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Woodland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small hotel on the edge of Samara. It is very colorful and well taken care of. The beach at Samara is only so so BUT the receptionist can help you book tours with Samara Sea Tours to do fun snorkeling or other water activities. We woke up to the sounds of roosters crowing and monkeys howling.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with family and friends and the service was great! When we got to the hotel the AC was leaking and the bathroom light was broken but it was taken care of right away. The food is amazing, place was clean and although it was not right on the beach, you just needed to take a small walk to get...

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

From breakfast to the warm showers and great pool. The service here is awesome and i will be back i can imagine we will be using this hotel in the future! The rooms are super cute and comfy. The pool in the back i really nice to jump into and cool of on a warm day. The garden is super...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I gave a "very good" rating, but there are some aspects of this place which are not for the faint-hearted. if you don´t mind the occasional interruptions in the WiFi, no warm water in the shower and ants in the room, you can really enjoy your stay there. The rooms are, aside from these small inconveniences, very comfortable and to...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with my boyfriend for a weekend, the hotel room was as showed on the picture, very clean and nice. The service was great , the food delicious everything for a very good price. The hotel is not In Front the beach but is 5 min away from Samara downtown . Special thanks to Leo and Olman.

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Thank Jeshua P
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Laid back atmosphere, very Costa Rican homey feel, spacious rooms, superb cuisine, attentive staff, eager to please. Within proximity to the most beautiful beach (Playa Carrillo) and close to downtown Samara without the hustle- bustle of typical busy centers! Do visit!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The first night we had such a lovely night, they had torches all over the restaurant, the environmet invited us to have a glass of wine along with a nice meal. The second night we tried the BEST MARGARITA EVER. I had what I wanted to have...I wanted to rest, to enjoy the forest, to go to the beach (we...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing like on the picture or management's description, simply awful: -the bed sheets had yellow stains and worse of all blood stains -there were many spiders and big red ants in the room -service was very poor (guy at the reception had a bad attitude, was very unhelpful and simply didn't care!) -pool is very small, can't swim in it,...

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Our reservations for this hotel were listed as an "Ocean front suite". It was not until we climbed up to the second floor that we realized there was no ocean view and that the hotel was in fact not directly on the beach. The "suite" had 2 beds with 2 chairs facing them. The "balconey" overlooked a run down field....

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Consuhotel, Director of Sales at Hotel Sol Samara, responded to this review

Dear guest, we thank you for your review about the hotel and in advance we are sorry to hear it was not what you expected. First of all we don't advertise our Family Suite, or hotel for all, as ocean front or ocean view. This must have been a mistake on the agency you made your reservation; if you take...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This was very disappointing. We were lead to believe from the photos that this hotel was on the beach. Although walking distance, the grounds themselves are not more than dead grass. We turned down a dirt road and into this property. The people running it were very nice and they cooked very good food for us. There was air conditioning,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Sol Samara is located within walking distance of Playa Samara and very close to Puerto Carrillo Beach, two of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica and Central America, according to expert travel critics such as Trip Advisor.You will be greeted at our hotel with authentic Costa Rican charm and courteous service, making you feel at home from the moment of your arrival. Hotel Sol Samara offers within its facilities an open air lobby cafe/lounge, a restaurant specializing in fresh seafood and a pool. Rooms offer new features such as flat screen TVs, telephones and air-conditioning, all of which can be left behind at your choice to fade into the relaxing tropical paradise Samara Beach.From the hotel, you can enjoy unforgettable tours and guided activities such as kayaking and snorkeling trips to Isla Chora, turtle observation tours to Playa Camaronal or Ostional National Park, tours to Palo Verde, guided trips to the Barra Honda Caverns, Dolphin watching tours, bird watching tours on bike, tours with the crocodiles and many adventure activities like the fun banana boat ride and the innovative Stand up and Paddle in Playa Samara. You can simply relax in our facilities or explore this vast beach and enjoy the extraordinary sunsets of Playa Samara, participate in the traditions and culture of the Samara community and surrounding villages as well as the colonial city of Nicoya. Observe and share experiences with local families and learn about artisan lobster fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol Samara

Address: Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM340 - RM532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Sol Samara 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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