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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Suites
Poolside Bar
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved our 4 night stay at the Hideaway. The owner and staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. They booked several excursions for us and made great recommendations. The location is lovely...although not on the beach, it's a 2 minute walk to Playa Samara...More

Thank 670hilarym
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly. highly recommend!! The STAFF is really what makes this place so excellent!! Yes it was clean, had cold A/C, pool, friendly little reptiles and crustaceans everywhere with some great food and drink options; it still was the staff that made my vacation. When I...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all, this hotel probably has the most sweet and helpful staff we've had in our entire stay in Costa Rica. Plus, the food is AMAZING and truly delicious. On of it's best thing is also the proximity to the beach (3 mins walking)....More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Hideaway was great. The rooms and dining/pool area pleasant. We saw iguanas on the property, and a group of howler monkeys passed by through the trees near the pool several different days. It was a short walk to the beach. Also a good central...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

the staff is very, very friendly and helpfull....we felt very wellcome... the room was clean, big and very comfortable and there was a coffee machine and a hairdryer... the pool was clean and good of temperature, a nice terrace and the food was great !!!...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$95 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Boutique Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 Business Hotel in Playa Samara
#3 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Samara
#4 Quiet Hotel in Playa Samara
#7 Quaint Hotel in Playa Samara
#8 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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Price range
US$95 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Boutique Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 Business Hotel in Playa Samara
#3 Mid-range Hotel in Playa Samara
#4 Quiet Hotel in Playa Samara
#7 Quaint Hotel in Playa Samara
#8 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
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Traveller (421)
Room & Suite (270)
Pool & Beach (164)
Dining (62)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Amenities (1)
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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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Room Tips
"room with balcony on the pool was perfect"
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"We stayed in several rooms over the years, it seems they are all nice."
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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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