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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I love Casa Valeria!! there are few places one can find their own room right on the beach - to sleep as close to the crashing waves as possible - for a very, very reasonable rate! It is rustic and simple and perfect for me!! The rooms are clean and basic and the fans work well. You have to know... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

This place has so much potential. Great location, probably best in Playa Samara. The rooms are low cost but they could use the slightest updates to make this place great overall. If you can't stand heat without AC definitely don't stay here, there are fans but very hot. It is good place for how cheap it is. Mostly recommend this... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Casa Valeria is so convenient, right on the beach, across the street from both a regular market and a little further is the organic market. The shower was great, our best so far in CR. There is a kitchen, and a friendly feeling. The family that runs it and lives there is busy but available. The hammocks are great. Playa... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We were disappointed upon arrival at Casa Valeria. We had received a recommendation, and had read good reviews prior to arrival. After having spent two weeks in Costa Rica, at hostels, hotels, and small inns, we we found the front desk staff person to be very unwelcoming. Mostly, he seemed indifferent, and as if our being there diverted his attention... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We had bungalow 6 right on the beach and next to the surf school, and loved it! Very simple accommodations, but what else do you need on the beach?! Alejandra and the staff were so nice and friendly. Hammocks right outside, lots of palm tree shade, and if you're lucky, Francisco will swing by and climb a tree and get... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Vert good location. It's Wright on the beach, close to thé centre of the town. Y ou can get a bungalow on the beach; rooms are rustic but functional. There is a share kitchen for basic cooking. Not to expansive Be careful and don,t le ave anything on the beach. Lot of Thiers and I got things stolen even in... More 

Thank filledusud
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40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2014

I loved to stay by casa Valeria. This is simple but very very clean, right on the beach wich is very rare in Costa Rica. As the food in this country is in my opinion very bad i was so happy to use the commun kitchen where everything is available to prépare meal. The beach is nice - not exceptional... More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2014

We just spent two weeks in samara and absolutely love the laid back village atmosphere and friendly people. We stayed in a bungalow only steps from the beach and loved the location. The owners are so friendly and it is a family owned business and they are all very nice and fun people to chat to each day. Their are... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I spent 2 nights here, and like it a lot. To start, it is right on the beach, and falling asleep with the sound of the waves is priceless. They have a nice space with hammocks, free coffee all day and the staff (who seems to be a local family) is really nice and chill. Rooms vary in size, some... More 

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Crystal Falls, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Samara beach is absolutly the most enjoyable beach I have experienced to date.Soft sand gentle surf and warm water.The town has all the amenities with no macs ,tims ,or chain restaurants.The hotel is simple not fancy a little dated but a great deal.My standards are not high but I do insist on clean!Step out your door and you are on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have a great spot in front of the ocean. All our rooms have a private bathroom with hot water, a communal kitchen, in the downtown Samara so we are near all the stores you may need. We hope to see you soon in Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Casa Valeria Samara

Address: Samara Main Street | 200 m east from the Police Station on the Main Street, Nicoya 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nicoya
Price Range: ₹ 2,052 - ₹ 4,788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Casa Valeria Hotel Nicoya
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“Bungalow #6 is the closest to the ocean: there is just a hammock and a couple of palm trees between the door and the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles DmitriyMN, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Number 6 is a bungalow right on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles TracyFH, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“The room right in front of the beach is nice - adn there is also one with air conditioning that is right next to the beach - but all the rooms are within 20 feet of the beach....”
 of 5 bubbles MSSCentroEspiralMana, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for rooms near beach.”
 of 5 bubbles someone042, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Bungalow 6 has fan, no a/c but we were never hot, and worth it for the beachfront location!”
 of 5 bubbles jay8675, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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