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Hotel RipJack Inn

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 19 July 2013

What a wonderful experience! The staff at the Rip Jack Inn are phenomenal. My husband and I spent our 5th anniversary in Costa Rica, and couldn't have asked for a more relaxing and wonderful experience. We initially reserved the room for one night, and after we left, decided that we had to come back for more. We ended up staying...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Dear Paula, what a great surprise it was to see you guys again just a couple of hours after your check-out. Our guests mean a lot to us and we are happy to hear that you loved the service and atmosphere at the RipJack Inn. It is a pleasure having people like you stay with us and making our job...

Stephens City, Virginia
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Annie and staff, I cannot convey in words the wonderful "job" you and your staff accomplished for Bri's wedding it was beautiful. I will always remember with tears of joy the care and dedication that this family received at your Inn for our stay and don't believe I could have been spoiled more from you, Julia, Jeanette, Frank, Erick as...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice words. You were a wonderful wedding party and we are so happy to hear that you had a great time. A wedding should be unforgettable and we hope we made this happen. It is amazing to see guests returning to our little Inn, even more for such a special event as a wedding....

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 June 2013

The hotel is well located just a few steps from the beach thru a cute beach access pathway. The staff is very friendly and go beyond expectations to serve you in a very pleasant, genuine way. The food is great too, so you don't need to search for much, everything is right at your hotel. If you need any extra...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Dear Isabela, muchas gracias for your kind review. We are happy to hear that everything was satisfactory. We want to make our guests feel like they are staying with friends. Our staff combines work with fun and pura vida and we are glad that you liked it that way. PURA VIDA!

Reviewed 11 June 2013

I hosted my first Deliciously Fit Adventure and Pilates retreat in Paradise at the RipJack. Am I ever happy I did... The staff is fabulously friendly, the food delicious and tasty and the yoga/pilates studio impeccable!! The air conditioned studio is great for mid day workouts, and Grande is such a great chilled out beach for some morning classes. A...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Thanks, Suzy, for your review. We are proud to not only host yoga retreats, but to have had our very first pilates retreat with Deliciously Fit Retreats. We are always open for new adventures and ideas and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the RipJack. Everyone works with heart and soul and of course some pura...

Park City, Utah, United States
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Hands down! One of the best vacations of my life. I stayed at the Rip Jack for 6 nights for a ladies surf and yoga retreat. It was just the right mix of adventure and leisure. The food & drinks were amazing (i looked forward to the chef specials everyday). I stayed in the bungalow with a friend and it...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Wow, thank you for this great review. We loved having you girls stay with us. It is always great to hear that our guests had a blast during their stay at the RipJack. I will make sure to pass on the compliments about the food to our Chef Frank and the others. We are very much looking forward...

Ketchum, Idaho
Reviewed 6 June 2013

It truly feels like a home away from home because of the hospitality and what appears to be effortless operations of the property and restaurant.....we all know better! Everyone is smiling and appreciative making you feel like a special guest yet your friend too. I can't wait to go again next spring and host our Soul Feast retreat for yoga,...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to be the hotel of your choice to host your retreats. You bring so much passion, fun and amazing people to our little hotel! We all miss you and are looking forward to seeing you next year again- - PURA VIDA!!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Surfing is fantastic just a few short steps from the hotel, the restaurant is amazing and the recent new additions they've added to the hotel only make this place better. Dave and Annie are wonderful hosts and you truly feel like you're family once you arrive. Yoga in the morning, Costa Rica Adventures during the day and an evening surf...

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RipleyCostaRica, Manager at Hotel RipJack Inn, responded to this review

Thank you klodge76 for your amazing review! We feel honored to be one of your favorite places on earth. The entire hotel team works hard to make each and every guest feel at home and enjoy their time at the RipJack to the fullest. We are so grateful to have guests like you staying with us in our little hotel...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 May 2013

My adult family and I spent several days at the Ripjack Inn this past Christmas. The staff were very laid back yet helped us whenever we asked (in particular when my wife got stung by a scorpion while we were out and about). The rooms were comfortable and well air-conditioned and the place is situated close to the beach which...

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Reviewed 14 April 2013

Beautiful hotel just across the street from the beach. The owners and staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating. The beach is renowned for its wonderful surfing and there are great surfing instructors available at a reasonable price to teach ya how. The rooms are nice and clean. The restaurant has wonderful selection and is very tasty. The drawbacks: it’s expensive!...

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Spent five days at the Ripjack Inn in Playa Grande for a surfing trip. Playa Grande is a really small town without alot going on. Dave and Annie run a great hotel that feels much more luxurious than the surroundings. Four culinary school trained shefs make dining in the upstairs restaurant a really tasty experience. They arranged pickup for us...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
RipJack Inn is a quaint 21 room owner operated hotel located only 75 yards from the ocean. Our rooms are each individually decorated and come equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, coffee makers, in room safes and outdoor patios. With the exception of our standard rooms each room also has cable TV and mini-fridge. Rooms can all accommodate a minimum of three or five guests depend the type of the room. RipJack inn offers a full service restaurant with some of the best food in the country with a heavy emphasis on fresh local seafood. During your stay take advantage of our on-site yoga, massage and surf lessons. RipJack Inn can also help you arrange all of your activiites including sailing, golfing, diving, sport fishin and much more.We are located just one hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) or 20 minutes from the Tamarindo Airport (domestic). Playa Grande is a laid back quiet beach town that is also part of the National Park created to protect the endangered Leatherback turtles. Nesting season is between October and February. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RipJack Inn

Address: 50m Al Sur de Oficna de Minae, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: RM396 - RM784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RipJack Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Hotel Ripjack Playa Grande
Hotel RipJack Inn Costa Rica/Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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“We just went to the restaurant and highly recommend it!”
HappyTrailsChicago, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid rooms 2 and three. try to get one in building near pool”
taem111, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Many different room types available depending on your needs”
GForce2012, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room at the pool. all rooms are good in my opinion.”
10Paulette10, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room that is not located under the kitchen.”
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