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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the bar at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Diamante Eco Adventure Park. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are available. Built in 2012, this 4.5-star resort has 538 rooms over 6 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a balcony in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with balconies, separate living rooms and 24-hour room service
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Drinking and dining options include 4 restaurants, a coffee shop, a swim-up bar and a poolside bar
  • Take a swim in the 4 outdoor pools
  • Treat yourself to facials, massages or body scrubs at Renova Spa
  • Services include free food shopping service, supervised activities for kids and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness centre and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the bar and the overall condition of the property
  • Just a 1-minute drive from Diamante Eco Adventure Park and 8 minutes from Haras del Mar Equestrian Center

Junior Suite Courtyard View Latam

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (B2C)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Ocean View (B2C, Jacuzzi)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, Garden View (B2C)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite Courtyard View Europe

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite Ocean View USA

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

84.0% of guests recommend out of 5393 reviews

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About the Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive

Location Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, El Ocotal, Guanacaste

All-inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours (limited menu)
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room spirit dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Not included

  • Surcharge for room service
  • Gratuities

  • Kayaking included
  • Rowing/canoeing included
  • Surfing/boogie boarding included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Gratuities not included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Limited meals offered through room service
  • All available beverages included
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers
  • Surcharge for room service
  • Room service during certain hours

Property Features

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at on-site restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive offers its guests a full-service spa, 4 the outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness centre. There are 4 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A swim-up bar and A bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A limo/town car service and a meeting room are available. A kids' pool, a nightclub, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star El Ocotal resort.

  • 1 building
  • 538 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • Built in 2012
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Food/drink service (free)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools -4
  • Children's pool
  • Separate living room
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) (34.2 km / 21.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive offers 538 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony
  • Living room
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive has 4 restaurants on site.

A complimentary food shopping service is offered and 24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

4 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Playground on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Renova Spa. Services include facials and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

Guests under 17 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 17
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No pets or service animals allowed

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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