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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
    +1 855-782-0925
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    Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed this hotel and the location. It was quite hot but the pools and ocean were great. Guests at the Riu Palace are able to utilize the adjacent Riu facilities as well. The food was good, the rooms nice and the amenities were very...More

    3  Thank TravelTalesBlog
    Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

    Everything about our trip was perfect ..flight went smoothly and drive from the airport to hotel was just under 40 minutes. We filled out the pre-check in cards provided on the bus which allowed for a much faster/smooth checkin. Our room was almost ready so...More

    6  Thank Buck S
    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    Overall value for price is good. The staff is kind and does well to help travelers in every aspect of their stay. The eco-friendly idea of activating room power with the key insert is great, however, when away from the room, there seems to be...More

    2  Thank Retina C
    Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Costa RicaResponded 12 May 2017

    Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. We would like to remark that due to the warm weather and the location of our resort, which is surrounded by vegetation, it is possible that insects can enter...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    Great view from our room! Huge balcony overlooking the ocean with the continuation of the balcony overlooking the jungle! Room was very large & spacious & very clean! Large shower dual sinks whirlpool tub with the hot tub Jacuzzi on the balcony! Good selection of...More

    3  Thank Thomas M
    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    Stayed one week with partner. Only my 2nd all inclusive holiday so little to compare to in that respect however..found the palace to be bordering faultless. Staff unbelievably attentive. Service superb. Food choice excellent. Personally preferred the main buffet restaurant to the speciality ones. No...More

    3  Thank Thomas D
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • 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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$272 - US$548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 538
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo >
    • Sardinal
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica Guanacaste
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    Avril D
    19 November 2017|
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    Response from SamCarterCornwall | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Avril, when we visited we requested a special room on this email address and they were very accommodating, hope it helps you too; reception.palacecostarica
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    17 November 2017|
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    Response from Katherine F | Reviewed this property |
    If you don't do anything outside the resort, very little. The trips outside of the resort is what costs, but if you go on the beach there are plenty of vendors who can be bargained with. You also may want to bring back gifts... More
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    17 November 2017|
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    Response from Orange800 | Reviewed this property |
    No Archery when I was there in October, who said there was?
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    "We had the garden view. A pool view may have been nicer but we weren't in the room much so it didn't..."
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    "forest view i think would be best we had one on floor 2 and it was great"
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    "we stayed on the 4th floor high above the buffet stay away from the area near the stages."
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