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Locanda Samara

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Roseville, California
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97 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I called this hotel on Monday and booked a room with a/c for two nights. I showed up on Thursday, and the room was under another name (close enough for being on the phone and for the language barrier), I was notified there are no rooms with a/c, and the price was now twice the rate/night with no a/c. I... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Friendly professional staff. Great 2 for one specials for burgers and cocktails. Portions were huge so very shareable. My 3rd time renting an apartment. Has a big balcony with swinging bed. 2 other bedrooms so I could bring friends. No air conditioning just overhead fans so I ended up buying a fan for $30 for the balcony. Tv worked with... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

To clarify once again, I did not stay there. I did however, spend 2 days at the restaurant and at the provided sun beds on the beach. The food is super yummy! They will run a tab if you choose to lay on the sun beds and continue to provide servers all day long. There is nothing like enjoying a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We switched from a very decent hotel to La Locanda only to be on the beach. We had less for the same price but the location was perfect. The room was basic, no furniture to unpack our things, a very smal bathroom, no AC but we were on the beach. The parking and the grounds are very secure, with a... More 

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Torino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We stayed in locanda and it was amazing! the location is perfect, just a step to the ocean! Rooms are spacious clean and all the person of the stuff are so kind and sweet. We passed there a great month and we suggest to everybody to go there in Samara! The restaurant of the hotel also is incredible, the portions... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I have read a few of the previous reviews and I agree with parts of all of them. We really just wanted somewhere close to the beach with good facilities (food/bar service, chairs/beds with shade ) and we got all of this in a beautiful setting. I had made inquiries at a number of places prior to arrival, but the... More 

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We really chose this spot for the beach restaurant which is IMO really special - in terms of furnishings, design and location rather than the food. On our visit there was also another large group dining which I thought was the reason for the inattentive service and lack of menu items available, but from reading through other reviews this would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

OK I have to agree with some previous reviews that the rooms are not the best! But the location is superb and the restaurant area is amazing. Comfy beds to lie at the beach too ! The room was certainly on the basic side and it was noisy and the fan not that great. But how much time do you... More 

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here two night, without a reservation. On the positive side, it's practically on the beach, rooms are big, you can walk around samara easily from here. Negative: it's very noisy, there is a bar next door, all the rooms lookout onto the parking lot, the rooms are extremely basic, even an extra towel (in a room for 3 they... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We reserved a room here 3 weeks before arriving. Upon arrival they had already sold our room to someone else, gave us a bogus response about not calling before 12:00PM to re-confirm on the day of our booking. Guess we made the mistake of coming back the next day. The rooms are not on the beach at all, rather in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Locanda Samara

Address: 300 mts oeste de el correo, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $35 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Locanda Playa Samara
Locanda Hotel Playa Samara
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