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Rancho De La Playa

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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
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is like a combination hotel and hostel, it has aspects of each. There are private rooms but there are also a few dorm style rooms. When the place got full for the weekend, the ratio of people to bathrooms was not good. But it isn't that big a deal to have to wait for the bathroom or shower.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was with my husband, we stay just one night, however, we can did chech in earlier( the room was available) so we can enjoy more time in the hotel. Definitely recommended, very clean, the staff is very nice , Roberto the Owner is Italian, the hotel in general is so fresh despide of is very close to the beach.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was with my husband, we stay just one night, however, we can did chech in earlier( the room was available) so we can enjoy more time in the hotel. Definitely recommended, very clean, the staff is very nice , Roberto the Owner is Italian, the hotel in general is so fresh despide of is very close to the beach.... More 

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Capitola, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

You basically don't get much for your money in Costa Rica, and especially on the beach. This hotel is probably better than most. Our first room for 2 days was a double with private bath. It was small, with a small window and the bathroom shower barely worked. Air con was fine and everything was clean - but they don't... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The owner and concierge/bar staff were very nice. They were great with suggestions about places to go in Samara. The hotel lobby/lounge/bar had a cool atmosphere, with a mix of hammocks, a pool, a small bar, a ping pong table, and lots of places to sit and get out of the hot sun when needed. The live music and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Since we started planning this vacation, Roberto has been emailing me and setting things up and continued to do so while we were there. He is the best! He lined up a shuttle to come get us at the airport, he lined up our horse ride and zip lining. Everything went smoothly. At their restaurant the have the best homemade... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ok where do i start? My wife and i on a last minute thing decided to take a quit getaway with our 6 year old, so we found this place online and thought that the price was great and the pictures looked good to. We where gonna stay for 3 nights and could only stand 1. The sheets stank like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

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
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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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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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