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Reviewed 5 February 2009

The Mirador is an unpretentious family run hotel just up the hill from the center of Samara. All the rooms have a stunning view of the town just below, the ocean and the setting sun. I had a wonderful stay and enjoyed working on my computer on the balcony, while looking out over the beautiful well kept grounds at the...

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Modena
Reviewed 29 August 2008

we stayed few day at Mirador de Samara, after read the good review here and in Lonely planet. Unfortunatly the situation is changed, nevertheless the kind welcome of Max, the room was very clean, and the breakfast not good in a dirty restaurant, that now is closed for dining. our feeling is that was a good hotel, but now is...

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New York
Reviewed 4 August 2008

This was an incredible experience. The Mirdaor is a charming and well maintained hotel that is like a home away from home. The views from the balconies are spectacular, Samara beach is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen and the service at the hotel is wonderful. The wildlife is also an awesome attraction at the hotel -...

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Nova Scotia
Reviewed 14 May 2008

My husband and I just returned from a two week stay at Hotel Mirador. We stayed in a large apartment with a beautiful view. The owner Max was helpful even before we arrived. I contacted him by e-mail and told him what we were looking for, he gave us a special price, and was very helpful with questions I had...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 13 April 2008

The hotel is located on a hill just on the edge of the small town, only a short walk from the beach. Being on the hill is a real bonus; the views are stunning and gives a refreshing breeze. We were lucky to be able to observe howler monkeys, iguanas, humming birds and more from the balcony of our hotel...

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chester nova scotia
Reviewed 11 April 2008

We have just returned from our 3 month stay at the Mirador de Samara for the 5th year. What brings us back...the VIEW and the wonderful service.Max and his family and staff thoroughly take care of all our needs. The safety factor is important to us and we have never had any concerns. The view is sensational. Each day we...

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B.C Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2008

We stayed at the Mirador 2 years ago. The owner of the Mirador, Max, set up our wedding on the beach, everything was taken care of Our room was decorated ever so beautifully and champagne was on chill, for our return. The motel is Clean and is also set upon a hillside, so the view of the ocean and surrounding...

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Nova Scotia
Reviewed 25 February 2008

We had a lovely one week stay at the Mirador de Samara. This hotel is clean and comfortable. It is on the edge of the action and tucked away in its own gardens. The setting is beautiful as are the views from the balcony and breakfast nook. The walk to the beach is less than 5 minutes - depending on...

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Alaska
Reviewed 13 February 2008

Our family had a great two weeks at this charming hotel on a hill overlooking the Bay of Samara. The grounds were well kept with a beautiful pool, and to the beach was only about a five minute walk through town. The apartment offered plenty of space for a family of four, was tastefully furnished and clean. At dawn I...

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texas
Reviewed 1 September 2007

My husband and I got Married in Samara on May 19th, 2007. All in all we had 40 guests from all over the US with us in Samara. Our wedding party took over El Mirador for about a week. The owner, Max, and the staff were lovely and very accomodating. They helped in shuttling my guests around and also with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aparthotel Mirador de Samara is built high on a hill, about 40 meters above sea level, commanding a panoramic view of the village, beach and ocean from every room and terrace. The beach is just a five-minute walk away. The building is constructed in stricty north – South position which allows the ocean breeze entering into the rooms during daytime and atnight bringing cool breeze from the mountains behind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mirador de Samara

Address: Guanacaste Samara, Playa Samara 1200, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: €51 - €171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mirador de Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles 254AndyB, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Corner apartments are large 2 bed, 2 bath units with more breeze from the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles beachtownsearch, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor to avoid bug problems”
 of 5 bubbles jaxee4, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All of the rooms overlook the ocean, might get a slightly better view from the top floor of the apartments, but it was nice to be on the ground floor because we could walk down to the pool from our room.”
  • Deck off our room, could walk down to the pool from here.
  • View of the howler monkeys from our balcony.
 of 5 bubbles hutsonl14, 6 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Appartments on second floor have an even greater view.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilippeL128, 10 Mar 2012 | Read review
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