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Samara Palm Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I decided to stay here after reading all the great reviews and I soon found out they were all true. This has to be the best hotel in Samara, helpful and kind hosts Brigitte and Lorthar. Clean and bright rooms, great pool and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Excellent rating well deserved. Peter F New York

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Samarapalmlodge, Manager at Samara Palm Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter thanks for this great review ! It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we hope to see you soon back in Pura vida ! Hope the weather isn´t to bad back home :) after all this sunshine.. Best wishes from pura vida Lothar y Brigitte More 

White Salmon, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

For more specifics, see my detailed review from 2014 stay. I have stayed here solo once and 3 times with my husband over the past 4 yrs. We usually start or end our Costa Rica road trips w/a stay of 5-7 days @ Samara Palm Lodge. We find it incredibly relaxing, and this is largely due to the attention to... More 

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Samarapalmlodge, Owner at Samara Palm Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Linda thanks a lot for your lovely review! It is our pleasure to have you as one of our regular guest´s and we are very happy to hear that Samara Palm Lodge is your "tropical home".... Hope to see you boths next year again and in the meantime we wish you all the best; stay healthy & happy! Best... More 

Raleigh, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My wife and I spent four nights at the Samara Palm Lodge a few weeks ago. We liked the location because it was a short walk to the main town, beach, local walking trail, beach bars and our favorite restaurant (El Lagarto). Lothar and Brigitte were wonderful hosts and provided us with all the information we needed in order to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

There is a reason the Samara Palm Lodge receives so many 5/5 ratings! My boyfriend and I had an amazing stay here for 6 nights. Lothar and Brigette were great hosts, very friendly and gave us excellent recommendations for restaurants and activities in Samara. Lothar gave us directions and a map for a great little hike with nice views and... More 

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Johnson, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Lothar and Brigitte are great hosts. They have great attention to detail. Our room was quite large, very beautiful and comfortable. Every corner of the lodge was spotless including the pool. Short walk to the beach and everything in town. Breakfast was wonderful. Most people drive ATV's or dirt bikes which made it slightly difficult to fall asleep as we... More 

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Stayed here for three nights. About 5 minute walk to beach. Luther and Brigette a great hosts. Bed was comfy. The pool is clean. They have beach chairs and towels to lend. Breakfast was provided and a good start to the day. This was the first time a had seen an honesty bar and liked the concept.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

A polished little gem indeed. Lothar and Brigitte are welcoming hosts to their beautifully maintained oasis in Samara. The seven rooms are intimate but not small. The courtyard/pool/dining terrace are spotlessly kept. We stayed just two nights before room at a house rental opened where family waited. This could be your place from which to explore Playa Samara and Carillo,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We spent some time in other parts of the peninsula before going to the Samara Palm Lodge and it really was like coming home! Such a great place to chill. From the warm welcome when we arrived to our sad goodbye 5 days later, Brigitte and Lothar know exactly how to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

This was our first stop in Costa Rica and one of our absolute favourites. Lothar and Brigitte were so welcoming (and very helpful prior to arrival, too). This little boutique hotel is very well thought out - lovely, comfortable rooms with everything you need and great little terraces by the pool, complete with hammock chairs. An easy stroll away from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

we stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time - it's a very well maintained place, the pool is great and Brigitte is super friendly and helpful. It's a perfect starting point for many activities, located ideally close to the center of Samara. We had the family room (traveling with two young children) which was great since it... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lodge is situated around 5-7 minutes from the village /center of Playa Samara. (Walking distance 5-7 minutes) and nearby the Beach (around 5 minutes)The Lodge is under a Swiss- German Managment.We know how important holidays are for you, and we promise you an unforgettable, lovely stay at our Lodge.We are looking forward to welcome you in our little paradise. For any further questions or bookings please contact us directly ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samara Palm Lodge

Address: Mts del Banco Nacional Oeste 250 | Rio Lagarto, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $40 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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