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italy
Reviewed 13 May 2009

This would have to be THE BEST place to spend your time in Playa Samara.It was exactly what we were looking for. beach front location, near the shops, clean nice rooms.Friendly owner makes you feel at home. Will definitely stay here again!!!

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France
Reviewed 3 May 2009

Staying at Locanda was just great! Everything from the location on one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches to the rooms, the staff and Locanda's great restaurant made my stay there a wonderful experience! The staff was especially nice, they helped me make the most of my stay in Samara, and gave me lots of great tips about traveling in...

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italy
Reviewed 30 April 2009

I spent three days at Locanda with a friend during our trip in Costa Rica and we had a great time there! Our room was clean and comfortable, straight out onto the beach. The staff was incredibly friendly and kind to us, giving us tips for the rest of the journey. We ate delicious seafood at Locanda's restaurant , which...

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toronto
Reviewed 26 March 2009

When we arrived in Playa Samara, we were so excited by the prospect of having a few days to do nothing but relax on a beautiful beach. That feeling didn't last though! One glimpse of the accomodation at Locanda and those feelings evaporated! One sniff off the back balcony, and I was depressed. A group of squatters were washing their...

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Reviewed 25 March 2009

We booked into the Locanda based on photos and Tripadvisor recommendations. When we arrived, I thought we must have been at the wrong location. Apart from the front facade, nothing was as was pictured. Our apartment smelled musty and wasn't very clean. There was a kitchen table but no chairs. No towels. We had to request them and what we...

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usa
Reviewed 17 March 2009

Nice place, clean, easy to reach, and great restautrant on the beach... Free WIFI, is a big plus , and the overall quality of the place is very good... the service is the best by far in samara , english speaking... i had a great time there, coming back for sure ...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 10 March 2009

Location - perfectly located at the beach and close to grocery, restaurants and internet café’s! Staff –professional, multi-lingual ,courteous, quick, friendly, flexible and very helpful. Rooms – clean and spacious and have wireless internet access (also accessible from beach restaurant). Food – breakfast, lunch and dinner are delicious! Everything is fresh & there is plenty to choose from. Cocktails –...

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Any Where USA and the World
Reviewed 6 February 2009

I spent two weeks in Samara and Locanda became my favorite restaurant in town. The saute mixed seafood is fabulous and the entire staff was great. Johnathan the chef is well trained chef and one of the few real chefs in Samara. Alberto the waiter and bar tender worked on cruise ships for over 20 years and is the king...

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London
Reviewed 15 September 2008

We stayed at the Locanda for just under a week this July and had a fantastic time. The location is unrivalled, absolutely perfect - walking out from the apartments straight out onto the beach. Our apartment was really well appointed, spacious and very clean. The couple that run La Locanda are so friendly and really made our stay, helping us...

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colorado
Reviewed 13 April 2008

Myself and two friends stayed at the Locanda on this past trip to Samara for one week. We rented one of the apartments and found it more that accommodating with all of the kitchen wares available and a very spacious living area. Overall very clean and prompt linen service and very nice employees. The owners were very nice and helped...

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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
Internet
  • 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 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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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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