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Hacienda Guachipelin

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Cocoa, Florida
Reviewed 8 April 2013

They do have pretty much everything you need, and it is also a place for big groups...so you could have your breakfast buffet with about 50 school kids, so keep that in mind. If that wouldn't bother you, go enjoy! The hot springs are great with free transportation, the food is passable, staff helpful, and as far as the rooms,...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Cocotravelbug. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Guachipelin. We have 3 types of rooms, the basic rooms are standard, with a/c and a hot shower (solar heated), the superior, with TV and coffee makers, and 2 suites with more space, and a mini fridge and private terrace. We will try harder...

Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2013

This is a great place for adults and kids alike. Easy access to tubing, horseback riding, ziplining, and walking trails. There are some beautiful waterfalls nearby as well as hot springs and a shallow pool. The grounds are nicely landscaped, staff are very friendly, and the on-site restaurant is decent. The rooms are very nice and the kids enjoyed milking...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Hello Vince M, thanks for sharing your review here on TA. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our tours. Many people visit Guachipelin for this reason. Another reason for visiting Guachipelin is the many different waterfalls in the area. People just love to swim in them. Definitely kids enjoy the cows but parents don't enjoy the early start....

Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We got a Groupon deal and had a very good time, the tours are awesome! Favorite was the tubing, more fun than the last rafting trip we took in CR. Zip line was really nice too, thru the canyons was really cool. Horses are fun (make sure to ask if you need a bathing suit). The tour staff was amazing....

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks jesse_o_p for reviewing our property on TA. We do Groupon twice a year . We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our tours, specially the white water tubing, one of our most popular adventure tours. We like to hear from guests that the other tours, horses and meals were of their liking. We hope to see you soon...

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Awesome trip! We went for a school trip and had the best time ever! The kids couldnt get enough of the tubing, horses, ziplining, hot springs, mud baths, luch and more! The workers were amazing: so helpful and organized! I would recommend this trip to everyone all ages will love it! Pura vida

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

bellaheartstravel thanks for reviewing Guachipelin on TA. Thank you for the nice things that you are mentioning about our staff. We will let them know. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our adventure tours. Thanks for recommending a trip to Guachipelin. We are really honored. Pura vida.

USA
Reviewed 30 March 2013

The most wonderful trip ever. I HIGHLY suggest taking the all day adventure tour through the hotel. Breathtaking views, super friendly guides, and more fun than I have ever had. The property is very pretty. We stayed in the deluxe rooms which were very spacious and nice. Everyone was so nice and accomodating. Not one problem whatsoever. The buffet food...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Great location, service, and tours. We sprung for an air conditioned room and were so glad we did. The bar and restaurant were also very accommodating. I have celiac, and the manager and staff did a great job of making sure there were plenty of things I could eat. The Adventure Center was a lot of fun. We did the...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

thank you sarap843 for sharing your thoughts with the TA community. There are more than 200 million unique visitors per month here, so the information shared on TA will be seen that lots of people. We are so so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tours and the hot springs and the restaurant. We are happy to know that...

East Coast
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Our family of 4 stayed at the Hacienda for 1 night mid-March. The hotel is located very close to the rincon de la Vieja volcano and is an all inclusive experience. Our room with 2 dbl beds was pretty basic for the price in terms of linens, bathroom etc. the grounds are beautiful and there is a plethora or activities...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

monsoongal thanks for reviewing Guachipelin Many of our guests choose our location for the closeness to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, and we are happy to know that you enjoyed exploring in the national park. We are sorry that you did not advice us that you are vegetarian. We always try to accommodate the necessities of our guests...

New York
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Based on reviews, we expected this to be overly touristy and didn't expect to like it nearly as much as we did. That said, we decided to go because of the proximity to Rincon de la Vieja, which is excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by the hotel itself. The grounds were very nice, it didn't feel too touristy, and we...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

cobblehill We are glad to hear that you found the place "not so touristy" and that you enjoyed the property and that you found the canopy tour very nice. We hope that we that you visit Costa Rica again soon. Pura vida !!!!

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Our time at Hacienda Gauchipelin was only for two nights, so we opted to upgrade to a Suite for minimal money, which helped my overall feel for the resort. As this is our 4x traveling within Costa Rica, I would describe Gauchipelin as: typical for travelers not needing to venture off the hotel property or seek different restaurants / cultural...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the TA community. It is interesting to know that you did not feel the culture, since we have the marimba, the "sabanero" (costarrican version of the cowboy), the ox cart, the lady making tortillas and traditional food,the archeological hikes, but belive me, we will look further into this matter. As for the quality of...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 20 March 2013

January 2013 was the 5th. time I have been to the Hacienda with a group of university students from Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana. Every time we (faculty are the same, students are different every year) have been the students have always remarked on how much they had enjoyed staying there - they liked the food, the various activities (zip...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your opinion here on TA. We are glad to hear from you, especially coming from a guest who has been at Guachipelin many times before. We hope to see you next year. Pura vida !!!

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda Guachipelin

Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 208-5010, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $92 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“All rooms similar. There are steps and some rooms quite a trek”
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CarylC_12, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was very quiet , as it was away from the main stables where cows were very vocal in the am.”
NikkidaF, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from the stables if you do not enjoy smell of manure. I would not stay here again for various reasons but not the smell of manure.”
omcrwb, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We always ask for rooms away from the horse stables”
tizocs2016, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“better to be a little ways from the stables”
L6953YVpaull, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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