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The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara

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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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Liberia Airport80 km
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just love this place. If you do have a chance to stay here just take it, you will not regret it. Great and clean rooms, great staff making you feel so welcome, great breakfast, drinks and food. Would go back if in the area.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ann-Louise H
Response from Rosy R, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review.We are really happy you enjoyed The Hideaway. Come back to visit! Pura vida Bianca

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Hideaway Hotel has the most gracious and welcoming staff. We have traveled extensively and we were blown away by the hospitality of the staff. They always made themselves immediately available if we needed information or something taken care of (like information on surfing, the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Susan B
Response from Rosy R, Manager at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 3 days ago

We are really happy that you passed good time, thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you, you are fantastic people and we hope to see you soon, a warm greeting from all of us to our TEN...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start, we had a car, so this helped in getting around. That said, this was an excellent hotel with a friendly and helpful team, and the best restaurant in Samara. The fish was great, and the mango salsa and pineapple salsa are the taste...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Bianca M, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much, we are glad to hear that you passed good time from us. Come back soon, we will wait for you with some fresh fish :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect Location close to Playa Carrillo and Playa Samara, nice site with pool and garden, accurate rooms, breakfest and dinner was perfect, very friendly and positive employees, we keep as one of our best hotels in Costa Rica in mind

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 697klauspeter
Response from Bianca M, Direttore at The Hideaway Hotel Playa SamaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. Come back soon!

Reviewed 1 November 2018

The staff get 5+ stars. The property is nice but not a 4 or 5 star hotel (at least by my standards), but a solid 3+ stars. It might have a fitness center, business center, hot tub, sauna, etc., but I didn't see it. Then...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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10 December 2018|
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Response from josephmQ6071WO | Reviewed this property |
Beaches are nice, depending on what you are used to. Pacific side is not as nice compared to the Atlantic side. That being said, Carillo is really close to hotel.
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
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"The views are non-existent (hence the name "hideaway hotel'), so it doesn't matter which room..."
31 Oct 2018
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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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US$113 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Samara
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