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Fenix Hotel - On The Beach

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  • Average1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Beachfront
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Special Offer: Low Season starts May 1st
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Special Offer: Low Season starts May 1st
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

We had a fantastic experience at the Fenix Hotel in May. It's exactly what we were hoping it would be...a nice, low key hideout right on the beach. Phyllis, along with her staff and family (her grandsons were super nice and helpful), helped make our...More

Thank Erin2C
Response from Fenix_Samara, General Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The BeachResponded 5 October 2014

Muchísimo gracias for your nice review. It was nice to see two families traveling together having such a good time. Whether playing in the pool with your children, preparing dinner on the BBQ or just conversation, it was enjoyable to watch. This is the atmosphere...More

Reviewed 17 June 2014

My family visited Fenix in April this year. I can honsetly say that it was the most relaxing part of our holiday. The only reason for moving from Fenix was to eat out in the evening which was a leasurly stroll along the beach. The...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Our first trip to Costa Rica with two teenagers planned in a very short time seemed like a leap of faith and it turned out to be one of the best ever taken!! The Fenix Hotel, and especially Phyllis and her staff, made it one...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Perfect! This six unit Hotel is everything the that we could ever want! The size and layout of the Hotel, lends itself to making new friends. We have made lasting friendships on each trip that we have made to the Fenix. The first two friends...More

1  Thank robevan
Response from Fenix_Samara, General Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The BeachResponded 5 October 2014

We are always honored when a guest returns. And, you have already reserved for next year, 2015! It is guests like you that make our job easy. Guests become friends. We look forward to your next visit. Hasta luego, Phyllis & Bill @ The Fénix

Reviewed 6 June 2014

THE FENIX HOTEL!!!! Wow, what can I say. A lot... since we've been there 6 times and booked for 2015!! We found it by chance in 2004 and haven't looked elsewhere since, tried but keep coming back over & over. Why should we look anywhere...More

2  Thank elmiller65
Response from Fenix_Samara, General Manager at Fenix Hotel - On The BeachResponded 5 October 2014

Six times at the Fénix, and the 7th reserved for 2015! Staying two weeks at a time makes it about three months! You both have assimilated to the local culture well. I am impressed. We are glad you consider us your home away from home....More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bunna2010
27 September 2015|
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Response from Fenix_Samara | Property representative |
Buenas días, We have rooms available for many of the nights in January and February 2016. There are also many nights that we are full. If you send me an email with the dates you are looking at and the length of time, I... More
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Jackie s s
18 July 2015|
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Response from Fenix_Samara | Property representative |
Buenas dias again Jackie, Our hotel is located at the center of the beach. Once on the playa, you would need to walk south for ten minutes. If you want restaurants and bars, you will need to go to Samara central... More
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Jackie s s
18 July 2015|
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Response from Fenix_Samara | Property representative |
Buenas dias, We do have wood chairs in our rooms. Some of our guests use a pillow. Our sunbeds on the beach have 3 inch foam cushions. Let me know if you have other questions. Sincerely, Phyllis @ the Fenix
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"The "deluxe room" does have A.C. if that is of importance to you."
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"6 room hotel, each with its own sleeping configuration"
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