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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Breakfast included
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Poolside Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful staff, large clean rooms, great surroundings and excellent food. All five minutes from the beach with beautiful wildlife all around. Doug and Rosie were superb hosts and we would love to come back again. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Richoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, great/helpful owners and staff, very nice large clean rooms, well manicured grounds with nice pool - bonus of daily visits from monkeys into the mango tree beside our patio. Easy walk to local beaches (1min to Samara beach, 5 min to Carillo beach)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed three nights at the Hideaway Hotel in early April. Rooms are spacious, clean and well equipped. Staff are all friendly and helped us navigate Playa Samara. We would stay again if ever back.

1  Thank jacqui d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot just outside town. If you want to see monkeys this is your place. Beach is a 1 minute walk down a road. Breakfast is included and was great. The owner was so helpful in planning excursions and giving us information about things to...More

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My husband and I just returned from a 14-day vacation through the beautiful country of Costa Rica. We travelled for the first 8 days from La Fortuna to Monteverde to Tamarindo and we were hoping to find that Samara would provide a period of rest...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$105 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#1 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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US$105 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#1 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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Maria A
7 May 2018|
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Response from PeterW2257 | Reviewed this property |
We had an end room so had a weak connection. Probably ok in the other rooms!
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26 October 2017|
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Response from smcdaniel221 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic. We had a rental car for our 2 week stay so we drove to the hotel. We went a little slower then the locals being in the country for the first time and becoming familiar with... More
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Alissa C
4 October 2017|
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Response from Alan G | Reviewed this property |
Its about 2 hours from Liberia to the Hideaway. Just FYI: We decided not to rent a car and the hotel arranged a driver from a tour firm. For our family of 5 it was about $150. It was nice to have an air-conditioned van... More
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"We were in room 12 which is the most requested unit. The location was perfect for privacy as well as for..."
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"Ask for Upper rooms for quiet relaxation."
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"All of the rooms had something special to offer."
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"We had room 8 - large & quiet"
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