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Riu Guanacaste

Sardinal de Carrillo, Matapalo (Guanacaste), Costa Rica
+506 2681 2300

$336+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 1,066 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.5
  • 8.0
  • 6.5
  • 6.1

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    About

    With a stay at Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive in El Ocotal, you'll be on the beach and close to Ocotal Beach. This 4-star resort is within the vicinity of Haras del Mar Equestrian Center and Coco Beach.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 701 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and flat-screen televisions. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water.

    Amenities

    Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and facials. Before a night out at the casino, the 3 outdoor swimming pools are a perfect way to relax and recharge. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.

    Dining

    This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

    Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 5 bars/lounges. A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Hot tub
    • Restaurant
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Childrens programmes
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Casino
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • Night club
    • Sauna
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Steam room
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 1,066 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.3 "73% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.1 "Good access to the airport, said 91%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.0 "Good value."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price."
      10.0 "100% thought beverage prices were a great value."
    • 7.4 "Good beach."
      8.6 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 86%."
    • 7.3 "Good service."
      8.2 "82% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "93% said the recreation staff was great."
      7.0 "70% said the tour guides were very nice."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
      5.5 "Only 55% were satisfied with the menu."
      6.5 "Desserts were ok, said 65%."
    • 6.1 "Bar is ok."
      6.9 "Bar service was average, according to 69%."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      2.1 "79% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.6 "84% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 83%."
      2.4 "For 76%, the rooms looked old."
      3.3 "67% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.7 "73% found problems with the furniture."
      1.5 "85% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.7 "83% had problems with the shower."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
      2.1 "79% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 83%."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 682 reviews
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.4 "Good service."
      8.1 "81% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good beach."
    • 6.9 "Average cleanliness."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
    • 6.1 "Vibe was decent."
      6.7 "67% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
    • 6.0 "Bar is ok."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      2.1 "79% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.7 "73% found problems with the furniture."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
      2.1 "79% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 383 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 8.2 "Pool is good."
    • 7.9 "High value."
    • 7.7 "Good cleanliness."
    • 7.2 "Good service."
      8.4 "84% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.1 "Food is average."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Beach Hotel
    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
    Resort Hotel
    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
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