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Bedminster, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I brought 6 of my family to Samara for a few days and truly enjoyed our villa and the view of the ocean. The place was clean, breakfast included was delicious and the view was,specatular. Calm ocean, large swimming pool and we all enjoyed our time there.

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5 Thank KateRoss68
Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We went to this hotel as part of a Monkey Tours package, and I was anxious about some of the negative reviews. I have nothing negative to say about this establishment, and was very satisfied with what we experienced. We stayed in one of the standard garden rooms. It was clean and recently upgraded...with everything we'd need. The air conditioner... More 

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6 Thank Pilar123
east coast
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We came for the end of our tour. Nothing posh but just fine. It could use a deep clean but sheets and bathroom are clean. We upgraded to 1 bedroom villa with ocean view. It it large with full kitchen, sitting area, patio, and hammock - just steps from the beach. Air conditioning in bedroom only and no tv. Food... More 

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2 Thank susalcarp
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel seems to have peaked long ago, beach seems ideal for small children. The entire area could use better grounds keeping and the facilities a face lift. The fitness center is three aerobic machines and a broken universal machine. Breakfast was adequate but not much more.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We were here at the end of a Costa Rica tour and couldn't have been happier with our final beach destination. We upgraded to an ocean view room and were absolutely thrilled with what we got. Our villa had two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a living room but best of all was the 'double-decker' deck with two hammocks! I spent... More 

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3 Thank ms9331
Delafield, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel in June 2015... It was very nice. We upgraded to the ocean view and it was definitely with it! The only issue we had was that there was a bat in our room when we got there... The staff immediately took care of it and everything was great from then going forward. Would definitely recommend... More 

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3 Thank danyellekukuk
Miami, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

My husband and I were on a tour for our honeymoon and one of the hotel stays was at this hotel (Hotel Villa Playa Samara). We were super excited to get to the beach resort and enjoy our time at the beach. We got to our rooms and half of the villa was overheated and the other had an AC... More 

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5 Thank Nathalie A
Fresno, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I booked the Costa Rica monkey tours trip on groupon and was very nervous to come to this hotel after reading the reviews. It has seriously improved because everything was perfect and the staff are so sweet and sincere. The grounds and beach are beautiful. Samara the town is small, and intimate. The staff bent over backwards for us. It... More 

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3 Thank Lala175
Mountain View, California
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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend decided to surprise me with a trip to Costa Rica for my birthday this year. I had no idea where we were heading, because he planned the whole trip without my input. I couldn't be happier with the trip. We stayed at Villas Playa Samara right by the beach. Our room was a garden view room, but you... More 

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1 Thank Damaris P
Georgia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

this is not a luxury hotel and we should not expect certain amenities BUT it? 2AM ..there are BATS IN OUR 2 bed room villa! I was awaken by noise of them flying over our heads. Able to get them out by swatted with towels. Check whole unit for more bats, then 20 mins later hear another one flapping it... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $297 - $704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“Make sure that there is not a beach event scheduled during your stay if you pay for the upgrade to be ocean front.”
 of 5 bubbles GoIATravel, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a pool side or ocean side room.”
 of 5 bubbles JerryandTina, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for ocean. We stayed in building 35 and it was far from everything.”
 of 5 bubbles atcfinest, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a Villa in the beachfront, if possible, if not, not problem, the walking within the hotel is pleasant and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 148alexanderm, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They never have change! Do not take any $100 bills with you!”
 of 5 bubbles 931brandym, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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