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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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On the Road From Samara To Carrillo on the road from Samara to Carrillo; 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara 50205 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Poolside Bar
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

My sister and I stayed here and had a lovely time. The food was delicious, staff were excellent in every way, and the hotel is in a great location off the beaten path. It is close to two different beaches, each within walking distance. Their...More

Thank Shelby R
Response from Bianca M, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! Come back soon to see us! Greetings, Bianca

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We loved our 4 night stay at the Hideaway. The owner and staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. They booked several excursions for us and made great recommendations. The location is lovely...although not on the beach, it's a 2 minute walk to Playa Samara...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Highly. highly recommend!! The STAFF is really what makes this place so excellent!! Yes it was clean, had cold A/C, pool, friendly little reptiles and crustaceans everywhere with some great food and drink options; it still was the staff that made my vacation. When I...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

First of all, this hotel probably has the most sweet and helpful staff we've had in our entire stay in Costa Rica. Plus, the food is AMAZING and truly delicious. On of it's best thing is also the proximity to the beach (3 mins walking)....More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The Hideaway was great. The rooms and dining/pool area pleasant. We saw iguanas on the property, and a group of howler monkeys passed by through the trees near the pool several different days. It was a short walk to the beach. Also a good central...More

Thank Mike M
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At The Hideaway you will enjoy the privacy of our exclusive location on Samara Beach in Costa Rica. We offer 12 hotel rooms and a Penthouse suite with 3 bedrooms. The Hideaway appeals to travelers looking for a luxury hotel, who appreciate extra amenities. Our quiet location close to Samara & Carrillo offers relaxation and privacy, plus easy access to exciting activities. Our boutique hotel on Samara Beach is uniquely situated on a one-acre private lot, approximately 1-minute's stroll to the ocean.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Boutique, Safe, Mid-range, Quiet
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US$84 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Samara
Traveller (424)
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Pool & Beach (166)
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Maria A
7 May 2018|
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Response from PeterW2257 | Reviewed this property |
We had an end room so had a weak connection. Probably ok in the other rooms!
27 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
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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"room with balcony on the pool was perfect"
14 Aug 2018
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"We stayed in several rooms over the years, it seems they are all nice."
11 Jun 2018
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"We were in room 12 which is the most requested unit. The location was perfect for privacy as well as for..."
6 Mar 2018
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"Ask for Upper rooms for quiet relaxation."
22 Feb 2018
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