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Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Such a quaint and beautiful place to have a yoga training. The staff, the food, the lodging was so wonderful! Right across the beach! if you are a surfer you will be in heaven. The beach goes on for miles, sometimes with no-one there! You can walk to Tamarindo, take a boat across the estuary if you feel the urge...

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Brownsburg, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little hotel on a laid back beach (Playa Grande). Staff is friendly and can take care of anything (excursions, massage, yoga, transportation). Yoga classes are great. Surfing is good. Not fancy, but clean. Good people, great restaurant. The beach is beautiful and not crowded like at Tamarindo. Little restaurants all around if you want to try something different and...

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washingotn dc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Rip Jack Inn for a work retreat for five days. Our rooms were clean and comfortable. Suite one provided a separate room from the bedroom with sofa, chairs, toaster oven and refrigerator. The staff was friendly, casual and helpful. Whether we were sitting around the pool, eating at the very excellent restaurant, walking to local businesses...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ripjack is a relaxed little hotel as close to the beach as you can get in Playa Grande. The rooms were very clean and the service was fantastic. We were looking for an out of the way place but with some dining options and we weren't disappointed. We did try breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant and we enjoyed...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Nice clean rooms, easy access to the beach. Pool area enjoyable If you get a room under the restaurant (standard room) you can hear the noise from 7 in the morning until about 10:30 PM. Maybe you would expect more from a 90$ room Restaurant cozy and very tasty

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We didn't stay @ RipJack, but took advantage of the yoga that was there. Annie paid special attention to the needs of the class and created a great workout! So glad I had the opportunity to enjoy her class! Thanks Annie!

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Essex, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Playa grande is an awesome surf spot and rip jack is basically RIGHT on the beach. We stayed there at the beginning of our CR trip and at the end. Everything was great! We loved it so much that we are actually hosting a retreat there in March 2017. Food, accommodations, pool, staff, etc. It was all great.

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scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We love Rip Jack Inn! We have been going back for years every summer. I run a yoga retreat there and a yoga teacher training program the month of July. We love Annie and Dave, they are amazing hosts. The staff is welcoming and make us feel like family. The suites by the pool are perfect for our growing family...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 July 2016

From start to finish, this place was AMAZING! First of all, kudos to the owners for being such great hosts! The owners are very friendly and accommodating, and have done a great job creating a fabulous vacation spot. No complaints here! My husband and I were part of a group that came down for a wedding. The grounds are absolutely...

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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Such an awesome spot!! We came for a family surf vacation and loved Rip Jack inn and playa grande so much! We staying in the Bungalow and slept great every night. After being in the heat the air conditioned room was so nice. The restaurant was amazing, highly recommend the Cajun seared tuna. It is a very short walk through...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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: $141 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RipJack Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Hotel Ripjack Playa Grande
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
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“All the rooms are nice and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles AnitaSundaram, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out bungalows for families!”
 of 5 bubbles jzajicek35, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If interested in using a pool I would recommend a room closer to the office, though the hotel is small enough that any location is good.”
 of 5 bubbles BethanyH22, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites by pool for families.”
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 of 5 bubbles yoginiscottsdale, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pick the higher price range for more amenities, but if you like basic the cheap rooms are just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles CONatureGirl, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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