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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spent a week at this resort in Samara Costa Rica. The rooms are very clean, the beach is beautiful and the resort suited our needs very well. It is a smaller resort and quiet, which we prefer. Everything is shut down by 10 pm. There is only one buffet and one restaurant so not a lot of variety in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family Vacation, 3rd week of January, 2017 Positives - Grounds - well maintained, clean. Rooms - stayed in 2 bedroom deluxe - clean, essentials, everything worked, no issues. Beach- incredible. Quiet, safe, best part of location. Staff- in most cases, friendly and helpful. Areas of improvement- Grounds - current construction is an eye sore, however had no direct impact to...

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1Thank Stuckintherough
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Hotel Villas Playa Samara for 3 weeks ( Jan 4th to 25th) PERFECT spot for us - we wanted a quiet, smaller resort where we could relax and branch out and see this area of Costa Rica and that is exactly what we found. The resorts' biggest asset is the STAFF - everyone is friendly, kind, helpful,...

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3Thank MarGarSh
Chelsea, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute decision to go to Samara was worthy every penny. One needs to remember though that this place is not for typical animals or rain forest seeing. It is rather beach vacations with trips that could lead you to volcano, hot springs, zip lining in the forest, some animal seeing (could be monkey, crocodile, snake, birds etc). Hotel: This...

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2Thank beabo1
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Villas Playa Samara for a week at the beginning of January. It is a small resort and nothing like typical carribean resorts that some people may be used to. This meant that there weren't a whole lot of people there. How nice and relaxing! The pool was never crowded, there were no annoying partiers - we were...

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9Thank Suewanda
Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a week at Hotel Villas Playa Samara. We travelled as 2 couples and each couple stayed in a 1 bedroom Garden Villa with all-inclusive package. We loved the concept of this place with the single floor bungalows and weaving brick paths among the many trees. It is beautifully laid out and the pool is quite nice and...

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2Thank Donna E
Randolph, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this resort. It is very small - could only hold about 100 people. The first night we were there, we found bats in our room. We went to the front desk to summon help and were told that this happens a lot. They of course, could not find the bats when they entered the room. Night...

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Randolph, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and her parents. We paid quite a bit for our vacation and expected a lot because of it. We arrived at dusk and did not feel comfortable. When you pull up you will be alarmed by all of the construction and dirt around the complex. The check in area is dimly lit and outside so do...

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canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at Hotel Villa Samara for the first week of July 2016. We got an incredible price for the all inclusive bungalow package. We had a two bedroom villa, the second in from the beach, with 2 bathrooms, a spacious living/dining room and a lovely open concept kitchen. As a family of 4 this was ideal. Vacationing with teenagers,...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I was there from Dec 25/16 to Jan 1/16. The resort is nice, the rooms are nice, located on a nice beach (bring water shoes as there are some rocks in the water). Nice and quiet, not overrun with pushy, complaining tourists. Close to town. Paolo and his staff were nice and helpful. They went all out for a fun...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM1,114 - RM2,197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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