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Hotel Samara Beach

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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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment my group of Boy Scouts walked in the door we were treated warmly by the hotel manager Carlinna. We had arrived a little early and wanted to settle into our rooms but the some rooms were not ready. Within 10 minutes, we were in rooms and off to the beach. Carlinna even went out of here way... More 

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

Dear Mark & Boy Scouts 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. Thank you and we will be more than glad to have you with us again on your next visit in Samara... More 

Daintree Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were always friendly and helpful. The location in perfect; close to amenities and beach. The pool was a nice touch to cool down. The hotel rooms are spacious, simple and clean. The lovely Breakfast s served overlooking the gardens and pool. A great way to start the day.

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

Dear Lynn Thank you very much for your comment; we are really happy your overall experience was so great, we will definitely are going to keep up your expectations on your next visit. PURA VIDA from Samara Beach,your beach in Costa Rica Sincerely Carolina Álvarez Garay Gerente de Operaciones Hotel Samara Beach More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
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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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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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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
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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 

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