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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

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Camino Playa Buenavista, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
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Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter (then 12) and I stayed here last year and absolutely loved it. Loved the salt water pool, the restaurant with a different menu each night and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The owners were also very friendly and on top of things. One afternoon the woman owner motion for me to follow her to the... More 

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Nice, France
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This hotel is held by a French couple who are both charming, with good taste, and ruthless organizers. The result is an oasis of cleanliness, peace, calm and good food, tucked among trees and fields just one km from downtown Playa Samara. Good WiFi coverage.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband & I spent one night here & wished we had of had time to stay longer! The owners, along with their delightful little girl are wonderful hosts, as are their staff. The hotel is in the countryside outside of Samara, very peaceful, with a pasture of cows behind it & the crowing of roosters & sounds of tropical... More 

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5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We really enjoyed our time at this great little hotel. It was quiet and very nicely maintained. The grounds were very nice, pool area was great! The restaurant was good as well. It is owned by a French couple who were awesome - very helpful and always friendly... We liked being out of town and found the walk into Samara... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights at this quaint hotel in Samara. The staff are very friendly and the pool is refreshing and clean. It is about a 10 min walk to Samara beach and 25 min walk to Buena Vista beach and 20 min to town. They will help you rent bicycles for $10/days $25/week, which makes getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights in Jan 15. We had a poolside room which was very comfortable and always kept clean. There was a fan and air conditioning in the room if you want to use it. The pool was kept spotless and was refreshing after a day out at the beach. Quiet location but some way out of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Everyone at the hotel was friendly and hospitable. The room was comfortable and clean, though I wonder if anything could be done about the ants in the bathroom. The pool and the restaurant area are great. The walk to the beach is quite long -- 20-25 min to Main Street in Samara -- and I'm not sure I would do... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I loved staying in this hotel! The people are awesome here- A lovely family owns this place- Clémence is a great host and the staff including Paula and Alfredo were all so very hospitable and welcoming. The location is great- close to Playa Buena Vista and Playa Samara, rooms are comfortable. The pool is great to cool... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Clemence,her husband and staff including Alfredo and Paula were all so very hospitable and welcoming. The rooms were clean and the pool lovely. Wifi not from our room so had to go by the pool which wasn't a problem. Food in the restaurant is all fresh so varies every day and was excellent. Even the gardener and the nightwatchman were... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A real gem! The lodge is a run by a very nice french family. And most of the guests here are french or french Canadian, which made this stay feel like a little bit of Europe in CR. But rest assured both English and Spanish are also spoken here. While the room are not spacious, they are very clean and... More 

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