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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Overview
On the Road From Samara To Carrillo on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Suites
Poolside Bar
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just love this place. If you do have a chance to stay here just take it, you will not regret it. Great and clean rooms, great staff making you feel so welcome, great breakfast, drinks and food. Would go back if in the area.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Hideaway Hotel has the most gracious and welcoming staff. We have traveled extensively and we were blown away by the hospitality of the staff. They always made themselves immediately available if we needed information or something taken care of (like information on surfing, the...More

Thank Susan B
Response from Rosy R, Manager at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded today

We are really happy that you passed good time, thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you, you are fantastic people and we hope to see you soon, a warm greeting from all of us to our TEN...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To start, we had a car, so this helped in getting around. That said, this was an excellent hotel with a friendly and helpful team, and the best restaurant in Samara. The fish was great, and the mango salsa and pineapple salsa are the taste...More

Thank OLE_eh838
Response from Bianca M, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much, we are glad to hear that you passed good time from us. Come back soon, we will wait for you with some fresh fish :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect Location close to Playa Carrillo and Playa Samara, nice site with pool and garden, accurate rooms, breakfest and dinner was perfect, very friendly and positive employees, we keep as one of our best hotels in Costa Rica in mind

Thank 697klauspeter
Response from Bianca M, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. Come back soon!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

The staff get 5+ stars. The property is nice but not a 4 or 5 star hotel (at least by my standards), but a solid 3+ stars. It might have a fitness center, business center, hot tub, sauna, etc., but I didn't see it. Then...More

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About
Description
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking More for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$113 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$113 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Pool & Beach (166)
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WengenDude
December 9, 2018|
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Response from josephmQ6071WO | Reviewed this property |
Beaches are nice, depending on what you are used to. Pacific side is not as nice compared to the Atlantic side. That being said, Carillo is really close to hotel.
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Maria A
May 6, 2018|
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Response from PeterW2257 | Reviewed this property |
We had an end room so had a weak connection. Probably ok in the other rooms!
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Guide22590
October 26, 2017|
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Response from smcdaniel221 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic. We had a rental car for our 2 week stay so we drove to the hotel. We went a little slower then the locals being in the country for the first time and becoming familiar with... More
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"The views are non-existent (hence the name "hideaway hotel'), so it doesn't matter which room..."
stephenbQ660GV
Oct 31, 2018
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"room with balcony on the pool was perfect"
patriciabH2739AX
Aug 14, 2018
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"We stayed in several rooms over the years, it seems they are all nice."
CostaRicaIngo
Jun 11, 2018
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"We were in room 12 which is the most requested unit. The location was perfect for privacy as well as for..."
scoobaal
Mar 6, 2018
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