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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Orangeville, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We just spent a week there and the rooms were great and most were renovated. The construction is an issue so ask for a room away from it or at least facing the beach. The beach is large and soft sand but you need water shoes depending on the tide because there are smaller rocks and coral pieces. Water was...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I stayed at this resort from March 11 - March 18th. The location is pristine -- you're literally steps away from the beautiful beachfront. The staff was very friendly and helpful (muchas gracias a Luis y Yoselin!). I loved having a villa to myself and the rooms were kept fairly clean. Thank you to everyone for making our stay a...

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice beach and close to a little town for souvenirs (this was the selling point for us) but the food was very poor compared to other resorts, this was our third time in Costa Rica and I literally was hungry several times because there was very little to enjoy. They had the same thing every night, one night they did...

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1Thank Scraky
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly. The rooms were adequate. Daniel and Javier were hard working employees and good bartenders. The hotel policies were ridiculous. $50 fine for using a beach towel on the beach? Lose the towel card? $50! $5 for a soft drink? C'mon!!! I did not feel like a guest with reference to the hotel policies and procedures. Now...

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2Thank Christian F
Worland, Wyoming
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was our third trip to Costa Rica but the first at Playa Samara. We were given a nice room with a patio that over looked the beach. I noticed there were rooms without a view. The patio chairs are hard and could use a pad of some type. The food is not fancy but there was a nice selection,...

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Eveleth, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The resort itself was OK. Our room had nothing but a bed in it. The bathroom was nice. Nowhere to sit in the room but on the bed. We had a tiny window that looked out at a wall. We asked two different times during our 4 night stay to have our sheets changed and they didn't change them. There...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This was my first time visiting Costa Rica, and it was the most amazing vacation I have ever had. The hotel Villas Playa Samara is a beautiful resort. I found the staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The beach is quiet and there is tons of chairs to sit either in the sun or shade. The Town Samara is a short...

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Glen Huron, Ontario
Reviewed 6 March 2017

As a family we typically enjoy smaller locales with natural surroundings and some character. We booked as an all inclusive to simplify our week away and were pleasantly surprised at the good food options at the buffet. Food was not fancy, but flavourful and nutritious. All staff were quite nice and facilities were clean, although starting to show age in...

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Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Having been to Costa Rica before we choose this destination for another vacation as we loved it the first time around. Costa Rica is very clean and safe in comparison to Mexico we find. We prefer smaller resorts to the larger ones and this one was perfect in size (under 150 rooms I believe). We had #2702 - the second...

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South Porcupine, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Hola Amigos.....Buenas Dios Just got off plane this morning from a week stay. Going back soon. Wonderful stay in great little resort. Never overcrowded and all-inclusive. Great food and great people. Rooms were always spotless and grounds well maintained. Wonderful staff Thanks Dixie Fernandez for always smiling and answering and helping with all my nord-americano questions. Luis and really everyone...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: €157 - €328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“rooms starting with 42...”
P7069XTmikep, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for beach front villas”
  • villa porch
  • full kitchen
  • 2nd bedroom
  • beach view from room
LunaMar282, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the east sides, far from the front desk and central pool are very quiet. Bungalows seem to be the ideal place to ask for.”
ErrJ_12, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Away from the construction”
DebbieR150, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A small 'villa' would be more enjoyable - with efficiency, couch and French patio doors to small patio.”
BlackstoneNorth, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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