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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 #10 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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
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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
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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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121 reviews 121 reviews
27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

my stay at samara inn hotel was excellent, new costruction with all the comfort , clean, professional stuff, good food and above all the best welcome was from the italian manager cristina that will arrange for you everything!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Nice location near beach walking distance to center. Mold in the room masked by air freshener. Grooty pool. Sweet breakfast staff- good breakfast offering, sweet people like this make CR a good place to go Could be better, with so little work. Did I mention the mold? Seems like there are peers in an area that is desirable as opposed... 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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Samara Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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