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    Hotel Flying Crocodile

    Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          US$64
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          Overview
          • Excellent71%
          • Very good19%
          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible2%
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          “gyro” (9 reviews)
          “water slide” (6 reviews)
          Wifi
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 232 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Hotel Crocodile may be a little further out from Samara than other hotels but for that reason you get a great experience. The gardens are very well kept with wildlife everywhere, the pool area is amazingly relaxing with hammocks, a bar and a waterslide for...More

          Thank Simon R
          Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

          This is a very special place in the middle of pure nature. Anyone who loves the sound of the waves, birds singing and monkeys howling will love to wake up in this unique hotel. Breakfast is amongst the very best in Costa Rica and included...More

          1  Thank Franciie
          Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

          I'm not a picky traveller and have stayed at a wide range of places and I get that reviews are all relative and based on what you're looking to experience, what you can afford, what you're accustomed to etc. So I simply offer a few...More

          2  Thank C A
          Reviewed 3 August 2016

          Great place to get away. Restful and beautiful. Check out the howler monkeys, have a drink at the poolside bar. I would recommend for anyone that wants something not so commercial and touristy. Owners were very friendly and accommodating.

          Thank 551toddb
          Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

          Most people who travel to Costa Rica are looking for something different. Well look no further! The Flying Crocodile is one of the best hotels we have visited anywhere. The grounds are amazing. There is a cool waterslide into a very nice pool (great for...More

          Thank Marcus32a
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$70 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
          • #6 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Samara
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          • Flying Crocodile Hotel
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          lisamusic
          Thank you for posting the review - I think my family would love it. How was the smoking? I've read in some reviews that it is intrusive. That would be a deal-breaker for us. Also, we were thinking of getting surf lessons. Did you do that or see anyone else do that on their beach? Thanks for answering, Lisa
          7 May 2017|
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          Response from Pura V |
          Dear Lisa, thank you for your interest. The smokers can smoke outside, but they also take care of the other guests. Surf lessons is only posible in Sámara. (Dry Season 13 min. / Rain Season 35 min. to drive). I hope i can... More
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          Ricardo S
          hi. is this hotel pet friendly? I want to take two small dogs.
          6 December 2016|
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          Response from flycroco | Property representative |
          Dear Ricardo, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we do not accept pets in the hotel. Many Greetings
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          slawdogtc
          If we aren't renting a car, how can we easily get from the Flying Crocodile to our next hotel on Samara Beach? Will taxis drive out there?
          21 December 2015|
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          Response from flycroco | Property representative |
          Hello, yes you can go from our hotel with a taxi to samara. kind regards Pascal (intern)
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          "All rooms are unique, decoratively designed and vary in price - we liked to be near the main house closer to..."
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          "no 1 was terrible. Ideally pick another hotel, the service is unacceptable"
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          "Stayed in the two level (1 bed up with ac / 1 down w/o ac) - had a fridge. Others had full kitchens."
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          "The Chagall bungalow opens up to the pool, but is much more private than you'd think. Book it!"
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