We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 11 Golfito hotels

Hotel Samoa del Sur

You added Hotel Samoa del Sur to your Saves list
Km 1, Golfito, PUN, Costa Rica, Golfito 8201, Costa Rica
Hotel amenities
Hotel Samoa del Sur
Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Golfito
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Golfito
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

30 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Burleson, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant was awesome, as was the service throughout the hotel. They have a private marina which was very convenient for us and our fishing guide. The rooms were very roomy and clean, but the beds were a little hard for my tastes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

After a long trip from San Jose we were looking forward to some rest before taking off again in the morning. The deep base music of the bar continued late on into the Sunday night (actually until early Monday morning). Luckily we did have earplugs. The room may have been rustically nice at one time but deferred maintenance and poor... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with 2 more people for one night. It's a bit overpriced according to our findings on similar hotels but it's clean. A/C is noisy and the dogs won't stop barking. Food in the restaurant is ok, so you can eat there with no issues. For locals it might be a little overpriced, but still no problem. In... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
central america
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The bar is probably the best attribute of the Samoa....the rooms are overpriced and the food is only mediocre at best. There is plenty of shade so it a good place to go for a swim.during the daytime. Later at night evolves into more of a singles bar but beware of hustlers

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
60 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Located on the main road in Golfito, with ample parking, a large open air restaurant, pool, and spacious comfortable rooms. This hotel is just a little above my normal price point but it was raining cats and dogs when I got to Golfito and the taxi was able to pull up under the large restaurant so I could get my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Arlington, VA, USA
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

The rooms are clean, the staff is responsive and courteous, and shower has plenty of hot water. This hotel is intended to provide an option for the shoestring budgeter visiting Golfito and it does just that. The restaurant and bar area is much the same - good food, good service, pretty cheap. You're essentially paying a 1-star price for a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salt Lake City
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

The view, location and staff are very nice. The rooms are horrible. You can not turn on the fan independently of the lights and the AC works poorly. Finally we unscrewed the lightbulbs so we could have the fan on. Dogs were barking, the walls are so thin you could hear the TV next to us. The room is in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

This hotel is the best place to stay at this region. The location is beautiful. It faces the sea. There is a nice swimming pool at this hotel which offers a perfect relaxing time while you are here. The environment is completely peaceful. You have a feeling of safety while you are at this serene place. The food is excellent.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Jose
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

If you travel to Golfito to shop at the Duty Free Deposit, this is the best place to stay, very well located in front of the sea and near downtown Golfito in a safe environment. And if your travel for pleasure, this is better, because the hotel has its own marina. They have nice swimming pool and ussually there's only... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nueva Gorgona, Panama
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2009

This hotel received rave reviews from other folks, so we decided to go there for our short stay in Costa Rica. We were very disappointed. The rooms were quite large and very clean, but badly in need of repair and revitalizing. Lamps were broken, there was no control device for the AC (the only way to make it work), water... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Samoa del Sur? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Samoa del Sur

Address: Km 1, Golfito, PUN, Costa Rica, Golfito 8201, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Hotel Samoa Del Sur Costa Rica/Golfito

17 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (4)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Bathroom (1)
Room/suite (1)
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (13)
View from room (2)
Pool/beach area (5)
Dining (1)
Family/play areas (1)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay