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Ontario
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The hotel is under renovations so when you first drive up it's not very appealing but once you are at reception all is good. Check in was ok but we were only with about 15 people so if a big bus load came in i can see it be very slow. I would of rated it good but had to...

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Angus, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Best part of this resort was Luis (bartender, wait staff) it was always a pleasure to be greeted by his warm welcoming smile, he went over and above and was very personable compared to the others. Resort itself was beautiful, amazing pool with swim up bar. The a la carte was amazing can't say as much for the buffet. One...

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Toronto
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Fifth time to CR but first time to Playa Samara. Weren't sure what to expect from the Hotel Villas Playa Samara resort especially noting the muddy pathway into the resort and the construction! We arrived at night which made everything look mysterious. Our casita was rustic but spacious and clean (virtually no bugs!). The hotel is visibly working to upgrade...

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2Thank Beached1
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 December 2016

All the way up to the lobby and many common areas are muddy, full of holes and very dark at night, so you might have an accident and get dirty. At the resort, they treat you like captive cattle, and It's a big deal if you want to see a friend at the hotel, for they lack a hospitality scheme...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We (party of 3) stayed here for the last 4 nights as part of a Monkey Tours trip. Takeaways are two-fold: 1 - Give them a day to fix things and 2 - if you don't like the answer you get at first, ask someone else. We got a GREAT deal which reflects my review. If we paid list price...

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1Thank Kristen W
Calgary
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We picked up a last-minute all-inclusive package deal from Air Canada to Hotel Villas Playa Samara located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. We flew into Liberia and was met outside by an Air Canada representative. The bus ride went direct to the resort and it is typically a 1 hour 40-minute ride to the resort. Our ride took...

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5Thank BeenThereDQ
Surfside Beach, Texas
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We finished up our Costa Rica Monkey Tour by staying here for our last few nights and we loved it! The beach is right there, the pool is amazing and the service by the people working there is great as well! Samara is only a short shuttle drive away where there is plenty to do! Also they offer tours through...

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Jackson
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Wanted to ensure I gave this hotel the review it deserved. Please note we spent the day at the hotel, did not stay overnight. After a fun kayak trip right off the beach to a private island via Monkey Tours we stayed for a massage. The masseuse was very friendly and timely. The spa was small but inviting. After a...

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1Thank Courtney H
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We spent the final days of an adventure trip relaxing at Hotel Villas Playa Samara. This was the perfect place to unwind. The beach is spectacular. The service was excellent. The room were beautiful and private. I can't say anything bad about this hotel. I could have spent a month here and been happy everyday!

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3Thank tcadogan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our room was huge, with a separate living and sleeping area. Although the bedroom was the only air conditioned room, it was bearable. We had a fabulous large patio with lounge chairs ocean front. Could use a better bar area. Food was good, dinner was best. They are working on getting internet to all rooms.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $332 - $625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“Makes no difference Very Small Resort”
 of 5 bubbles kaseworker34, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All villa's are lovely but you might want to get one not to close to the outdoors perimeter.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnnie011, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Away from the construction of the new hotel next door”
 of 5 bubbles InkyOntario, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“some of the casita's have undergone recent renovations but you may have to pay more for them”
 of 5 bubbles Beached1, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
 of 5 bubbles BeenThereDQ, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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