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Noosa Heads
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

OK I have to agree with some previous reviews that the rooms are not the best! But the location is superb and the restaurant area is amazing. Comfy beds to lie at the beach too ! The room was certainly on the basic side and it was noisy and the fan not that great. But how much time do you...

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Stayed here two night, without a reservation. On the positive side, it's practically on the beach, rooms are big, you can walk around samara easily from here. Negative: it's very noisy, there is a bar next door, all the rooms lookout onto the parking lot, the rooms are extremely basic, even an extra towel (in a room for 3 they...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We reserved a room here 3 weeks before arriving. Upon arrival they had already sold our room to someone else, gave us a bogus response about not calling before 12:00PM to re-confirm on the day of our booking. Guess we made the mistake of coming back the next day. The rooms are not on the beach at all, rather in...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The room was tidy, the shower worked and the linens were clean. The location is great to give you access to the town, the beach and the two beach bars within the complex. You get what you pay for and at 35 a night I was not complaining. When I reserved room last minute they scratched my first name down...

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Ended up staying here for one night after deciding to spend a bit more time in Samara. Very inexpensive at $60.00/night. The room was very small and one had to step into the shower to open the bathroom door to get out. The bed was a double, so if you are used to sleeping in a Queen or larger, this...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Bad experience in an ugly, unanattended and unfriendly place, where there is no power in the electric outlets, no light in the front porch and in the half of the room, the bathroom door falling apart and an unbearable hot in cell like room because there is only one malfunctioning ceiling fan. I do not recommend this place to anyone,...

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New York
Reviewed 20 July 2013

The good reviews must come from the owner's friends or drunk customers! We booked two nights at this place and left two hours later. The owner of this place is arrogant, nasty and the service so bad we were sorry we booked nights. The lights in the place were on and off as soon as we arrived and the owner...

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Scheyern
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I have been in this Hotel for two nights. The rooms are ok, but not special. Cold water, no AC, smelling towels. And a dog that barks troughout the night as well as a very noisy bar nextdoor. All in all not the best option in Samara.

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Cool looking place right at the beach, with a great restaurant on the sand. We had the best coffee of our entire 4 week stay in Costa Rica here. The room, however, was not for the faint of heart. The small size, cold shower and uncomfortable mattress made for a difficult sleep (what can you expect for $80/night for 4...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We thought we had gotten a good deal for $60 a night, but we fout it hadn't been clean and when we went to ask for towels the owner bald man with dark glasses shouted " TWO ONLY TWO" and that is what we got for the tree nights we were there. We stayed there because there were no other...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Locanda is located in the heart of Samara, right on beautiful Samara Beach! 'Locanda' comes from the traditional Italian name for a Tavern, modest restaurant with annexed accommodation. In the past centuries, it had nobler significance corresponding to the modern hotel, and also indicated, in the eighteenth century, luxury hotel. Hotel Locanda proposes to you alternative solutions for your accommodation in relation to the various needs: 2 fully equipped apartments with a large terrace 2 two-bedroom apartment with patio 5 double rooms with patio or terrace 2 triple rooms with patio 2 luxury beachfront double rooms 6 luxury bungalows in a tropical garden All rooms and apartments have just been completely remodeled at the end of 2011. Bungalows are just recently built Private parking, 24/7 security, wi fi, cable tv, daily domestic cleaning, in-room dining, congierge services, pet friendly accommodation are available and free for our clients ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locanda Samara

Address: 300 mts oeste de el correo | on The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $91 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
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“Choose a room on the second floor if you can and away from next door,and take a net to hang over your bed This is a must.”
 of 5 bubbles gtvandeyar29, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for an upstairs room. A bit of added space with the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Janly, 8 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor - bigger. And hope the howler monkeys aren't nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles farcloser, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Don't forget to also try the bar next door for really nice maki sushi. and I know my sushi (vancouver). Kayak to Isla Chora for a snorkel and see the huge iguanas. Also great Thai at a miniscule 5 table restaurant just behind the office for Samara Properties on the main street. The summer rolls are fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles gebgdc, 22 Jun 2012 | Read review
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