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San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Just finished a 3-night stay at this hotel and had a great time in Samara. Hotel Giada is a nice, clean property at the entrance to Samara and walking distance to everything in a very small town. We enjoyed our room in the back section of the hotel in the second level overlooking the pool. The upper level rooms have...

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I´ve spent some time at this hotel. First time I found it nice and clean, near the beach and a reasonable price. After my second stance, I received a phone call from the security dept of my bank telling me they were cancelling my credit card due to an attempt of fraud (someone tried to use my card illegally). I...

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hotelgiada, Propietario at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

This is a very serious charge that you have brought up here, this hotel has been working almost 20 years and we never had any type of problem as stated here. When a clients check in and if the clients open up a line of credit then the front desk will make a copy of your credit card and ask...

Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 January 2012

A nice, quiet & clean hotel with an excellent restaurant that is close to everything, but far enough away. Walking distance to everything in town. Beautiful beach, good shops, restaurants, bank, and fun things to do in town. Nice waves for surfing or body surfing, but not too rough for children and just hangin' and keeping cool. The hotel staff...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 January 2012

We stayed there from December 29th to December 31st. When we first arrived we were pleased to see we were in the middle of town and a couple of blocks from the ocean. Restaurants, bars, bakery, stores were all around us. Unfortunately, the fair was in town and was right next door. The music played extremely loudly from about 5...

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hotelgiada, Gerente at Hotel Giada, responded to this review

We were glad to have you as guests here at Hotel Giada. On the fair this was the first time that it was across the street from the hotel and Hotel Giada and other hotels in Samara are taking steps to move the fair back to where had it or to move it outside of town.

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 November 2011

We wanted to go to Samara to check out the migration of the Pacific turtles and found this hotel on the internet. My husband was unsure about booking it on-line so we stopped to see if we liked it. It was easy to find from the main highway and it appeared clean and accessible. The staff at the front desk...

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We checked in at the end of the morning and we entered in a restaurant / pizzeria ! Across the reception was a very small swimmingpool! We were offered a room above the restaurant which turned out to be perfect! Very soundproof sliding doors, perfect airco and cabletv and Wifi in the rooms! There was a second swimmingpool in the...

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Boca Raton
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We stayed here for one night and enjoyed our stay. The rooms were spacious, with a big bathroom and hot water shower (not a suicide shower). The restaurant was also good. The location is convenient- close to a good bakery, bus stop, and laundry, and only a short walk to the beach. A little pricy for the area, but worth...

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texas
Reviewed 21 July 2011

A short walk to playa samara. Hotel was clean and vibrant. Though no hot water and was just lovely. The accommodations were excellent, but I would not recommend the restaurant for dinner or lunch.

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Washington
Reviewed 4 June 2011

We stayed for 7 days at Giada during May 2011. This being the first stay in Samara, we weren't sure what to expect of the accommodations in the area. Giada has 2 pools (1 which seems to be more of a decor for the restaurant), air conditioning that won't disappoint you on the hot days, and is in a great...

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Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 10 May 2011

After staying at Tico Adventure Lodge for 4 nights, this seemed like a palace. Although Tico Adventure Lodge was cool, the bed there was AWFUL.....(I will do a separate review for TAL), so I was thrilled to be able to sleep without waking up 5000 times in the middle of the night. The staff was always friendly and greeted me...

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Additional Information about Hotel Giada

Address: Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: €74 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Giada Hotel Playa Samara
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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“get one of the rooms at the very back of hotel, guests in them said they was very good”
 of 5 bubbles marialeake, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles Togi, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had ground floor by pool but I this no most rooms have patio-balcony with pool view”
 of 5 bubbles WomenInBlack, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on an upper floor. Quieter at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 475marting, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be satisfactory!”
 of 5 bubbles 739reneb, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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