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Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive, El Ocotal

4-star4 stars
Sardinal de CarrilloPlaya Matapalo, El OcotalGuanacasteCosta Rica, 800-491-6126

Beachfront resort in El Ocotal with spa, casino
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Good3.9 / 5
Room
Room needs to be improved
Location
Great location
Value for money
Best value for money
Food
Food is all right
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Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive, El Ocotal

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $166
  • Standard Room, Ocean View
  • Suite, Jetted Tub, Ocean View (B2C)
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Room, Ocean View (B2C)
  • Suite Jacuzzi Ocean view
  • Suite (B2C)
  • Suite
  • Room (B2C)
  • Superior Room
  • Standard Europe
  • Standard Latam

At a glance

Key facts

  • This hotel has 701 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors
  • Staff speak English

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 5 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Casino
  • Nightclub
  • Swim-up bar
  • Steam room
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Sauna
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 5
Services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

All inclusive

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages

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

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Volleyball

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Spa

Renova Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Dining

Liberia - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Furama - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only.

La Toscana - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only.

Tucan - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only.

Ocotal Steak House - This poolside restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive, El Ocotal’s small print

Also known as

  • All Inclusive Guanacaste
  • Guanacaste All Inclusive
  • Guanacaste Riu
  • Riu Guanacaste
  • Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive
  • Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive El Ocotal
  • Riu Guanacaste El Ocotal
  • Hotel Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive El Ocotal
  • Hotel Riu Guanacaste All Inclusive

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive, El Ocotal

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Ocotal Beach (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Hermosa Bay Beach (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Conchal Beach (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Penca Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)

Getting around

  • Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) 45-min drive
  • Free self parking

Hotel Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive, El Ocotal

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