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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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3km South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for a week at this beautiful place. Staff were so accommodating. We fished while we were staying there, caught many fish which our chef gladly prepared for us on several occasions . We highly recommend this resort. Only reason we give 4 instead of 5 stars is that there is not much happening after 8pm. Depending on your travel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay. The staff and guides are very friendly and attentive. I loved the beach. We stayed in the family villa and had a front door view of the ocean, it was amazing! The sunsets are divine, the pool area is great. It really is a nice place to stay with good people all around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As 3 decades vegetarians my wife and I usually have hard times with food, but here we found Randall, great guy great veg cook. Staff was very concern about clients. Thanks for an excellent time at this resort.

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Bedminster, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought 6 of my family to Samara for a few days and truly enjoyed our villa and the view of the ocean. The place was clean, breakfast included was delicious and the view was,specatular. Calm ocean, large swimming pool and we all enjoyed our time there.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this hotel as part of a Monkey Tours package, and I was anxious about some of the negative reviews. I have nothing negative to say about this establishment, and was very satisfied with what we experienced. We stayed in one of the standard garden rooms. It was clean and recently upgraded...with everything we'd need. The air conditioner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We came for the end of our tour. Nothing posh but just fine. It could use a deep clean but sheets and bathroom are clean. We upgraded to 1 bedroom villa with ocean view. It it large with full kitchen, sitting area, patio, and hammock - just steps from the beach. Air conditioning in bedroom only and no tv. Food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This hotel seems to have peaked long ago, beach seems ideal for small children. The entire area could use better grounds keeping and the facilities a face lift. The fitness center is three aerobic machines and a broken universal machine. Breakfast was adequate but not much more.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were here at the end of a Costa Rica tour and couldn't have been happier with our final beach destination. We upgraded to an ocean view room and were absolutely thrilled with what we got. Our villa had two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a living room but best of all was the 'double-decker' deck with two hammocks! I spent... More 

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed at this hotel in June 2015... It was very nice. We upgraded to the ocean view and it was definitely with it! The only issue we had was that there was a bat in our room when we got there... The staff immediately took care of it and everything was great from then going forward. Would definitely recommend... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I stayed at Villas Playa Samara about a years ago while passing through Costa Rica, and it was great. The hotel is right next to the water, and it is a beautiful place with a great staff. I really loved just lounging at the poolside bar all day. I would definately recommend the hotel :)

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