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Hotel Samara Beach

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Main Street, Next to Alamo Rent A Car, Playa Samara 502035, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The staff was extremely pleasant and friendly. The location is perfect! Rooms were spacious and clean! Very convenient parking. Nothing fancy, but, a good value! Surrounded by great restaurants and a simple breakfast is included!

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations. We highly appreciate your comments, as is our way to improve different areas from our service. My apologies for the inconvenience you experience with the noise, we are currently working to avoid any future inconveniences. Thank you for your recommendations... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Located on the main street, 100m from the beach front. It is an acceptable motel style accommodation for a short break. Breakfast was OK with no other food service provided. Always such a shame that in a tropical country the only cold drink is a cordial rather than a real fresh juice. Room was reasonable and clean, with AC and... More 

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this glowing review from your client outing at Hotel Samara Beach Please accept our apologies. We will utilize your valued feedback to make improvements toward your point, and we appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention. We hope to see you, again when you visit Samara Beach, for another opportunity to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This place has an excellent location but that's all! It did not look secure enough, shower terrible the bathroom not nice at all. The breakfast was just ok, Internet was not working properly, the reception was closed after 8pm, and the bed and the pillows were not comfortable!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a no frills place. Rooms need to be updated! We had to change rooms on our second night, the AC wasn't working. We put our stuff In the safe and it was a 30 minute ordeal to get out belongings out of it as the key/mechanism that unlocked it broke. Water temperature and pressure in the shower was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Close to the ocean and a beautiful little garden with a pool. But other than that? No, this hotel isn't very good. On the other hand, when you are paying $50 for a dbl room, including breakfast, you can't ask for a lot. Breakfast is eggs and toast. But it looks like they serve pancakes if you ask for it.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The employees were great but I can't say much for the hotel My first night I I found a live crab swimming in the toilet and roaches in the room.They moved us to another room still more roaches. The pool had algae in it all week.The tv. was awful needless to say they will not see me again. .

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We've stayed there for 3 nights and it was perfect. Very clean, very welcoming, close to the very good part of the beach, very confi and the personal + the owner...GREAT. I recomand! We recomand ! ( 2 couples ) THANK YOU !!!

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DorisPeart, General Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

thank you for this nice review! More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

BEST HOTEL AT THIS LOCATION! In the center of the small town, and super super close to the beach! Well kept property, nice pool and open-air dining area/gazebo. Room was spacious with a king bed and double bed. WIFI did NOT work, and some other guests told us they could get it to work on some devices but not others.... More 

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DorisPeart, General Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Sarah and Terry, thank you for taking time to share your comments with us; After reading the review we immediatly send our technician to check the air conditioning, next time if something like this inhibited your sleep we will be very happy to change your room. Being in the centre of the town sometimes can be a little noisy... More 

Kingston, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We found this hotel last minute before arriving in Costa Rica. The location was great, right on the main st, which is quiet so no problems there, and it was a five minute walk to the beach. Breakfast was included and was a great first Tico style breakfast. The rooms were a good size, with AC which we really appreciated... More 

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Corner Brook, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We arrived in Samara with no hotel reservations and no exact plans on where to stay. After checking out a few hotels, we agreed that Hotel Samara Beach was the perfect spot for us. The staff was very friendly, the room was spotless (#20) and the location was perfect. The complimentary breakfast was delicious (coffee, juice, fruit, cereal, pancakes), and... More 

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DorisPeart, Front Office Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Young, thank you for your kind review, I'm really happy to read that you've loved your stay with us. I look forward welcoming you at the hotel and in Costa Rica Best regards Martina Sacchi More 

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