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Lodge Las Ranas

800 mts al Oeste del Cruce de Cangrejal | Box 24, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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    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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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very clean and rooms are confortable . The parking lot is very small witch means that if the hotel is full, there is not parking for everyone. The parking lot is also almost inside the pool. The reception is also very small and too near the pool. You wont have a place to stay outside your room.... More 

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Chicago
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23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is indeed a beautiful property with wonderful views, and opportunities for seeing monkeys and coatis up close and personal. The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. When our rental car died in the parking lot they helped us phone Hertz, then took responsibility for giving Hertz directions to the lodge, meeting with the repairman and supervising the... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My family and I were looking forward to stay at Lodge Las Ranas. It had good positive feedback from previous visitors. Although, we found an average place, no WiFi available (it was down for the 4 days we stayed), poor breakfast (no tasty), high rate, tiny rooms and no good location (2.5Kms away from Samara downtown in unpaved road). Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This lodge has no more than 10 rooms, and at 20 minutes walking distance from Samara. Nice clean abd modern rooms with a view over the ocean, the decorations of the furniture and bathroom are very nice. Choice of breakfast (pay extra for pancakes or american style) was oke. Nice staff wich gave us a welcome feeling!

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We loved Lodge Las Ranas. It is a beautiful lodge located about a 5 - 10 minute drive from Samara. The lodge is surrounded by jungle. The rooms are tastefully decorated and clean. A highlight for us was watching the howler monkeys play in the trees, right from our balcony. At first I was concerned that the Lodge was a... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Walter was very welcoming. He provided us with information and wine that we purchased by the pool each night. We rented a car so finding this location was tough. When you enter Samara go to the visitors center that is on the right side of the street for step by step directions if you don't have a gps. We saw... More 

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Millersville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

From the moment we drove up the driveway we were amazed. Everyone was so nice and helpful. We were welcomed by Walter who went above and beyond, talking to us, booking tours, calling restaurants, recommended places to visit. Pipin the wonderful groundskeeper (thank you for the coconut drink), Laura, Veronica and Paola. We met the owner Cody, very nice and... More 

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Warwick, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights on a second honeymoon trip to Costa Rica. We absolutely loved it. We ended up booking an additional night at the end of our trip after visiting Santa Theresa, to stay here the night before our flight out of Liberia, since it was only a 2 hour drive from Lodge Las... More 

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New Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Lodge Las Ranas wsas was my favorite hotel during our entire stay in Costa Rica - pictures do not do it justice. We had room 2, with an incredible panoramic view of Playa Samara and the rainforest. The canopy bed was comfortable and the room was beautifully decorated. Breakfast was good, very fresh fruit and good coffee. The staff were... More 

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Address: 800 mts al Oeste del Cruce de Cangrejal | Box 24, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Lodge Las Ranas Hotel Playa Samara
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#7 Family Hotel in Playa Samara

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