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Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

Playa Buena Vista, Playa Samara 35014, Costa Rica
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Ranked #10 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A delightful hotel with comfortable beds, good showers and a home away from home feeling. It is still a 10-15 minute drive to Samara, there are beaches closer by although with signs warning about crocodiles we didn't venture in. The one thing we would recommend is having a car to get there and to get around during your stay.

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Marin, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here in July and enjoyed our stay very much. We stayed in the larger room with the kitchenette. It was perfect for our family, as we could make some meals ourselves. We also ate at the hotel restaurant. The food was always fresh and flavorful. The rooms were simple, but comfortable. We enjoyed the beach down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

During my vacation in Costa Rica, I came across to the Hotel Paraiso Cocodrilo and from the beginning I liked it so much. The Room, the service and especially the international and national food. Recently we had a Serbian bean soup and otherwise they have always fresh fish and is delivered daily by local fishermen. The hotel complex has impressed... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is about a 15 min drive from Samara, so you need your own ride. It's very clean, a little quirky, and nestled in a hideaway area of jungle with lots of local wildlife (and beautiful nighttime fireflies). Nice pool and the quirky owner makes a damn good meal! A 10 min walk to the beach (or two mins... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were traveling through Samara and needed a place to stay for one night and Paraiso del Cocodrilo fit the bill. We were looking for something a bit more rural, and beach proximity was not essential (we were en route to Playa Grande, where we would have plenty of beach time). This hotel has a lot of character and the... More

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We are a young couple and spent 5 nights here during march 2014. We liked the hotel very much and recommend it to you! First of all, the service is great - Rainer and his team take care for all your special wishes, no matter how strange they might be. ;-) Then, we admired the big garden - everyone can... More

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is our tenth year coming to this little bit of paradise. Now remember we are in Costa Rica and to get the tre experience get out of town ...explore the beach a nice walk along a private country road. The hotel is like going to a cottage up north in a Canada ..we say every year Costa Rica offers... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed here for 5 days, as a last leg of our honeymoon, and boy can I say we were happy with our choice! We stayed in the cheapest room/house and it was incredibly clean, roomy and well located. Mind you you do need a 4x4 car to get here, since you need to go through a small stream/river, but... More

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Grenoble, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Amazing hôtel!amazing......... Near a beautiful beach without any people The Staff is very very nice. And they suggest a really good Restaurant. Dont't forget to taste the cocktails and capuccino....... Thank you again Emy for enjoying my journey in your amazing hotel. I really recommand this hotel in Samara village

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Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I can tell you people only the best of Rainer's beautiful hotel in Playa Buena Vista. I have been staying there twice, June 2008 and July 2013. Both times I was overwhelmed by the nature around the hotel and the superb quality of the rooms (spacious, clean) which have been decorated in a sort of exotic style, but with great... More

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Address: Playa Buena Vista, Playa Samara 35014, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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