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    Hotel Riu Guanacaste

    Riu Guanacaste Boulevard | Carrillo - Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 5,353 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I see so many negative reviews but this is an awesome hotel especially for the price! We travelled with two school aged kids and had a fantastic time. The staff was very friendly, the rooms were nice and the food is good! The beach is...More

    3  Thank kellyhunt06
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I traveled with my husband and 2 children for my son's birthday and me and my husband's 10th wedding anniversary. This hotel was not even close to what we expected after having read reviews and been to other all-inclusive resorts. We arrived at the hotel...More

    2  Thank coquimc8
    Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu GuanacasteResponded yesterday

    Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfill your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please our guests. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I just got back from the Riu Guanacaste. We were pleasantly surprised with the resort, after much debate to stay at the palace next store we were very happy with the this resort. There's a lot of food options and something is...More

    4  Thank Sarah y
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My family and I stayed at the Riu Guanacaste for a week and we had a great time. We picked this resort because it was about 45 minutes away from the airport, it was all-inclusive and the price was right. I read mixed reviews about...More

    2  Thank Christina M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is my last night at this resort and I have to say I will really miss it here. I am shocked at all the whiners who wrote bad reviews, as we have had a wonderful experience. Where do I begin? First off, thank you...More

    14  Thank triptrekker2
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 169 - US$ 724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 701
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Matapalo
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    Bathroom (36)
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    Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
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    giniEngland
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from MsMomo2U | Reviewed this property |
    Most of the restaurants are buffet style I do recall there being non-meat options. Other restaurants you may want to check their menu beforehand.
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    20 July 2017|
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    Response from jupiterem | Reviewed this property |
    Did you try Interbus? We traveled from San Jose on Interbus for less and it was 4 hours away.
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    19 July 2017|
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    Response from Jazmin R | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! So my 10 year old brother loved it, he was able to roam around the pool and get himself burgers since it was security guarded. Also they have lots of activities for all aged! They have races in the pool, song alongs... More
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