Ratings based on 75 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.4 Room cleanliness
3.2 Service & staff
3.5 Room comfort
3.1 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Familiesby A verified travelerfrom Bismarck, ND
Right on the beach!Posted Jan 15, 2015
Pros: Proximity to the water
Location: It's very peaceful, but the resort did have activities like salsa dancing lessons poolside. There are monkey tours and the snorkeling was great.
Our villa was right on the beach, with an excellent view of the sunset. We felt very safe there and the staff where great! The complimentary breakfast was fantastic, not like the continental in the US. All the food we had was great. We took a kayak and snorkel tour with Samara Aventure Company that took us to the Island we could see from our room. This resort seems to be the only one on the water in Samara. It is a short drive in to town. Great spot!
for Couplesby Emiliafrom Stockholm
Really Nice Hotel by the beachPosted Jan 9, 2015 on Hotels.com
Nice and very clean Hotel just by the a beach, that was almost only for the hotels guests. Beautiful sunset by the beach. Almost 30 min Walk by the beach to town where more restaurants were. Only one restaurant by the Hotel, Good breakfast but not so Good for dinner, very Simple food, same menu for lunch and dinner (pizza, sandwish, pasta). But they had buffe at the weekend. The service was okey, Good staff at the restaurant and cleaning staff. The guys in the reception was not as Good as the other, a bit tired and not so serviceminded. They Hotel offered surfing Lessons and Tours but we book surf lesson and nobody showed up to the time we booked and they had no Good answer what snd did not do anything to help at the reception so I Would not recommend to book anything through them. Much better and better price in Samara town. Patos surf school was really Good for surfing. The Hotel is perfect for a family and couples that wants a relaxing time.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom philadelphia PA
Good spot in paradisePosted Jan 8, 2015
Not the best hotel in the world but it has a prime location in Samara beach and the accommodation is comfortable we had a really nice stay. Stayed in a beachfront 1BR apartment. Things worked OK. Pool was fun and activities reasonably well organized. Nice to be able to cook in room.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Schönes überteuertes StrandhotelPosted Jan 6, 2015
Sobald die größeren Gruppen abgereist sind, ist die Speisenauswahl im Restaurant arg eingeschränkt. Mit größeren Reisegruppen gibt's ein umgangreiches Bufffet. Für 180EUR/Zimmer/Nacht viel zu teuer, zuwenig Zimmerausstattung und zuwenig Dienstleistung. Sonst alles OK.
for Personal Eventby Yanifrom USA
Average but OK; friendly and helpful staffPosted Jan 4, 2015 on Hotels.com
Hotel needs maintenance and fixing: doors don't open or close properly; the drain gets clogged; sewage pipes are too small and get clogged, three out of six lamps did not work, etc. (After having reported the said problems, the maintenance team fixed them but it took half a day before the repairs were completed: half a day that you pay $ 245 for it.) There is no TV. The kitchen is poorly equipped. Food in the hotel is extremely expensive: you can get three dinners in the local restaurants for the price of one in this facility. Staff is very friendly, however, and ready to assist you or to fix the non-working things. They also act fast. The hotel is located on the beach but the ocean in Playa Samara is very murky, dirty (polluted) and it does not smell good, either. The village Samara is about two miles from the hotel. It is a very small, kind of funky, quite picturesque place that feels like going 50 years back in time.
for Familiesby Ingrid
Posted Dec 13, 2014 on Hotels.com
for Familiesby Ingridfrom Trysil
Rimelig overnatting som er vel vert pengene.Posted Dec 11, 2014 on Hotels.com
Trivelig betjening, men et litt nedslitt hotell. Frokosten var helt fin. Pass dere hvor dere parkerer! Vi fikk en kokosnøtt i frontruta...Helt ok å bade i havet, men jeg har sett finere strender selv om denne var brukbar.
for Familiesby A verified travelerfrom Costa Rica
Posted Dec 3, 2014
Pros: The villas are very nice, old but nice. The green areas are well care as well as the pool. The place looks clean and the food is quite nice also.
Cons: Change Hotel Administration
Location: Playa Carrillo is a near by beach that it´s worth to visit, If you like Italian food I strongly recommend El Tucan Restaurant located in Carrillo town
The hotel is conveniently located in front of one of the best beaches in Guanacaste ideal for families with toddlers and young children or seniors who don´t want to go around steep places due the fact the hotel area is totally flat. The issue I have is with the policy of staff management that the hotel administration has. I´ve been a regular visitor of this hotel during the last decade and saddly the place seems to be receding in the quality of the staff and the ammenities that they offer. The pool bar was close due to the lack of bartender, and for the check out day, my wife and myself had to carry our laugage from the villa to the parcking lot for a distance of nearly 500 mts, and as we have 3 toddlers this task was very unpleasant. The explanation they gave us was that one of the guards didn´t show up that day for no reason, so they have to put the bellboy to do the missing guy´s work.
by A verified travelerfrom costa rica
Poor room conditionsPosted Sep 26, 2014
Bathrooms with old and broken tiles, no tv in the bedrooms, old kitchen appliances.
for Getaway With Friendsby A verified traveler
Posted Sep 17, 2014 on Hotels.com
We arrived to a pool that was not clean and a swim up bar that was not open and needed significant repairs. We (and other guests) called Hotels.com or other booking services to complain. The hotel responded, but it was very disappointing to plan on pool and bar time and not have that option. There was not enough staff working to attend to the guests. Clearly the hotel is being renovated. While the food on the menu was fair, the dining room was beautiful. Breakfast was much better than other meals. Great location on the beach