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Samara Palm Lodge

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250 mts del Banco Nacional oeste | Rio Lagarto, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Samara Palm Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. Lovely rooms in a garden setting with a welcoming pool. Good breakfast available as an extra and well worth having. Easy walk into the town and to the beach. Lovely hosts very welcoming. Best place to stay in Samara.

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Inuvik, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Samara for just one night. This was a beautiful little hotel, a bit off the beaten path (ie. not right downtown, but not far). It was very nicely done, and there were special touches made by the proprietors like fresh flowers around the room and on the bed. I loved the idea of the Honesty Bar although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for one night, and had a wonderful, relaxing stay. The grounds and decor are beautiful, and the room was spotless. The pool was just a few steps away from our door. Unlike other posts, I didn't hear any traffic noise at all. The owners were very helpful. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Samara Palm Lodge. Brigitte and Lothar are wonderful hosts and nothing is too big an ask. The lodging itself is spacious and the pool area is a lovely retreat during the middle of the day when you want to escape the heat for a couple of hours. The honesty bar is a nice touch... More 

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Meaford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a place for one night before moving into our monthly house rental. We stayed at Sarama Palm and we were delighted with the accommodation. The hotel is friendly, clean and the pool was an added treat. We would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had to go back to Playa Samara after such a wonderful stay at the Samara Palm Lodge last year. Last time we had planned a few days and ended up staying longer. This time was for 6 nights to soak up the sun and completely relax at Samara Palm. As numerous other TA members have commented, the dedication and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights for our honeymoon. I cannot say enough good things about this place. It's a nice little place with a pool in the middle and great owners who are nice and care about their guests. The optional breakfast is great for only $9pp and an honesty bar which is nice if you don't want to... More 

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st paul mn
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed at Samara Palm Lodge for a week and enjoyed it very much. Clean, comfortable, nice pool and common area, and helpful owners. Good price too. As others have said, there is some street noise from the motorcycles, but it did not bother us.

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Planet Earth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Brigitte and Lothar run this very charming little hotel. Being the owners they really take care about their little gem. Every detail is neat and nicely decorated, spotless clean etc. etc. So they create a personal atmosphere where you not only feel welcome but home away from home! I was lucky enough to stay now for a second time at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Not at the fault of the airline, our luggage did not arrive with us. Due to traffic control issues in Panama, we barely made it to our connecting flight. We had to stand in line at the airport in Liberia to lodge our lost baggage claim. The line moved very slowly. As more time passed, I began to feel nervous... More 

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