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300 mts oeste de el correo, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Locanda Samara
Ranked #17 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Ended up staying here for one night after deciding to spend a bit more time in Samara. Very inexpensive at $60.00/night. The room was very small and one had to step into the shower to open the bathroom door to get out. The bed was a double, so if you are used to sleeping in a Queen or larger, this... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Bad experience in an ugly, unanattended and unfriendly place, where there is no power in the electric outlets, no light in the front porch and in the half of the room, the bathroom door falling apart and an unbearable hot in cell like room because there is only one malfunctioning ceiling fan. I do not recommend this place to anyone,... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The good reviews must come from the owner's friends or drunk customers! We booked two nights at this place and left two hours later. The owner of this place is arrogant, nasty and the service so bad we were sorry we booked nights. The lights in the place were on and off as soon as we arrived and the owner... More

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Scheyern
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I have been in this Hotel for two nights. The rooms are ok, but not special. Cold water, no AC, smelling towels. And a dog that barks troughout the night as well as a very noisy bar nextdoor. All in all not the best option in Samara.

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Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Cool looking place right at the beach, with a great restaurant on the sand. We had the best coffee of our entire 4 week stay in Costa Rica here. The room, however, was not for the faint of heart. The small size, cold shower and uncomfortable mattress made for a difficult sleep (what can you expect for $80/night for 4... More

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We thought we had gotten a good deal for $60 a night, but we fout it hadn't been clean and when we went to ask for towels the owner bald man with dark glasses shouted " TWO ONLY TWO" and that is what we got for the tree nights we were there. We stayed there because there were no other... More

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Leavenworth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We found this place by walking up and down the beach after arriving on the bus. We were traveling with two little kids (4 and 5 years) and wanted someplace with easy beach access. This place was PERFECT. We rented the 2 bedroom apartment for the most reasonable price on the planet, and stayed for almost a week. Definitely the... More

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murfreesboro,Tn
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We stay here one night thinking it was a wonderful deal at $30 a night. The room was ok no air but a fan. The nightmare began at 1pm. A dog begin barking every hour for ten minutes. This went on all night long. The next morning I went to checkout at 6am. The guard and his sleeping dog were... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

We left the hotel after one night because of the loud (and trashy) music from the adjacent bar. The room was ok, but rather dark. The hotel has no reception, so we always had to search someone or ask at the restaurant. there are better places in town. the good thing is the location next to the beautiful beach.

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Locanda reminds me of the motels our family stayed in at Osooyoos BC. Plain, simple rooms, clean but no frills. The location is unbeatable and the restaurant serves good food (try their water buffalo boccincini and tomato salad/ and good breakfasts). I have read a few reviews about peeps complaining about bugs and ants. If you leave food on the... More

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Address: 300 mts oeste de el correo, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Locanda Playa Samara
Locanda Hotel Playa Samara

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