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Hotel Sol Samara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Based on the good reviews on this website we booked this hotel for 3 nights. It was however nothing like we had expected. The hotel looks nice from the outside but that is about all.. Our room was very small, there was not really any space for suitcases. The rooms are very noisy. You can practically hear everything, from neighbours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Even though the weather was not as good as we imagined, we had a great night in the hotel. The room was clean, and it has A/C. Nice bathroom with a different concept of architecture. Playa Carrillo is about 30 minutes if you decide to walk. The hotel include a typical breakfast and coffee.

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Zurich, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Last week I had the opportunity to visit this beautiful hotel in Samara. Because of my work I have had to visit many hotels in Costa Rica and owned them all I can say this is one of my favorites. Even being a small hotel it is very cozy, comfortable and ideal for a relaxing holiday. It has a community... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Sol Samara is just simply put, my favorite hotel; it has everything one needs and then some. It has real, friendly, welcoming ambience. Every time I go here, I feel I am one of the privileged ones to experience the real Costa Rica. Most tourists prefer to live right in the middle of the hustle and bustle, yet, some travelers,... More 

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Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Ok, maybe it has a little more than AC. It's clean too. But the beach closest to the hotel is terrible and it's a 30-40 minute walk to get close to any restaurants or a nicer part of the beach. Rooms felt a little cramped and the staff kept turning off the hot water, which meant you had to request... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Encouraged by TripAdvisor reviews of Hotel Sol Sámara, we tried to make a reservation with them. The man who answered my call -- Leo -- didn't seem too cordial or interested, but still was formal and answered all my questions. When I asked him to help me decide on the best weekend for us to visit by sharing his experience... More 

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Consuhotel, Director of Sales at Hotel Sol Samara, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your interest in our Hotel Sol Samara and thanks for your time bringing this comment to our attention. Leo and all of us sincerely apologize for giving this impression, since supporting our guest in every possible way and always provide the extra mile is our philosophy and what our reputation has being built on. Unfortunately... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We spent three days at Sol Samara and we had an amazing time. They have about 6 people working at this hotel and they all help with the cooking, room service, and the maintenance. Everything is clean and anything you need they will get it for you. The beach is just a few minutes away and you can purchase fresh... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great hotel, small, cozy, very clean and most relevant service and the personal attention. My wife and I stayed 2 nights and wanted to rest and try the costarican food and we did it at Sol Samara. We enjoyed great weather even though it is winter in Costa Rica;we enjoyed the beach juts 3 minutes from the hotel. We used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went to Costa Rica at the beginning of May. Staying at this Hotel was a delightful experience! It was within walking distance of of the beach and the staff was incredibly helpful. Leo the front desk guy not only gave us great recommendations to restaurants but he even managed to help us recover my cellphone after I accidentally left it... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Last week, I got married in Costa Rica and sol samara was the hotel that we stayed at for the 3 nights that we were at the beach. We chose the hotel because it was the closest to the beach without being out of our price range. I must say, that sol samara was the best hotel that we stayed... More 

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Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sol Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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