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Hotel Locanda Samara Beach

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Hotel Locanda Samara Beach

Hotel Locanda Samara Beach

2.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSamara Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationCarrillo Beach9 min drive
  • Popular LocationBuena Vista Beach13 min drive
  • AirportNosara (NOB)50 min drive

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About this area


Located in Samara, Hotel Locanda Samara Beach is in the city center and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Samara Beach and Carrillo Beach. The ARA Project and Safari Surf School are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Samara Beach - 1 min walk
  • Carrillo Beach - 9 min drive
  • Buena Vista Beach - 13 min drive
  • Playa Barrigona - 22 min drive
  • Playa Barco Quebrado - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 135 min drive


  • Locanda — 1 min walk
  • Marisqueria Colochos — 3 min walk
  • Jardin Marino — 4 min walk
  • LUV Burger — 4 min walk
  • Pizza Paraiso — 5 min walk

About this property

Hotel Locanda Samara Beach

Sun and fun on the beach, near Samara Beach
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a beach bar are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite. All 9 rooms offer free WiFi, ceiling fans, and showers.
Hotel Locanda Samara Beach offers 9 air-conditioned accommodations with ceiling fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: USD 6.00-12.00 for adults and USD 6.00-12.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 beach bar and 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Beachfront location
  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Renovated entire property - June 2014
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Shower


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.00 and USD 12.00 for adults, USD 6.00 and USD 12.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 120.00 per vehicle (one way)

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 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
This property only accepts cash for all bookings and onsite payments

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel Locanda Samara, Guanacaste
Locanda Samara Beach
Locanda Hotel Playa Samara
Locanda Samara Beach Samara
Hotel Locanda Samara Beach Hotel
Hotel Locanda Samara Beach Samara
Hotel Locanda Samara Beach Hotel Samara

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Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 17 reviews
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Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 17 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
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Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The hotel doesn't take credit cards so remember to bring enough cash. If you forget there is a bank of Costa Rica a short walk away but it only lets you withdraw 200 american dollars per day. The room could have used AC but the fan worked just fine. The nights were rather loud because of winds and trees dropping things onto the roof. The location of the hotel was ideal and the staff were quite efficient. Nothing beats waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the shore and enjoying the continental breakfast with the company of many friendly travelers and some local animal friends.
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Loved it here!
We booked this place because the beach restaurant area looked like fun and we thought it would be nice to stay on the beach and watch a sunset. The pictures of the rooms don't do it justice. We were blown away when they took us to our "bungalow" which is like a modern day hut and it was so awesome! Samara had the best beach area we saw out of all the cities on the Pacific side. The town is small and everything is a short walk from the hotel. I definitely recommend checking this place out!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place
Amazing place. The only negative thing is that the rooms do not have air conditioner.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The staff were friendly and the beach very nice. I missed air conditioning.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing location, food and staff
The beach chairs and beds out front are a dream, the staff is very attentive and nice. The food and drinks are delicious. There is no AC, and the fans are not very powerful, but there is a nice breeze that comes from being so close to the water so it wasn't bad. Wifi did not work in the rooms but I worked well in the restaurant and beach area. We had quite a few ants in our room