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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 May 17, 2014
Andrandra Bucharest, Romania
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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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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3 helpful votes 3 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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

Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

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Address: Main St, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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