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Hotel Riu Guanacaste

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Riu Guanacaste Boulevard Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503 Costa Rica See on map
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AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to hotel Riu Guanacaste all inclusive rooms were nice but had issues with the toilet the hook kept coming off the flapper was annoying. The buffet where we ate a lot had basically the same food every day no changes really. Furama was not...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My wife and I travelled here in June 2018. The hotel is very big and has a sister hotel located just beside it, which is more modern looking but we preferred this one. The staff are normally very pleasant and the food is good. The...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel is located in a semi secluded area and is on a beach. Alas the beach is virtually useless and in dire need of rehabilitation. The water is quite dirty and there is no effort to make the beach sun bathing worthy. The rooms...More

Thank WINSTON S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped in this hotel with my partner and parents and this hotel is nowhere near a high standard. In the brochure the resort looks fantastic however the beach is black and loads of stones hard to get into the sea especially for older people....More

Thank Jodie A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Large hotel property with plenty to do. Beautiful pool area. Rooms are large and decorated nicely Staff is awesome 5 restaurants and bars to choose from. Shows at night are great Don't forget to visit the casino ... give them $10 and they will give...More

Thank Gina S
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Casino and Gambling
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 184 - US$ 496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 184 - US$ 496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Questions & Answers
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MrsDSurrey_UK
14 October 2018|
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Response from gfgt2008 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that question. We didn't visit on Thanksgiving
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Pookie0621
12 October 2018|
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Response from Fanda_Ruki | Reviewed this property |
No, none of them take reservations. I would advise you to line up significantly beforehand to ensure you have sufficient seats. :)
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lockhartkels
9 October 2018|
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Response from msdanistravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and ceaser on the beach is the best at getting you there and back....Transportation is available also sumn ceaser at the beach can help you with he and his wife have a tour company their shirts are red
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Room Tips
"best is the ocean view rooms"
522winstons
3 days ago
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"As far away from the entertainment as possible"
jackieb290204
1 week ago
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"ocean view rooms are the best"
646diannad
1 week ago
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"choose a room with a mountain view, very peaceful"
540neryv
2 weeks ago
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