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Hotel Samara Beach

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main St, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #13 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Oromocto,NB
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I walked around town for 2 days prior to my girlfriend coming into town, and I can say without a doubt that the Hotel Samara Beach had the best balance of beautiful good energy room with good prices in the perfect location right near restaurants and the beach...plus we got breakfast! One of the employees Julio who greeted me, was... More

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

Dear Ms.Karuna, Thank you so much for your beautiful review and for recommending the Samara Beach Hotel, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will share your comments with all the staff. I am hopeful to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Martina More

Gimli, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Ended up at this hotel due to reservation error made at our original hotel of choice....totally my fault. Upon entering the grounds we immediately noticed how well kept the landscaping was and how inviting the pool appeared. Then we entered our room. On the plus side, the hotel is centrally located in the village, the A/C worked very well and... More

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

Dear Mr.Howard, thank you for taking the time to share your comments, I am so sorry if your experience with us was not impeccable. Our hotel was built almost 20 years ago but we do our best to keep it modern and clean! I sincerely hope to welcome you back in order to leave you with a better memory of... More

new york
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Samara Beach offers the best overall bang for the buck in Samara. Located in the center of town just steps from stores restaurants and the beach, the hotel's unique layout of rooms overlooking a beautifully landscaped courtyard and sparkling pool makes this our favorite hotel not only in Samara but out of the many many beach places and towns... More

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

Dear Sirs, thank you for your comments, we're so happy you've enjoyed your stay here and all the benefits of our hotel. We do our best every day to exceed the expectations of our customer Looking forward welcoming you at our property Kind regards Martina Sacchi More

Nimes France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is reasonably situated in the small cosy village. Personnel was nice. Setup was well made. Problem was that it was technically outdated. During the evening the dirt water from the room above came down into our bathroom! Also the water of the sink poured out on the bathroom floor! Breakfast was ok. Swimming pool nice.

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

Dear Mr.Theo, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am sorry about your latest experience at the Samara Beach and please be assured that this is certainly not representative of our hotel. I apologize if you had problem with the bathroom, I know our staff offered you immediatly another room and it seems that... More

New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This is a great spot. Have been here before. New AC units rock, staff super friendly and accommodating, pool refreshing after being hot in the sun. Really convenient to beach 1 block away. Zanate birds sing in trees, iguanas traipse across lawn, butterflies everywhere. Can hear howler monkeys some mornings. Palm trees in flower, bird nest in trellis near pool.... More

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

Dear Mrs Anita, thank you so much for this lovely review! I am glad that you loved your accommodation with us, We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Warm regards Doris Peart More

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I stayed here for one night during a ´work trip´ trough the country. I work for a travel agency so I have seen quite a lot of different hotels. This was one of the reasons also to come down to Samara. My first night was assigned in this hotel and I was pleasantly surprised! It is clearly not an upscale... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

spacious room air con, we found it comfortable and to sit looking out at the pool was nice. The breakfast was ok scrambled eggs and toast with jam the staff were great helpful. With the beach down the road it was great.

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Newberg, Oregon
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I stayed for 5 nights here while attending a language school. The room was large and had two double beds. I really appreciated the AC. Breakfast was included and was pretty basic. Scrambled eggs and hot dogs mascarading as sausages. Instead of juice, normally in abundance here, there was lukewarm weak Tang. The location is pretty nice, although no ocean... More

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Also Known As:
Samara Beach Hotel
Address: Main St, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #13 of 15 hotels in Playa Samara
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Samara Beach 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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