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Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Volcano, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is approx. 2 km away from the Tenorio park entrance and is a little paradise in the rainforest! Rooms, restaurant and pool area are well equipped and nicely decorated! We especially want to highlight the friendly staff and the excellent food! This hotel is highly recommendable and by the way: the roads to reach the hotel are far...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at Rio Celeste Hideaway! It felt very authentic to Costa Rica. We definitely have never stayed anywhere like it! Each room is its own "casita," giving guests ultimate privacy. Bathrooms have both an indoor and outdoor showers. We had a few minor issues with our stay: we thought the bed was very uncomfortable, the power went...

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Grecia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a perfect get away location for my wife and I, looking for a relaxing and romantic few days away. The Hotel Rio Celeste is a beautiful place with very little else to see, all activities will be at the Hotel, nothing around, secluded location, need an SUV to get there comfortably, 5 miles of unpaved very rocky road,...

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1Thank Tony H
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Dear Tony H, We have hosted weddings, honeymooners and many couples who have loved having a romantic getaway at Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel. How wonderful you and your wife could experience it as well. Please contact us before your next visit to be able to provide the best way to reach us, the road has been repaired and there is...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Rio Celeste for three nights with my teenage boy. We had an amazing time at this resort. Loved the walk through the forest to get to the river Rio Celeste. The atmosphere was very peaceful. You could hear all sort of sounds from the birds, crickets etc. from your own balcony. I loved the outdoor shower....

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Dear s4ever2013, You are very welcome! Thank you for sharing your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. We love hosting families and are very happy to hear you and your son had a lovely time. Our location immersed in the rainforest allows for that peaceful feeling surrounded by the sounds of nature you experienced. The outdoor shower is a...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Rio Celeste Hideaway for three nights. We wanted to hike the Tenorio Volcano National Park to see Rio Celeste and its magical turquiose color. Not only did the accommodation exceed our expectation but also the beautiful surroundings and the private trail leading to the river where you can swim, were exquisite, as you are no longer permitted to...

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Dear JJ G, We appreciate you sharing your review with us and the TripAdvisor community. Taking the time to visit the turquoise jewel that is Rio Celeste in Costa Rica was a wise choice! We are happy to hear that the accommodations exceeded your expectations. We have been diligent to take care of all details for our guests and enjoy...

Birmingham
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We did not stay in this hotel but visited the restaurant for a dinner, and the bar for a cocktail. It is a good looking luxurious hotel, but personally did not like the decoration and I found the lounge, restaurant and the room as very impersonal and a bit pompous. Staff was friendly but not heart-warming, but service was good...

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Dear Tarana2013, Thank you for sharing your review with us after you had a meal with us last week. We had at least 80 guests for dinner every night during Easter at our Kantala Restaurant and received absolutely no complaints. We wish you would have let us know you were unsatisfied with your dish to give us the opportunity to...

Michigan
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at Rio Celeste for three nights. Our family consisted of two adults, two teenagers and one 7 year old. We all had an amazing time at this resort. The staff was friendly and knew our names by the first day. Upon arrival we were greeted with cold towels and fruity drinks. Such a wonderful way to be...

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Dear Jenkins Family, We love hearing that our extensive training combined with “Pura Vida” attitude made you feel at home right away. It is so much fun for us to have families such as yourselves come for a visit. We agree that we are out of the way, which is why we are a hideaway in the middle of the...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We heard about this hotel from a friend who stayed there and loved it. We brought our two kids age 10 and 12 and we loved it!!!! It is absolutely gorgeous and lush. The property is unbelievably maintained and the decor is spectacular with all hand carved wood furniture. You can walk through their own private trail to the Rio...

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Dear nmmelancon, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We always enjoy hosting families and are very happy to hear you took advantage of all our facilities including the pool and Jacuzzis, as well as our vast grounds and trail leading to the river’s edge. Please refer us just as your friend did with you, our staff will make...

Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Hideaway is a good name. This is a very private cottage setting in the lush rainforest. The food was good, breakfast great. We hiked in the park - yes muddy and a long walk but worth it. Used the pool a lot, swam in the Rio Celeste, did the on sight nature walk to the river and used the spa...

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Dear davideamador54, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed “hiding away” with us. We constantly work on the menu at our Kantala restaurant and are happy to hear you enjoyed it. Breakfast is an especially important meal to provide energy for that unmissable hike inside the Volcan Tenorio National Park. A dip in our pools and Jacuzzis plus a...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Once you get over the ride up to the Hotel (New road under construction) what awaits you is pure luxury. From a room that offers all the expected high quality equipment and amenities of a 5+ star hotel. My room had both an inside and outside shower a 4 poster bed plenty of space for clothes, a lounge sofa and...

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Dear Alan H, Thank you for sharing your comments with us and the TripAdvisor community. At Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel we have worked diligently to have world class guest rooms and amenities, and we are delighted when guests such as yourself appreciate them. We are certainly a heavenly location for birdwatchers, and can assist with specialized guides for this purpose...

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rio Celeste Hideaway is a boutique, gourmet and ecologically orientated hotel. It provides a world of comfort and style surrounded by an untouched natural paradise. This hidden hotel is located in the middle of the Rainforest adjacent to the Tenorio Volcano National Park where the amazing Rio Celeste lies. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 26 spacious casitas (bungalows) provides an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking rainforest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

Address: La Paz de Rio Celeste | 1 kilometer southeast of the Tenorio Volcano National Park., Tenorio Volcano National Park 21304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tenorio Volcano National Park
Price Range: $168 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“All rooms are cabin style in immaculate condition with two queen beds, beautiful large bathroom and huge balcony, cabins surround the pool.”
tonyhL4414RW, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“All the cottages are on ground level, most of them have a balcony that faces the forest. Ask before booking”
s4ever2013, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“You have a choice between two double or one kingsize bed. Forest or garden view. Forest provides greater privacy and better view.”
JJG87, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We did not stay in a room”
Tarana2013, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms the same sited around the Pool”
alanh88, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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