We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rancho De La Playa

Save
Traveller (61)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (15)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shared bathroom”(4 reviews)
“the owner”(17 reviews)
“hot afternoon”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
10 Jun11 Jun
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 48.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Playa Samara hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6fdb1d8df4994ac5b4abf876f05de84d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2099923,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[64872000],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":10,"month":6,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":11,"month":6,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":48,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"6fdb1d8df4994ac5b4abf876f05de84d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Rancho De La Playa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZmZGIxZDhkZjQ5OTRhYzViNGFiZjg3NmYwNWRlODRkIiwiQUlLIjoiZTc1NGNlYTRjZjY2NDgwYzgzZTYwM2MzNmRjYTJjYzgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "10/06/2018", "checkOut": "11/06/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 48", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"64872000":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (126)
There are newer reviews for Rancho De La Playa
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
87 results
Traveller rating
54
22
5
3
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
54
22
5
3
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsshared bathroomthe ownerhot afternooncosta ricaquiet streetin towntwo nightsgreat poolgood vibeswould stay here againcomfortable bedssamara beachkitchenhammocksshade
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This little hotel save our trip! We had been traveling around the country with a group and realized we wanted to spend a few days at the beach. After renting a car and splitting ways with a group we got on the phone and started...More

Thank Smplysublime213
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We didn't expect to stay at Rancho De La Playa but we were glad the man working at night answered the phone when we called at about 12:30 am. The house we were staying in (Casa Papaya) became infested with spiders and we could no...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was my second stay at Rancho. It was like coming home. It is located one block from the beach and close to many restaurants. The rooms are basic clean and reasonably priced It is well laid our with restaurant, check in and bar all...More

1  Thank precious1952
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great Hostel, Roberto and the other workers were very, very nice, and helpful. Great location right in town, only a very short walk to the beach. Samara beach was my favorite destination, while traveling through Costa Rica. I highly recommend this hostel, if looking to...More

Thank TiaM759
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I've been coming to Samara for over ten years now and I've always enjoyed staying at the Rancho. It's one block off the beach and it's Italian owners cultivate an up beat and fun atmosphere, with music typically on Saturday nights. I think their prices...More

Thank DigitalVagabonding
View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Playa Samara
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$ 46 - US$ 93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 46 - US$ 93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (61)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (15)
Dining (6)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rancho De La Playa staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"We stayed in Room 15 (two double beds), and enjoyed it"
Read review
"Away from the front desk/bar -- mornings can be noisy."
Read review
"Shared rooms are good value"
Read review
"They offer every type of room possible!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing