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Hotel Sol Samara

Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Circleville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Low season, we were there with only 2 other couples for a couple of our 10 days. Friendly, helpful staff. Remodeling and painting in unoccupied rooms to keep looking nice. 5 minute drive to downtown Samara, 3 minutes to Carrillo. Breakfast included. Don't be put off that it is on a dirt road, most things are there. Had no difficulties... More 

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santa rosa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This hotel made for a nice, last minute getaway! Very cute, small hotel but has all you need, even a mini fridge in the rooms. Air conditioning and fridge didnt work when we first arrived but was fixed shortly after. We walked on the beach to town, which was maybe 15 minutes. Free breakfast in the morning was ok. We... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Just outside of Samara is this small hotel. Nice atmosphere, good rooms including a small refridgerator. Seats outside of the room with a view to the garden. Close to 2 beautifull beaches. Breakfast is simple but good. We stayed in room Pura Vida which was very spacious for 3 people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is great: A/C in each room, beautifully designed and maintained rooms, free breakfast, small but nice pool, and located about a block from Samara beach. They let us check out an hour late at no extra charge. The one thing to note is that it is not in the main hub on the beach. It is about a... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were the only guests during our stay, so it was extremely quiet. The beach is only about a block away. Very pretty beach with soft sand, shells, coral etc... The service was good at this hotel. They were very friendly and helpful. They set up horseback riding for us. The rooms have AC other hotels in town did not.... More 

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Cancun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very lovely rooms with great space, delicious food and drinks, amazing staff, they are very nice and helpful, I had their help whenever I needed them and they happily gave me great advice of where to go and what to do in Samara. The Hotel is in walking distance to the beautiful ocean which is calm and safe to swim... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Sol Samara was a pleasant hotel at the tranquil end of Playa Samara. Our room was clean and comfortable - with chairs on the terrace to enjoy the birds and flowers. The covered outdoor dining room provided nice (if not terribly local) breakfasts. We loved walking on the beach (just a five minute walk from Sol Samara) with the all... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Nice small hotel, with all the basic needs covered. Excellent service and very close to the beach. It has a small pool in the back, close to trees that make a great shadow to chill out and have some drinks to enjoy nature.

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Tucked a way at a great place on Samara beach. If you are looking for peaceful place this is it. Samara beach is like most of the beaches in Costa Rica the water is great, the sand is dark. The food at this hotel is very good, breakfist comes with the room and is very good, but they have all... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed here for three days at the beginning of our trip. We were right at home, just far enough away from town. The staff was very friendly and our room was adequate as we did not spend much time in it. We did experience ants near our back entrance the first night, a little bug spray around the doorway... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Sol Samara is located within walking distance of Playa Samara and very close to Puerto Carrillo Beach, two of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica and Central America, according to expert travel critics such as Trip Advisor.You will be greeted at our hotel with authentic Costa Rican charm and courteous service, making you feel at home from the moment of your arrival. Hotel Sol Samara offers within its facilities an open air lobby cafe/lounge, a restaurant specializing in fresh seafood and a pool. Rooms offer new features such as flat screen TVs, telephones and air-conditioning, all of which can be left behind at your choice to fade into the relaxing tropical paradise Samara Beach.From the hotel, you can enjoy unforgettable tours and guided activities such as kayaking and snorkeling trips to Isla Chora, turtle observation tours to Playa Camaronal or Ostional National Park, tours to Palo Verde, guided trips to the Barra Honda Caverns, Dolphin watching tours, bird watching tours on bike, tours with the crocodiles and many adventure activities like the fun banana boat ride and the innovative Stand up and Paddle in Playa Samara. You can simply relax in our facilities or explore this vast beach and enjoy the extraordinary sunsets of Playa Samara, participate in the traditions and culture of the Samara community and surrounding villages as well as the colonial city of Nicoya. Observe and share experiences with local families and learn about artisan lobster fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol Samara

Address: Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $51 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Sol Samara 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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