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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Reviewed 20 March 2014

The ideal location to relax. It was good after the adventures in other parts of Costa Rica. We did take advantage of some kayaking/snorkelling which was conveniently arranged by Doug. Doug and Rosy were more than helpful in anything we needed or any questions we...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Our stay at The Hideaway Hotel couldn't have been better. Rosy and Doug make you feel right at home with their homemade ice cream and brownies. All of the food at the restaurant is excellent. We did not have one thing we didn't like. Our...More

Thank Greatvacation-Deb
Reviewed 18 March 2014

The hotel and rooms were very clean. The rooms were very large rooms and had excellent sitting areas. The hotel was quiet "hideaway" and very well laid out and designed. Excellent and friendly staff and owners. Very helpful with information of the area and C.R....More

Thank Keena888
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Fantastic place! As other reviewers have said, the property is pristine, service impeccable. The owners and staff go out of their way to be available and helpful. But what was truly unique for us was the dynamic created with only 12 rooms. It was small...More

Thank Rudas
Reviewed 11 March 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Hideaway for two weeks in Feb/Mar. This was our second visit to Playa Samara and we were exceptionally impressed by the level of quality that Rosy and Doug provide to their guests staying at the Hideaway. First, the...More

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Pool
Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 101 - USD 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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USD 101 - USD 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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27 October 2017|
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Response from smcdaniel221 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic. We had a rental car for our 2 week stay so we drove to the hotel. We went a little slower then the locals being in the country for the first time and becoming familiar with... More
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Alissa C
4 October 2017|
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Response from Alan G | Reviewed this property |
Its about 2 hours from Liberia to the Hideaway. Just FYI: We decided not to rent a car and the hotel arranged a driver from a tour firm. For our family of 5 it was about $150. It was nice to have an air-conditioned van... More
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2 August 2017|
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Response from brodiekid | Reviewed this property |
We can't say for sure but while we were there we met a number of families with older children, both male and female. Not sure what the sleeping arrangements were however. Try emailing the hotel directly. I think you will... More
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"We had room 8 - large & quiet"
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"Some rooms are upstairs. If you don't like stairs, make sure you ask for a ground floor room."
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