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Hacienda Guachipelin

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Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Nice place. No extras, no tv, limited internet some times hot water, but great location for Adventure Tours. Good food. plan on $15. dinner, which is really good. Nice bar, $3. plus a beer. Expensive for mixed. Tours nice but overbooked and not enough workers. Still gorgeous setting. you will hear EVERYTHING due to thin walls, but gorgeous setting

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review and we are glad that you liked the setting of the hotel, defenetely the best option if you want to be close to the adventure activities or the Rincón de la Vieja National Park.

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We absolutely loved our stay at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin. It was the perfect start to our Costa Rican vacation because it was quiet, not extravagant, and close to the part of the country that we wanted to see (we stayed for three days and then went to the coast for 1 week). The adventure tours are at the hotel so...

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jose b, Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Hii ! I am soo glad you LOVE IT !!! Thank you very much for your nice comments, it will be very helpfull for all readers. As you mention, yes, all the adventure activities are very close to the hotel, all the nature related activites, like the serpentarium, butterfly garden and also very close to Rincón de la Vieja National...

Reviewed 7 October 2013

The nightly rate here is a good value. The rooms are nice and clean, and the grounds beautiful. Meals, however, are not included and are very expensive. And you can't get out without a cab. We got used to the Pizza, which was the only thing close to reasonable. You have excellent access to the park. You can see the...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in writing this review, your comments will help to improve and get better. We are sorry that you did not enjoyed our food, we really work hard in providing nice buffetts, with varied local dishes, most of the people like them very much, sorry for not fullfilling your expectations. Breakfast, it is included with...

London, UK
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We got an excellent deal (3 nights for 2) and stayed here whilst travelling round CR and would highly recommend staying here. Just to mention a few things that other traveler's may not have mentioned..... -Breakfast was great (for Costa Rican standards)-try the homemade cheese and freshly pressed tortillas,,,a lovely touch! -The Hacienda is in a rural location so there...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for all your good advice, yes breakfast is great with homemade fresh cheese and tortillas Guanacaste style. I am glad you enjoyed the bar, in the nearby town just 5 minutes from the hotel there are some local cantinas and places to eat. Regarding the prices in other áreas of the country, the canopy tour at...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This is the perfect place to those people whom enjoy practicing adventure rides at the same time that is sourrounded by nature. Personally I would come back this place and do all the rides again. The rooms are clean, quiet and the staff is very nice.

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for all the nice comments, I am glad you had such a great time and that you want to come back, please do, we will be wating. I will tell the staff your nice comments about them.

Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 September 2013

My first visit to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, I made it through Hacienda Guachipelin. This is the main place to get to the area but also, a beautiful natural park offering great adventures to enjoy. The hotel is basic but very nice decorated as an old hacienda and food is really good, specially the breakfast and the Casados in...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time in writing this nice review, we are happy that you enjoyed many aspects of Hacienda Guachipelin, specially the food, we work hard on giving good quality to our costumers. And yes, we are surrounded by beautiful nature, and full of activities as you mention. Also proximity to Rincón de la Vieja National Park,...

Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Awsome place to rest, and sorounded by nature, the staff very warm, everything is so simple, but awsome, has that "traditional" touch on everything. I woke up a couple of times at 3am because of the cows, and that is gonna make you feel peaceful. I also met "Orejas" one of the oxen they had there. Lovely and warm place...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing this review, we feel so happy that you enjoyed the things we work hard for, specially tradition, it is very important for us to keep the traditions of Guanacaste, and make you feel in a real Hacienda.. glad you noticed that. I will tell the staff your nice comments about them.

Reviewed 24 September 2013

Great activities and a few nice touches like breakfast and the drinks at check-in. Beds were not the most comfortable in the world and shower was not fancy by any stretch. A rustic dude ranch quality to the place and the surrounding amazing farm makes you forget about the bed. The wind will bring in the horse scents as well,...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time in writing this review, thanks for all the good comments, we are glad that you enjoyed our breakfasts , defenetely the fresh cheese, made in the Hacienda is of the like of many people, that combined with the fresh tortillas.Thanks for your advice on having fun at the bar, I am sure...

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Wife and I stayed two nights in early September. Overall the rooms were fine, the property was beautiful, the activities were great, but the food was just so-so. Normally I would not downgrade a property because of the food, but since there is literally no other place to eat, it brought this place from an "excellent" to a "very good"...

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time in writing this review , we feel very happy that you had a good time with us, and that you enjoyed all of our activities, as well as the value on them. Thank you very much also for highly recommending us to all the readers.

Buffalo, NY
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We started our Costa Rica vacation at Hacienda Guachipelin. The drive there was easy from the Liberia airport. The last 5-10 miles was unpaved so you have to go slow. We had a Toyota Yaris and were fine though. The hotel is a working ranch, so you can see cattle and horses all around the property as you drive in....

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jose b, General Manager at Hacienda Guachipelin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing this nice comments, and for highly recommending us. We feel very happy that you enjoyed all of the activities of the adventure package, all of them are great, and lots of fun. Great that you tried the food in our different options, the restaurant and the bar, which serves more like snacks on an...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda Guachipelin is a comfortable hotel with 54 rooms, each with private bathroom and hot water. The best Costa Rican ecotourism lodge for adventure travel and nature lovers, located at the entrance of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This is the most visited National Park in Guanacaste. For the adventurer, there are many activities like horseback riding, the Canyon canopy tour, Rio Negro Tubing, canyoneering, bird watching, as well as trekking to the crater of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Free transportation to the National Park and the hot springs. ... more   less 

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Address: Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 208-5010, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $94 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda Guachipelin 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“All rooms similar. There are steps and some rooms quite a trek”
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CarylC_12, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was very quiet , as it was away from the main stables where cows were very vocal in the am.”
NikkidaF, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from the stables if you do not enjoy smell of manure. I would not stay here again for various reasons but not the smell of manure.”
omcrwb, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We always ask for rooms away from the horse stables”
tizocs2016, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“better to be a little ways from the stables”
L6953YVpaull, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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