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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a week at the hotel and we love it. Positive points were; Small hotel, good food, nice rooms. On the negative side The buffet choices are limited and are very similar every time. You do have the option to take the service sit down menu but menu is limited to 5 choices that did not change all week...

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3Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I'm actually considering sueing Air Canada for having this dump as part of their destinations. There is heavy construction inside the property and heavy-duty remodeling of all villas and rooms (by the way, there are no TV´s or phones on most villas, or "luxury" rooms! Expect sledge hammers pounding next door as of 6 am every day. When you try...

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1Thank Jean B
Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Our group of four went for a week all inclusive and had a great time. They are constructing a new building and parking area on the resort but this did not effect our stay whatsoever. Not busy and quiet at night. We did a few tours with only the four of us with no extra charge and our dolphin tour...

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1Thank Patti8882017
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My mom and I went here for a quiet getaway and we loved it!!! It was perfect. Not too busy, right on the beach, and a 25min walk along water to nearest town for shopping and dining. The pool was never too crowded and the overall mood was peaceful. There are lots of birds and lizards living on the resort...

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Toronto
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Hotel Villas Playa Samara Jan 18-25 A small hotel rated 3 stars with mostly villa type rooms and two – 2 story buildings in the complex. There are approximately 60 rooms which are mostly the regular hotel room type (though nicely modernized) and a number of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas for families that also have separated living rooms...

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1Thank Whiteknight_013
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017

In spite of recent reviews, the food is quite varied and tasty and the a la carte dinners are excellent. The fresh fruit is plentiful and very tasty. Lots of birds, iguanas, squirrels and butterflies. The ocean is very cloudy and muddy and therefore snorkelling is not good in the area. There are no televisions in the bungalows at the...

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2Thank Beentheredonethat189
Ottawa
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The hotel is undergoing expansion and renovations, but this didn't stop them from giving excellent service, good food and an overall pleasant time. Husband and I stayed in a recently refurbished room for one week on an all inclusive and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Strict no smoking policy throughout the grounds. Room was immaculate; bathroom shower tended to spray everywhere,...

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1Thank ReneeOttawa
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Recently spent a week at this resort in Samara Costa Rica. The rooms are very clean, the beach is beautiful and the resort suited our needs very well. It is a smaller resort and quiet, which we prefer. Everything is shut down by 10 pm. There is only one buffet and one restaurant so not a lot of variety in...

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1Thank momtallica
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Family Vacation, 3rd week of January, 2017 Positives - Grounds - well maintained, clean. Rooms - stayed in 2 bedroom deluxe - clean, essentials, everything worked, no issues. Beach- incredible. Quiet, safe, best part of location. Staff- in most cases, friendly and helpful. Areas of improvement- Grounds - current construction is an eye sore, however had no direct impact to...

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1Thank Stuckintherough
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stayed at the Hotel Villas Playa Samara for 3 weeks ( Jan 4th to 25th) PERFECT spot for us - we wanted a quiet, smaller resort where we could relax and branch out and see this area of Costa Rica and that is exactly what we found. The resorts' biggest asset is the STAFF - everyone is friendly, kind, helpful,...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hotel with fully equipped villas and deluxe rooms. We are located in front of the beach very close yo downtown Samara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Address: South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $242 - $684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villas Playa Samara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
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“A small 'villa' would be more enjoyable - with efficiency, couch and French patio doors to small patio.”
 of 5 bubbles BlackstoneNorth, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All villas located close to beach and pool.”
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“away from the construction.”
 of 5 bubbles bmcta, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have televisions so if you want one be sure to specify.”
 of 5 bubbles Scraky, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to book a room with a private patio with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles sweatshop51, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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