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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!...

Grand Bend, Ontario
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We spent six nights in the Lodge in mid-Feb. After a long travel day, with a three hr. delay in Dallas, we arrived in darkness into Samara. We contacted Cody and he met us in town and escorted us to his property. Great service to begin our stay, which continued through, until check out. The following morning, we were greeted...

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

Hello Phil, I would like to send a big thank you to you for the review. We really enjoyed having you stay with us. I am very happy that you were able to find the time to relax that you were looking for. See you soon! Cody

Reviewed 9 March 2013

Great accomodation, clean comfortable rooms with private balconies looking out on jungle and views of the fabulous Playa Samara. Beautiful pool and gardens visited by howler monkeys, toucans and I was lucky enough to glimpse a Coati-Mundi. Cody and Walter extremely helpful, breakfasts great. We stayed 6 nights without a car, it is a 20 minute walk to the village...

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

Hello Jo, Thank you very much for choosing Lodge Las Ranas and for the review. We enjoyed having you stay with us. Your daughter still holds the record for the most time spent in the swimming pool. We hope to see you soon! Cody

Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 March 2013

I've waited a year, almost to the day to write this review. It has taken us a year to do it, but after visiting the LAS RANAS LODGE last February, we decided to make the move, and make the Playa Samara/ Playa Carrillo area our home. I have lived in Costa Rica for almost seven years now, mostly in the...

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

Hello, We would like to thank you for staying with us and for the review. We are happy that we were able to be a part of your vacation to Samara and that we were a part of your decision to move here. I look forward to seeing you around Samara! Cody Nikolaychuk

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 February 2013

This is a lovely hotel with helpful staff. We were greeted by Cody, the owner, upon check-in. He was extremely friendly and offered a lot of helpful advice about the surrounding area. Our room had a beautiful view of both the pacific and the surrounding forest. We saw howler monkeys every morning and afternoon! Our room was extremely clean and...

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

Hello Heather, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy we were able to be a part of your vacation. Be sure to stop by if you should find yourself in the Samara area! Cody Nikolaychuk

Duxbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 February 2013

My wife and I stayed at Las Ranas for 7 nights the first week of February. From check-in Cody was attentive to our needs and happy to offer advice on anything from local restaurants to hidden beaches. We rented a car and found it to be useful as we like to explore on our own. We traveled the coast from...

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

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review! Customer reviews are a key tool for us to meet the needs of our clients. I am also very happy to hear that you have enjoyed the Samara area as much as Lodge Las Ranas. Samara is a special little beach town and we love to be able to share it with our...

Marin County, CA
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Both my son and I liked Las Ranas the best of the 7 hotels we stayed in in Costa Rica. It is a very nice small hotel located on a hill outside town. The views are great and it is quiet at night. The owner Cody is doing an excellent job. The rooms and beds are very nice, well equipped...

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

Hello BabiBagus, We would all like to thank you for your wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed Lodge Las Ranas. We always enjoy sharing our little piece of paradise. Be sure to stop by the next time you are in the Samara area. All the best, Cody Nikolaychuk

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 2 February 2013

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in August 2012 (sorry for the delay in reviewing!). The staff was wonderful (especially Esterling), and provided great recommendations for food and activities nearby. The owner, Cody, was also very inviting and accommodating. Esterling and Cody are both fluent in English and Spanish. Breakfast is included in the price and we...

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

Hello, We would like to all thank you so much for your review! Feedback such as this is the key tool in improving for our guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Lodge Las Ranas. We always try and do our best to have our swimming pool available to our guests but unfortunately, sunscreen,...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Our experience at Lodge Las Ranas was perfect. It is situated in the hills overlooking Playa Samara, a short drive out of town. For us, this is the ideal - close enough to easily go into town for restaurants and the beach, and far enough away to feel like we are in our own little piece of heaven. Breakfast each...

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

Hello Amy, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write the very detailed review of Lodge Las Ranas. The reviews are a very important tool for us to adjust to the needs of our clients. We are very happy to hear you were able to enjoy our hotel and nature around us. See you soon!...

brooklyn
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Lodge Las Ranas has very friendly, helpful staff. The rooms are well maintained, and the top level has great views of the forest and beach. Very helpful staff. I would recommend it. Lodge Las Ranas has very friendly, helpful staff. The rooms are well maintained, and the top level has great views of the forest and beach. Very helpful staff....

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

Hola Brian, Thank you for taking the time to write this review on Trip Advisor. We are always happy to receive all kinds of feedback from our guests. Pura Vida, Cody Nikolaychuk

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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: RM424 - RM602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lodge Las Ranas 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Lodge Las Ranas Hotel Playa Samara
Hotel Style:
#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.”
 of 5 bubbles T1166DHemilys, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room number 2 has a fabulous view of the ocean and the jungle”
 of 5 bubbles justinwD7463ML, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All bungalows have views and some have small kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles susanvcustance, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“quiet hideaway, , great service”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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