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Hotel Samoa del Sur

Km 1, Golfito, PUN, Costa Rica, Golfito 8201, Costa Rica
Hotel Samoa del Sur
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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
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Burleson, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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 

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Costa Rica
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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 

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central america
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 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

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Ottawa, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
68 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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 

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Arlington, VA, USA
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25 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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 

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Salt Lake City
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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 

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Paris, France
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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 

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San Jose
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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 

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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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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 

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