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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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on the road from Samara to Carrillo | 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Hideaway for ten days over Christmas 2015. The hotel has a relaxing atmosphere and perhaps the most congenial hotel staff in the business. The hotel sits in a lush tropical setting with iguanas and jungle monkeys heard in the distance and yet only a five minute walk from Samara Beach and ten minute walk to Carillo Beach.... More 

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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of good things about this place. Large rooms, staff was just exceptional. Service was friendly, prompt, and attentive. They go the extra mile. Location is a short walk (1 block) to Samara beach and not far from the beautiful Playa Carrillo.Hotel has beach chairs and mats to lend. No beach view. The Hideaway is a 5-10 drive from the... More 

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Monreal, General Manager at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, thank you for your feedback, I'm glad you've enjoyed almost everything of your stay! As I said before our breakfast is complementary and you have a choice between 4 different's one, all served with coffee/tea, orange juice and fresh fruit, it's a very good deal! I'm surprised to hear that you had trouble with the hot water. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This trip was part winter break and the first post retirement trip. This place is absolutely the bomb, I found the staff and owners to be warm friendly. They were accommodating and the rooms were spot on. I would recommend this hotel to singles, couples and family's. I can't wait to return to have breakfast in the morning and then... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place. Super friendly staff and so attentive. Playa Samara surely has to be one of the best beaches too and it's right on your doorstep here. Lovely big airy rooms and nice bathrooms. Reasonably priced too! Thanks for the warm welcome guys Wish we could've stayed longer, highly recommended!

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Percé
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to stop for 4 or 5 nights and relax. We went to the tourist office. They found us the perfect place. The room is spacious, clean, a lot of light. The setting is ideal, very intimate, a small hotel a few minutes walk to the beach. The food exquisite, Above all, the staff is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's put it this way, after spending a few fantastic days at The Hideaway we went exploring down the coast for a week, when we got back our daughter ran in the front door and hugged the hotel staff at Hideaway. We really liked the other hotels we stayed at but The Hideaway definitely feels like home. It's very comfortable... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is neat and clean. The service is very good. The staff is very friendly and helpful. This is the second time I stay there, and I would definitely return. One of the advantages is that the beach is very close to the hotel (about 200 m). The restaurant menu could stand an improprement though.

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Seaford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a trip with my husband and three other friends and stayed at the Hideaway Hotel for three nights December 2015-January 2016. We had a very enjoyable and relaxing stay! I would book it again if I were planning on going back soon. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The bed was the most comfortable bed I have ever... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff are the most friendly and helpful that we have encountered at a hotel. Cannot say enough about their excellent service. This quaint hotel is in a quiet and secluded area near playa samara, and a short walk to playa carrillo. It's a bit of a hike to the restaurants in samara, but we... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are large, comfortable, and immaculate. We loved the location - a very quiet area, yet only a 1 minute walk to Playa Samara and a 5 minute walk to an even better beach, the Playa Carillo. We did take a leisurely 20-30 minute walk along the beach to the town of Samara, which was also a lot of... More 

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