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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Playa Samara
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

This place is great, people super friendly we felt great during our weekend there. The hotel is beautiful, big rooms, confortable bed, huge bathroom, every detail is perfect in this hotel, I will definetly come back and I recomend it!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Probably the best rooms in the Samara area with king size or two queen beds. New and comfortable, super-specious, A/C, safe, fridge. Built in 2008, this is probably the newest place around that is not a massive resort. Surrounded by monkey-flocked trees, a small pool and only 12 rooms perfectly architectured with minimal contact with neighbors, in short: perfect for couples!
Restaurant is really good, great cocktails & homemade ice cream. Friendly and helpful staff, owners enjoy meeting guests and help with information/tours or whatever you'd like.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

I stayed here for 4 nights with my boyfriend and we had the best experience. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Doug the owner was very knowledgeable about the area and he provided us with helpful tips. The hotel is right near Samara beach (less than a 5 minute walk). Our room was very spacious with AC and equipped with a mini fridge (a major plus). We really enjoyed the complimentary breakfast each morning.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank sunny k
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Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

A very pleasant hotel, quiet and peaceful but very near the beautiful beaches, a very nice pool and garden,... Great service as well, the best we had so far ! Thanks again Dough for The pleasant stay and good advice on the restaurants and way back !

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Thank Gelald
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Hideaway on the last leg of an 8-day trip to Costa Rica for our 5-year wedding anniversary and it was just what the doctor ordered! The hotel was lovely and the owners and staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. It was very private, but still had great access to the beach. We wanted a relaxing, fun, comfortable end to our vacation, and the Hideaway delivered. Plus, the hotel food was so great and inexpensive that we ended up eating most of our meals there. I would highly recommend the Hideaway to anyone visiting Samara.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Narwack
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

My husband I spent a relaxing day and night at Hideaway Hotel at the end of a busy week of hiking and traveling around Costa Rica. The hotel rooms were very spacious and comfortable, as was the rest of the hotel. We especially liked how we could walk right out our door, and there was the pool and the bar, or, walk about 2 minutes down the dirt road, and we were at the beach. We spent a nice relaxing afternoon walking the beach and exploring the tidal pools, before walking up the beach for dinner. The staff at the hotel was very helpful and attentive, and went out of their way to accomadate you. The hotel owners (Doug & Rosy) were *very* informative, and pointed out not only good places to eat in town, but a bank to get our exit tax for, and helpful pointers for the drive back to San Jose. We would love to come back and stay for longer, as we wished we had more time to explore Corilla beach, which was about a minute away by car, and relax in general. We would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a hotel in the Samara area : )

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sara K
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

My wife and I spent 6 nights at the Hideaway Hotel in late Aug 2012 and enjoyed every bit of it. The rooms are comfortable, the pool is clean and the hospitality is outstanding. The feeling I got from the hotel is as if I was staying with friends. Doug and Rosy will go out of their way to make you feel welcomed. They are very knowledgeable of the area and can provide expert advice where to go and things to do. The food and drinks at the hotel are the best deal in town. The food is tasty and reasonably priced. There is also a small collection of craft beers and they make a very good mango margarita. Even if you don’t stay here be sure to stop by and try the homemade ice cream and brownies! Good Times!

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Mark M
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Additional Information about The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

Address: On the Road From Samara To Carrillo | on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Playa Samara
Price Range: $95 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean. ... more   less 
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