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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for our honeymoon; it was great! Very quiet, our room was spacious with great views of the pool area. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating! Our room was decorated in beautiful flowers for our wedding night! We have zero complaints! Absolutely awesome stay & highly recommend to anyone visiting Samara!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is worn. It need a new interior. Breakfast buffet is below standard what to expect. Milk is not refrigerated. The hot dishes (scramble eggs and pinto) was not hot. Coffee was not fresh. It's really a shame. It's so easy to rectify and it offer The guests a much better impression if things are alright.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Excellent pool and facilities. Breakfast good. There are a number of good bars and restaurants around but on the expensive side if have on a budget.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Nice place, not new or fancy. reasonably priced, on site parking, clean room, comfortable bed, tv, air conditioning that worked really well. right on the main street so walking distance to everything you could want. good included breakfast.. Would stay here again.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here. Good location right in centre of the small town. Maybe 200 m to beach. Plenty of restaurants near by. Nicely landscaped ground with a nice pool. Hot breakfast with the room. Our room had a king bed and a double. Room was L shaped with small bed in the L so some privacy. Bathroom was ok...

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England
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Samara is an unspoilt, rustic resort. Head there is you want something laid back and friendly. We loved it. The hotel is quite basic but just right for a place a few steps from a great beach. We were slightly put off when we arrived a bit early to check in, and used the poolside toilets which were dirty and...

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments from your stay with us! We highly appreciate your comments as is our way to improve different areas from our service. My apologies for the inconvenience, we are currently working to avoid any future inconveniences. we will definitely are going to keep up your expectations on your next visit. Sincerely Saludos cordiales. Carolina...

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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Very nice hotel with friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, comfortable beds, wonderful pool, a resident lizard and iguana. Breakfast was good. A strange smell in the bathroom but nothing serious....

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations. We highly appreciate your comments, as is our way to improve different areas from our service. My apologies for the inconvenience we are currently working to avoid any future inconveniences. Thank you for your recommendations and we will be more...

Reviewed August 15, 2016

When we arrived in Samura we had booked into the Hideaway as it had the best reviews on Trip Advisor but it was a ten minute drive from town and whilst the rooms were very nice it lacked atmosphere and I was not impressed to be asked to pay for our two night stay the minute we arrived before we...

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear guest We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations. We highly appreciate your comments, as is our way to improve different areas from our service. Thank you for your recommendations and we will be more than glad to have you with us again on your next visit in Samara...

White Rock, Canada
Reviewed March 9, 2016

We stayed 4 nights here, and the receptionist Carolina was very helpful, and friendly. First room we got had a noisy non-functioning air conditioner. No cold water... water was too hot, and almost got burned. we were moved to another room, with a functioning air conditioner., but drain pipe under sink leaked, but was promptly fixed. Wifi was the slowest,...

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations. We highly appreciate your comments, as is our way to improve different areas from our service. My apologies for the inconvenience we are currently working to avoid any future inconveniences. Thank you for your recommendations and we will be more...

Reviewed March 3, 2016

The hotel staff were very pleasant. The garden pool was beautiful and private. We stayed 2 nights and loved the location. The room was a good size and clean. The balcony overlooked the pool. We enjoyed our stay

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your comment; we are happy your overall experience was so great, we will definitely are going to keep up your expectations on your next visit. PURA VIDA from Playa Samara, your playa in Costa Rica Saludos cordiales. Carolina Álvarez Garay Gerente de Operaciones Hotel Samara Beach

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samara Beach Hotel is located just 50 meters from the beach, on the Main Street of Playa Samara. Our Hotel is decorated in a tropical style with a Garden with unbelievable blooming flora everywhere and swimming pool where YOU CAN RELAX AND ENJOY A PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERE. Our Hotel has 20 spacious rooms, everyone equipped with a private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, king size bed and one double bed, TV, mini-refrigerator, security box and balcony overlooking our garden and pool. For those arriving by car, vehicles can be left in our private secure parking lot. THE BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN THE RATE and it is served in a typical "Rancho" SURROUNDED WITH A RICH AND VIBRANT VEGETATION full of flowers, plants, and unexpected surprises. SAMARA BEACH HOTEL's wonderful location offers our guests RICHNESS AND COMFORT. Our friendly staff will help and assist you in organizing a wonderful holiday in Samara. Guided tours available for those who wish to truly immerse themselves in this BEAUTIFUL PARADISE. For those looking for adventure we offer horseback riding, boat tour, diving, canopy, kayak tours, surfing, sport fishing, turtle tours, and more. We also offer transportation and assistance. We are very close to bus stop; taxi service is available from Liberia Airport (2 hours away) or from San Jose Airport (4 hours away). Bus service is available from San Jose (get off at in the center of town), and Nosara Airport (1 hour a half away) offers domestic flights to and from San Jose Airport. Our Hotel is the perfect place for replenish yourself with the positive sensation of this enchanting atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Samara Beach

Address: Main Street, Next to Alamo Rent A Car, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $79 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Samara Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“stay on second floor, you get a cute balcony”
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“room 16 had the bad Aircon”
 of 5 bubbles rayarama2016, Mar 9, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms had a view of the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles U9586KSmarkc, Aug 20, 2015 | Read review
“The ground floor rooms overlook the pool.”
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 of 5 bubbles diane_515, May 18, 2014 | Read review
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