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Samara Palm Lodge

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250 mts del Banco Nacional oeste | Rio Lagarto, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time - it's a very well maintained place, the pool is great and Brigitte is super friendly and helpful. It's a perfect starting point for many activities, located ideally close to the center of Samara. We had the family room (traveling with two young children) which was great since it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights - I would have been happy if it were longer! The pool and gardens are simply beautiful and the rooms are light and airy, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. Breakfast is an extra charge but lovely to have the option and the European breakfast offered makes a refreshing change after we had eaten lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for the third time in three years. We took adjacent rooms on the second floor--my wife and I shared a room, our daughter and a friend next door. Wonderful simple accommodations that allowed the four of us to share a vacation while providing each some some privacy. The pool is wonderful, and the outdoor shower is great for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a family of 4 with two kids of 5 years and 8 years in Samara Palm Lodge. Before and during Brigitte and her husband helped us with useful information about transportation, recommendations for other places in Costa Rica and made our stay in general very pleasing and relaxing. The rooms are stylishly decorated in a simple way and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Hosted by Lothar and Brigitte, the Samara Palm Lodge provided us with warm hospitality and cultural authenticity to the local area. The lodge is located just outside the center of town providing a quiet and peaceful setting. We could take a short walk or bike ride to nearby shopping, restaurants, and beautiful beaches. The two-story 8 unit structure revolves around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This was our second trip to Costa Rica, we decided to stay in Samara at Samara Palm for the entire trip. Great location to be away from the main street bustle, yet only a 5 minute walk to town/beach. Along the way you pass restaurants, grocery store, and the bank. Brigitte & Lothar have turned this little inn into a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Great 3 night stay in Samara. Shared space includes tables, outdoor shower, pool and an 'honesty bar' (fridge with drinks, mark what you take). comfortable rooms with AC. Very clean and well maintained. 5-7 min walk to centre of town/beach, we appreciated being away from the action. Very safe walk. Brigitte was a fantastic host!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here. It was very relaxed and quiet, but not too far from the main area and beach and Lothar and Brigitte were very helpful with any questions that we had (as first-time travellers to Costa Rica)! The grounds and breakfast were great, as well. Would happily return. Many thanks! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at Samara Palm Lodge two out of the four times I've been to Samara, and I plan to stay again during my next visit. Amazingly friendly and educated staff & I always meet great people who are also enjoying their stay. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Stayed here in July for the first time. This was our second time in Samara and were lucky to find this gem. A calm place with a great feel. We got the family room above reception, with AC. It was very spacious and comfortable. One of the days we ended with a flat tire, Lothar helped us put on the... More 

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