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Hotel Flying Crocodile

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Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Hotel Flying Crocodile
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Malmö, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We hadn't prebooked this hotel and just turned up for one night before staying in Samara......We drove up from San Jose and followed the route on the sat nab to get there - it was beautiful to arrive as the sun was setting in to this exotic, charming hotel...Very friendly and accommodating staff - great dinner and we stayed in... More 

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