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Shanty Bay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned after spending 13 days at Tico. Stayed in the Studio apartment, which is pretty terrific. The kitchenette is great for prepping small snacks and toast for brekkie, for bigger meals the outdoor communal kitchen was a high light for us and the group we stayed with. Fully loaded with anything you could need to make your own meals....

1Thank Birgit E
Parry Sound, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from staying at tico lodge and we loved it. Communal Kitchen was excellent for preparing group dinners and the pool was serene lush and never crowded. Staff and owner went out of their way to be helpful. It is located on a busy road but after a day or two you get used to it. Its mostly only...

1Thank kchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Tico Lodge for three days in Jan 2017 and enjoyed every minute. The rooms are clean and comfortable , the staff friendly and the owners help with any questions providing any information and tours. The hotel is on a main road but you wouldn't know it, the place is very quiet. It is a short stroll...

1Thank markcN9875JX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to Samara the 2nd day of our trip in Costa Rica and fell in love with Tico Adventure Lodge. The rooms are clean, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere is great. The grounds are very well kept and the pool is also a beautiful setting. Highly recommend the tree top apartment, you can't beat the balcony! The...

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family just spent a glorious week in the three bedroom guest house at Tico Adventure Lodge. Super clean, comfortable and pleasant experience. The owners are around so everything works and if it doesn't, they fix it immediately. Lovely pool and garden, friendly guests (often families with kids) which make it interesting and fun. Best part is that it is...

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Denver, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have traveled all over CR and this is a jewel!! The family room is so TICO but with all the amenities. You feel like you are in a TREE HOUSE. The staff is super and location is perfect. Walking distance to everything, store, restaurants, and bars. BUT you are in a little sanctuary and CAN NOT hear the traffic...

1Thank KalisaB
Lexington KY
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Like some of my other reviews, I am afraid to say how much we liked this place. Do to a last minute situation, the Tico Lodge was referred to us by the folks at the Tree House Lodge, our first choice, but had no vacancies. It was totally delightfull. No, it was no Marriott, but Samara is an undeveloped beach,...

1Thank Sweeniesdad
New Dundee, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spent a wonderful week at this hotel in January 2017. Since our party included 2 couples and one baby, we chose the larger 2-3 bedroom building. It was located about 25 steps from the pool which was nestled beautifully among the gardens and surrounded by sweeping palm trees. The grounds and pool were meticulously maintained each and every day....

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I had a great stay at the Tico adventure lodge. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating. The rooms were clean. Wifi was great!! Which can be hard to find in Costa Rica! My only thing I would say would be for them to have larger safes in the guest rooms to be able to to store laptops. Overall, would...

1Thank veghead45
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot in Samara. New construction, very nice rooms with porches or patios. Outdoor community kitchen is a nice spot for coffee and meeting other guests. Very friendly and helpful staff They have a large yoga space, and what appears to be an active, busy massage staff

1Thank Mishatopia

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in a tropical oasis during your Samara Beach vacation. Our hotel opened in December 2004, away from the bustling main street, amongst a lush, green, jungle-style garden. Near the center of Samara, the Tico Adventure Lodge is just 120 meters (100 yards) from Playa Samara and a short walk to restaurants and services. Wake-up in your clean, comfortable room surrounded by the exotic sights. ... more   less 

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Address: 150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $59 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“All the rooms are different so best to call and talk with the owners for the exact one that fits your requirement.”
 of 5 bubbles markcN9875JX, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“3 bedroom family room is great for two couples and cheaper than 2 hotel rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KalisaB, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The newer rooms are nicer and a little cooler, but we stayed in the studio apt which had its own kitchen and a private deck and entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles Sweeniesdad, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor! Not ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles abalexanderboehm, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“The appartments left from the reception are the quitest. With children (or heavy luggage) I would choose for the groundfloor.”
 of 5 bubbles 915hesselb, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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