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Oakland, California
Reviewed 22 February 2016

To clarify once again, I did not stay there. I did however, spend 2 days at the restaurant and at the provided sun beds on the beach. The food is super yummy! They will run a tab if you choose to lay on the sun beds and continue to provide servers all day long. There is nothing like enjoying a...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We switched from a very decent hotel to La Locanda only to be on the beach. We had less for the same price but the location was perfect. The room was basic, no furniture to unpack our things, a very smal bathroom, no AC but we were on the beach. The parking and the grounds are very secure, with a...

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Torino
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stayed in locanda and it was amazing! the location is perfect, just a step to the ocean! Rooms are spacious clean and all the person of the stuff are so kind and sweet. We passed there a great month and we suggest to everybody to go there in Samara! The restaurant of the hotel also is incredible, the portions...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I have read a few of the previous reviews and I agree with parts of all of them. We really just wanted somewhere close to the beach with good facilities (food/bar service, chairs/beds with shade ) and we got all of this in a beautiful setting. I had made inquiries at a number of places prior to arrival, but the...

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We really chose this spot for the beach restaurant which is IMO really special - in terms of furnishings, design and location rather than the food. On our visit there was also another large group dining which I thought was the reason for the inattentive service and lack of menu items available, but from reading through other reviews this would...

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Noosa Heads
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

OK I have to agree with some previous reviews that the rooms are not the best! But the location is superb and the restaurant area is amazing. Comfy beds to lie at the beach too ! The room was certainly on the basic side and it was noisy and the fan not that great. But how much time do you...

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Stayed here two night, without a reservation. On the positive side, it's practically on the beach, rooms are big, you can walk around samara easily from here. Negative: it's very noisy, there is a bar next door, all the rooms lookout onto the parking lot, the rooms are extremely basic, even an extra towel (in a room for 3 they...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We reserved a room here 3 weeks before arriving. Upon arrival they had already sold our room to someone else, gave us a bogus response about not calling before 12:00PM to re-confirm on the day of our booking. Guess we made the mistake of coming back the next day. The rooms are not on the beach at all, rather in...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The room was tidy, the shower worked and the linens were clean. The location is great to give you access to the town, the beach and the two beach bars within the complex. You get what you pay for and at 35 a night I was not complaining. When I reserved room last minute they scratched my first name down...

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Ended up staying here for one night after deciding to spend a bit more time in Samara. Very inexpensive at $60.00/night. The room was very small and one had to step into the shower to open the bathroom door to get out. The bed was a double, so if you are used to sleeping in a Queen or larger, this...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Locanda is located in the heart of Samara, right on beautiful Samara Beach! 'Locanda' comes from the traditional Italian name for a Tavern, modest restaurant with annexed accommodation. In the past centuries, it had nobler significance corresponding to the modern hotel, and also indicated, in the eighteenth century, luxury hotel. Hotel Locanda proposes to you alternative solutions for your accommodation in relation to the various needs: 2 fully equipped apartments with a large terrace 2 two-bedroom apartment with patio 5 double rooms with patio or terrace 2 triple rooms with patio 2 luxury beachfront double rooms 6 luxury bungalows in a tropical garden All rooms and apartments have just been completely remodeled at the end of 2011. Bungalows are just recently built Private parking, 24/7 security, wi fi, cable tv, daily domestic cleaning, in-room dining, congierge services, pet friendly accommodation are available and free for our clients ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locanda Samara

Address: 300 mts oeste de el correo | on The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $84 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
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“Choose a room on the second floor if you can and away from next door,and take a net to hang over your bed This is a must.”
 of 5 bubbles gtvandeyar29, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for an upstairs room. A bit of added space with the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Janly, 8 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor - bigger. And hope the howler monkeys aren't nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles farcloser, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Don't forget to also try the bar next door for really nice maki sushi. and I know my sushi (vancouver). Kayak to Isla Chora for a snorkel and see the huge iguanas. Also great Thai at a miniscule 5 table restaurant just behind the office for Samara Properties on the main street. The summer rolls are fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles gebgdc, 22 Jun 2012 | Read review
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