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Hotel Flying Crocodile

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Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The pictures can not capture the beauty and uniqueness of this amazing property! First, the pool...my 5&7 year old adored the slide, lounging pools, and perfext depths to jump, cannonball, and dive down to retrieve rings on the pools unique mosaic bottom! The temperature for adults was perfect everyday! BOTH couples and kids had plenty of space to quietly enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the environment, amenities, and the hosts. European charm along the coast, and jungle. Access to the Gryo-Copters was a high point, (pun intended). Wi-Fi to the rooms would have been a plus. We'll be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was one of the nicest places on our costa rica vacation.it is located in a very quiet ,rural area only 10 minutes walk from a beautiful beach.the comfortable and unique rooms are scattered about a huge garden with lots of flowers and big trees.lots of animals around,birds ,butterflies,monkeys,iguanas.the restaurant serves great breakfast and dinner and also tasty smoothies and... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay while visiting Samara Beach area and wanted something a little away from the town. We found this hotel on Trip Advisor and stopped in to see if we could stay the night. It is a small family run hotel with lovely landscaping and separate cabinas around the property. We had our two grandchildren with... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a bit of a bumpy ride to get to this place, but once we got there the hardship was easily forgotten. Very friendly staff, beautiful unique cabins, well kept garden, and a nice pool to relax in!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Flying Crocodile for the tail end of our trip during March Break. After such an amazing vacation already, our trek to the Flying Croc had us a little nervous because the drive seemed to be a little off the beaten path and we weren't sure what we were getting into. Well after driving through a... More 

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Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Our experience at flying crocodile, along with the drive through the countryside to get there was truly a experience I would recommend for any traveler, couple, or family. The cabins, open air dining deck and grounds surrounding the cabins are a safe friendly environment with a warm welcoming feel. When shown to your room it is like stepping into the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This place is a little piece of paradise! We absolutely loved staying here and would come back to this area just to have the pleasure of staying at this hotel again. Andrea was a very warm and wonderful host with a bright spirit. We felt the Costa Rica "Pura Vida" wash over us when we arrived here. The property itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very nice place. The room was luxurious yet still open at the top of the hut with a screen to let in the sounds of the jungle. We woke up to howler monkies and then saw lots of monkies on an early morning walk to the beach. The beach is amazing. It is very remote though. After dark you can't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our family including our 9 month old daughter stayed here for one week in February and we had a great time! Andrea and Petra are great hosts and the houses and surroundings are truly unique and well maintained. I highly recommend having your own car going here since this place definitely is off the beaten track.

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