find myself in significant disagreement with many of the reviewers of this place. I wonder where they have been if they really believe this is magical! We had four nights here,definitely too many, and admittedly had very poor weather. But putting that aside, this is a very ordinary place which seems poorly run. The rooms are huge, but...

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El Castillo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This hotel was one of the greatest happy accidents I've ever had while traveling. My group's initial plan was to simply take a day trip Rio Celeste from the Arenal area, see the waterfall and drive back, but we left La Fortuna too late and when we reached the last turn down to the actual National Park, it had started...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rio Celeste Hideaway is a boutique, gourmet and ecologically orientated hotel. It provides a world of comfort and style surrounded by an untouched natural paradise. This hidden hotel is located in the middle of the Rainforest adjacent to the Tenorio Volcano National Park where the amazing Rio Celeste lies. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 26 spacious casitas (bungalows) provides an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking rainforest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

Address: La Paz de Rio Celeste | 1 kilometer southeast of the Tenorio Volcano National Park., Tenorio Volcano National Park 21304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tenorio Volcano National Park
Price Range: ₹ 10,668 - ₹ 24,804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“All rooms the same sited around the Pool”
 of 5 bubbles alanh88, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Casita 7 had a excellent privacy (better than others) and was a King”
  • Private deck in casita #7
  • Private deck in casita #7
 of 5 bubbles RiverRover, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe away from the pool area unless you want to hear music all day.”
 of 5 bubbles SSstpmsp, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the pool, restaurant & bar are quieter, and worth the longer walk. is .”
 of 5 bubbles pauly940, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if you what to charge electronic device while out of room, you need to find the outlet that stays powered up with the card removed.”
 of 5 bubbles 295edwarda, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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