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    Tico Adventure Lodge

    150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good25%
          • Average13%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible7%
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          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
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          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

          After a great, but exhausting trip through Costa Rica, me, my sister and a friend were in for some relaxation at Samara. We went searching for a hotel for a reasonable price and ended up at the Tico Adventure Lodge. The staff and in particular...More

          Thank Jayce A
          Reviewed 15 July 2014

          I'm a grad student staying in Costa Rica for three months, so I'm on a tight budget when it comes to travelling the region. Several of my friends recommended the Tico Adventure Lodge when I mentioned that I wanted to spend a few days in...More

          Thank AzulJo
          Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

          We actually stayed here a while back and I was looking into going again and realized I never gave a review. This place is great, very close to town, very safe and friendly staff, it has everything you could possibly need. It feels as if...More

          Thank DavidHD413
          Reviewed 12 May 2014

          No doubt the best place for the price!! The rooms were clean cool and comfortable. The staff was more than helpful and made us feel right at home. Just a couple minutes to the beach and close to shops and restaurants.

          Thank meeeeeshla
          Reviewed 31 March 2014

          I cannot see why this place would be rated weii. It was cheap ,$55 for two. the neighbor was making noise all night. Road noise no ac, ants all over, no parking on the grounds, these are my reasos for a bad review.

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$40 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Samara
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          • Tico Adventure Hotel Playa Samara
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          Andy G
          I'm interested to know how loud the location was. We'll be there with a couple babies and trying to decide if the closeness to the road will make a big difference. Thanks!
          28 December 2015|
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          Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
          We stayed ther at the beginning of December and stayed in the studio apartment suite just off of the office. I can't say that the traffic noise was even an issue. I never noticed the sound. The walls are fairly thin and... More
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          "All the rooms are different so best to call and talk with the owners for the exact one that fits your..."
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          "3 bedroom family room is great for two couples and cheaper than 2 hotel rooms."
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          "The newer rooms are nicer and a little cooler, but we stayed in the studio apt which had its own kitchen and..."
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          "First floor! Not ground floor."
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