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Timmins, Canada
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Best location in Samara. The hotel is clean, OK restaurant (everyone raves about it, even though its just OK) and the staff is very helpul. Coffee is great, but isnt it everywhere in Costa Rica? 2 pools were always clean. Rooms were spacious and "modern" for Costa Rica. Which means, if your looking for a small Costa Rica B&B style...

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hotelgiada, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel & restaurant. We hope you will return to Hotel Giada as well as Costa Rica soon.

Reviewed 10 May 2013

Very friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are very nice and clean, gardens well maintained especially around the pool at the back of the hotel. Restaurant ' s pozza is excellent, they also serve very good breakfast with lots of fresh fruit .

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments on Trip Advisor. We were glad to have you here as guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hote as well as the restaurant and the staff. We hope you will be bacl to Hotel Giada as well as Costa Rica.

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Its was very nice, and the restuarant ie very good. It is clean and also is located very good not to far from the beach. And is a very safety place and I will recomend to anybody to stay there. The room was simple, but there were two nice swimming pools that were clean, and a restaurant in front that...

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment on Trip Advisor. We were glad to have you here and that you enjoyed the hotel and the restaurant as well as Playa Samara. We hope you will return to Hotel Giada and the beaches here.

Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We were in Playa Samara for a wedding, and Hotel Giada was a good pick for a three day stay. The rooms were large, clean and comfortable. The road-facing restaurant serves tasty Italian fare for lunch and dinner, and 5 selections for the included breakfast. The restaurant is perfect for people watching, too. Nearby are banks, a grocery store, bodegas,...

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment on Trip Advisor. We are sorry for the problem with the AC in your room and other than that we are glad that you enjoyed the hotel and restaurtant and hope you will be back to the hotel again as well as to return to Costa Rica.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 March 2013

My sons and I stayed at the Hotel Giada, and it was a nice experience. The room was simple, but there were two nice swimming pools that were clean, and a restaurant in front that was open to the street. Sámara is a small, simple beach town, and there isn't a lot there, and this hotel is on the main...

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giorgio c, Manager at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We was glad to have you here at Hotel Giada and we are glad that you and your family enjoyed the hotel as well as the restaurant. We hope you see back at Hotel Giada and hope that you will return to Costa Rica.

Reviewed 23 March 2013 via mobile

I just stayed at hotel giada for 3 nights. It was a great experience. Playa samara is great traditional Tico beach town. The hotel is a 2 minute walk from the beautiful grey sand beach of playa samara and was a lovely place to stay. The staff were great, lovely and really helpful with book tours or navigating the town......

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

Giada is 200 metres from the beach, on the main street of Samara. It has two pools and a jacuzzi. In the front there is an italian restaurant with nice pizzas. All the rooms have air conditioning, tv and a fan plus a safety box. The breakfast is not self service, you can choose between the typical, pancakes, eggs, toasts,...

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Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. We was glad to have you here at Hotel Giada and we are glad that you enjoyed Hotel Giada. We hope you will be back to Costa Rica as well as Hotel Giada.

Newberg, Oregon
Reviewed 3 February 2013 via mobile

I spent only one night. The room was small any yet very nicely equipped. There were two small pools. The restaurant was downstairs and the food was good although my waiter was a bit snobby and he brought me ravioli instead of the fettuccine I ordered. My biggest complaint is when I checked out the guy at reception was on...

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hotelgiada, Owner at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. We was glad to have you as a guest here at Hotel Giada. We are sorry for the mistake in the restaurant and I will speak with them so they can be more careful when they take a order. With the gentelman at the front desk I did speak with him, yes...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2013

I am surprised that this restaurant does not get a higher rating. While there may be some issues that the hotel is working on, the restaurant is run very well, the food is consistently good, and we have had some great meals there. In particular, we enjoyed the Penne Pura Vida - perfectly cooked, attractive, great flavour. Will definitely order...

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Thank you for your comment on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the restuarant and are looking forward to your return to the restuarant.

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Giada for a week at the end of our honeymoon, what a great place to relax and unwind reflecting on our four weeks in Costa Rica!! The room was great with a balcony overlooking the main pool, the staff were all super friendly and sorted any questions or issues instantly and the integral restaurant served really...

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Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your Honeymoon and the hotel and the restaurant. We hope you will be back to Costa Rica and return to Hotel Giada for a Anniversary. We wish you a great many years of happiness.

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Address: Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: ₹ 3,842 - ₹ 7,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Giada Hotel Playa Samara
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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“Get a room on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles Togi, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had ground floor by pool but I this no most rooms have patio-balcony with pool view”
 of 5 bubbles WomenInBlack, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on an upper floor. Quieter at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 475marting, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be satisfactory!”
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