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    Hotel Flying Crocodile

    Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good19%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    Verz individuell designed bungalows and a nice pool including a pool bar. The place is a bit off the track but its worth the journey. Big, beautiful secluded beach in walking distance, beware of crocodiles.

    Thank Il J
    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    Hotel Crocodile may be a little further out from Samara than other hotels but for that reason you get a great experience. The gardens are very well kept with wildlife everywhere, the pool area is amazingly relaxing with hammocks, a bar and a waterslide for...More

    Thank Simon R
    Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

    This is a very special place in the middle of pure nature. Anyone who loves the sound of the waves, birds singing and monkeys howling will love to wake up in this unique hotel. Breakfast is amongst the very best in Costa Rica and included...More

    1  Thank Franciie
    Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

    I'm not a picky traveller and have stayed at a wide range of places and I get that reviews are all relative and based on what you're looking to experience, what you can afford, what you're accustomed to etc. So I simply offer a few...More

    2  Thank C A
    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Great place to get away. Restful and beautiful. Check out the howler monkeys, have a drink at the poolside bar. I would recommend for anyone that wants something not so commercial and touristy. Owners were very friendly and accommodating.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Samara
    • Also Known As
    • Flying Crocodile Hotel
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    6 May 2017|
    Response from Pura V |
    Dear Lisa, thank you for your interest. The smokers can smoke outside, but they also take care of the other guests. Surf lessons is only posible in Sámara. (Dry Season 13 min. / Rain Season 35 min. to drive). I hope i can... More
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    Ricardo S
    5 December 2016|
    Response from flycroco | Property representative |
    Dear Ricardo, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we do not accept pets in the hotel. Many Greetings
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms are unique, decoratively designed and vary in price - we liked to be near the main house closer to..."
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    "no 1 was terrible. Ideally pick another hotel, the service is unacceptable"
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    "Stayed in the two level (1 bed up with ac / 1 down w/o ac) - had a fridge. Others had full kitchens."
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    "The Chagall bungalow opens up to the pool, but is much more private than you'd think. Book it!"
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