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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Had a great stay here. The location, south of Samara beach and away from any crowds was wonderful. The facility was first rate, clean and very comfortable. The meals prepared on site were fantastic - great chocolate milk shakes! The pool and grounds are very...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 18 August 2014

After a great stay around Arenal, we made our way to the Hideaway and Samara Beach. The Hideaway is a little gem of a hotel about a one minute walk from the beach. While I was initially disappointed with the actual beach, Martina quickly allayed...More

3  Thank jen g
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I picked this hotel after seeing the reviews on tripadvisor. I wanted a romantic getaway. Overall, the hotel did not disappoint. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay and would return. When we checked in we were the only guests for two days!!! What...More

2  Thank ladelaw
Reviewed 27 July 2014

After reading all of the wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor I decided to book 4 nights at the Hideaway. Although the grounds and pool area were beautiful and well maintained our room was a bit dated, I am not sure how the Hideaway is rated...More

1  Thank springtraveler09
Response from Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 28 July 2014

Thanks for the feedback. We’re glad that you enjoyed the homemade ice-cream & brownies so much. Doug & I developed those recipes, and trained our staff to make them, so you did encounter us through the tasty desserts. We are spending some time with our...More

Reviewed 20 July 2014

We found the rooms to be quite spacious with large well lit bathroom and were clean, although there was a faint disagreeable odor our first day (time to change brands of bathroom cleaning solution?). The large porch/deck for each room is a nice touch and...More

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US$108 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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2 August 2017|
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Response from brodiekid | Reviewed this property |
We can't say for sure but while we were there we met a number of families with older children, both male and female. Not sure what the sleeping arrangements were however. Try emailing the hotel directly. I think you will... 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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"We had room 8 - large & quiet"
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