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Hotel Giada

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2.5 of 5
Main street, Playa Samara, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Look for this hotel if you ever visit Samara. Once you drive down a steep hill and you enter the town of Samara, the hotel is to your left. You will notice a street front restaurant. This restaurant serves the best cuisine in the entire country. Real Italian style pizza, amazing fresh fish, all kinds of seafood, authentic homemade Italian... More 

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Smyrna
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got here and the room was HOT. We turned on the air and left for 3 hours and it was just barely comfortable when we returned. The room was dark with minimal lighting. Breakfast does not start until 7 am so we were not able to get breakfast. We were on the front and the street noise was terrible.... More 

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Den Haag, Nederland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is easy to find and the reception was friendly, but that is about all the positive points I can give. The room was old and felt run-down. The door to the room did not lock properly. There were no extra pillows and the bed had no blanket, my girlfriend likes to sleep under a blanket and was very... More 

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Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This small hotel is located in the center of Samara. One thing I will never forget about it is the food, simply fantastic, truly addictive good food. You can have anything from local seafood specialties, to Italian cuisine and fantastic Pizza. Though not a luxury hotel, it is a beautiful and well maintained hotel, with a cozy atmosphere and gentle... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By basic I mean that we were hoping for hair dryer, fridge, coffee machine and wardrobe - none of which we got. But smashing friendly place, very clean and comfy, rooms set round two pools in gardens and perfect location on main street no more than 5 minutes' walk from everything including the beach. But the unassuming restaurant was the... More 

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We always try to give our guest a pleasant experience. We are pleased that you enjoyed our Italian dishes and hope to host you again if you ever come back to Samara. Best regards More 

Beek en Donk, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Giada hotel was not very special. Some of the staff were very unfriendly. We got room the famous room number 9, the most hottest place in Samara. The room is just above the pizzeria and the floor is really hot. Airco did what it had to do, we slept well enough. The manager offered us an other room for... More 

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review
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Giada, the hottest place in Samara. Les agradezco por quedarse en nuestro hotel. En estos días las temperaturas rondan los... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The hotel is well located, in the center of the Little beach community of Samara but also, at only 150 meters from the beach. One of the most outstanding aspects is the food. We probably can say that this little beach hotel sells some of the best authentic homemade Italian food out there, including the US and other countries we... More 

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Dear George, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Giada Hotel. We really appreciate that you loved our Italian menu. If you ever come back to Samara, it will be a pleasure to host you again. More 

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed here for a night when I first moved here and It was so nice to stay in a hotel that had a great bed, AC and hot water! The room was very comfortable. I was happy to "splurge" for the night and it's a good value for the price. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It's at... More 

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giorgio c, Gerente at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

To the staff of Hotel Giada always be a pleasure to serve you. It would be a pleasure if we could have him visit again!! More 

Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Nice restaurant and pool area. Rooms basic and slightly worn down but still decent. Short walk to the beach (perhaps 100 meters). Stayed at the Samara Inn as well which had a slightly more upscale feel to it but had a worse location so if I would visit Samara again I would have a hard time deciding which hotel to... More 

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giorgio c, Gerente at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Our Hotel is basic, but are always ready to serve you in the best way. It has been a pleasure to have had the opportunity to visit us!! More 

Citta della Pieve, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have spent two nights, at this really nice hotel.The room was very clean and bright with a private balcony overlooking one of the two swimming pool of the hotel. The bed was very large and comfortable and the bathroom was fully equipped with proper bathroom fittings as it should be always. Probably this depends on the fact that the... More 

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Para todo el Personal ha sido un placer poder servirles. Esperamos que puedan tener la oportunidad de visitarnos nuevamente algun... More 

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