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Hostel Marisol Playa Samara

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Daily local cuisine breakfast (USD 5 per person)
Beach nearby, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach massages
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Overview of Hostel Marisol Playa Samara

Hostel Marisol Playa Samara

1.5 star property

4.0/5 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
Contiguo al supermercado el delfin, Barrio el canto del Gavilan, Samara, Provincia de Guanacaste, 50205

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSamara Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBuena Vista Beach10 min drive
  • Popular LocationLa Selva10 min drive
  • AirportNosara (NOB)52 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Samara, Hostel Marisol Playa Samara is in a rural area and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Samara Beach and Buena Vista Beach. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Samara Beach - 6 min walk
  • Carrillo Beach - 7 min drive
  • Buena Vista Beach - 10 min drive
  • La Selva - 10 min drive
  • Playa Barrigona - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Nosara (NOB) - 52 min drive


  • Maná - 2 min walk
  • Coco's Mexican Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Media Luna - 3 min walk
  • Sports Bar Arriba - 3 min walk
  • Pizza Paraiso - 3 min walk

About this property

Hostel Marisol Playa Samara

Hostel in a rural location
Hostel Marisol Playa Samara provides amenities like 5 beach bars and a garden. Active travelers can enjoy beach volleyball, ziplining, and beach yoga at this hostel. Treat yourself to spa services, such as a manicure/pedicure or a massage. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An indoor pool and an outdoor pool, with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge), bicycle tour information, and a front desk safe
  • Barbecue grills, motorized watercraft on site, and tour/ticket assistance
Room features
All guestrooms are individually furnished, and offer comforts such as private pools and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to thoughtful touches like separate sitting areas and separate dining areas.
Extra amenities include:
  • 3 bathrooms with rainfall showers
  • Private yards, wardrobes/closets, and separate sitting areas


English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Onsite parking options include a carport
  • Free offsite parking
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: USD 5 for adults and USD 5 for children
  • 5 beach bars

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bicycle tour information
  • Bike parking
  • Bike repair services
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Indoor pool
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor pool
  • Ziplining

Family friendly

  • Full-sized refrigerator
  • Indoor pool
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Trampoline


  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Coworking space


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - on the beach


  • This property does not have elevators


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Fan


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Bathrobes
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Patio
  • Yard


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Private pool
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from noon - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; your host will greet you
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 12.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: USD 5 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 12.0 per night
  • Towels fee: USD 1 per person, per night (or guests may bring their own)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 10 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Mobile payment options include: PayPal
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
There is no hot water on site
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Property is also known as

Hostel Marisol Samara Samara
Hostel Marisol Playa Samara Samara
Hostel Marisol Playa Samara Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Hostel Marisol Playa Samara have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM–10:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara?

As of Dec 6, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara on Jan 6, 2023 start from $29.68, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Hostel Marisol Playa Samara pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara?

Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.

What time is check-in at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara?

Check-in is from noon - anytime.

What time is check-out at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Hostel Marisol Playa Samara located?

Situated near the beach, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Samara Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Buena Vista Beach and Carrillo Beach. Playa Camaronal and Guiones Beach are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hostel Marisol Playa Samara and receive a full refund?

Yes, Hostel Marisol Playa Samara offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hostel Marisol Playa Samara cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 7 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 14%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 7 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 71%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 7 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 7 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 7 reviews" "
" "1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



3/5 Okay

Liked: Amenities
Pool was clean. I wish this place accepted credit card payment.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness
Decent family place
It's an OK place. Bathrooms are funky and I had ants in my room. The bed was not comfortable. The kids who were staying there liked the pool. Good coffee.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Everything was wonderful but the Wi-Fi didn’t work half the time. Missed a couple Zoom meetings.
Stayed 11 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Verified traveler
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

joan, perpignan
Traveled with family
propreté correct, attention sdb colectif sur pallier et chambre trés chaude, surtout celle au dessus de la rue
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Verified traveler
Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
La host Marisol fue muy agradable y atenta a lo que ocuparamos. Solo los baños en general estaban un poco sucios.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019