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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This hotel was great if you were driving or do not mind walking a while to reach the beach. It is at the very end of Playa Samara, close to one of the best beaches we visited, the great Playa Carrillo the Hotel is an excellent place, spacious accommodations with AC and ceiling fans. The staff were very pleasant and...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Little gem in the small beautiful town of Samara. Rooms are big, bright and clean. Staff is very friendly and always there to answer any questions. The hotel is located between two great beaches Samara and Carrillo. Samara beach is 1 minute walk and Carrillo 15 minutes walk. Pool is clean and has nice temperature. I definitely recommend the Hideaway...

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Louisville, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Stayed late November 2013. Nothing really new to add to the other good reviews, staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, room was clean, other guests were friendly although we did not get to meet the owners unfortunately. Great guacamole... El Lagarto restaurant in Samara was very good too by the way. Hideaway is about a 45-minute walk along the beach...

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2Thank Brad S
New York
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Having picked the hideaway hotel because of its trip advisor review, we decided that we had to leave a review as well (feel like usually people only leave reviews if they have been disappointed or I get suspicious if the reviews are too positive too). But this one really didn't disappoint - nice rooms, a great pool, extremely friendly and...

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Scottdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We stayed here 10/31 thru 11/06. The weather was great and the surroundings lush and very clean. Carlos, Loila and Bryan were so friendly and saw to all our needs. Breakfast was served every day with the fruit being excellent. Schedule a dinner here. It was so good. I loved the fish with coconut sauce. Very secluded and quiet. The...

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3Thank C0ach2013
Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Wonderful place to stay! This was our first trip to Samara. We read several reviews on trip advisor and decided to pick The Hideaway, as it was rated number one. It did not disappoint!! Everything was wonderful from arrival to departure. The place is stunning. The rooms are large, comfortable, very clean and well decorated. The pool area is beautiful...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 October 2013

My boyfriend and I initially booked a room on-line at the Hideaway for the first two nights of our trip. Since it was rainy season and we had a rental car we thought we would explore the town and surrounding area to check out other options possibly cheaper. We found cheaper options but none better. The Hideaway has big comfortable...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This really is a hidden gem. No words to describe how much fun this place is. The owner, Doug, has a talent for weaving his guests into one big happy family. The rooms are very well appointed. We stayed in #10 and had a great view overlooking the pool. The staff is always ready, willing and able to assist with...

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Atenas, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My first time to Playa Samara, I decided to go here having been recommended this location by others. The website seemed antique at best, but when I arrived at the Hotel, was surprised by the cleanliness. Rooms were clean with very comfortable beds. The staff were wonderful, very attentive and professional. The included breakfast each day was also great, many...

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UK
Reviewed 11 October 2013

This hotel is fabulous, a must if you are staying in Playa Samara. Doug, the owner of the hotel will help you organise trips and excursions. The food at the hotel is excellent. There is a lovely pool where you can relax away a good few hours. The only small downside to the hotel is that it is a cab...

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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: $132 - $246 (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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“No elevators, so if climbing stairs with luggage is a problem request a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles pauldF9788NW, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor closest to the beach has an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles jmc0bb, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only 12 rooms. 6 have stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles jrh1964, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to not get rooms where all the outside ac-elements are located”
 of 5 bubbles Knuthans, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles ahop13, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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