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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got into Samara and booked a hotel. Got back to the room to find the staff had entered our room to place ear plugs. WHAT? Left immediately and found....this place. Holy moly! Quiet. Great service, great people. Pool. Great breakfasts. Plata de frutas! Yum.

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was an awesome place to stay at. It was clean, had ac, and the pool was very refreshing. The rooms were spacious and clean. The owner was very nice and always asked if we needed help or was there for advice. It wasn't too far from the beach, just right around the corner. The outdoor deck are was huge...

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Ventura County Coast, California
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We switched to this hotel from a place that we were unhappy with, and we couldn't have been more pleased. For ten dollars more a night, we felt like we were in the lap of luxury. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We had a kitchenette that we used to cook up some breakfasts. The grounds were filled with places...

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Many thanks to Roberto and his sunny staff for sharing this piece of paradise with us for a week. It's so close to the beach you hear the waves crashing, and, because the place is on a rather quiet street, you get to see lots of iguanas and monkeys and birds at and around the hotel, especially in the morning....

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Many thanks for providing great service at your wonderful hotel. It was a real pleasure staying there. The service was amazing starting from when I made the booking, with help regarding which bus I should take from San Jose and continued throughout our stay. Your staff are all really friendly and all provide great service in an amazing location. We...

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very clean and comfortable rooms and so close to the water you can hear the waves crashing from your room. Roberto is a very gracious host. He and his staff do their best to ensure a comfortable stay. When water was lost in the area, he made sure to supply everyone with jugs of water to hold them over until...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This little hotel save our trip! We had been traveling around the country with a group and realized we wanted to spend a few days at the beach. After renting a car and splitting ways with a group we got on the phone and started calling places in Samara. Rancho De La Playa was the first place we called and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We didn't expect to stay at Rancho De La Playa but we were glad the man working at night answered the phone when we called at about 12:30 am. The house we were staying in (Casa Papaya) became infested with spiders and we could no longer stay there. The man working at night was very helpful. He showed us where...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was my second stay at Rancho. It was like coming home. It is located one block from the beach and close to many restaurants. The rooms are basic clean and reasonably priced It is well laid our with restaurant, check in and bar all in one locations. Rooms are quite secure. They do have a lock box in each...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great Hostel, Roberto and the other workers were very, very nice, and helpful. Great location right in town, only a very short walk to the beach. Samara beach was my favorite destination, while traveling through Costa Rica. I highly recommend this hostel, if looking to travel on a budget. Breakfast was very good. Bikes available to ride, pool, ping pong,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful hotel located in the center of Samara and 75 meters from one of the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. We offer a variety of rooms to meet your travel needs with wonderful accommodations. We offer rooms from 20$ to 110$,like a Dorms,Private rooms with air conditioning a shared bathroom and kitchen,Private rooms with air conditioning and own bathroom,Also we have 4 fully equipped apartments. All rooms have a Cable tv and wi-fi free at the room Hotel and Pool surrounded in a tropical garden with fruits trees, Possible Transport to / from Airports, Laundry service, Parking, Free Internet WiFi. You can enjoy a cocktail poolside, free high speed internet, enjoy various kind of breakfasts, The restaurant is open only for big events and every saturday we serve a dinner at the hotel when we arrange a Live Music night. Also let us to arrange a variety of tours for you during your stay. We speak English, Italian, and Spanish. Come to enjoy your best travel with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho De La Playa

Address: 75 metros oeste de casa Paraiso | Nicoya Guanacaste, Playa Samara NA, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $59 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“If you want quiet with great service and a great breakfast, this is your place.”
 of 5 bubbles E726RWsusanl, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with private and shared baths available. And get ready for a wake-up call from the howler monkeys.:)”
 of 5 bubbles tatyanam80, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“tell them you don't want #11. It's basically a closet with a bed in it.”
 of 5 bubbles raushanahn, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Rooms are inexpensive, but some are without air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles Smplysublime213, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Variety of rooms to choose based on budget from shared rooms to private suites.”
 of 5 bubbles DigitalVagabonding, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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