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Rancho De La Playa

50 M Al Sur Al la Iglesia Evangelista | OR 50 M south to the Evangelical Church, Playa Samara NA, Costa Rica
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Rancho De La Playa
Ranked #10 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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English first
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The rooms were clean and the staff nice and friendly. While it's not on the beach, it's about a block away and it's in a good location for the price and in walking distance to everything in samara. I would stay here again.

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Bedrooms very clean and big, swimming pool very cool and people friendly and helpful. Food is good, cocktails excellents ! The plan was to stay 3 nights but we are there since 10days now and we dont regret it. If you'r lucky you might see and heard monkeys in the yard..

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Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed one night in this nice little hotel in Samara, with a quaint setting, and all of the features one really needs. We were very pleased with the accommodations, and they served a great breakfast in the morning at a discount if you pre-ordered the day before. Megan was super friendly and over-the-top helpful in getting everything we needed,... More

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I go to Rancho every Saturday night for live music and it is always bustling with people. The operator of the place, Megan is really good at her job and is a wonderful person. She always takes time out of her day to ask about how you are doing. She keeps good conversation going while the food is being made... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Undoubtedly the best combination of delicious food, awesome live music, dancing, and the best damn staff in ALL the Americas you'll come across in your travels. Beautiful, fun people make you feel right at home at this gorgeous outdoor space where you can play ping pong, take a dip in the pool, dance the night away, or just chill out... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

what can i say....the service is fantastic. live music 3 nites a week, excellent and attractive bartenders,nice hotel owners(super), food cooked with love, pool, pingpong. they will arrange anything you need or direct you to someone who can. i cannot say enough about this place!!! stayed there twice and certainly will again. bless and love for everyone there!!!!!!!!!!!

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Good food + live music + amazing staff = place to be! Rancho on a Saturday night brings all types of people to experience a great time with their open mic night. Milo starts things off and jumps in and joins other who want to share the stage and their talents. AND lots of great talent from all around the... More

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I don´t normally write reviews but my week long visit to rancho de la playa was awesome! the food we had was prepared with love and always to an excellent condition and the staff were always happy to make exceptions and run over time if needed. the live music I heard was extemely diverse and always a chance to dance... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Second time visiting the Rancho - just as good as the first. Megan and the other beautiful bar crew keep the drinks appearing as if they were being fast-track couriered. The food they deliver is tasty to say the least - Costa Rican dishes, Italian, lobster, whatever! The crowd here is extremely friendly - no difficulty in striking up a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Like the title says it, I liked the room but not the shared bathroom. We had to take a room with a shared bathroom because there was no other availability during the weekend in high season (January). Room was nice with the wood flooring, comfortable bed, a little hot with only a fan but I slept good. The problem was... More

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Address: 50 M Al Sur Al la Iglesia Evangelista | OR 50 M south to the Evangelical Church, Playa Samara NA, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara #9 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful hotel located in the center of Samara and a block away from the safest and most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. We offer a variety of rooms to meet your travel needs with wonderful accommodations. Enjoy a cocktail poolside, surf our free high speed internet, enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the hotel and let us arrange a variety of tours for you during your stay. We speak English, Italian, and Spanish.Come enjoy.... Comfortable rooms with double size beds, Private bathrooms, Refrigerators, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Pool in a tropical garden with frius trees, Possible Transport to / from Airport, Laundry service, Parking, Free Internet WiFi ... more   less 
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