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Hotel RipJack Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Hotel is located in a small cluster of 3 hotels that cater to surfers and those seeking a less populated beach town. Beach is located through a trail in the forest very close. It is clean, nice pools, grounds are well maintained and staff were friendly on check in. 2 or 3 good, restaurants are close. We are on a...

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Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From RipJack a short trail sandy through second-growth growth forest leads to the beautiful undeveloped beach. The rooms are nice and well kept. The bathroom is small, the beds are comfortable. The small table and the hammock just outside the room (under the palms) are wonderful. A restaurant is just upstairs as are several others adjacent to the south along...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at RipJack for 2 nights in December 2016. The atmosphere is very relaxed, lots of gringos and surfers. Playa Grande is gorgeous, though there can be a strong current there - best to leave the deeper water to the experienced surfers. Our room at the hotel was beneath the restaurant, which wasn't ideal as it was a little...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on Playa Grande 3 days and we came here few times for dinner , lunch, breakfast... always good relaxing atmosfere Not very bug sekection of food, they have selection on chalc board, also good selection of smoothies in the morning. They also provide a yoga lessons in small yoga room.

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Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for our honeymoon in December, and really enjoyed it. The staff here was really friendly and easy to work with on booking tours, shuttles, etc. We booked the standard room, which truly came with the basics (coffee maker, locking safe, bathroom, beds). It was always clean with fresh towels and sheets, despite the copious amounts of sand...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay. It's clean and the staff are very helpful. No problems here except there is limited wifi. Wifi is only in the public areas, no wifi in rooms. They may not be able to do anything about that.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good. Great atmosphere. Beautifully displayed food. great service. Pricey.....Everything in costa rica is expensive. didnt stay here but the pool was gorgeous. easy walk to beach on cute trail.

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time staying at Rip Jack. The atmosphere is super laid back, staff is very friendly, and food and drinks were exceptional! Yoga classes would good for all levels- can't wait to go back!

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Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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 29 November 2016

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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

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Address: 50m Al Sur de Oficna de Minae, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: $134 - $379 (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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“Try to get a room that is not located under the kitchen.”
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“Ask for a room not beneath the restaurant”
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“Go one up from standard room even if you're a group of two - rooms and washrooms are small. No fridge or TV in standard rooms.”
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“All the rooms are nice and clean.”
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