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Lodge Las Ranas

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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“howler monkeys”(32 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewshowler monkeyssteep drivein townthe ownercosta ricasamara beachsitting on the balconypeaceful hoteleach morningrocking chairsenjoyed staying herewatch the sunsetseveral choicesnight's sleeppolloa wonderful staythe pacific ocean
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

We stayed here the night before we flew out of Liberia - clean run from there to the airport. We booked at the last moment (through TripAdvisor.) Service was wonderful: greeted warmly upon arrival, everything explained, breakfast served quickly in the morning. The room, pool...More

1  Thank NSKramer
Response from LLR-scr, Owner at Lodge Las RanasResponded 3 May 2014

Hello NSKramer, Thank you for your wonderful review!! These reviews serve as an important tool for us to make sure our guests enjoy their time with us. At times it can get a bit loud with the birds and the monkeys in the surrounding jungle...More

Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed at Lodge Las Ranas from Jan. 18- Jan. 23, 2014 and we had a great stay. Shelley and Cody who run the place are very helpful and really nice. They suggested things for us to check out and try in the area and...More

1  Thank JennCalgary
Response from LLR-scr, Owner at Lodge Las RanasResponded 3 May 2014

Hello Jenn, We are all happy to hear you enjoyed our little piece of paradise! It is always great to be able to share the sights and sounds of our property with our guests. Thank you for the review and know you are always welcome...More

Reviewed 27 December 2013

We spent two nights at Lodge Las Ranas shortly before the busy Christmas season. As we were driving through town looking for the place, we were at first intimidated by the steep drive up to the lodge, but once there (and subsequently more comfortable with...More

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Response from LLR-scr, Owner at Lodge Las RanasResponded 3 May 2014

Hello Brad, Thank you for writing this great review! We are always happy to hear our guests enjoyed their time with us. We are lucky to be frequented by the local howler monkey population as well as many other animals and very much enjoy being...More

Reviewed 28 November 2013

We loved our 5 night stay at Las Ranas and it was our favourite place that we stayed on our Costa Rican adventure. We didn't have a car and so did end spending on taxis but we still felt that it was worth the extra...More

Thank amanda s
Response from LLR-scr, Owner at Lodge Las RanasResponded 3 May 2014

Hello Amanda, On behalf of all of us here at Lodge Las Ranas thank you for the review. It is always great to get feedback from our guests and know they are enjoying their time at our hotel and in Playa Samara. If you ever...More

Reviewed 21 November 2013

Fantastic stay at Lodge Las Ranas. While looking for an out of the way surf spot, I got my little 4 x 4 rental car stuck in the mud on an out of the way dirt road. Oops! I called Cody, the owner of Lodge...More

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Response from LLR-scr, Owner at Lodge Las RanasResponded 3 May 2014

Hello SDLongboarder, Thank you for the great review! We always enjoy hearing that our guests enjoyed their time with us. It was a pleasure to help you with your vehicle. Tow trucks can be hard to come by sometimes. Samara and Lodge Las Ranas hopes...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$102 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#6 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$102 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
#6 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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tigerlily154933
16 December 2017|
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Response from LLR-scr | Property representative |
As the previous person answered, taxis are realitvely easy to find for about $4 one way from the hotel to the beach. We can arrange shuttles for you to airports and other towns. Rental vehicles are the most common form of... More
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Newtwotraveling
Hi, I’m looking at booking a room at your hotel and had a few questions (check in 4/28 check out 05/02) • Do you have any rooms that come with a hammock? • Are there any ocean, jungle, or beach views from the rooms? • Is wifi included? Is there a computer available for use? • Are there bars, restaurants, and nightlife in walking distance? • Do the rooms have a balcony, terrace, patio, or private outdoor space? • What are the closest beaches and are any of them in walking distance? If not can they be accessed by a bike (and if so what is the daily cost of one - 2 people). Would a vehicle be recommended/needed to get to the beach? • Do the rooms have air conditioning? • Are there any shared amenities or are they are private? (ie private bathroom/shower, private outdoor space,…) • Is breakfast and/or lunch included?
11 February 2016|
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Response from UnrepentantFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Was just there. No on the hammock. No on 'walking distance' but that means you don't have the loud noise of town--Las Ranas is high atop a hill with stunning beach views from some rooms, all have balconies. Rooms are... More
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barry b
11 August 2015|
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Response from Toby C | Reviewed this property |
It's a fifteen minute walk along quiet roads/tracks. Another 5 mins along the beach to the centre of Sámara. The lodge is up a very steep drive. We have just spent 6 days there and walked some of the time and used taxis... More
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"We loved the apartment room we stayed in. It had a kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and a great patio."
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"Wonderful views, room 5 definitely has the best, rooms 9/10 are away from the pool and other activity."
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"Rooms 2 and 5 have the best view"
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"Las Ranas is about 1 km from Samara so very helpful to have a car. Lots of parking and just a short drive."
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