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Hotel Flying Crocodile

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Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I stayed there for a week. It was my third visit because the hotel was connected to a local flight school. The former owner and former manager were German. The owner did not invest in needed improvements for several years but now he has sold...More

1  Thank Blugoo7
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Verz individuell designed bungalows and a nice pool including a pool bar. The place is a bit off the track but its worth the journey. Big, beautiful secluded beach in walking distance, beware of crocodiles.

Thank Wolfram K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Hotel Crocodile may be a little further out from Samara than other hotels but for that reason you get a great experience. The gardens are very well kept with wildlife everywhere, the pool area is amazingly relaxing with hammocks, a bar and a waterslide for...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a very special place in the middle of pure nature. Anyone who loves the sound of the waves, birds singing and monkeys howling will love to wake up in this unique hotel. Breakfast is amongst the very best in Costa Rica and included...More

2  Thank Franciie
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a picky traveller and have stayed at a wide range of places and I get that reviews are all relative and based on what you're looking to experience, what you can afford, what you're accustomed to etc. So I simply offer a few...More

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About
Description
The Flying Crocodile Lodge is nestled in a nature reserve and surrounded by mangroves. Not far away is situated the untouched beach of Playa Buena Vista (about 10 min. by foot) located on the Nicoya More Peninsula, 6 km north of Samara. Our Lodge offers ten individually designed rooms, each equipped with a bathroom, air conditioning, fan and fridge. The bungalows are colorful and attractive with attention to special details (inspired by the architecture of the Mexican "Casa del Pacifico" and the art of Antonio Gaudi). We are surrounded by approximately 2 acres of tropical gardens with a swimming pool, where many animals have found their home. The garden invites you to stay, relax and enjoy. Additionally, there are table tennis, table football, pool table and a trampoline. For our younger guests a playground and a children's pool with water slide is available. You will find yourselves well taken care of by our chef, who serves complete breakfasts, luncheons and specially prepared dinners, every day. We offer a complete program of excursions and other adventures you might like, as well as laundry service. Also for group travelers, we offer our full services. We are happy to cater to special procedures and requirements, and also rent out the entire hotel, in order to preserve the calm and friendly group dynamics. Similarly, we support you in seminars, conferences, workshops, presentations, antistress training and much more. It is our intent that we will provide participants and speakers a pleasant atmosphere. Our hotel is connected with an Ultra-Light Flying Center. The experienced pilots offer you a flight adventure of a life time. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$56 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Flying Crocodile Hotel
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$56 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Flying Crocodile Hotel
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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elumio
October 14, 2017|
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Response from Simon R | Reviewed this property |
We had brought all our own so afraid I can't remember. Sorry for responding 1 month after post. I'm new to these reviews....
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lisamusic
May 6, 2017|
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Dear Lisa, thank you for your interest. The smokers can smoke outside, but they also take care of the other guests. Surf lessons is only posible in Sámara. (Dry Season 13 min. / Rain Season 35 min. to drive). I hope i can... More
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Ricardo S
December 5, 2016|
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Dear Ricardo, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we do not accept pets in the hotel. Many Greetings
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Room Tips
"All rooms are unique, decoratively designed and vary in price - we liked to be near the main house closer..."
PaulaP356
Feb 4, 2016
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"no 1 was terrible. Ideally pick another hotel, the service is unacceptable"
Eshley
Dec 28, 2015
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"Stayed in the two level (1 bed up with ac / 1 down w/o ac) - had a fridge. Others had full kitchens."
thais_r_us
Jul 22, 2015
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"The Chagall bungalow opens up to the pool, but is much more private than you'd think. Book it!"
305rickyp
Jul 22, 2015
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