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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel through Monkey Tours. Hotel and Monkey Tours took no responsibility and didn’t care that the 3 couples that booked together on vacation were separated to 3 totally different areas of the resort with no way to communicate with one another. We...More

Thank Rena O
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were suppose to stay at Azura but it is unfinished at this point. It does look like it will be nice when done, that being said Villas Samara was a nice alternative. Lovely gardens and very nice beach. We did ask for a change...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We captured a great deal on this vacation. Read all the reviews and took it in stride. Yes the staff is over worked. Yes they are understaffed for the amount of guests. Yes the food is mediocre but there is something that most people will...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Happy with resort. It’s small and friendly. We were booked for next door and it will be at least a few months before it’s ready but looks like it will be lovely. Room was better then expected. Had a one bedroom villa with a nice...More

Thank JLFCharlottetown
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just returned from a week at Villas Playa Samara and we had a wonderful vacation. Here is a review, which is a balance between the pros and cons. OVERVIEW: Villas Playa Samara is a small, quaint resort situated a few kilometers from the town of...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Internet
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$273 - US$934 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$273 - US$934 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Chris L
21 April 2018|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
No smoking is allowed. Costa Rica has a law against smoking on resort property. That being said as soon as you were on public property i e the beach people can smoke
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Jenemery
24 January 2018|
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Response from MarcyCh | Reviewed this property |
thw sofa is uncomfortable!! two thin mattresses on concrete, and the livingroom is ten degrees hotter than hell. there is only a/c in the bedrooms. go for a 2 bedroom
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eveline_4u
5 January 2018|
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Response from MegJCooke | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! The bar is open until 11 PM at night. 5 minute taxi (3$ US) into town or 20 minute walk. They also have beer at the gift shop I believe. Very quiet at night, usually entertainment until 9 PM, but again, people who... More
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"Ask for a quiet villa."
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"Take your own water/coffee thermos with you so that you can fill up as needed! We didn't and wished that..."
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"Get a villa"
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"Currently there is construction next door to the left. request being to the right. Very nice bungalows from..."
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