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Cuesta Grande, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This hotel is centrally located in Samara and managed by a small but efficient, multi-lingual staff. It is 2 minutes from Playa Samara, one of the cleanest and safest beaches in Costa Rica. This hotel and restaurant is very family orientated with a clean pool and fully stocked bar. The downside of our visit is that we could not take...

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CT
Reviewed 2 July 2013

The hotel was a nice hotel. The rooms were clean, the pool was nice(although it had some stuff that could easily be cleaned out), and the staff were wonderful. Overall it was a very nice place to stay.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I have stayed in countless hostals and Rancho de la Playa ranks along with the best I have stayed in. Friendly and efficient staff who showed me a number of rooms with/without aircon, private/dormitory to fit most budgets. The food was great, the pool was excellent and the live music in the evening was the cherry on top of the...

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Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 23 May 2013

I arrived in early April and planned on staying for a couple of weeks. I asked the staff about security and I was told that it was safe. So I left my personal belongings and first my IPhone was stolen form my phone and then some of my money was stolen from hotel room. My advise is to stay away...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2013

A friend suggested I stay at this place. Megan & Roberto are the absolute best! So helpful, caring for pretty much every need (and want!). The pool was a great place to cool off in during the heat of the day. The food served at the restaurant was top quality, and with a wide selection. And if there's something I...

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Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 April 2013

I was directed to this hotel from a friend who had lived in the area. This place is really nice, fun and super friendly! They have a pool, which was kept very clean, nice size rooms that are clean and they have hot water for the shower. The manager, Megan is friendly and helpful as are everyone else working there....

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Davenport, Washington
Reviewed 20 April 2013

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel. The apartment we stayed in was not fully equipped. Our room was dirty & many things falling apart. The toilet ran non stop. The pool needed cleaning as well as the the surrounding areas. The plus was the bed was okay & the people are nice. The price we paid was high &...

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US
Reviewed 18 April 2013

It is the utmost scam in the world when you are being promised a paradise but instead, being delivered to hell--where Garden of Eden becomes Dante's Inferno. These are the things that are likely to happen only in some Wes Craven film's Opus in some Hollywood production. The only problem this time is the location, event and characters aren't coincidental...

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Gatineau
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We spent 3 months in Samara, Costa Rica. We stayed at Rancho de la Playa in one of their little apartment. It was great service. The weekly entertainment is very enjoyable and their daily specials are excellent, for less than $10, you can have a nice meal. The new owners Tony and Roberto are real gentlemen and always ready to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Great inexpensive place to stay in Samara, Costa Rica. Staff was very accomodating in any language, I would stay there again if I'm ever in Samara. Food was excellent and live music was great. Nearby Carillo beach is a must....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful hotel located in the center of Samara and 75 meters from one of the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. We offer a variety of rooms to meet your travel needs with wonderful accommodations. We offer rooms from 20$ to 110$,like a Dorms,Private rooms with air conditioning a shared bathroom and kitchen,Private rooms with air conditioning and own bathroom,Also we have 4 fully equipped apartments. All rooms have a Cable tv and wi-fi free at the room Hotel and Pool surrounded in a tropical garden with fruits trees, Possible Transport to / from Airports, Laundry service, Parking, Free Internet WiFi. You can enjoy a cocktail poolside, free high speed internet, enjoy various kind of breakfasts, The restaurant is open only for big events and every saturday we serve a dinner at the hotel when we arrange a Live Music night. Also let us to arrange a variety of tours for you during your stay. We speak English, Italian, and Spanish. Come to enjoy your best travel with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho De La Playa

Address: 75 metros oeste de casa Paraiso | Nicoya Guanacaste, Playa Samara NA, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $63 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“tell them you don't want #11. It's basically a closet with a bed in it.”
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