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We stayed there for a short time but had a great experience. So much activities to do so we're definitely planning on coming back here again to explore further. We did visit the hot springs and that's a must! So nice and relaxing. The food...More
Thank Hugo H
Response from jose b, General Manager at Hacienda GuachipelinResponded 4 March 2015
Thanks Hugo H for your comments. We are glad to hear that the staff members assisted your group on your Nicaragua trip. We are also glad to read that you enjoyed the tours and the food and the hot springs . We are always trying...More
Sprawling grounds, very generous with space. Our room was spacious & comfortable. Two double beds, clean bathroom, sitting area & hammocks to lounge in outside the room while enjoying nature.
Gigantic old trees and lush vegetation all around. Large parking not too far from the...More
1 Thank angiesph
Response from jose b, General Manager at Hacienda GuachipelinResponded 5 March 2015
Thanks for your review angiesph . We are glad to know that you enjoyed almost everything at Guachipelin. Since your visit in 2014, we have now eliminated every artificial ingredient from our menu. TWe hope that you will notice the difference the next time that...More
The staff here were very friendly and immediately create a good impression. The rooms were comfortable and modern. One negative was the internet which did not reach our room reliably and so we had to walk all the way to reception to use (and this...More
Response from jose b, General Manager at Hacienda GuachipelinResponded 6 March 2015
Thanks PhilH1 for your comment.
We are working of the WiFi issue and for some reason we can't seem to get it right in all rooms. Some rooms seem to work ok and others don't. The good thing is that the speed is pretty good...More
Hacienda Guachipelín in Rincon de La Vieja, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is a ranch founded in the 19th century. The ranch originally extended from the summit of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Acquired in 1975 by Tomás Batalla...More
3 Thank tica57
Response from jose b, General Manager at Hacienda GuachipelinResponded 8 March 2015
Thank you tica57 for your detailed review on TA. Travelers appreciate detailed reviews like yours. Thanks for visiting Guachipelin for a second time. We like your description of the property : "more adventure, nature and relaxation than you can imagine" . We are glad to...More
This hotel is a perfect location for exploring the national park, Rincon de la Vieja, but be aware the park is closed on Mondays.
Accommodation was basic. There was no fridge in the room which I found disappointing. We lost power on a number of...More
1 Thank SARA2301
Response from jose b, Manager at Hacienda GuachipelinResponded 29 January 2015
Hi, thanks for share your opinion. We are trying to improve our rooms. Hope you enjoyed our beautiful national park, Rincon de la Vieja. Hope to see you again.
The hotel will provide transportation to the park, and you can hike all the trails on your own if you're so inclined. The trails are very well marked and you are given a map when you pay the entrance fee, so it's all well... More
The hotel will provide transportation to the park, and you can hike all the trails on your own if you're so inclined. The trails are very well marked and you are given a map when you pay the entrance fee, so it's all well planned. You also have to sign in and indicate where you plan to hike, so the park people know you're there, and where you should be.
The volcano is not within hiking distance, and there are no trails to it (but there are plenty of things to see there instead--and there are several other volcanoes in CR you can go see).
Hello. It's not necessary. Guachipelin provides transportation to the national park, oropendula waterfalls and the hot springs. At the adventure office transportation is provided for the other activities.