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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hideaway is a great location for exploring Samara, Carrillo and surrounding area. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed, and we felt very welcomed by Doug, Rosie and their wonderful staff. Everyone was very helpful and it felt like home only after a few short days. The rooms are clean and spacious and the food is great. Breakfast is included,...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doug & Rosy are nice kind and helpful owners who checked us in and were very knowledgeable with the area. They gave us their recommendations, booked us massages, arranged the tours we wanted to do, and kept us updated daily on the turtles hatching on the other beaches. The hotel is cozy with 12 spacious, very clean, air conditioned rooms,...

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Bristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gorgeous spot. The hosts, Doug and Rosie (I think that was her name? Sorry!) were so welcoming, and the mango margheritas by the pool were the best we've tasted! Too good in fact, was always tipsy for dinner! Although a modern building, and not really in keeping or authentic CR, it was so clean, light, airly and pleasant,...

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was clean, spacious, and air conditioned, which is nice when it's 90 degrees and 80% humidity. There is a beach within walking distance of the hotel, but it's a bit rocky. There are some very nice beaches near by. The free breakfast is good, as are the other meals one can purchase at the hotel. The little pueblo...

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice clean hotel with english speaking staff. Very friendly and helpful also. Rooms are very big and clean with a nice outdoor seating area. Close to 2 beaches. Food in the restaurant is good. Breakfast is a la carte but more dan enough. Pool is nice with enough sunbeds.

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Evans, Georgia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stayed here for about 4 nights in October. Absolutely loved the environment of the hotel. Even though you couldn't see the ocean it was only a five minute walk, but the foliage around the hotel made you feel like you were in a rain forest. Monkeys came to the trees right outside our room. I've never stayed anywhere in Costa...

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We drove from Monteverde into Samara and were delighted to arrive at such a well-kept and comfortable hotel, after a long, hot drive. Martina and her staff were very accommodating, and meals were delicious. Beds and pillows are comfy and the howler monkeys added some atmosphere. Beach is close, within a 5 minute walk, altho the pool on the property...

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Sidney, Ohio
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was our fourth trip to Costa Rica and our fourth stay at the Hideaway. We can't help but keep coming back to this cozy little hideaway because of the staff and the perfect location. This was our first time meeting Martina, the manager, and she was so friendly just like the everyone else we have ever met here. We...

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Sidney, Ohio
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We are return guests to the area and mainly due to the service we receive at the Hideaway. The rooms are always clean and comfortable and each one makes you feel like you have a private little "Hideaway". We love the breakfast that is included and it gives you time in the morning to interact with the other guests and...

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London UK
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great property, clean, tucked away as it says, a real hideaway. Very pleasant experience when we checked in with Raquel. Very hospitable and informative. Showed us to our large room nestled in the very lovely foliage. Then it goes down hill. We went to lunch. Two other occupied tables, a mother and daughter and another couple. Then another couple walks...

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Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara, responded to this review

I'm struggling with a response, so I'm going to keep it simple. I apologize for being inconsiderate. We didn't realize we were too loud, but that is no excuse. I'm glad that you received good service from our Front Desk staff, and that you liked the hotel facilities and tropical gardens. Again, I'm sorry that we disturbed you. I hope...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean. ... more   less 

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Address: On the Road From Samara To Carrillo | on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $144 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the rooms are great. Pool and/or jungle type views.”
 of 5 bubbles ValerieV123, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the room right next to the trees the monkeys hung out in.”
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“away from the pool/restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles seattletolondon, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 was perfect-upper floor set on the corner of the building for privacy.”
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“To get the best lush garden views, maybe a second floor room would be best.”
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