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Hotel Giada

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Beek en Donk, The Netherlands
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19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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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 2 weeks ago

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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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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giorgio c, Gerente at Hotel Giada, responded to this review
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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 

Bellevue, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Staff were great. Restaurant was good with a fine breakfast. Clean and good location. Only a few blocks to beach. Street noise was an issue were my room was located. The room was dark and nothing fancy but you're at the beach all day anyway.

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

It was a pleasure to have them visiting our Hotel. We hope to visit again soon!! More 

Lac Sainte-Marie, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very nice hotel, with a beautiful courtyard pool.Excellent value.Short walk to the beach.Good breakfast.We will definitely stay here again.Samara is a great area to visit. Rob and Marion Lac Ste Marie,Qc

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

It was a pleasure to serve you. Will always be welcome at Hotel Giada!! More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Hotel is close to Playa Samara, less than 5min walk. Good location. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. Pizza at the hotel restaurant is tasty. Pool is nice, but a bit small. Worth value of the money.

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

Thanks for your Positive comments. We hope you can visit us again soon!! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights over Christmas. The breakfast was great, good value for the money. The room was very nice. It had a balcony overlooking the pool. There were a few insects in the room which didn't bother us much.

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

We regret what happened with bugs, there are times when this is unavoidable. however this will always be welcome to your Hotel, we are to serve!! More 

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