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    Hotel Flying Crocodile

    Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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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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    Reviewed 1 August 2014

    This is our third stay (a screenwriters' retreat site) for this hotel. We keep coming back and will again in 2015--due to the provate setting, wonderful staff, great food and drinks...and the whole hotel for 15 people. Nice pool, AC rooms, plenty of private spaces...More

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    Reviewed 28 June 2014

    I traveled to Costa Rica for the first time, with my daughter, and stayed here based on a recommendation from a pilot who stayed here a few years ago. We arrived via Nature Air at Nosara and taxi referred by Andrea, we stayed for four...More

    1  Thank james r
    Reviewed 8 June 2014

    My wife and I stayed at the Flying Crocodile for just over 2 weeks. Totally wonderful place, Andrea and Petra are really friendly hosts and couldn't do enough for us. The accommodation and the food was great with a good variety on the menu. They...More

    Thank rob_kay2013
    Reviewed 2 June 2014

    My husband and I stayed at The Flying Crocodiles for 4 days and we didn't want to leave. I especially loved waking up and having breakfast and coffee every morning. The breakfast is really good - compared to other hotels we've stayed at in Costa...More

    1  Thank Angella K
    Reviewed 23 April 2014

    I was there with my 9 years old son for a week of resting, swimming and flying. We found it all in a very attractive setting. The houses are very nice and with lots of carachter. It is a small place so no chaos and...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$71 - 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
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    • 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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