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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I will start out by saying that the Mirador is not for everybody. It was, however, perfect for my wife and me. Our room was spacious, usually clean (see below), airy, had a great view, and was entirely adequate in every respect. We arrived at an unfortunate time, as Max had left for Germany and the cleaning lady's father died...

Thank rplalor
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I stayed here for 2 weeks with my wife and 3 children and we had a great time. It's about a 4 min walk to the beach and just far enough from the noise of the bars/restaurants in Samara. There is no air conditioning but it's not needed because in the evening there's a nice breeze coming off the mountain...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here and did not feel safe at all. We are both female and there was little to no security at all, day/night. There is a long walk up a hill with very little lighting so do not go back to the hotel after nightfall. We decided to leave after the first night. We paid a...

2Thank Richelle L
prepayment, Manager at Mirador de Samara, responded to this review

Hello Richelle L. Sorry, but I am not sure, if you are talking about the right place. During this month of July I had no booking under the name of Richelle L. either with expedia or booking.com or whatever company. Also there was not any person, that had left after 1 night , having 2 nights booked. Nor did I...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2016

My wife, my daughter & I stayed at the Mirador in Samara for 1 week of a 2 week vacation in December 2015. It's a grand, colonnaded apartment hotel with large 2 bedroom apartments with amazing patios overlooking the Playa Samara. The rooms were spacious, relatively cool, however sparsely furnished and equipped with fans, despite being listed as "air conditioned'....

Thank 254AndyB
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Took 6 people here in August 2015. Our reservations were only for 4 people, but Max hooked us up with a much bigger room so we could all stay together. He did not charge us extra to do so. The views of the Pacific Ocean are awesome! Beautiful birds and monkeys all around the hotel grounds. I will stay here...

Thank Rick P
Foster, Rhode Island
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This was the single worst travel experience of my life. If there was an option to give this hotel negative stars I would give it the lowest negative possible. Do yourself a favor and steer clear of this hot mess. It is a hot spot for burglaries....the one hellish night we stayed here there was a break-in next to us...

1Thank BTaylor73
prepayment, Owner at Mirador de Samara, responded to this review

The dreadfull discribtion which Mrs. Taylor is inventing about my hotel is just only a result of frustration that she is unable to get back the prepayment she made for 2 weeks stay at my hotel. This money is managed by the travel agency where she made the booking and I have not received any cent. After leaving my hotel,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2015

My wife and I stayed at Mirador in 2014, and lately in january 2015. Mirador is solidly built, has generous sized rooms, nearly 10 ft ceiling and a feeling of space and openness. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. The balcony is amazingly wide and long and inviting, where we loved to have our meals, snacks and...

1Thank beachtownsearch
Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I stayed with my brother in this hotel in Samara for a couple of days back in november. It's located on the edge of town on a hill side (it's a bit of a steep wa up to the hotel). It has only a couple of rooms which are clean and look ok. The beds are great and the rooms...

Thank Erik_Jan_van_Dijk
Reviewed 29 October 2014

we booked this hotel because of the reviews and view of ocean. when we went to check in no one was there at the front desk so we came back in a hour and still no one was there. finally the owner's daughter who spoke english came down to greet us. the owner and friends were in the pool. no...

1Thank tdubb4reel
prepayment, General Manager at Mirador de Samara, responded to this review

The guest was informed by a letter in the reception to come up to the pool, in case that no one was found in the reception because we were having a child bearthday party. Finally he was lead to his apartment and handed the key. It is not true that he was the only guest, August we had an occuoation...

Spruce Grove, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The location was great and you can tell that once upon a time this place was in it's glory but it is getting run down and the girl who was acting as reception service was very poor and was never upfront on timing of things and literally we had to knock on her door 3 times and she ignored our...

2Thank jaxee4

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aparthotel Mirador de Samara is built high on a hill, about 40 meters above sea level, commanding a panoramic view of the village, beach and ocean from every room and terrace. The beach is just a five-minute walk away. The building is constructed in stricty north – South position which allows the ocean breeze entering into the rooms during daytime and atnight bringing cool breeze from the mountains behind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mirador de Samara

Address: Guanacaste Samara, Playa Samara 1200, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM203 - RM374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mirador de Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ground floor”
254AndyB, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Corner apartments are large 2 bed, 2 bath units with more breeze from the ocean.”
beachtownsearch, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor to avoid bug problems”
jaxee4, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All of the rooms overlook the ocean, might get a slightly better view from the top floor of the apartments, but it was nice to be on the ground floor because we could walk down to the pool from our room.”
  • Deck off our room, could walk down to the pool from here.
  • View of the howler monkeys from our balcony.
hutsonl14, 6 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Appartments on second floor have an even greater view.”
PhilippeL128, 10 Mar 2012 | Read review
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