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2.5 of 5 Inn   |   Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Samara Tree House Inn
Ranked #7 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On the beach and in the center of Samara. Perfect! Great view. We stayed here with two adults and two teenagers ( 14 and 16). The apartment is somewhat small for 4 people, but okay. Especially since the space under the apartment is perfect with hammocks and a table and an outdoor shower. Nice beach as well, waves are nice,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just completed a two night stay at the tree house inn. You cannot beat the view and the location. Right on the beautiful in tranquil samara beach. Unfortunately, that is where the charm ends. After reading the reviews, we were very saddened by the service and the interior of the accommodations. We often had to wait for staff to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Samara having alternative accommodation booked but after a nightmare situation with this, found ourselves walking through the town at night trying to find an alternative. We were extremely lucky that there was one room free at the Treehouse Inn for the length of our stay and were made to feel very well by the night porter Victor.... More

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Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our trip, we traveled to Arenal, Samara and Montezuma. Samara and the Tree House Inn was very best and most memorable part of our trip, hands down. In fact, it is the one place we have already discussed coming back to. We would stay no other place than at the Samara Tree House Inn, as no other hotel in... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We got a slightly cool welcome, but were allowed to check in a few hours early in the poolside cabin (to the left of the entrance). The service from the staff thereafter was excellent. We had some trouble with the toilet, which needed some careful attention to avoid flooding. Also, the breakfasts were underwhelming for the price range of the... More

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New London, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The moment we pulled up, I knew this was someplace truly special. Four rough hewn "tree houses" on stilts overlook the ocean, a small pool perfect for dipping, and an additional suite that was a welcoming chill chamber after a day in the sun. We loved everything about this place. Breakfast each morning was delicious and coffee was generous. The... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We loved Samara and this spot: right on the beach, great coffee and breakfast, clean rooms, beautiful and well maintained buildings. Spacious and gorgeous. The outdoor patio areas for each room really surprised us - quite a luxury. We walked all over town and were pleased at how many restaurants were right down the beach, which is great for swimming... More

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed at Samara Tree house Inn with a group of 7 friends. The staff is absolutely incredible at this place. Francesca goes above and beyond to make sure everyone is having a great time. Pool is nice and you will find crabs jumping into it every night. Staff cleans them out every morning. There are bugs everywhere but its... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were in paradise! The stuff is AMAZING and very polite! I was sting by a stingray and everyone was so nice running to help me! I didn't feel helpless for a sec! We ended up laughing about it! We cherished every moment! The view from the top house is the best thing you can have! The ground room it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed here June 25-27 then tried tamarindo, hated it and luckily they had a room available so I stayed here the 28-30. Absolutely beautiful place, great beach, the hotel staff was so friendly and helpful. I will stay here every time I'm in samara, which will be very soon! Thank you guys so much for an amazing vacation.

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Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Samara Tree House Inn 2.5*
Also Known As:
Samara Tree House Hotel Playa Samara

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Welcome to the Samara Tree House Inn. We offer six luxury tree house style apartments right in the heart of Samara Village. We are located directly ON the beach and in the middle of town, close to numerous activities, shops and restaurants, including surf rentals and lessons next door. These charming tropical hardwood units all have WiFi and are situated amongst beautiful tropical gardens and an idyllic pool with a shallow area for sun tanning while partly submerged in the water. Wake up every morning to breakfast, the sound of the waves, and the cool breeze of the ocean. Don’t walk by and wish you had stayed here. DO stay here! ... more   less 
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