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    The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

    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
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Poolside Bar
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 February 2014

    recently stayed at the hideway with my mom to celebrate her 90th birthday. we had planned to go into samara most nights for dinner. after our first meal at the hotel, that all changed. we ate there 6 nights out of 7, food, room, pool...More

    1  Thank doug m
    Reviewed 1 February 2014

    What a remarkable experience! Value exceeds costs 10-fold! This hotel is unmatched in Samara for design - service - restaurant - cleanliness - The owner is a definite hands-on guy servicing his guests like they were family! We were so fortunate to experience this remarkable...More

    Thank welltraveled1117
    Reviewed 30 January 2014

    We ate takeout the first night and enjoyed it so much that we made a reservation to eat in at the restaurant. We totally were delighted with our food. The pasta was awesome and my husband is Italian. The place is clean, the service staff...More

    Thank KathyGNYstate
    Reviewed 29 January 2014

    We enjoyed the "favorite room" number 12!!! What a great porch, perfect for iguana and monkey watching. Doug and his staff at the Hideaway made sure we were well fed and had everything we needed to make our first time in Costa Rica special.

    Thank knut07
    Reviewed 29 January 2014

    The Hideaway was a nice place to stay and our room very large and relaxing. We loved having a frig in the room and the bathroom and shower were wonderful. It is a beautiful, clean, large place to stay but lacking any Costa Rican charm....More

    Thank momwithtoddler46
    Response from Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 2 February 2014

    Thank you for the overall positive review. We do want to elaborate on the point of "Costa Rican charm". When we built our hotel, the other hotels in the area offered rustic Costa Rican style. We intended for our hotel to be different from other...More

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    • 12
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    Alissa C
    4 October 2017|
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    Response from Alan G | Reviewed this property |
    Its about 2 hours from Liberia to the Hideaway. Just FYI: We decided not to rent a car and the hotel arranged a driver from a tour firm. For our family of 5 it was about $150. It was nice to have an air-conditioned van... More
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    Response from brodiekid | Reviewed this property |
    We can't say for sure but while we were there we met a number of families with older children, both male and female. Not sure what the sleeping arrangements were however. Try emailing the hotel directly. I think you will... More
    Sam G
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from Monreal | Property representative |
    Dear Sam, To get to Samara from San Jose, you have several options. You can rent a car and drive in approximately 4 hours. We suggest you rent with Vamos Rent-a-Car. They offer a 5% discount if you write in “Hideaway 5%” in... More
    Room Tips
    "Some rooms are upstairs. If you don't like stairs, make sure you ask for a ground floor room."
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    "This is a small hotel and all units are in a good location!"
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    "All rooms have the same dimensions. Ask for a ground floor room for easier accessibility or an upstairs room..."
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    "All rooms are situated to provide privacy and views of the tropical environment surrounding you."
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