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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location. Short walk to beach or town. Great hosts who speak English, Spanish and French. We really loved this place. Close to town but not the noise and crowds. I recommend room 14. A corner room with a small patio and a view of the farm land behind the hotel. Pool area is beautiful and the pool was spotless...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights with our 2 kids. It is very well located with 3 access to the beach and close to Samara center. Clémence and her staff have been really nice and helpful. The place is nice and quiet with an excellent breakfast. Enjoy.

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Dornbirn, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we really enjoyed our stay at the samara pacific lodge. especially the french restaurant was amazing! very delicious. the room, the pool are great... the people very friendly and helpful! merci beaucoup pour un depart parfait de nos vacances!

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

French owner, so most of her guests are European - very cool and quiet. We were in town or at the beach so not too much to add here, we were happy and would recommend to other travelers..... ................................................................................

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel felt like home away from home. The owners and staff took great care of us. The owner went above and beyond. She informed us about various events in the area and made us feel welcome. The food was delicious and cocktails were a great plus.

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Samara Pacific L, Propriétaire at Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Tieranni for your coments, it was a pleasure to hosting you !! Maybe see you on your next trip in Costa Rica

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in August. The lodge was beautiful and comfortable and staff were very accommodating. It is situated in an ideal location in Samara - a 5 min walk to the beach, and a 5 min drive to the small town. There isn't loads to do in Samara but the lodge was perfect for chilling and...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 15 August 2016

After 10 days in CR, we had come to conclude that hotels were more expensive than in Europe but less comfortable. Settling in our room here was such a relief. Excellent value, with a new bathroom, comfortable bed, good A/C... Wifi was in common areas, close to reception, though; didn't work well in the room. Nice pool, very nice managers,...

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Samara Pacific Lodge is a lovely small French owned hotel. Rooms are really good surrounding the large pool. Staff and management extremely helpful and friendly. The restaurant serves the best French inspired food you can get. The menu changes every day. Highly recommended...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed at the Pacific Lodge for a week at the beginning of July. Two families, two rooms, 4 boys + a whole lot of energy. To be blunt - we could not have asked for a better experience. The staff and ownership were fantastic, the facilities fitted our needs perfectly, and the atmosphere was +++ family friendly. To list...

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I went to the restaurant a few weeks ago with my husband and my baby. We arrived late but the team agreed to welcome us. My husband took some meat which was absolutely delicious and perfectly cooked. I took pasta with octopus... Was excellent.... We had a really good time, dining by the pool in a cosy atmosphere. I really...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

Address: Camino Playa Buenavista, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: ₹ 4,448 - ₹ 9,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Samara Pacific Playa Samara
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#5 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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“rooms in the back may be quieter. Rooms in the front have a pool view”
 of 5 bubbles garyr507, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for one with a new bathroom. Upstairs is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Valernipi, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in the family suite that slept 6 and it was nice and roomy and I loved the balcony in the back overlooking the farm animals.”
 of 5 bubbles TinaOceanside, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were in two different rooms - one at the back which was larger and a nicer bathroom but we also spent one night around the pool and think we preferred that location even though the room was much smaller - nice to walk out right to the pool area... grounds are nicer as well!”
 of 5 bubbles taz50, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room 14 was simply the best”
 of 5 bubbles tobiebh, 14 Jan 2014 | Read review
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