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Fenix Hotel - On The Beach

100 Mts Sur de Pulperia Stephanie | Samara de Nicoya, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

Our family including 2 small children (3 and 5) spent a week at the Fenix Hotel and we had a wonderful time. The pool was the highlight for the kids! It is is a great location and Phyllis and Bill were always there if we needed anything. The little supermarket down the road was well stocked so we didn't have... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

The september visit was wonderful. The room was great, has a micro wave,electric countertop stove,coffee maker refrigerator, all the utinsils needed and AC. Great indoor area. The outside area was fantastic. Swimming pool just outside the door a few feet past that and you are in a tropical setting cold drinks available , Large trees to lay under or set... More

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Fenix_Samara, General Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The Beach, responded to this review

We are honored when a guest returns to visit our "little piece of paradise". Thank you for staying with us again. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

The most relaxing week we had in Costa Rica. Bill and Phylis did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. We're looking forward to a return visit next year. Great spot to view the sunset!

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

We had a wonderful two weeks in Samara at Fenix on the Beach. We stayed in the one upgrade suite with a very nice kitchen, air conditioning, and super comfy bed. The room was exactly as described. The small size and location makes for a very layed back quiet vacation. It is an easy walk to town. The small dipping... More

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Fenix_Samara, General Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The Beach, responded to this review

We hope you do come back. You mentioned you always go to a different place on vacation. To consider returning to our hotel means we did our job well. Thank you for the compliment, and we are glad you enjoyed your two weeks here. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

Great hotel to stay at, excellent service and beach front. Quiet place to rest, nice beach and perfect ocean. My family really enjoyed the vacation at Fenix Hotel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

we have trusted trip advisor for many fantastic hotel recommendations over the past few years - nearly 20 different hotel stays - so when hotel fenix was' rated #4 with families in playa samara, costa rica' i was sure we were onto a good thing. wrong,wrong on so many levels...elderly greeter wheel chair bound in the filthy kitchen of the... More

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Fenix_Samara, Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The Beach, responded to this review

Not surprised to see this negative review. This woman showed up at our hotel with her arms crossed, mad, hungry and scowling. Not a good combination. She had a bumpy trip from Nosara. The airlines could not bring her luggage, and only allowed a carry-on from San Jose. Her total time here, including lunch and finding another room was around... More

Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

Really nice place, complemented by really nice hosts. The location is perfect right on the beach and the kitchens in the suites made it really easy and convenient for a longer stay. The beach was gorgeous and you're only a short walk from town. Highly recommended, this hotel will not dissapoint!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

The front door (several meters on a dirt road, past some very humble local houses) belies the pristine beauty of the back door...the unspoiled vistas of Playa Samara and the most unbelievable sunsets you have every seen. The small hotel (6 unique effeciency apartments/suites) is exceptionally clean and the freindly, on-site owners are ever present and working to make everyone... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

This is a wonderful, off-the-beaten track small hotel that you won't find driving the main road. You have to turn on a little dirt road that you have to ask about. There are only six suites, which are very clean and well-stocked, directly on a great beach. The rate is a reasonable $105 per night. The owners are very friendly... More

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2010

I recently stayed in the Fenix Hotel with my husband and a friend. There are not many places to stay in Samara that are actually on the beach, which is essential for me. Hotel Fenix was perfect. Super affordable (~$90/apt. and 4 people can fit in each apt.). Each apt. comes equipped with a full kitchen and refrigerator. There is... More

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Address: 100 Mts Sur de Pulperia Stephanie | Samara de Nicoya, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Number of rooms: 6
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