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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is nice, the staff is friendly, but the rooms are a bit old, although reasonably well maintained. The wifi wasn't working properly and the farm behind the hotel makes a lot of noise in the morning. The pool is great and the location too.

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3Thank Bernardo M
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Experience: My stay was short, only 2 nights but I got a sense that this can be a great hotel to visit again in the future. My experience was very good, the staff is simply incredible (French-owned I believe) and a plus for me, was the location. Away from downtown Samara which can be loud at nights. Still, a 3-5min...

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4Thank 3rdCircus
Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We had a really great time! Two of my friends and I are all college students on a budget that wanted a nice place to stay for the weekend, and this was a reasonably priced place. I have nothing bad to say about this hotel at all. Very friendly staff, extremely clean rooms and pool area and the breakfast was...

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1Thank snwillia
Clemson, SC
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This was the cheapest hotel we stayed at on our trip, but we enjoyed our stay. My family got two rooms at this hotel since it was so cheap. The WiFi was stronger than we had in most hotels in Costa Rica. It was nice to relax by the pool. Our rooms were clean, the staff was very friendly. The...

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1Thank grsteven89
Toronto
Reviewed 7 May 2015

My daughter (then 12) and I stayed here last year and absolutely loved it. Loved the salt water pool, the restaurant with a different menu each night and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The owners were also very friendly and on top of things. One afternoon the woman owner motion for me to follow her to the...

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3Thank wgreene
Nice, France
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This hotel is held by a French couple who are both charming, with good taste, and ruthless organizers. The result is an oasis of cleanliness, peace, calm and good food, tucked among trees and fields just one km from downtown Playa Samara. Good WiFi coverage.

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1Thank Andrea M
Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2015

My husband & I spent one night here & wished we had of had time to stay longer! The owners, along with their delightful little girl are wonderful hosts, as are their staff. The hotel is in the countryside outside of Samara, very peaceful, with a pasture of cows behind it & the crowing of roosters & sounds of tropical...

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1Thank krsthom
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

We really enjoyed our time at this great little hotel. It was quiet and very nicely maintained. The grounds were very nice, pool area was great! The restaurant was good as well. It is owned by a French couple who were awesome - very helpful and always friendly... We liked being out of town and found the walk into Samara...

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Reviewed 27 January 2015

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights at this quaint hotel in Samara. The staff are very friendly and the pool is refreshing and clean. It is about a 10 min walk to Samara beach and 25 min walk to Buena Vista beach and 20 min to town. They will help you rent bicycles for $10/days $25/week, which makes getting...

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Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights in Jan 15. We had a poolside room which was very comfortable and always kept clean. There was a fan and air conditioning in the room if you want to use it. The pool was kept spotless and was refreshing after a day out at the beach. Quiet location but some way out of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge

Address: Camino Playa Buenavista, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $88 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Samara Pacific Playa Samara
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#5 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#5 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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“ask for one with a new bathroom. Upstairs is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Valernipi, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in the family suite that slept 6 and it was nice and roomy and I loved the balcony in the back overlooking the farm animals.”
 of 5 bubbles TinaOceanside, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were in two different rooms - one at the back which was larger and a nicer bathroom but we also spent one night around the pool and think we preferred that location even though the room was much smaller - nice to walk out right to the pool area... grounds are nicer as well!”
 of 5 bubbles taz50, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room 14 was simply the best”
 of 5 bubbles tobiebh, 14 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We like being close to the pool. Our kids 8, 10 and 13 loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles LBinding, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
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