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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

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Massapequa, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Prior to travelling, I contacted customer service and was immediately responded to by Karolina Solis. She was more than happy to help me plan some special birthday surprises including room decorations, a cake, and some champagne. When we arrived, the room was beautifully decorated exactly as she promised. She even wrote a nice birthday letter. Thank you Karolina for making...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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My husband and I have just returned from a weeks holiday at the Riu Palace and I really don't think I can put into words how fabulous this place is! Costa Rica was never on our holiday radar, I'm so pleased we 'accidentally' came across it on the Thomson website. There are some seriously strange reviews on here, some made...

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4Thank candywhite1982
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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This all-inclusive was very large and had everything you are looking for in an all-inclusive. It was big enough that you did not feel crowded anywhere. The rooms were nice, average. The grounds are nice. The pools are quite large. The food was very good for an all-inclusive. They do have a nice assortment of liquor but nothing is top...

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Thank Amy H
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort is lovely and my wife and I enjoyed our vacation thoroughly. We went to see the monkeys near the Monkey Bar multiple mornings. I suggest walking on the beach to get there instead of the path through the woods. The food was excellent as we ate at all of the restaurants. Wifi was adequate enough, only struggled near...

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1Thank BM6318
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided on RIU Palace for our trip to Costa Rica. The resort is beautiful we were checked in promptly upon arrival and our room was clean and spacious. We enjoyed our time at the pool. The pool with the bar was a little crowded so we opted for the pool on the opposite side however there...

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1Thank Jeannette W
Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent 1 week at this resort. The location is absolutely beautiful. I especially enjoyed the fact that the beach was not crowded; the resort is located in a nice cove that creates some opportunity for ...nature walks (as my son put it). There are many activities to do in the area and most definitely a lot to do...

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2Thank 4alegna5
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were 2 couples who spent an amazing week at the Riu Palace. First class all the way. From the rooms, to the service, to the food. No complaints whatsoever. Great location. Only 35 minutes away from the Liberia Airport. Took an unforgettable day trip to Nicaragua. Yes there are beach vendors, but they did not affect our holiday in...

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2Thank Roch B
Wilmington, NC
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went with a large group of friends to this all inclusive resort. Overall it is not that bad, but compared to other properties it has some short comings. The grounds are beautiful, but this where it kind of ends. Our complaints were: food good sometimes, others times not so good, there is little alcohol in the alcohol, the top...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I visited Riu Palace from 4/17/17 through 4/23/17. I was so excited to be visiting Costa Rica. It's been on my bucket list and I was not disappointed. From what we learned from the staff this time of year is the end of their Summer season. So it was HOT and HUMID!! (Quick side note: you'll see...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The title says it all!!! Fantastic service from all staff in the resort, happy & helpful faces around the pool, restaurants & beach activities. Special thanks to Tony & Allan in the bar and Gina in the restaurant who made our whole family very welcome and made a special effort to keep our children happy. Food and cocktails were great,...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

Address: Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo > Sardinal
Price Range: RM1,183 - RM2,406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica 4*
Number of rooms: 538
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“garden view was great!”
sscarp2016, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a room with garden view; it kept all the noise away.”
4alegna5, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If ocean view is important, get a higher floor. i.e. 4th or 5th floor. Corner rooms have their own private hot tub.”
rochb975, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Might be selective about checking out room air conditioning before unpacking.”
Ringo123456789, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 2019 second floor facing the other Riu resort. It was very quiet--except for the monkeys and the birds!”
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