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    Hotel Villas Playa Samara

    South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
    011 506 4052 4646
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good28%
    • Average17%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible11%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Internet
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 644 reviews

    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    My wife and I spent the last few days of our honeymoon here as a part of the Monkey Tour experience, with the first few days spent adventuring around the Guanacaste province with our tour group. It was worth it to upgrade to the all-inclusive....More

    6  Thank danejohnson5
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Hola danejohnson5, Thank you so much for your excellent detailed review. We are very happy to read you loved Samara Beach and our hotel as much as we do! We will pass on the message to all our staff team! They work very hard to...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    The Greeting front end staff are FANTASTIC- Max takes care of business and will upgrade when possible. He knows what people want and makes sure it happens- The rooms are slightly DATED and could use some upkeep work- They are comfortable and spacious but limited...More

    4  Thank BrianNapaCa_
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Hi BrianNapaCa_ Thank you for your review, we highly appreciate your review and thank you for choosing us as your lodging option at Samara Beach. We strive for improvement and your comments will help us keep our same level of quality. Once again thank you...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    We stayed at this property two nights as part of a tour group. Everyone we interacted with was friendly and informative. Daniel at the pool bar went out of his way to make sure we had a great time in Samara. He told us fun...More

    4  Thank Lauren C
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Hola Lauren C, Thank you for your thoughtful review, we are delighted to read such kind words. All our staff members work very hard and we will give Daniel a special kudos for his recognition. We look forward to having you again anytime soon at...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    First let me say I was mislead by their website. I believed there was going to be Mountain bikes, kayaks and snorkel equipment included in the all inclusive part of the deal, and maybe it will be in the future, but it is not now....More

    5  Thank Mary F
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Hola Mary F, Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review. We are very happy to read you love Samara Beach as much as we do. It is happy great to read the details and excitement you provide for the rest of our...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    Yulían Jímenez was extremely helpful and consistently offered us excellent customer service throughout our stay at Hotel Villas Playa Samara. He was the BEST waiter at the hotel. As far as the rooms, it would be helpful to know that you need to insert the...More

    Thank Jessica M
    Management response:Responded 4 August 2017

    Dear Jessica M, Thank you for such kind review, we will be passing along your message to Yulían as he is an amazing employee. We also consider the beach to be beautiful and being secluded is an added bonus for our valued guests. Thank you...More

    The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 216 - USD 555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 112
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Samara
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    Traveller (667)
    Room & Suite (216)
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    Dining (82)
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    Sharon P
    17 November 2017|
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    Response from GH500 | Reviewed this property |
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    Chad F
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from dcjcdc | Reviewed this property |
    hi for topless sunbathing..did not see any..but for this resort the beach was extrememy wide...my wife like to go topless as well, but there was not really spots for it here bo the drive from the airport is striaght... More
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    6 September 2017|
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    Response from Err J | Reviewed this property |
    Last April I took a boat trip to see monkeys living in the forest. Was very interesting and educatuve . The guide provided all informations regarding trees and animals living in the forest.
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