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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 23 May 2013

We booked Lodge Las Ranas on the web and once we arrived in Samara we were Extremely GLAD we did! Everything about this hotel was perfect. The location was just the beginning of perfection, as it sits on a hillside just outside of the main-town. The rooms were very quiet and clean, mattresses were very comfortable, and the views were...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Aireal, All of us here at Lodge Las Ranas would like to thank you very much for writing this review. Feedback is the most valued information for ensuring our guests enjoy their time with us. It was my pleasure to be able to share our piece of paradise with you. We hope to see you again soon! Cody Nikolaychuk

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We liked this place. The rooms are a bit basic but the balcony incredible and the views amazing - we saw Toucans and monkeys. The pool was quite dirty and the entrance is a bit sketchy - very steep and not the easiest to navigate but the overall energy of the place is really good and it's a very nice...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Christina, Thank you for your review. These comments are key for us to providing a great stay to our guests. I am very happy you were able to enjoy the animals and grounds at Las Ranas. I remember speaking to you about our pool and how at certain times of the year, it can be hard to keep the...

Revelstoke, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2013

This small hotel restaurante is situated on a hilltop above the beach town of Playa Samara, Costa Rica. Only a five minute walk to town you will find yourself debating whether to bother, so good are the views. Surrounded by jungle covered slopes and old ranches, and with a view of the western sunset over Playa Buenavista it is a...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Dutchgrove, I would like to thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write the review. I am happy I was able to share this little piece of paradise with you. All the best, Cody

London
Reviewed 4 May 2013

My friend and I returned to Lodge Las Ranas for the third time in March, which in itself says something! The hotel is in a beautiful spot, peaceful, fantastic views and a perfect pool. Cody and Shelly are wonderful hosts and went out of their way to make us feel welcome and to generally have a great trip. About the...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Kellie and Amber, Once again I would like to thank you for staying with us for the third time and for writing the review. We always appreciate the time taken by our guests to give us valuable feedback. We look forward to seeing the two of you again next year. Pura Vida, Cody

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We stayed at Las Ranas for 6 nights, originally intending to stay for only 3, as it was so relaxing and peaceful. Cody, the owner is very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are lovely and each has a beautiful outlook, we spotted monkeys every day and an array of different birds. Las Ranas is situated just outside the main town...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Julie, I would like to send you our thanks for the great review you have written. We appreciate when our guests take the time after returning from a vacation to do this. We are very happy to hear that we have met your standards and that you enjoyed your time here at Lodge Las Ranas. We hope to see...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay here. The hotel feels new, is very clean and has really high quality rooms. The pool area is really nice in the heat of Samara. The owner is a Canadian expat who does a really phenomenal job keeping up the place. Breakfast is included and is also excellent. The hotel is about 2 miles from the...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Jerry, Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Your suggestion for a shuttle is noted. We have previously thought about this but found that more than 95% of our clients do arrive with a rental vehicle. We hope to see you soon! Cody

Cannich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed at Las Ranas for only two days as a resting point during a two week tour of Costa Rica. From arrival, we received a very warm welcome from the manager, Cody and his mother Shelly who was visiting at the time. There are only a small number of rooms, which ensures good access to the pool and a...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Georgie, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here at Lodge Las Ranas. We always enjoy sharing our hotel and the views of the local animal population with our guests. We hope all is well! Greetings from Shelly and Cody

California
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Before our arrival, we knew Lodge Las Ranas was about a 30 minute walk to the beach. Having obtained 4 local taxi names/numbers beforehand, our plan had been to walk to the beach each morning after breakfast, have lunch afterwards in town, and return by taxi to the hotel for an afternoon swim. We also planned on taxi service to...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Bruce, I would like to thank you for your review. This feedback is a very important tool for us to provide our guests with an ideal stay. I personally believe it is unfair for you to rate our hotel with an average location. I believe this is unfair as it is not like we tried to hide our location...

Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Stayed here 3 nights at the end of February. All of the previous reviews have pretty much said it all, except that the rooms here are very romantic, with canopy beds. We loved sitting on the Costa Rican rockers on the balcony enjoying the views, the gorgeous pool, the lovely breakfasts and the caring staff. Our biggest treat was watching...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello Green Family, We are happy that you enjoyed the time you spent with us here at Las Ranas. This customer feedback is a key tool for us to provide our guests with the best vacation possible. See you soon! Cody

Oakland, CA
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We love the beach activity in Samara; especially that the establishments allow you to lounge on their premises/beachfront all day long with no pressure to purchase; incredible! But you do, even if a sparkly water. And, we love to go to dinner there of course! BUT, as much as we like any live music offered, not so much to hear...

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LLR-CR, Owner at Lodge Las Ranas, responded to this review

Hello, We would all like to thank you for the wonderful review you have written for us and for Samara. Its always a great feeling to know that we were able to help you enjoy our piece of paradise and enjoy it for the reasons that we do. We hope that you will be back at Lodge Las Ranas soon!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 10 rooms that all have a magnificent view of two different beaches as well as mountain and jungle views. All rooms come with: Queen-size bed, Air conditioning, Wireless Internet, safe, small refrigerator, private balcony with ocean view and hot breakfast included. We are located a short distance from Samara and the beach which allows guests to take short 15 min walk or an inexpensive taxi ride if they so choose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lodge Las Ranas

Address: Mts Al Oeste del Cruce de Cangrejal 800 | Box 24, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM423 - RM601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lodge Las Ranas 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#6 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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“Upper level, corner room overlooking the forest and distant bay.”
 of 5 bubbles A2ZWorldTravLR, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You may have a better view of the surrounding area (including ocean) with a room on the second floor.”
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“Room number 2 has a fabulous view of the ocean and the jungle”
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