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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed three nights during the end of May. The hotel is nicely hidden by the trees and you get a feeling of being in the jungle.. but within close walking distance to both playa Samara and also Carrillo (the nicest beach according to us) The rooms are nice with comfortable beds, a nice bathroom with a big shower, Hot...

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Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

Hello Sofia-- Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us! I do want to ask your help: other than a buffet, is there another breakfast item you would like added? We do cook to order because it's the freshest option, but if you don't like eggs, pancakes, French toast (I think these are more North...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even thought we just stayed for two nights, my family and I loved our stay. The staff is amazing and super welcoming. The place is beautiful and the room was great too. The location is great and the breakfast was very satisfying as well. It's a small hotel and that's definitely a perk! I would recommend this place in a...

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1Thank Juliana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Hideaway with a group of four adults and one 4-year-old. It was a wonderful experience. The staff is so welcoming and sweet. My daughter loved swimming in the pool every day. We enjoyed that it was not in the hustle and bustle of downtown but a quick drive or little walk away. The food...

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1Thank Emily H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hideaway is an amazing hotel. All the staff are so welcoming, kind, professional and extremely helpful. They even helped me book all transfers to other hotels for a week of travelling around Costa Rica. And they stored a bag for me to get on my return to Samara. I stayed a few nights at the beginning of my two...

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2Thank Miranda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was lovely. Rooms look as advertised on their pictures, really nice size and big bathroom. The pool and restaurant were excellently maintained and managed. Fantastic walk from the hotel to the little town. The thing to be aware of is that the walk is 30 - 40 min. It's an easy and pretty walk but if you don't...

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2Thank Cheryl G
Newmarket, ON, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hideaway Hotel is an outstanding choice while in Samara. We stayed there for six nights beginning April 4, 2017 and could not have been more pleased with all aspects of our stay. The outstanding customer service was evident long before we arrived at the Hideaway Hotel. Confirming our stay and room details and arranging transportation to and from the...

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3Thank brodiekid
London
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a pretty good all round small hotel with a nice little pool, good service, decent breakfast and colourful flowers and lizards everywhere. The only issue is its is really quite a walk to town and they say it's a 30 to 40 min walk but I think that would be speed walking! It's quite far and if it's...

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place- clean, quiet, friendly staff, safe, delicious food, and easy walk beach to downtown Samara and $4 cab home. Tours pick you up/ drop off at hotel. Howler monkeys around hotel- pleasant bird life and interesting visitors.

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Thank Beth C
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The staff was so friendly and welcoming, that it felt like home. The food was fantastic, and our rooms were great as well. The beach is nice, but if you want services (chairs, food, drinks, etc) you have to drive a few minutes up the road. Worth it though. I can't recommend this property highly enough. Martina and her staff...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Very comfortable accomodation, very good restaurant, very friendly service. All in one place, in between 2 beautiful beaches, 30 mn walking distance to the center of the village (by the beach). We had a wonderful stay in this cosy hotel. Highly recommended!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean. ... more   less 

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Address: On the Road From Samara To Carrillo | on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM419 - RM713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you want to see monkeys then you might want to ask for a room on the south end of the property where they hand out sometimes.”
cherylgL1722KY, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 for the opportunity to see howler monkeys close up.”
brodiekid, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had room 5. No stairs and tucked away so a bit more private. A good room.”
AC697, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You may request either a room with two queen beds or one king size bed. You need to call ahead to specify.”
bonterraconst, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No elevators, so if climbing stairs with luggage is a problem request a ground floor room.”
pauldF9788NW, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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