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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the perfect place to end our trip. We loved it here and would definitely go back. We rented houses for the most part of our trip but the kids were so happy to find other kids to play with here! This place is very friendly and very social. The 6 rooms all open in a semi-circle facing the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small friendly hotel. Nicely situation on the beach. Clean and well looked after. A little noisy at night due to animal, otherwise very quiet and calm. Fans in all rooms. Barbecue in the garden, free use of surfboards, possibel to use washingmachin.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fenix is a beautiful little family hotel right on Playa Sámara. A little paradise, really. Friendly service and wonderfully well kept. Clean rooms on a little lovely beach garden with plenty of shade. Comfortable lounges and hammocks here and there, so one can choose sun or shade at will. And if you're tired of the heat and the salt water,...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally don't like the beach (weird huh?) but that little piece of paradise Felice and Bill have over there at Samara made me change my mind! It is just perfect, it's peaceful, it has a beautiful beach where you can swim, the sand is great, the sunsets and sunshine are such an experience. The rooms are fully equipped and...

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Belen, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from spending 18 nights at the Fenix. The Fenix -- the location, the facility, and the staff -- made our vacation wonderful! The room was very comfortable -- we did not stay in the room with AC, but it was not needed. The fans and the breeze from the ocean kept the room temperature just to our...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, one of 6 appartments very close to the beach. There is a huge area between the appartment and the beach, with lots of sunbeds and hammocks under the palm trees. Also a romantic bench at the front of the beach, to watch the sunset into the sea! A huge beach with great views. You could walk to good...

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Thank Harrysmart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So when you first look at the hotel, it looks like a very basic motel. But 30 seconds later, you find that you are completely in love with the place! It is small (maybe 8 rooms), with a small pool. The rooms all have a kitchen though, and traveling with small children, this is a life saver! They run a...

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1Thank Sarah H
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were pleased by our stay in Fenix Hotel. Not many rooms (maybe 8), personalized service! The entire place is really clean (room, pool, beach). The beds are comfortable. They have a BBQ that you can use and a complete kitchen in each room. We went to by a fresh fish from a fishermen on the beach with fresh vegetables...

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Danville, California
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Loved our stay at the Hotel Fenix in early January 2017 (4 nights). The beachfront location is great-beautiful, private grounds overlooking the ocean, with lounge chairs, hammocks, and just a few feet from your unit with kitchen. The pool offered a nice way to cool down after a hot walk on the beach. We are a family of 2 parents...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

So much more than we expected! Nice view to the ocean from our bedroom window and just a few steps to the beautiful quite beach. Phillis's hospitality was very nice. You can take a cool drink and wright down what you used and pay for it later. The cabins are bigger then they look on the foto's. Every day clean...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Six time winner of the Traveller's Choice Award for 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2009! Thank you to all of our wonderful guests. We are a small (6 rooms), beach-front hotel just footsteps from the ocean. Our rooms are clean, colorful and comfortable. We are NOT an all-inclusive, luxury resort. More like your place at the beach, but with someone else doing the daily cleaning, changing the linens and yard work. The rooms are in a semi-circle and face the pool, gardens and the ocean. (see photos) Great way to meet new people and exchange information and stories. We have been here 17 years managing our "little piece of paradise". Our front yard is sand with ranchos and palm trees for plenty of shade. Hammocks, sunbeds, small pool, gardens and BBQ complete our front yard. All of our rooms have fully equipped kitchens with separate bedroom. The deluxe room has AC & widescreen TV. Standard rooms have upper and lower screened windows and two ceiling fans. Our neighborhood has a small grocery store & fish market, along with local deliveries of fruits and fresh ceviche. An enjoyable 15 minute walk to Samara Central. Most of our guests return or have been recommend by friends. Thank you for considering our special place by the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fenix Hotel - On The Beach

Address: Mts Sur de Pulperia Stephanie 100 | Samara de Nicoya, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $150 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Fenix Hotel Playa Samara
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Samara
#2 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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“Deluxe room with A/C”
 of 5 bubbles 424marciel, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 6 is the one room with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles 918karlm, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room #6 has the full equipment.”
 of 5 bubbles bbriceno, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have see view...so all the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles F7715RNcarolined, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Five rooms were identical in size and configuration. The sixth is air conditioned and a bit smaller.”
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