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Hotel Giada

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Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights. This place is simple but everything you need. Super clean, friendly staff and superb location (few minute walk to Playa Samara and tons of restaurants all around). All the rooms have a little patio area with 2 chairs that lead out to a pool (the pools were always extremely clean and never crowded!). The... More 

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British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is up the street a few blocks from the beach but a very short walk will get you there. It has a nice vibe to it and rooms are plain but spacious and nice and cool to escape the heat. The pool was well kept and staff very accommodating. The bus is across the street so very convenient.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Great little hotel. Very friend!y staff. Great price that included breakfast (real breakfast"not just cereal and toast) Two pools and a resaraunt-bar. Very close to beach, shops, farmacia, laundry everything thing you might need. Beautiful grounds. There is a group of howler monkeys in the trees next door that we watched every evening. Great fun-might wake you up in the... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent two nights here in April. Rooms were spacious and comfortable with good a/c. Hotel was very clean and staff were friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was adequate for price. Convenient location up street from beach. Would def recommend staying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Very impressed by the restaurant in every aspect! The dining room looked upscale but was in fact a very causal and welcoming atmosphere. Our server was absolutely great!! He was very helpful and had a great personality that made our evening quite fun. This was especially great considering the fact that we don't speak Spanish! Last but not least my... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was on a great street with an easy walk to the beach. Tour companies were next door and across the street making it easy to book dolphin watching tours or snorkeling expeditions. The breakfast was made to order, which was really nice after a week of buffets. The rooms were fine. They had AC but no blankets on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Fine hotel, nice pool for cooling down when have been swimming in the warm ocean. Just in the middle of the main street close to the beach. Nice restaurant in front where you get your breakfast, best pizza I ever tasted! (For dinner)

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This is a simple family place: small room with A/C, unaffiliated restaurant (separate tab) on ground floor that does however also serve the free breakfast. Free but slow wifi. 100 m to a supermarket (towards beach, right at first corner) and to beach. Don't expect anything fancy, but the staff was friendly and some speak English if you need it,... More 

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Thank Martin G
Minnetonka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Our first nights in CR were perfect as we settled into the quaint little beach town. The pool was nice, breakfast was wonderful and the staff were very kind. AC kept us comfy and bar service kept us smiling! You will get used to only having CNN (+Fox) unless you habla espanol. Many activities available and the drive from Liberia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Excellent location , good included breakfast, the rooms are very clean, it has two beautiful pools and a nice restaurant , besides that is located in down town and the are many other restaurants close by plus pharmacy, super market, cash machine, etc. I would definitely go back!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Hotel Giada

Address: Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $61 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Giada Hotel Playa Samara
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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