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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend - our favourite place out of the 6 hotels we stayed in in Costa Rica, and one of the more reasonably priced! Good secluded location about a 45 minute walk down the beach from Samara (make sure you are the unbelievable sunset even if it's cloudy!), howler monkeys playing in the trees right above the pool, fantastic restaurant... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We liked everything about this small, boutique hotel. Our upstairs, room was spacious with a large bathroom. There was a nice, little balcony at the entrance to the room with two chairs and a table. The television was a pretty old model (not a big deal because we didn't watch television) and the shower pressure was average at best. There... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've had a great time in the Hideaway hotel. The hotel is beautiful, with a nice pool and restaurant. The rooms are excellent, with good beds, a large bathroom, and extremely clean. The staff tries is very friendly and try to do everything to make your stay comfortable. They helped me arrange excursions and transport. The restaurant is very good,... More 

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Thank Simke W
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a big appartement at this lovely place. The manager and staff is very, very friendly and did all that we felt us well. Samara Beach is a cosy wonderful place where you can enjoy your drink or fantastic food!

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at the Hideaway Hotel and loved every minute. The property was comfortable and clean. The room was large with a nice balcony. While relaxing at the Hideaway we enjoyed watching a howler monkey who was in a tree near our room. There are iguanas to sneak up on, butterflies and humming birds to watch. There are... More 

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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this Hotel between Nov. 4-10. The Staff was fantastic. Carlos, Loida, Martina & Raquel were so helpful during our stay. They provided us with allot of information on activities in Samara. The Hotel had a restaurant with good selection of tasty food. Doug and Rosie were very friendly. They made us feel right at... More 

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Thank Amilcar M
South Pasadena, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent one night here and were welcome with open arms. Staff was very nice and helpful, complimentary breakfast is also great. (Get the chips and Guac) Location is on the outside of town but you are located in-between two very nice beaches and its quiet.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Big, pretty and clean rooms, with all the comfort you need. Great pool. Delicious food! We had the pasta which is cooked after recipe of the italian mamma, just great to have real pasta. The staff is amazing, so friendly and helpful, couldn't wish for more.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very well up kept. Ultra clean rooms and grounds and a welcoming friendly staff round out this property. It is a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of Playa Samara and a minute and a half stroll to the beach. The restaurant offers a good variety and tasty dishes. Great place!

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hideaway is fantastic! We immediately felt like we were on vacation. It is a quality built and maintained boutique hotel with wonderful hosts and staff. The rooms are spacious, private and well appointed. The grounds are beautiful and tropically lush. They cut down plantains and made fresh chips while we were there! The bean dip and guacamole were delicious.... More 

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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 

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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $147 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the rooms are great. Pool and/or jungle type views.”
 of 5 bubbles ValerieV123, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the room right next to the trees the monkeys hung out in.”
 of 5 bubbles lwmshall, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“away from the pool/restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles seattletolondon, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 was perfect-upper floor set on the corner of the building for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles BasketballOregon, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“To get the best lush garden views, maybe a second floor room would be best.”
 of 5 bubbles HunterTamatave, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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