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Junior Suite (Superior (L))

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (L)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (B2C-US)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, Ocean View (L)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Jetted Tub, Ocean View (B2C-US, Jacuzzi)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Jetted Tub, Ocean View (L)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the helpful staff at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Playa Matapalo. Enjoy features like free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking. 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 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
  • Splash around at the free water park with a waterslide or swim in the 4 outdoor pools
  • Indulge with body scrubs, massages or facials at Renova Spa
  • Services include free food shopping service, free supervised kids' activities 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 comfortable guestrooms
  • 5 minutes by car from Playa Matapalo and 8 minutes from Haras del Mar Equestrian Center

About the Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive

Location Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, El Ocotal, Guanacaste

All-inclusive Details

This property 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 property. 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. As a guest of Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive, you'll find a full-service spa, a complimentary water park, and 4 outdoor swimming pools. 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. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a meeting room and a limo/town car service. A kids' pool, a nightclub, and a 24-hour fitness centre are also featured at the luxury Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Art Deco El Ocotal property.

  • 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 kid's activities (free)
  • 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
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Number of living rooms
  • 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 / 21.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive offers 538 forms of 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 hairdryers. This El Ocotal property provides 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
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • 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 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a complimentary water park, 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
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the property'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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

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 may be 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. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner

Hotel Names

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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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