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Riu Guanacaste Hotel

Sardinal de Carrillo, Playa Matapalo

+506 2681 2300

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based on 23 reviews

About Riu Guanacaste Hotel, Playa Matapalo

Value for money

Located in Matapalo, Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive offers 5-star accommodation, as well as a sauna, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool. It provides a spa and wellness center, as well as a kids pool, an all-inclusive meal plan and a kids club. There are a variety of facilities at the resort, such as valet parking, a 24-hour reception and a casino. In addition, the multilingual staff are available to provide assistance. Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive offers rooms equipped with a telephone and ironing facilities. The resort has an on-site bar, where guests are invited to enjoy a drink either indoors or alfresco on the outdoor terrace. There is also the added advantage of an on-site restaurant. Liberia International Airport is a 55-minute drive from Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive. Guests can also discover Playa Tamarindo.

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Standard Rooms - Lake view


$112 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Ocean view


$201 totalSnaptravel
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Other Rooms - Garden view


$333 totalExpedia
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Child pool
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Water slide

Services and conveniences

  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Pool table

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Child pool


  • Beach towels
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included


  • Indoor tennis
  • Fitness center


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Safe

Places of interest near Riu Guanacaste Hotel

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Riu Guanacaste Hotel location: Sardinal de Carrillo, Playa Matapalo

Riu Guanacaste Hotel Reviews

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Riu Guanacaste Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Riu Guanacaste Hotel is $93 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Playa Matapalo. You can usually find a nightly rate of $99 when staying at Riu Guanacaste Hotel.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Liberia to Riu Guanacaste Hotel, expect a 43min drive as they are around 14.6 mi apart.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Riu Guanacaste Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Liberia.

  • Riu Guanacaste Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Riu Guanacaste Hotel at +506 2681 2300.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Riu Guanacaste Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +506 2681 2300.

  • For assistance from an employee at Riu Guanacaste Hotel please call +506 2681 2300.

  • Yes, Riu Guanacaste Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Riu Guanacaste Hotel. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.