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Hotel Sol Samara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014
Puma12011 Kansas City, Missouri
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    4.5 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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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This hotel was decent and would have been a fine choice if it was located closer to the beach in Samara. It is not. It is a 10 minute drive to Playa Samara, and a five-minute drive to Playa Carrillo. The only beach that is walking distance is a very lousy stretch of beach with fishing boats coming and going.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We stayed at this hotel as a last minute arrangement. Luckily they had vacancy. This lovely hotel is just a 5 minute walk to beautiful Playa Samara. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful and gave us advice on where to go to see turtles nesting as it happened to be just at the end of the season (which... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Hotel was difficult to find because there is only a small sign at the end of the street and once you drive down the street, you have to look and look and look for it. Once you get there, it is a very nice place to stay. The rooms are clean, the food is excellent, and the staff is very... More 

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St. Andrews, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We were very pleased with our recent one-week stay at Hotel Sol Samara. After a lengthy and tiring day of air travel and connections, we arrived at Liberia Airport. Because we did not pre-arrange transportation, and it wasn't included in our booking, we had to find a way to get to the hotel, which was roughly 2½ hours away. One... More 

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St. Francis
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were not originally booked for this hotel - the Villas Playa Samara next door was overbooked so they sent us here. We were not happy with this initially because the Villas appears much nicer and is directly on the beach with the big pool, etc. But this turned out to be a gem. We were put into the 'Pura... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We loved staying here. It is a ways away from the town action. True, there is a short (about 3 minutes) walk to the Samara beach and one must pass a few local houses in disrepair, but the next door property (a large resort development) actually extends from the beach deeper than Sol Samara does. So, some of those staying... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our room was small, beds are firm, some people like firm so maybe that's good. Food ok in the restaurant, pancakes is the best choice or fruit plate. 5 minute walk to the beach, from the beach 30- 45 minute walk to town central (FYI, bring a flash light and find a marker you can see at night if you... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Overview: Food - pretty good, reasonably priced Rooms - very nice, clean, bright, little in the way of privacy Location - Way off the beaten path, but near a great low-key beach, you'll need to drive about 10 minutes to Samara Service - better than average. Nice place to stay, more suited to families in my opinion

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The hotel was very nice. Big and well equipped rooms, and decent breakfast. Service was excellent as well. The only negative was the location. It's not in the center of Playa Samara, and to go there, you definitely need to take the car. Also to go to the beach you need the car, unless you want to walk through a... 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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