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Hotel Sol Samara

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lincoln, ne
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a mid-range hotel at the beach town of Samara. The photos on TripAdvisor are overly stylized. It is not a fancy place, but it is a perfectly nice place to stay. The front desk manager the first night seemed more interested in his phone, but after that day the desk clerk was wonderful and the maid was delightful....

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leo (manager) was superb. Did EVERYTHING he could to make our visit comfortable. Even accommodated when we asked for fresh caught fish for the following day's dinner. Irene (pronounced Erennee) the hotel meal prep cook/chef also tried very hard, even though her kitchen's equipment was limited. Cocktails and beers reasonably priced. The rooms were clean and comfortable, overhead fan quiet,...

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1Thank 0904Tim
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The room was clean and large. The pool was very small and the grounds somewhat disappointing although there was a wide variety of tropical foilage. We stayed two nights and we had no hot water for showers either time. When we told the manager, he seemed blase and did nothing to smooth things over. The breakfast was ok, serving at...

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1Thank 62goodones
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I went back to visit last week and always amazed by the quality of the service, definitely they all go beyond to try to make me feel comfortable and safe. The restaurant in the garden, candlelights, torches and a good bottle of wine invited me to spend several hours contemplating beauty of the environment and the nature. I would definitely...

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Woodland, California
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a small hotel on the edge of Samara. It is very colorful and well taken care of. The beach at Samara is only so so BUT the receptionist can help you book tours with Samara Sea Tours to do fun snorkeling or other water activities. We woke up to the sounds of roosters crowing and monkeys howling.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed with family and friends and the service was great! When we got to the hotel the AC was leaking and the bathroom light was broken but it was taken care of right away. The food is amazing, place was clean and although it was not right on the beach, you just needed to take a small walk to get...

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Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 17 November 2016

From breakfast to the warm showers and great pool. The service here is awesome and i will be back i can imagine we will be using this hotel in the future! The rooms are super cute and comfy. The pool in the back i really nice to jump into and cool of on a warm day. The garden is super...

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Thank Tom S
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I gave a "very good" rating, but there are some aspects of this place which are not for the faint-hearted. if you don´t mind the occasional interruptions in the WiFi, no warm water in the shower and ants in the room, you can really enjoy your stay there. The rooms are, aside from these small inconveniences, very comfortable and to...

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Thank MartinF229
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with my boyfriend for a weekend, the hotel room was as showed on the picture, very clean and nice. The service was great , the food delicious everything for a very good price. The hotel is not In Front the beach but is 5 min away from Samara downtown . Special thanks to Leo and Olman.

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Thank Jeshua P
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Laid back atmosphere, very Costa Rican homey feel, spacious rooms, superb cuisine, attentive staff, eager to please. Within proximity to the most beautiful beach (Playa Carrillo) and close to downtown Samara without the hustle- bustle of typical busy centers! Do visit!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Sol Samara is located within walking distance of Playa Samara and very close to Puerto Carrillo Beach, two of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica and Central America, according to expert travel critics such as Trip Advisor.You will be greeted at our hotel with authentic Costa Rican charm and courteous service, making you feel at home from the moment of your arrival. Hotel Sol Samara offers within its facilities an open air lobby cafe/lounge, a restaurant specializing in fresh seafood and a pool. Rooms offer new features such as flat screen TVs, telephones and air-conditioning, all of which can be left behind at your choice to fade into the relaxing tropical paradise Samara Beach.From the hotel, you can enjoy unforgettable tours and guided activities such as kayaking and snorkeling trips to Isla Chora, turtle observation tours to Playa Camaronal or Ostional National Park, tours to Palo Verde, guided trips to the Barra Honda Caverns, Dolphin watching tours, bird watching tours on bike, tours with the crocodiles and many adventure activities like the fun banana boat ride and the innovative Stand up and Paddle in Playa Samara. You can simply relax in our facilities or explore this vast beach and enjoy the extraordinary sunsets of Playa Samara, participate in the traditions and culture of the Samara community and surrounding villages as well as the colonial city of Nicoya. Observe and share experiences with local families and learn about artisan lobster fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol Samara

Address: Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $88 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Sol Samara 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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