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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hideaway for one night, and enjoyed the hotel, we agree with other reviews about the nice rooms, nice gardens, the food, close to the beach, the monkeys and iguana experience and more, but what really impressed Us was their staff, very friendly and happy, we felt like home,.They went out of their way to make our... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 mights at the Hideaway and found it to be a very pleasant hotel. The rooms are big, clean and have an incredible setting in the lush tropical gardens. I had numerous hummingbirds right off my deck each morning! The food at the restaurant is good. The fish with avocado sauce was excellent. Breakfasts were just right. What really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 2 teenage daughters and I stayed here during our first trip to CR. This part of Samara is primitive compared to some of the higher end vacations I usually take with my girls. We were looking for a little adventure, off the beaten path that was still safe. This little jewel of a hotel was wonderful. Martina and lloyda... More 

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Petawawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away on a dirt road, nestled between Samara and Carillo we really enjoyed this quiet outdoor patio for a delicious meal. Family friendly and catering to hotel guests we heard it was worth the visit and we weren't dissapointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at the Hideaway. We are a family with two small (11 / 6) kids. The beach is no more than a 5 minute walk from the hotel and is excellent for kids. The rooms at the Hideaway were great and breakfast was a great addition. Martina was a wonderful host and very helpful and caring.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to go to Playa Samara at first, but we didn't want to drive down to Manuel Antonio so we chose to come here instead. I booked the area primarily because this hotel had such amazing reviews. We were pleasantly surprised by how nice this hotel was. The rooms are spacious and bright and the pool area is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of four (two teenage daughters) that booked two rooms at The Hideaway in early July 2016. The hotel is very small and nice but not great (that is why the 4 instead of a five). The rooms are a little musty due to the high humidity, but clean. The pool is small but warm and nice... More 

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Monreal, General Manager at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

Dear Ms.Walters, thank you for your nice review! We do our best to welcome our guests and we take very seriously all the suggestions in order to improve our client's experience. Here in Samara it's rainy season so even if it doesn't rain that much the humidity is really high, we will make sure to aerate each room before the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we got married in Samara this past May we stayed at Hideaway with all our closest friends. It was the perfect place for a large group because everyone had their own room but could congregate by the pool for meals and meet ups to go out on adventures. The hotel was quaint and quiet and extremely close to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there twice now, July 2015 and again in June 2016. Very quiet but close to nice beaches and Samara town. Immaculately clean and well maintained rooms and grounds. Free breakfast was very nice with a choice of Tipico CR style rice and beans and egg style or pancakes/french toast. A/C works well and WiFi was sufficient - works best... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We are a family of 4 who spent 4 nights at the Hideaway in a room with 2 queen beds. It was a welcome oasis after time spent in more rustic parts of the country. The beds and sitting area were very comfortable, and relaxing in the A/C with the huge windows all around was very nice. We definitely needed... More 

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Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments, and we're glad that you found our hotel to be a “special treat” for your family! Sorry about the mosquitoes, they were out after the first strong rains of the season. I'm sure that coming from New Mexico's desert, that aspect of the tropics was more than you're used to. But then, besides bugs,... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. BOOK DIRECTLY WITH US writing an e-mail to get BETTER RATES! We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

Address: On the Road From Samara To Carrillo | 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $88 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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