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Lodge Las Ranas

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800 mts al Oeste del Cruce de Cangrejal | Box 24, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in February 2015, 5 nights. Lodge las ranas was a delight from the moment we arrived. We were greeted by the superb Walter who checked us in and thoroughly explained all the features of the hotel unlike any other of our 4 week journey. We also met the owner, Cody who was extremely friendly & knowledgeable. He also happily... More 

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Kelowna B.C.
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights in this beautiful place. Situated on a mountain side about 3 miles from Samara beach. The villas are on the mountain side in tiers with some stairs down the hill to each one. They have a small pool and a view of the ocean. A breakfast is included which is first class. If you are lucky... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were extremely impressed with our 2 night stay at Lodge Las Ranas in Playa Sámara. Our expectations were exceeded and if I have ever had a perfect hotel stay, this was it. The hotel sits atop a hill outside of town. We had an incredible view from our room toward Playa Samara. The pool and breakfast area also had... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our first visit to CR. We spent 2 weeks travelling the country and stayed in 7 hotels. Las Ranas was the best place to stay by far. A lovely peaceful location and Howler Monkeys in the trees by our balcony. Very helpful staff, especially Walther ! Only 15 mins drive is the best beach we found in CR. You have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We just got done with our honeymoon in Costa Rica. While we had fun everywhere we went, Lodge Los Ranas was by far the best memories we will take with us. I don't usually go in for reviews unless something is incredible, and this place was that. After a bit of a drive on a dirt road we didn't know... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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74 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

On top of a steep hill this cosy hotel has a splendid location. It is an oasis of tranquility. The only sounds come from the birds and a family of monkeys that live nearby. The breakfast is delicous. The service is excellent. The rooms are not to spacous but have all you need. There is no restaurant but in Samara... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Near enough to Samara to be convenient, but far away enough to feel quiet and relaxed, Las Renas is a great value lodge with all the facilities of somewhere far more expensive. Great rooms with thoughtful attention to detail, gorgeous sunset views, excellent pool and friendly staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. A memorable stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

A small out of the way resort. Out of the town with a great view of the ocean and wildlife. Howler monkeys, colorful squirrels, coatis, and several birds we're eating flowers right outside our balcony. It was great to escape the bustle of the small beach town to the relaxing environment at Las Ranas. It is a short Taxi from... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We liked this place a lot. The hot breakfast comes with a generous serving of fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee or tea. Room and bathroom were really clean and staff were welcoming. We didn't use the pool because we were only there for a night, but it looked very clean and welcoming!

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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is an absolute gem. Cory and his mother, who are the owners of the place were absolutely wonderful. My husband and I came in very late one night and she very graciously waited for us at reception when many other hotels in the area were closed for the night. The grounds are immaculately kept. The room was spacious... More 

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