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Rancho De La Playa

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks for providing great service at your wonderful hotel. It was a real pleasure staying there. The service was amazing starting from when I made the booking, with help regarding which bus I should take from San Jose and continued throughout our stay. Your staff are all really friendly and all provide great service in an amazing location. We... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and comfortable rooms and so close to the water you can hear the waves crashing from your room. Roberto is a very gracious host. He and his staff do their best to ensure a comfortable stay. When water was lost in the area, he made sure to supply everyone with jugs of water to hold them over until... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This little hotel save our trip! We had been traveling around the country with a group and realized we wanted to spend a few days at the beach. After renting a car and splitting ways with a group we got on the phone and started calling places in Samara. Rancho De La Playa was the first place we called and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We didn't expect to stay at Rancho De La Playa but we were glad the man working at night answered the phone when we called at about 12:30 am. The house we were staying in (Casa Papaya) became infested with spiders and we could no longer stay there. The man working at night was very helpful. He showed us where... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This was my second stay at Rancho. It was like coming home. It is located one block from the beach and close to many restaurants. The rooms are basic clean and reasonably priced It is well laid our with restaurant, check in and bar all in one locations. Rooms are quite secure. They do have a lock box in each... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Great Hostel, Roberto and the other workers were very, very nice, and helpful. Great location right in town, only a very short walk to the beach. Samara beach was my favorite destination, while traveling through Costa Rica. I highly recommend this hostel, if looking to travel on a budget. Breakfast was very good. Bikes available to ride, pool, ping pong,... More 

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Any Where USA and the World
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I've been coming to Samara for over ten years now and I've always enjoyed staying at the Rancho. It's one block off the beach and it's Italian owners cultivate an up beat and fun atmosphere, with music typically on Saturday nights. I think their prices are a good value and their food is good quality.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place with very friendly and professional management. Great drinks by the lovely pool. Ping Pong and: great music. Also a very nice new years dinner. One Of The most pleasurable hotel experiences ever - and I have traveled a lot. Hope to come back one day.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great spot to stay in your in Samara. The pool was nice to have and its only a short walk to the beach. The bartender was super nice and cute too! They have secure parking and theres a security guy there after dark. They also have a ping pong table. The hotwater and AC was nice. It was a good... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have stayed in countless hostals and Rancho de la Playa ranks along with the best I have stayed in. Friendly and efficient staff who showed me a number of rooms with/without aircon, private/dormitory to fit most budgets. The food was great, the pool was excellent and the live music in the evening was the cherry on top of the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful hotel located in the center of Samara and 75 meters from one of the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. We offer a variety of rooms to meet your travel needs with wonderful accommodations. We offer rooms from 20$ to 110$,like a Dorms,Private rooms with air conditioning a shared bathroom and kitchen,Private rooms with air conditioning and own bathroom,Also we have 4 fully equipped apartments. All rooms have a Cable tv and wi-fi free at the room Hotel and Pool surrounded in a tropical garden with fruits trees, Possible Transport to / from Airports, Laundry service, Parking, Free Internet WiFi. You can enjoy a cocktail poolside, free high speed internet, enjoy various kind of breakfasts, The restaurant is open only for big events and every saturday we serve a dinner at the hotel when we arrange a Live Music night. Also let us to arrange a variety of tours for you during your stay. We speak English, Italian, and Spanish. Come to enjoy your best travel with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho De La Playa

Address: 75 metros oeste de casa Paraiso | Nicoya Guanacaste, Playa Samara NA, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $39 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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