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Guanacaste Hotel

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We ended up staying here for one night, after spending nine days in Nicaragua, but needing somewhere to crash for the night before our flight out of Liberia. The rooms are cramped and definitely have seen waaaaay better days (peeling paint, damp floors/walls). The mattress needs to be replaced. However, there was a good cross-breeze with the fan at night;...

1Thank Sarah451985
Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Spartan rooms (I've tried single room), REALLY loud loud air-con and nice, but little chaotic staff. But it's really close to both city center and both bus stations. Restaurant is small, but ok and not overpriced.

1Thank Deever
Monterey, California, United States
Reviewed 27 December 2013

This hostel was terrible. There weren't many budget options available in Liberia, and I only wanted a quick stopover to see Rincon de la Vieja. I arrived in the afternoon and after settling into the room, I realized that there were bed bugs literally crawling ALL OVER the bed. I showed the staff and was moved to a different room....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Nothing special here but for $12 I got my own room with bathroom. Looked a bit depressing but I still has a good nights sleep there. I stayed on a saturday so there was kareoke but that all packs up at 12 so I didnt really mind.

2Thank JosephFoley
Punta Uva, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 December 2013

For $11 I got a room with a private bathroom a 2-minute walk from the bus depot for my 5am ride to San Jose. It's also 2 blocks from the Maxi-Pali so you needn't even splurge for a restaurant meal. This is no Ritz-Carlton. Rooms are Spartan and the mattresses could use replacing, but the property is very secure, the...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 17 November 2013

This hotel was surprisingly nice and clean! I came here as to the cheapest option in Liberia (9 USD for a small room with shared bathroom, which is for Costa Rica conditions unbelievable). After reading the reviews of other travellers on tripadvisor and hostelworld, I expected a "cheap Thail hotel" type of accommodation with cockroaches everywhere, eventually bed bugs. I...

2Thank unprepared_franta
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 3 September 2013

It's simple but clean, the service is excellent. Loved the restaurant, comida típica with Casados and Gallo Pintos on the menu. Great cooking. A lovely atmosphere. Stayed a week and would have stayed more. You choose if you want to share a bathroom or not and even if there's no air conditioning, the climate and the ventilation are great. No...

1Thank Viki K
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The Guanacadte Hotel is a well maintained and exceptionally clean property. Select the Guanacaste Hotel if you like gardens/courtyards with nice walk ways and picturesque views. the staff are very nice and friendly. The property is self contained with everything you need\restaurants, gift shops, pools,bars,club, casino, and a magnificent lobby with a great entrance that beckons return visits everyday just...

3Thank overjo
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Riu are an amazing chain of hotels. We have stayed in quite a few around the world but this one really is a 5 star hotel. The animation team work really hard all day long from 10;00 am right up until well after midnight. The bar staff are all excellent especially Yenory Gomez Leal. She remembered our drinks every night...

2Thank Dinky1960
saugerties, NY
Reviewed 18 March 2013

This choice was by need not choice. Room was fairly clean, no hot water and I have a closet that is bigger than the room I was given. We got in late at night and were leaving early by bus and this hotel was only a block from the terminal, so no cab was needed. There is a bar with...

2Thank skibob_7

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Additional Information about Guanacaste Hotel

Address: Liberia, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Liberia
Price Range: $25 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guanacaste Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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“The rooms facing the trees were awesome, you could see the monkeys in the trees and it was far enough away from the entertainment.”
MPJBKK, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay in the Jungle room as you will hear the monkeys all night if you are a light sleeper. There was three of us Adults staying in a room and we asked to have a family room which was one king bed and a double, other than that you will get a room with two double beds stuck together. Make sure your patio door is closed tight in order for the A/C to work. Ocean view is always the best!”
v0la2015, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Get a room in the back they are a little quieter.”
224hannahp, 19 Jan 2014 | Read review
“One in another hotel!”
madamjackie, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I traveled with 3 more people so we chose two bedrooms and shared a bathroom. only 9 dollars a night. Can't ask for more at that price.”
vikik551, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
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