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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

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Camino Playa Buenavista, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We came here after having read the reviews and it is indeed as good, or even better as expected. The hosts are very friendly and helpful and provided us with a lot of useful information. The room was simple, spacious and clean. And we really enjoyed the pool. (If you're fed up with the sea water). It is a 10m... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience at Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge. The room was comfortable and clean. The horses and the farm behind our room were magnificent to see. The monkeys hanging around the hotel were quite a sight. The wifi worked well. The swimming pool was refreshing and clean. The service was excellent. Breakfast was delicious. Decent walking distance to the... More 

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2 Thank MannyManolis
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is nice, the staff is friendly, but the rooms are a bit old, although reasonably well maintained. The wifi wasn't working properly and the farm behind the hotel makes a lot of noise in the morning. The pool is great and the location too.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Experience: My stay was short, only 2 nights but I got a sense that this can be a great hotel to visit again in the future. My experience was very good, the staff is simply incredible (French-owned I believe) and a plus for me, was the location. Away from downtown Samara which can be loud at nights. Still, a 3-5min... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We had a really great time! Two of my friends and I are all college students on a budget that wanted a nice place to stay for the weekend, and this was a reasonably priced place. I have nothing bad to say about this hotel at all. Very friendly staff, extremely clean rooms and pool area and the breakfast was... More 

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Clemson, SC
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98 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was the cheapest hotel we stayed at on our trip, but we enjoyed our stay. My family got two rooms at this hotel since it was so cheap. The WiFi was stronger than we had in most hotels in Costa Rica. It was nice to relax by the pool. Our rooms were clean, the staff was very friendly. The... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

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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54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 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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61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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Saskatoon
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48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 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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