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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

We ate takeout the first night and enjoyed it so much that we made a reservation to eat in at the restaurant. We totally were delighted with our food. The pasta was awesome and my husband is Italian. The place is clean, the service staff could not do enough for us and we were delighted with our experience. I would...

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We enjoyed the "favorite room" number 12!!! What a great porch, perfect for iguana and monkey watching. Doug and his staff at the Hideaway made sure we were well fed and had everything we needed to make our first time in Costa Rica special.

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Cody, Wyoming
Reviewed 29 January 2014

The Hideaway was a nice place to stay and our room very large and relaxing. We loved having a frig in the room and the bathroom and shower were wonderful. It is a beautiful, clean, large place to stay but lacking any Costa Rican charm. The grounds are lovely but we felt cloistered in our inability to even walk up...

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Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

Thank you for the overall positive review. We do want to elaborate on the point of "Costa Rican charm". When we built our hotel, the other hotels in the area offered rustic Costa Rican style. We intended for our hotel to be different from other hotels, so we have real showers (no suicide showers!), full windows (not the glass louvers),...

New Boston, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Doug and his staff could not have been more attentive and helpful !! We so enjoyed our visit with them… nestled between two beautiful beaches, Samara and Carrillo..an easy walk to each. Very relaxing and quiet here with a lovely restaurant - we enjoyed our delicious breakfast each morning as well as delightful dinners . We only stayed two nights...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2014

My wife and I recently returned from Costa Rica. Being as this was our second trip to Costa Rica, having seen the volcanoes, tropical forests and beaches, we wanted to stay in one place at a beach on the Pacific side. Our travel agent suggested The Hideaway between Samara and Carrillo. It offered exactly what we were looking for. We...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 January 2014

The quality of the room was excellent! We stayed there for 2 nights and everything was as described on the website. Their homemade ice cream is delicious! Also, Doug was very helpful in terms of suggestions for activities.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Doug and his staff could not be better! It was one of the best finds of our trip! Relax enjoy great food!!!! Anything you want or need they will take care of it! We are Americans and were there for the nfl playoffs and got it in our room! The pool is always open and Doug is a hero at...

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights, and it was fantastic. Great atmosphere and comfortable rooms. Staff was really nice and accommodating. The food at the restaurant was fabulous. It was the best we had while staying in Samara. Would recommend to anyone.

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We wern't staying at the Hotel but went to eat twice because of the GOOD food and service...A must try in the area...Guacamole is incredible and so is the homemade ice cream!! We will be back for sure. Owner is very nice... Thank you!

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Our first time in Costa Rica and first hotel. The rooms are spacious, beds are comfortable, air conditioning excellent and user-controlled, refrigerator keeps things very cold, shower is enormous, personal patio nice. The proprietor, Doug, goes out of his way to be help, recommend local restaurants, beaches and tours and assist with understanding how to navigate the CR culture, itself...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

Address: On the Road From Samara To Carrillo | on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: ₹ 6,330 - ₹ 10,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you want to see monkeys then you might want to ask for a room on the south end of the property where they hand out sometimes.”
cherylgL1722KY, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 for the opportunity to see howler monkeys close up.”
brodiekid, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had room 5. No stairs and tucked away so a bit more private. A good room.”
AC697, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You may request either a room with two queen beds or one king size bed. You need to call ahead to specify.”
bonterraconst, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No elevators, so if climbing stairs with luggage is a problem request a ground floor room.”
pauldF9788NW, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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