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Hotel Samara Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 metros oeste Banco Nacional | Playa Samara, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Ranked #9 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roeselare, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel limited to the basics, but very clean. Hotel staff is very friendly. We especially enjoyed the quiet environment and the swimming pool. The town center with several restaurants is 10 min away.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days in Samara Inn. Super hotel. We used the swimming pool at least two times daily. Also for a short night swim after dinner. Important: super clean. Bonus: staff is very helpfull. Drove me to the ATM at night (and back) when I needed money. Helped us with snorkling, surfing and horse riding activities. App 10 minutes... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This was our fourth stay in Samara Inn. We stayed for nine nights. The place is clean, chic and close to the center of town. The staff is courteous and are attentive to our needs. No one bothers us and just let us enjoy our stay. The breakfast, included in the price of the stay, is great. There are four... More

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Prince George
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in March. The manager-ess was quite abusive to her staff. Very concerning. The rooms are small and were not cleaned properly. Location is good, a short walk from the village center. Food in restaurant was good Not convinced we would stay there again

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Wilmington, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We enjoyed one night at the Hotel Samara Inn. Large room, fun pool with fun people and good breakfast all at a reasonable price made it a good deal. A morning walk down a long road to the beach past a tree full of howler monkeys made the good deal very special.

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London, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We just came back from having a delicious dinner in the restaurant at the Samara Inn...it is an upscale boutique hotel specializing in seafood. I had the dorado with garlic, salad and veggies, and my husband had the jumbo shrimp. Delicious meal...including a glass of Chilean wine, our bill came to $38 all in. We will definitely come back.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Large rooms, good beds, clean small pool. Breakfast is really nothing special. Toast and eggs. It is locTed 10 minute walk from samara town and 5 min walk to the beach For the price you pay I really expected more. Friendly and attentive staff though!!!

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Vienna, Austria
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Pros: + nice pool area with massage nozzles + really fair price + freshly prepared delicous breakfast (chose between 4 styles) + very comfortable bed with pleasent pillow + modern a/c which you can switch silent + friendly, english speaking staff + modern and friendly room Cons: - we did not get new towels because 1 towel was not on... More

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Tijuana, Mexico
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We switched to this hotel after a bad hotel experience and we loved it! The rooms are very clean with comfy beds, the breakfast was very delicious. The pool was the best part, great for relaxing in all day if you want. The hotel is not in the center of town, but it's only about 7 min walk with a... More

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

To start im surprised by some of the negative reviews. Rooms are clean and comfortable, linens like new, ac tv, very cool architecture with lots a glass letting light in from every angle. Free breaky very good, unlimited coffees. Pool small but deep and does the trick. Safe secure parking with night watchmen on door. Very reasonable with great views... More

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Address: 500 metros oeste Banco Nacional | Playa Samara, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Samara Inn 3*
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At Samara Inn we are pleased to host you and to provide you with great place to stay in this natural paradise.14 charmining rooms with a/c, cable tv,hot water, private bath and balcony. Everythings there is for your comfortable and pleasant stay ... more   less 
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