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Hotel Flying Crocodile

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Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
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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Malmö, Sweden
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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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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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The owners and staff were very pleasant and the gardens were beautiful! The breakfast was very good and even included freshly made juice. There is a beautiful, secluded beach about a 10 minute walk from the hotel, where we came upon a sea turtle egg hatchery and surf board rental shop. On the walk back we encountered several howler monkeys... More 

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Viersen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A small hotel with different charming buildings in a tropical garden. Nice pool area with sunbeds and hammocks. Lots of animals to spot aroud our room. Very friendly staff and good food and cocktail. Georgeous beaches within a few minutes drive.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Individual artistic houses with breathtakingly many design details. Quiet environment with pool and facilities for children. 5 incredible beaches within 20 minutes. Sweet, friendly hosts serving homemade dishes at low prices. Homely, personal service. Beef in red wine sauce is unforgettable. The orange light at sunset at the local beach gives the ultimate pictures of your family. Visit of many... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Though it´s a bit an adventure to get there (you have to ford a river) it´s worth it. We found wonderfull gem in a middle of greenery. Cute small houses comfortably and uncommonly equipped, situated in tropical garden in which dominates very old huge tree. Hotel has small swimming pool with relaxation area. Breakfast consits of fresh fruits, bread, marmelades,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great place to stay. We have been there with 2 kids ( aged 3 and 6) and relaxed all the time. The guys are completely relaxed, provide a great service and help every time you ask for something - if it is a great place / beach to stay or any other tips. Great accommodations - very beautiful & charming... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We popped in for a couple of beers after a hot morning on a nearby beach, It is a very relaxing, comfortable and attractive place.The bar area is unique with water fountain and bamboo, Excellent friendly service with a smile. We popped in twice it was that nice.

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