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Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

Playa Buena Vista, Playa Samara 35014, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014
Shirley E Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
1 review
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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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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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
1 review
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I stayed here six years ago, and then again just last week. It was fantastic and hadn't changed a bit in all that time. The grounds are well taken care of, with grasses, flowers, palm trees, hammocks and a pool. The restaurant and bar are at the center, with bungalows to one side and apartments to the other. Prices for... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

We loved it here! Rainer picked us up from Liberia airport and took us back to the hotel. The main roads to Samara are good, but this hotel and its beach, Playa Buena Vista is a little out of the way so the roads are bad, hence a 4x4 is a necessity (you have to drive through a couple of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

After an adventurous route -this hotel lies rather isolated- you will arrive in PARADISE. -very warm and friendly crew -the location is save and clean -a lot of space inside and outside -a green surrounding- a beautiful large palm garden, birds, howling-monkey's, squirrels -renting an appartment gives the opportunity to cook by yourself, but I recommend the good kitchen of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2009

We spent a great time in this small, very personel hotel. Endless beaches, and hardly any people, but breading turtles and fish hunting pelicans instead. A tropical paradise for nature lovers. We relaxed in the well designed tropical garden which is surrounded by mangroves. And the daily bath in the swimming pool was just marvelous. While sunbathing we watched the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2008

Before making reservations, I asked the owner if the beach was safe for swimming and close to the hotel, he said there was a trail from his hotel to the beach that was 300 meters and the water was good for swimming. The owner knew I was taking my teenaged daughter and swimming was a priority for our choice of... More

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Address: Playa Buena Vista, Playa Samara 35014, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #9 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo is a beautiful and quiet place located 3 miles north from Samara, 900 ft from the beautiful turtle beach Playa Buena Vista, the next beach north to Samara and close to the gorgeous white sand beach Playa Barrigona with a nice waterfall. ... more   less 
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