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Villas Pepitas

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Samara Beach., Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Villas Pepitas
Ranked #15 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's puzzling to read the poor reviews, which was not our experience at all. I think it would be helpful to get a view on the Playa Samara to put a context onto any lodgings here. It is very laid back, has a 2-mile sandy beach, and two surf schools. There is basically one rutted road in, which ends at... More

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Bern, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It`s very familiar. We felt like home @pepitas. Luca, the owner is a very nice man and when he`s around very helpful. There`s mostly Victor there. He`s the `manager`. Hey, he`s not speaking English, but hey you`re in CR so you should consider study some Spanish before you go there. We enjoyed talking to him and the nice cleaning ladies.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed here for one night, and it was great, besides having trouble with the ac. The staff definitely made me forget about the ac. Villa Pepitas is right next to everything in Samara, and the room is beautiful for the price. We paid $60 and got our own patio with hammock, a fully functional kitchen, awesome hot shower with... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our stay in Samara was supposed to be the highlight of our trip but it turned out bo be the opposite. Villas Pepitas is built right next to the street leading to another village - exactly where motorcycles and squats speed up and let their motors howl. The buildings have no isolation whatsoever so it was like sleeping on a... More

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I planned for a month stay but was cut short for 2 weeks awesome property, beautiful town small and happy place,, We got to know almost the whole town before we left Lucas the owner was wonderful and very helpful. the dryer was broken so clean towel were hard to get. air conditioner needed to be fixed 3 x had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Very nice property & welcoming staff but rooms were dingy, basic, very musty. The beds are old & thin and the pillows were clumps of cotton. The apartments are large but we can't imagine who would cook there with all the large ants crawling on the counters, floors and walls. The linens were crunchy from air drying. No WIFI. Breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

lovely lovely hotel, nice location, easy walk to the beach, unfortunately we opened our cutlery draw to a swam of ants about an inch long crawling over everything meaning that they didn't deep clean much. That said they came and dealt with it very quickly. There is a big ant farm on site. Don;t get too excited by the pool... More

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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was our second vacation to Samara and we selected Villa Pepitas because of its location and the amenities we were looking for in the price range we wanted to spend. It ticked off all the boxes: 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, AC and fans and a swimming pool. The location was great, closer to town without being in the middle... More

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Edmonton, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We rolled into Samara, dusty and exhausted, and began knocking on doors looking for a place to stay. Villas Pepitas was the first to have a vacancy. The price was a bit higher than we were hoping for at $100 a night, but we were too tired to care. The "room" was huge, more like a condo. Two bathrooms, two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

We passed 4 weeks at villas pepitas from november 27 until december 23 with our 2 little boys ans we was very happy. Victor at the gate was very nice with our two little boys, the owner Luca was also very nice !! Room ALWAYS clean, beautiful pool, very quiet place, perfect for a family. We go in Samara in... More

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Address: Samara Beach., Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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