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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

on the road from Samara to Carrillo | 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Jose
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although the section of beach that this hotel is a short walk from was not one of our favorites, the small and very nice Hideaway Hotel was wonderful and just a short drive into the town of Samara. The rooms were unbelievably spacious, the AC reliable and the staff was warm and welcoming. It is a small hotel that feels... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked our stay based on TripAdvisor reviews and am happy to say that staying here did not disappoint. Our extended family stayed in two different rooms and we were a short walk (20 steps) away from one another. We enjoyed the clean rooms that surround the pool and, as others have said, felt like we were practically the only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Hideway Hotel. Beautiful and confortable bedroom and places in the hotel; friendly and efficient staff; delicious food and tastefull icecreams...everything perfect!!! And near idilics beaches!

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Lausanne
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located near the beach but it has also a very nice pool. The rooms are very big and comfortable. The staff is so friendly and helpful. We really appreciated it. I warmly recommend this place.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. Martina and Brian made our stay so easy. They gave us advise on great restaurants and fun things to do,and even made us amazing mango margaritas. The room had a comfortable big bed and very clean. The main beach was a bit of a walk (20-40 min) but very beautiful beach walk. There was also a closer beach... More

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay here. The location, south of Samara beach and away from any crowds was wonderful. The facility was first rate, clean and very comfortable. The meals prepared on site were fantastic - great chocolate milk shakes! The pool and grounds are very nice, relaxing - it is a small hotel with large hotel amenities. The staff was... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a great stay around Arenal, we made our way to the Hideaway and Samara Beach. The Hideaway is a little gem of a hotel about a one minute walk from the beach. While I was initially disappointed with the actual beach, Martina quickly allayed any concerns by telling us about the other beaches, as well as all of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I picked this hotel after seeing the reviews on tripadvisor. I wanted a romantic getaway. Overall, the hotel did not disappoint. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay and would return. When we checked in we were the only guests for two days!!! What a great feeling to be catered too and we had the entire hotel staff to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After reading all of the wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor I decided to book 4 nights at the Hideaway. Although the grounds and pool area were beautiful and well maintained our room was a bit dated, I am not sure how the Hideaway is rated #1 in Samara. The breakfast was good and we did eat one dinner there which... More

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

Thanks for the feedback. We’re glad that you enjoyed the homemade ice-cream & brownies so much. Doug & I developed those recipes, and trained our staff to make them, so you did encounter us through the tasty desserts. We are spending some time with our families in the United States---can’t be in two places at once! Martina is a wonderful... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We found the rooms to be quite spacious with large well lit bathroom and were clean, although there was a faint disagreeable odor our first day (time to change brands of bathroom cleaning solution?). The large porch/deck for each room is a nice touch and was a comfortable place to hang out and watch the monkeys and birds in the... More

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Address: on the road from Samara to Carrillo | 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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