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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms but if you are not part of the all-inclusive rate you can't get any food here. You can walk into town and it'll take 20 minutes or take a cab. The pool is nice and they have one swim up bar. The lunch buffet was not appealing and overpriced. It is a beachfront property but nothing special here....

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Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Well, this was the low point of our Costa Rica trip. Guess we should have known since during check in the man behind the reception kept saying "NO" even before we finished making a request. Anyways, our room smelled like a septic tank and on letting the man ( same guy who checked us in) know about this, he said...

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ontario canada
Reviewed 8 February 2016

After reading the reviews I thought OMG now I'm horrified to go to this place. Yes when you do arrive it kind of looks like a compound from the back, however once in the grounds are beautiful. We were booked through Air Canada and had a villa at the back of the resort. After a few tries with the room...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I am having trouble writing this review as I have mixed feelings. I guess the best way to describe is don't expect a lot and you won't be disappointed. Our flight was over 4 hours late leaving Toronto and when I booked it said 1 hour from the airport. It will take between two and two and 1/2. When we...

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

I'm hesitant to review this spot as we were there last year and other than the usual things you'll find in Central America we had I great time. This year was NOT the case. Because of the location, which other than travel time from Liberia, is excellent with a great beach and very friendly water, we decided to go back...

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Cedar City, Utah
Reviewed 3 February 2016

we booked rooms for 5 nights. upon arriving at our room we had no furniture or tv only a bed. talked to the desk people who inspected the room and told us they would bring what we requested. no furniture or tv were delivered by the 2nd afternoon so we requested another room, which we were given. that evening the...

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1Thank Marieta J
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I was in Costa Rica for a surf trip along the Guanacaste coast. We were at this hotel for a fews days since we were surfing in Camaronal, one of my favorite surfing beach in Costa Rica. I came at this hotel before and they made several improvements and they are building new units. They also have a new restaurant...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been to Costa Rica several times and this was my second time at this hotel. I found everything that I loved the first time. Beautiful and calm beach, warm ocean, kayak, paddle board, snorkling etc. They have a new a la carte restaurant which is more fancy and good than the buffet. The meat was particularly good. The...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I stayed at Playa Samara for two nights as part of an 8 day Monkey Tour. The hotel gets mixed reviews, because it is an older hotel with no telephones in the rooms and most of the rooms have no televisions. However, I did not go to Costa Rica to watch television! The hotel is on a beautiful beach. The...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We have been staying at this place for a week now and service is ridiculous....look elsehwere! Staff are not eager to serve you and they don't seem to care about it anyway. Some people can't be served at the bar any longer. Not sure how this place can still be in business.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: ₹ 11,518 - ₹ 32,199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“A small 'villa' would be more enjoyable - with efficiency, couch and French patio doors to small patio.”
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“All villas located close to beach and pool.”
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“away from the construction.”
 of 5 bubbles bmcta, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have televisions so if you want one be sure to specify.”
 of 5 bubbles Scraky, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to book a room with a private patio with an ocean view.”
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