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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
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          1 - 5 of 3,234 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          We had two weeks here the hotel and staff are wonderful rooms were amazing and always cleaned daily the waiting staff are so attentive special shout out to Gina in the buffet thank you xxx our only complaints are 1 food was often not very...More

          1  Thank Litefin
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The hotel is great, they have really good food, excellent shows and lots of fun activities. the rooms are very nice and equipped, very clean and not far from the pool or the bars. Would definitely go again soon

          3  Thank josecb89
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Apologies in advance for a very long review but I want to cover all aspects to emphasise how brilliant this holiday and the country is! Flights - We flew with Thomson from Gatwick on the Dreamliner and we really could not fault the plane or...More

          11  Thank Hannah486
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          For my first time in Costa Rica, I truly enjoyed my Riu Palace experience. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. The room, ambiance, and pool areas were well maintained and beautiful. The only reason this all inclusive doesn't get 5 stars is because the...More

          4  Thank Brittney C
          Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa RicaResponded yesterday

          Dear guest, Thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your vacation and for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your comments on the room and the pool areas and we are very glad to read that you enjoyed your first Riu Palace...More

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Before we visited this hotel, we felt anxious due to negative reviews but went with our gut instinct and booked a 2 week package with Thomson Holidays. We honestly couldn't fault the hotel, location or staff. Personally, we believe that the bad reviews stem from...More

          8  Thank JAM1325
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Casino and Gambling
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          • US$258 - US$522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 538
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          • Gulf of Papagayo >
          • Sardinal
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          wendiewalt
          Hi Hannah: How was the weather when you were there. We are very much looking forward to it. Thank you
          28 June 2017|
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          Response from Choofie | Reviewed this property |
          We went for 2 weeks on 27th February and it was very hot and dry for the whole time. The down side of this was that everything was parched and not very green at all, the upside is that there were no mosquitos and not one of... More
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          lynne g
          Is this Hotel located in the Rain Forrest and therefore no need to book a separate Rain Forrest excursion before we go? Is it also close to a cloud mountain? Thanks.
          28 June 2017|
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          Response from Victor S | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, It is definitely not in the rain forest. This is a Gunacaste area beach front hotel so you will need to book a rain forest tour if you want. to my knowledge also no cloud mountains in the immediate surrounding vicinity
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          "Try not to get the ocean view, the nightly entertainment is a bit loud!"
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          "On the garden side of the resort we could see monkeys in the trees"
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