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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I was in Costa Rica for a surf trip along the Guanacaste coast. We were at this hotel for a fews days since we were surfing in Camaronal, one of my favorite surfing beach in Costa Rica. I came at this hotel before and they made several improvements and they are building new units. They also have a new restaurant...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been to Costa Rica several times and this was my second time at this hotel. I found everything that I loved the first time. Beautiful and calm beach, warm ocean, kayak, paddle board, snorkling etc. They have a new a la carte restaurant which is more fancy and good than the buffet. The meat was particularly good. The...

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1Thank Mary S
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed at Playa Samara for two nights as part of an 8 day Monkey Tour. The hotel gets mixed reviews, because it is an older hotel with no telephones in the rooms and most of the rooms have no televisions. However, I did not go to Costa Rica to watch television! The hotel is on a beautiful beach. The...

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1Thank Debrakaysandiego
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We have been staying at this place for a week now and service is ridiculous....look elsehwere! Staff are not eager to serve you and they don't seem to care about it anyway. Some people can't be served at the bar any longer. Not sure how this place can still be in business.

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1Thank A A
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Today is Sunday. Woke up to the sound of Howler monkeys in the hills and surf on the beach. It is a great place but is having some real challenges. There are very few good people working here who know what they are doing and how to treat guests. At the pool bar every time I have been there the...

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1Thank Don W
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2016

It's January 30th, 2016, we have been enjoying this resort, food is good, beach is incredible and weather is hot. The only thing that frustrates us here is the service at the bar. Like most of the people here, we like to drink a few cold drinks...but unfortunately, the bartenders are jerking you around...it will take you 25 to 30...

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3Thank BarbaraRoesch
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I got married in Tamarindo, after my wedding I decided to spend some time in Samara Beach, so I came across this hotel. The rooms are pretty and clean. The pool is nice. However, the grounds need some work, and at night it's hard to see the room's numbers, and the service was okay,I mean some of them were good...

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1Thank Adri1012
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Its interesting to see the negative reviews - as many seem to be written from a perspective that expects North American style accommodations, service and amenities. Its clear however, that this is Costa Rican hotel owned and managed by Cost Ricans catering to BOTH locals and foreign tourists. With that in mind, its probably just fine for locals and easy-going...

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9Thank CGFS
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I own a yearly vacación club week and each year we get the worst treatment you can get in any hotel. The hotel managementalways gives us a villa located on the back of the property. We own a right for 7 people in the cabin, when bought we were shown a cabin with the apropiate number of beds, now we...

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2Thank GabyPapi
Midland
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We were really looking forward to some beach time. Costa Rica Monkey Tours needs to stop giving them their business. They claim they are a 4 star resort, I would say 1.5 to 2 stars at BEST! Everyone in our entire group had problems with their rooms. And, they flat out lied about what the "All-Inclusive" entailed. FYI: dinner is...

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Highlights
  • 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: $327 - $643 (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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