We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Villas Playa Samara

    South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
    Hotel website
    Save
    Savings alert: 50% below average rate
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$405
          US$159
          Great Deal
          US$318
          US$405
          Traveller (649)
          Room & Suite (215)
          Pool & Beach (164)
          The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
          833 reviews
          #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
          507 reviews
          #3 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Belvedere - Playa Samara
          388 reviews
          #2 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
          497 reviews
          #4 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good28%
          • Average17%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible12%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Family Rooms
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
          833 reviews
          #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
          507 reviews
          #3 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Belvedere - Playa Samara
          388 reviews
          #2 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
          497 reviews
          #4 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$159.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Playa Samara hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c201b387ef104ff296b589b4d1f0abc0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":301314,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"c201b387ef104ff296b589b4d1f0abc0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":405,"lowestMetaPrice":159,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":405,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":405,"lowestMetaPrice":159,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":405,"hotelName":"Hotel Villas Playa Samara","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImMyMDFiMzg3ZWYxMDRmZjI5NmI1ODliNGQxZjBhYmMwIiwiQUlLIjoiMjdlZThlZDFmNzkyNDFhMjllZjJmYWE0YzI4MTc0ZjkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$159", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109302218":"HotelsCom2IB","54091776":"TravelocityEWS","79620645":"CheapTicketsEWS","79023194":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (857)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Hotel Villas Playa Samara See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 612 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          All-inclusive was excellent. Our visit was within the rainy season, but the resort was still busy. Lots of tours offered, great food, swim-up bar was a plus. The Crazy Monkey, Mojita and Piña Colada were my favs. Many thanks to the thoughtful, friendly staff. Manager...More

          Thank Kim K
          Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Kim K Thank you very much for such positive comments. We really are pleased that your stay has been pleasant, I have shared your comments with our team. We hope to see you again. Best Regrads

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed at this hotel as part of the Monkey Tours package. The hotel was a disappointment. We had rules and regulations with fines on a single spaced letter head. Several jokes abounded about just leaving $200 with the hotel because we were bound to...More

          1  Thank coloradosharon2017
          Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

          Dear coloradosharon2017 I want to thank you for sharing with us your thoughts and concerns about your recent stay. All feedback from our customers is very valuable and helps us identify our areas of opportunity for improvement. I am very sorry to hear that we...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We stayed here at the end of Monkey Tours stay in Costa Rica and I have to say the stay was underwhelming. The hotel rooms aren't bad, and the staff are nice. However the wifi connection in our room was horrible. The food and drinks...More

          1  Thank chcmvrck
          Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

          Dear chcmvrck We appreciate you sending your comments and I really appreciate your comments about the staff I will share with them your thoughts, and I apologies that we did not meet your expectations reagarding the food and drinks. I hope you come back and...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          My wife and I got married there. We had an amazing time; that's with a thunderstorm hitting the day of our wedding. The staff did everything in their powers to make the day as great as could be. The food there is great with many...More

          Thank Eric B
          Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

          Dear Eric Thank you very much for such positive comments. We really are pleased that your stay has been pleasant and I have shared your comments with our team We hope to see you again. Thank you very much again

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Beautiful hotel, located directly on the beach. We had a complete package (flight + hotel, booked with Sunwing). The food was good, as was the service we received. They have bungalows and regular rooms. You can book many activities with Monkey Tours directly at the...More

          Thank CMC_Meunier
          Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

          Dear CMC_Meunier We appreciate your comments and I glad the you have time with us. Please come back next year too have more adventure in the tours and around the área. Once again thank you and we will see you next time.

          The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
          833 reviews
          #1 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
          507 reviews
          #3 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Hotel Belvedere - Playa Samara
          388 reviews
          #2 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
          497 reviews
          #4 of 16 hotels in Playa Samara
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Spa
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$160 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 112
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, BookIt.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Hotel Villas Playa Samara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Samara
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (649)
          Room & Suite (215)
          Pool & Beach (164)
          Dining (82)
          Hotel & Grounds (386)
          Bathroom (21)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
          Nearby
          The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
          833 reviews
          .55 km away
           
          Hotel Sol Samara
          216 reviews
          .27 km away
           
          Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
          497 reviews
          1.22 km away
           
          Mirador de Samara
          94 reviews
          2.33 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Luv Burger
          420 reviews
          2.41 km away
          Roots Bakery & Cafe
          113 reviews
          2.50 km away
          Lo Que Hay
          876 reviews
          2.25 km away
          Gusto Beach
          753 reviews
          2.28 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
          50 reviews
          1.09 km away
          Samara Adventure Company
          328 reviews
          1.23 km away
          Costa Rica Monkey Tours - Day Tours
          458 reviews
          .02 km away
          WaterWorld Flyboarding
          11 reviews
          1.58 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Stephanie E
          I need ground transportation to and from LIA airport to Hotel Villas Playa Samara. Any recommendations?
          31 May 2017|
          Answer Show all 8 answers
          Response from banjolou | Reviewed this property |
          check with Brenda at Samara Carrillo Info Center She is really helpful and can arrange transport I'm fairly certain. They are on trip advisor.
          0
          Votes
          darlene k
          My husband and I are booked at your hotel for March 12/17 and I am packing!! Just wanted to make sure that there are hair dryers in the rooms and if there is snorkeling available... I hate to take up packing spaces with my snorkeling equipment if it is not needed. Can't wait to get there!!!
          6 March 2017|
          Answer Show all 12 answers
          Response from banjolou | Reviewed this property |
          we had a hair dryer in our room 2702 - but the outlet stopped working part way into out trip - I was able to move to the plug just on the outside of the bathroom and still see the mirror so that worked fine though a bit... More
          0
          Votes
          Sherilyn D
          I'm wondering if it's better to visit Hotel Villas Playa Samara in Aug or September?
          31 January 2017|
          Answer Show all 4 answers
          Response from RedDevil1504 | Reviewed this property |
          Aug/Sept are both about the same. It's the rainy season there so it can be pretty hit or miss. We got lucky last Sept and had great weather for four days. The week before it had rained hard for five days. It's a total... More
          1
          Vote
          Room Tips
          "ask for the modern rooms"
          Read review
          "all villas are beautiful"
          Read review
          "We had a villa without a view or a kitchen.....now that we have been there, we would request both."
          Read review
          "Go for gold, the beachfront villas - at least that's what I like."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing