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150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
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Tico Adventure Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the lodge for six nights. Our house, Casa del sol, was brilliant for a teenager family with three bedrooms and a very nice porch close to the pool where you could spend hours reading, playing cards or just lookin at the odd lizards, humming birds and even howler monkeys coming by. A large kitchen and a... More 

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Mountville, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully landscaped hotel central to town and beach. Beach is a short 5 minute walk down hill (which means uphill on way back!) The road is busy, but our room was down in a grove, so we did not hear it when sleeping. Great reception service; very friendly. Nice pool. Great price; we opted for a non-a/c room and wish... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get what you pay for: We spent 6 nights at Tico Lodge in their studio apartment starting on January 2, 2015. The good: - friendly staff, especially the cleaning ladies - 5 mn walk from town and beach - average $88 per night including tax - fully functional kitchen - gorgeous wood construction The needs improvement: - A/C broke... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed in the tree top apartment recently. Everyone working at the lodge were very friendly and helpful. There's a nice international vibe to the place and the pool was fun for the kids. Only downside is the location next to the major road passing around Samara. Tons of loud trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. We were there during a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

we spent 3 nights in Samara and stayed at the Tico Lodge. It's definitly a must, a few steps from the beach, surrounded by tree ans it has a wonderful pool. Really cheap for the room and we liked everything about this hotel. The owner, Chris is so nice!

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed here in the wet season but still had a fantastically relaxing time. Janice who owns the lodge could not have been more welcoming and helpful- my daughters adored her and even went with her on nightly walks with her three legged dog Congo. The staff arranged a whale watching trip and we organised a night turtle watching tour,... More 

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Halifax, NS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My sister and I had originally been booked at another hotel in Playa Samra, but at a brief look, decided it wasn't for us. With Samara being so small, we set out to find a better suited place.While Tico Adventure Lodge is not directly on the beach, it is a short block away. We loved it right away, and could... More 

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I recently stayed in the treetop cabin with three friends from school. There are 3 bedrooms including one loft with 2 single beds. The other two rooms have double beds. There is a kitchen, a wraparound deck, including a very large seating area with tables, chairs, and a hammock. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful for local information. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After a great, but exhausting trip through Costa Rica, me, my sister and a friend were in for some relaxation at Samara. We went searching for a hotel for a reasonable price and ended up at the Tico Adventure Lodge. The staff and in particular the manager Chris, were always there for us when we needed anything. Needless to say... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I'm a grad student staying in Costa Rica for three months, so I'm on a tight budget when it comes to travelling the region. Several of my friends recommended the Tico Adventure Lodge when I mentioned that I wanted to spend a few days in Samara. I loved the place--the rooms are clean and simple (I sprang for the AC... More 

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Additional Information about Tico Adventure Lodge

Address: 150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Tico Adventure Hotel Playa Samara

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