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1 room, 2 adults

RipJack Inn

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Beach nearby
100m al sur de Minae, Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Family-friendly hotel in Playa Grande with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Beach nearby
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  • A lovely boutique hotel with delicious, Fresh food and attentive staff (we had a fab…Dec 7, 2018
  • Great little pools and well kept gardens to enjoy. Exceptionally good bar serving good…Nov 21, 2017

RipJack Inn

from £52
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Bungalow
  • Suite, Multiple Beds
  • Suite
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds

What’s around RipJack Inn


  • Grande Beach - 1-minute walk
  • Las Baulas National Marine Park - 3-minute walk
  • Ventanas Beach - 11-minute walk
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park - 40-minute walk
  • Conchal Beach - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Tamarindo Beach - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km
  • Playa Brasilito - 7.8 mi / 12.6 km
  • Playa Zapotillal - 6.9 mi / 11.1 km

Getting around

  • Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) 71-min drive
  • Tamarindo (TNO) 22-min drive
  • Nosara (NOB) 117-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 21 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cots (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Up to 55 lb


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Upstairs at the RipJack – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises 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.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

RipJack Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • RipJack Inn Playa Grande
  • RipJack Inn Hotel
  • RipJack Inn Playa Grande
  • RipJack Inn Hotel Playa Grande
  • RipJack Inn
  • RipJack Playa Grande
  • RipJack
  • Hotel Ripjack Playa Grande
  • RipJack Inn Hotel
  • RipJack Inn Playa Grande
  • RipJack Inn Hotel Playa Grande


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • This property does not have lifts.

    Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

    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.

    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.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    Rollaway beds are available for CRC 15.0 per day

    Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CRC 0 per accommodation, per stay

    Service animals exempt from fees

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 80 per vehicle (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for RipJack Inn

    • Does RipJack Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, RipJack Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at RipJack Inn?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at RipJack Inn?
      Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at RipJack Inn?
      Yes, pets are welcome, with a maximum weight of 25 kg per pet. There's a charge of CRC 0 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at RipJack Inn?
      You can check in from 1:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Are there restaurants at or near RipJack Inn?
      Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that serves local cuisine.
    • Is an airport shuttle service offered by RipJack Inn?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 80 per vehicle one-way.

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.8 From 74 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    We really enjoyed our stay at the RipJack. The location was perfect- very close to the beach! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was good and reasonably priced. The room was spacious but the mattress was a bit uncomfortable. The 2 pools were great for our daughter and as an alternative to the beach.
    connie, us1 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Clean rooms no frills but quiet area with beautiful beaches
    us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great staff and facilities
    Jonah, us7 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Private Bungalow on Playa Grande
    We stayed in the Bungalow separate from the rest of the resort and it was awesome! We had privacy and still had close access to the restaurant, front desk and most importantly Playa Grande!
    Elizabeth, us4 night romance trip
    Very good 8.0
    Great, beach location
    Great location and onsite amenities! Multiple pools, beach/pool towels, outdoor shower to rinse off if coming from the beach, and onsite restaurant. Recommend having a car if you want to explore the area or go to other restaurants to eat. Not too many options in the immediate area of the property.
    Alysia, mx1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Perfect place to stay in a friendly, surfer town
    I never want to stay at another hotel while visiting Costa Rica. The staff here is so friendly and feels like family. The rooms aren’t incredibly spacious but you should be out at the beach 98% of the time you’re there. Super clean and cool rooms. Loved having a patio as well and two pools to choose from! The food is amazing. Definitely recommend the arroz con pollo. Great restaurants in the surrounding area as well. It’s nice to have a car but not 100% necessary. You can walk to most of the restaurants. Location cannot be beat. 30 second walk to the beach and it’s never super crowded on the beach. It’s a big surfing town so take a lesson! I can’t think of one negative aspect of my stay at Rip Jack Inn. Can’t wait to come back!!
    Rebecca, us5 night trip with friends
    Very good 8.0
    Great place lace to chill out, surf or just enjoy a quite beach setting.
    Michael, usOther trip
    Very good 8.0
    The food upstairs was sub par, especially for the price. It took way too long to get the check every time. The noise, if you’re sleeping downstairs from the restaurant, is way too loud to sleep through
    Sarah, usOther trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Our room (suite) was beautiful and spacious, and the food at the hotel restaurant was amazing. 30 second walk to a wide and pristine beach with endless large waves for boogie-boarding or surfing. We can’t wait to return.
    David, usFamily trip

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