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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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  • Excellent87%
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  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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28 Jan29 Jan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancee & I stayed at The Hideaway for 4 days before Christmas. Our only regret was not being able to stay longer. Lovely big room; delicious meals; lovely owners & their staff. Owner gave us a wonderful suggestion for an Italian Restaurant in town...More

1  Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four recently stayed three nights at the Hideaway Hotel. We have travelled extensively, and were delighted by what this place has to offer. The owners and the very friendly staff are on hand whenever you need them. The food in the restaurant...More

1  Thank Jane O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is lovely, the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The restaurant is the best feature in my opinion. The fish was so fresh and served with delicious sauces, brownies and ice cream was great. The Costa Rican staff went out of their way...More

1  Thank Julie W
Response from Monreal, Owner at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I’m so happy you enjoyed the restaurant. And I’m glad you found our property “lovely, the room spacious, clean and comfortable.” I don’t know to whom you spoke with about chairs for the beach, but...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week while I studied Spanish at the wonderful language school Intercultura in Samara. This was the perfect retreat for us! The staff are so helpful and friendly, and willing to help you practice your Spanish. I even got a little...More

1  Thank Sialia10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to sing the praises of this charming boutique hotel in Samara. The room and bathroom were both spacious and very clean. The staff including the owners were super friendly and helpful. The food in their restaurant was...More

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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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US$94 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Playa Samara
#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Samara
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US$94 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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26 October 2017|
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Response from smcdaniel221 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic. We had a rental car for our 2 week stay so we drove to the hotel. We went a little slower then the locals being in the country for the first time and becoming familiar with... More
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Alissa C
4 October 2017|
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Response from Alan G | Reviewed this property |
Its about 2 hours from Liberia to the Hideaway. Just FYI: We decided not to rent a car and the hotel arranged a driver from a tour firm. For our family of 5 it was about $150. It was nice to have an air-conditioned van... More
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2 August 2017|
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Response from brodiekid | Reviewed this property |
We can't say for sure but while we were there we met a number of families with older children, both male and female. Not sure what the sleeping arrangements were however. Try emailing the hotel directly. I think you will... More
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"We had room 8 - large & quiet"
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"Some rooms are upstairs. If you don't like stairs, make sure you ask for a ground floor room."
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"This is a small hotel and all units are in a good location!"
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"All rooms have the same dimensions. Ask for a ground floor room for easier accessibility or an upstairs room..."
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