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5.0 out of 5

"Super friendly staff, short walk to the beach, good A/C. The food upstairs was terrific with a friendly and outgoing staff. We had a blast here!!!! " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 19 Sep 2016

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star hotel near Tamarindo Beach

Close to the beach

You'll be steps from Las Baulas National Marine Park and a 5-minute walk from Grande Beach. Also, Ventanas Beach is within half a mile (1 km) and Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park is within 3 miles (5 km).

2 outdoor pools

This smoke-free hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate the children's pool, kid-friendly dining, and in-room childcare. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free local calls. Coffee/tea makers, safes, and showers are also available.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$90* Per night/room Aug 2 - Aug 3

Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

RipJack Inn ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
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Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for RipJack Inn

Everyone (2)
5 out of 5

Great hotel with awesome restaurant

Super friendly staff, short walk to the beach, good A/C. The food upstairs was terrific with a friendly and outgoing staff. We had a blast here!!!!

Posted by , from San Diego on Sep 19, 2016

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5 out of 5

Best place in Playa Grande

Great place to stay, rooms are clean, nice decorations and the owner is extremely nice and flexible with all your requests.

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015

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Property Features

RipJack Inn offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly RipJack Inn. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Playa Grande hotel is smoke free.

  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) (65.2 km / 40.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

RipJack Inn offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Upstairs at the RipJack - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sports massage

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Weight limit: 55 lbs
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. 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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 80 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • RipJack Inn offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.