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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My group returned from Hotel Villas Playa Samara last week and it was an amazing week! The staff is what made my stay so incredible! We had Ever help us with many fun tours which included: Zip lining, Surfing and ATVing! Ever made sure to...More

1  Thank Victoria B
Response from Thaddeus H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villas Playa SamaraResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Victoria B Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for sharing your experience with others here on Trip Advisor. We are continually trying to improve our services and we loved to hear you had a good time with us. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is definitely not a 3 star resort. Our drive from the airport was 2+ hours and started with our van driver stopping at a gas station to put air in all 4 tires. On entering the security gate to the hotel we were aghast...More

1  Thank euslez33
Response from Thaddeus H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villas Playa SamaraResponded 10 March 2018

Dear zelsue, Thank you for your feedback. I was disappointed to read that you did not have a pleasant experience and can assure you I will be personally investigating the matter. I'm sorry to hear the rooms weren't up to the standard you've come to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The room we got was old, dungy, dirty, full of mold, spiders, ants and other insects on the walls, not as advertised on the resort site, not as advertised by Air Canada Vacations. There were bugs coming out of drains, crawling on counters etc. The...More

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Response from Thaddeus H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villas Playa SamaraResponded 9 March 2018

Dear nic02005, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to the resort. We found several changes since our last visit in March 2015. Our last visit was before the construction next door and our Air Canada vacation at the time only included breakfast. In 2015 the resort was quiet...More

Thank kaul
Response from Thaddeus H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villas Playa SamaraResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Kaul, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay! I am glad that we were able to exceed your expectations since your last visit in 2015, we are continually trying to improve our services and we loved to heard you had a good...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We booked a Deluxe room and we received one room 12a. It had sufficient electricity and hot water. We had a television but we never watched it. We ate at the a la Carte restaurant on Valentines Day and the dessert was delicious. The surf...More

2  Thank campervan_question
Response from VPSguestmanager, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Villas Playa SamaraResponded 3 March 2018

Dear Campervan_question, Thank you very much for your review we are really happy to read that you had a great time at our resort & that you enjoyed our valentines day menu. We really hope to have you again in Costa Rica & in Samara...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Internet
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$273 - US$900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$273 - US$900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Chris L
20 April 2018|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
No smoking is allowed. Costa Rica has a law against smoking on resort property. That being said as soon as you were on public property i e the beach people can smoke
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Jenemery
23 January 2018|
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Response from MarcyCh | Reviewed this property |
thw sofa is uncomfortable!! two thin mattresses on concrete, and the livingroom is ten degrees hotter than hell. there is only a/c in the bedrooms. go for a 2 bedroom
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eveline_4u
4 January 2018|
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Response from MegJCooke | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! The bar is open until 11 PM at night. 5 minute taxi (3$ US) into town or 20 minute walk. They also have beer at the gift shop I believe. Very quiet at night, usually entertainment until 9 PM, but again, people who... More
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"Ask for a quiet villa."
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"Take your own water/coffee thermos with you so that you can fill up as needed! We didn't and wished that..."
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"Get a villa"
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"Currently there is construction next door to the left. request being to the right. Very nice bungalows from..."
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