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Hotel Sol Samara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014
KG D Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
68 helpful votes 68 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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5 hotel reviews
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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Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

A couple of miles outside of town, at the end of a muddy road surrounded by local family houses and a few dogs! The actual hotel is great. Nice , clean, comfortable rooms with AC. No storage space and the pool is funky and tiny. However this is a small tourist level hotel and the staff are very friendly and... More

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london
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66 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Stated for one night. Location is a bit "out of the way" surrounded by some ramshackle properties and a drive away from the better beaches and the town. However room was clean and comfortable. Pool area is small and tired and chairs needed a clean. Breakfast options were pretty good. Average alue for the price

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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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