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My wife and I spent a week at this beach hotel along with our pet dog. The staff was very friendly and the place hotel amenities were satisfactory, including an area for pets. The hotel is a 2-3 minutes’ walk from the beach and it is surrounded by several good restaurants and at least two super markets. All at walking...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed only one night but enjoyed it and would stay there again. It is on main street, within an easy walk to the beach as well as restaurants and shops. Clean, comfortable, nicely arrayed. Great bathroom. Also, there was a small refrigerator, which is always a plus. The staff were very nice and helpful, too. The breakfast buffet was...

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DorisPeart, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Nancy Thank you for these wonderful comments from your stay at Hotel Samara Beach, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations, we will be more than glad to have you with us again on your next visit in Samara Beach. Muchas gracias & Pura vida desde Playa Samara...

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We are very impressed with this hotel. All amenities we needed for a relaxing stay just 100 meters from the beach. We stayed in an upper floor unit, with privacy overlooking the tropical plants surrounding the clean pool in a quiet courtyard. The breakfasts were included, absolutely delicious. Caroline, who works in the reception office, provided us with many solid...

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DorisPeart, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for these wonderful comments from your stay at Hotel Samara Beach, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided met all your expectations, we will be more than glad to have you with us again on your next visit in Samara Beach. Thank you for your excellent comment about our...

Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The water has a horrible smell, you can not bathe and much less take it, which you are not warned. The breakfast pinto is made of rice, and the parking lot fatal, the birds zanates dirty the car and stain it. The only thing I can see is the proximity to the beach ( 200m. Prox)

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Estimado huésped, Le agradecemos que se haya tomado unos minutos de su tiempo en compartir su experiencia en nuestro hotel,...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed here for our honeymoon; it was great! Very quiet, our room was spacious with great views of the pool area. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating! Our room was decorated in beautiful flowers for our wedding night! We have zero complaints! Absolutely awesome stay & highly recommend to anyone visiting Samara!

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DorisPeart, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Sarah we would like to thank you for choosing Hotel Samara Beach for your vacation, we know there are many options in Playa Samara to stay. We are very happy to hear that you spent a very good time with us, also, your comments are very important to us, we will be more than glad to have you with...

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is worn. It need a new interior. Breakfast buffet is below standard what to expect. Milk is not refrigerated. The hot dishes (scramble eggs and pinto) was not hot. Coffee was not fresh. It's really a shame. It's so easy to rectify and it offer The guests a much better impression if things are alright.

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DorisPeart, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of your stay at Hotel Samara Beach . Please accept our apologies for the comment you described. We definitely would have resolved the issue immediately had we known. Feedback such as this allows us to improve, and we appreciate you bringing it to our attention. Please stay with us again when you two visit the...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent location. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Excellent pool and facilities. Breakfast good. There are a number of good bars and restaurants around but on the expensive side if have on a budget.

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DorisPeart, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest we would like to thank you for choosing Hotel Samara Beach for your vacation, we know there are many options in Playa Samara to stay. We are very happy to hear that you had a nice stay with us and enjoyed our hotel. We hope to see you soon in a near future, Pura vida , from Playa...

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice place, not new or fancy. reasonably priced, on site parking, clean room, comfortable bed, tv, air conditioning that worked really well. right on the main street so walking distance to everything you could want. good included breakfast.. Would stay here again.

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DorisPeart, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest we would like to thank you for choosing Hotel Samara Beach for your vacation, we know there are many options in Playa Samara to stay. We are very happy to hear that you had a nice stay with us and enjoyed our hotel . We appreciate your post on this social media, so others travelers can see it....

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here. Good location right in centre of the small town. Maybe 200 m to beach. Plenty of restaurants near by. Nicely landscaped ground with a nice pool. Hot breakfast with the room. Our room had a king bed and a double. Room was L shaped with small bed in the L so some privacy. Bathroom was ok...

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DorisPeart, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear guest We would like to thank you for choosing Hotel Samara Beach for your vacation, we know there are many options in Playa Samara to stay. We are very happy to hear that you spent a very good time with us, also, your comments are very important to us. We hope to see you soon in a near future,...

England
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Samara is an unspoilt, rustic resort. Head there is you want something laid back and friendly. We loved it. The hotel is quite basic but just right for a place a few steps from a great beach. We were slightly put off when we arrived a bit early to check in, and used the poolside toilets which were dirty and...

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Doris962, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Samara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments from your stay with us! We highly appreciate your comments as is our way to improve different areas from our service. My apologies for the inconvenience, we are currently working to avoid any future inconveniences. we will definitely are going to keep up your expectations on your next visit. Sincerely Saludos cordiales. Carolina...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samara Beach Hotel is located just 50 meters from the beach, on the Main Street of Playa Samara. Our Hotel is decorated in a tropical style with a Garden with unbelievable blooming flora everywhere and swimming pool where YOU CAN RELAX AND ENJOY A PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERE. Our Hotel has 20 spacious rooms, everyone equipped with a private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, king size bed and one double bed, TV, mini-refrigerator, security box and balcony overlooking our garden and pool. For those arriving by car, vehicles can be left in our private secure parking lot. THE BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN THE RATE and it is served in a typical "Rancho" SURROUNDED WITH A RICH AND VIBRANT VEGETATION full of flowers, plants, and unexpected surprises. SAMARA BEACH HOTEL's wonderful location offers our guests RICHNESS AND COMFORT. Our friendly staff will help and assist you in organizing a wonderful holiday in Samara. Guided tours available for those who wish to truly immerse themselves in this BEAUTIFUL PARADISE. For those looking for adventure we offer horseback riding, boat tour, diving, canopy, kayak tours, surfing, sport fishing, turtle tours, and more. We also offer transportation and assistance. We are very close to bus stop; taxi service is available from Liberia Airport (2 hours away) or from San Jose Airport (4 hours away). Bus service is available from San Jose (get off at in the center of town), and Nosara Airport (1 hour a half away) offers domestic flights to and from San Jose Airport. Our Hotel is the perfect place for replenish yourself with the positive sensation of this enchanting atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Samara Beach

Address: Main Street, Next to Alamo Rent A Car, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM317 - RM564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Samara Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“stay on second floor, you get a cute balcony”
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“room 16 had the bad Aircon”
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“All rooms had a view of the pool.”
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“The ground floor rooms overlook the pool.”
rfincher, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Go to another hotel”
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