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Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway

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Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway

4.0 star property
4-star resort with outdoor pool, near Tenorio Volcano National Park

9.4/10 Exceptional

504 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Child-friendly activities
The price is CA $463
Price available on 03/05/2023
700 meter west of national park Tenorio, La Paz de Rio Celeste, Katira, Alajuela, 21502

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 80 min drive
  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 133 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Soda el parque - 18 min walk
  • Soda Los Pilones - 19 min walk
  • Soda river blue - 9 min drive
  • Onde Macha - 20 min drive
  • Restaurante La Roca - 20 min drive

About this property

Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway

Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours). You can indulge in massages, facials, or aromatherapy, and Kantala Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale resort include an outdoor pool, a lazy river, and a poolside bar. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and breakfast.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 units
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 3 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Private dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Lazy river
  • Children's games

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Rafting nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals


  • Built in 2010
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Spa services
  • Lazy river
  • 3 spa tubs
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • 23-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Select Comfort mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Kantala Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Bar - This bar serves lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 25 for adults and USD 12 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 90 per vehicle. Maximum occupancy 4
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.


<p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. </p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. </p> <p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
As of 4 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway on 5 Mar 2023 start from CA $463, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 90 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Soothe your senses in one of the 3 spa tubs or make use of other amenities, which include a lazy river and spa services. Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway also has an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Kantala Restaurant. Nearby restaurants include soda river blue (3.2 mi), Poro (6.4 mi), and Bar La Gaviota (6.5 mi).
Does Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway like?
Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway is located by the river. Popular attractions include Miravalles Jorge Manuel Dengo National Park, which is 33 minutes away by car. Travelers give top marks for the resort's prime location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely stunning. Definitely a hidden gem in the region. Sadly the pool was under construction, but it happened to be raining so it wasn’t an issue. Food wasn’t on par with building style, so please beware.
Tathiana, 1-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Lack of staff at pool. Breakfast not many options. Hiking trail on site. River access on site. Grounds are beautiful. The free night walk was excellent. wildlife on site excellent.
kyle, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Margarita, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lisa, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The growl was amazing and the staff and service was very good as well.
Michele, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

We only stayed one night but the place was beautiful, excellent staff and very close to Rio Celeste waterfall. Would have loved to stay longer!
Jared, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Angela, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved it..
Elizabeth, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

So amazingly beautiful to be in the rainforest!! The decor at the hotel and the rooms were spacious and amazing!
Ted, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Leslie, 1-night trip
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