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Samara hotels and places to stay

Matilori Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Matilori, 25 Meters South of ICE, Samara, Guanacaste
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0.18 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)

"We had a great time with an international group and loved every minute there"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 22, 2019

Matilori Hostel
Residencial Oasis Playa Samara
3.5 out of 5
70 metros al sur de la pulpería Olas, Samara Centro, Samara, Guanacaste
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0.08 km from city centre
Residencial Oasis Playa Samara
Hotel Playa Samara
2.5 out of 5
West side of the soccer field, Samara, Guanacaste
CA $77
per night
May 4 - May 5
0.21 km from city centre
3.2/5 (29 reviews)
Adventure stay on Samara beach

"We went with friends there with Hotel.com reservation. But the reservation did not go right and Dan (the owner) has helped us to find the place at his hotel."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 31, 2019

Hotel Playa Samara
Good Life Lodge
3 out of 5
500 meter west Banco Nacional, Samara, Provincia de Guanacaste
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CA $126
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20
0.28 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"The staff is wonderful, they bring you breakfast at your door in the morning, beautiful grounds, close to the beach!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

Good Life Lodge
Villas Verdes
2.5 out of 5
150m Oeste de Iglesia Catolica Samara, Samara, Guanacaste
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CA $132
per night
Apr 22 - Apr 23
0.39 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"The MOST beautiful setting ever. KORIENNE, the owner, was delighful. Her entire staff were great. Short walk to center of town and the beach. This was first trip to CR, but you know what "Arnold" said, "I WILL BE BACK""…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2020

Villas Verdes
Colina del Mar
3 out of 5
800 Meters Oeste del Cruce de Cangrejal, Samara, Guanacaste
CA $189
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
1.66 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"I loved the view. The bar. The pool. The people. The breakfast. A ."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2020

Colina del Mar
Hotel Giada
3.5 out of 5
Playa Sámara, Samara, Guanacaste
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0.21 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (155 reviews)

"A great location to the beach !! A beautiful beach . Rest service was ok. Hello"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

Hotel Giada
The Hideaway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
on the road from Samara to Carrillo, 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Samara, Guanacaste
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2.82 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (134 reviews)

"the staff are exceptional and the location was great, we loved our time here"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

The Hideaway Hotel
Hotel Sol Samara
3 out of 5
From El Torito community 800 m East, and 250 South, Samara, Guanacaste
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CA $133
per night
Apr 21 - Apr 22
2.08 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (136 reviews)
Good Cheap Option

"We stayed 2 nights in the middle of summer. The good: the AC is ice excellent even in the middle of summer, the staff was really friendly and helpful, the food was middle of the road as well as the room. The beach is very close but not anywhere close to the downtown. The bad: the pool is the smallest ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Hotel Sol Samara
Montelaguna Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Calle principal hacia Playa Carrillo, Samara, Guanacaste
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CA $173
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
3.06 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)

"Beautiful location between two walkable beaches. Poor lighting in rooms. Impossible to read in bed."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Montelaguna Boutique Hotel
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Samara Hotel Guide

Visitors to Guanacaste - North Pacific Coast are spoiled for choice when it comes to booking comfortable hotels in Samara. Expedia's extensive and up-to-date database features 24 places to stay within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of the heart of Samara.

Travelers searching for Expedia-listed hotels and accommodations near the heart of Samara, can choose from the Hotel Samara Beach and Hotel Mirador de Samara.

The Hotel Sol Samara, Hotel Mirador de Samara and Hotel Samara Inn are useful hotel choices for travelers seeking budget hotel accommodation.

The Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection can be found 14 kilometres (9 miles) from the heart of Samara. Another option is the The Harmony Hotel, which is located 17 kilometres (10 miles) away. Other accommodation options are the Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive and the Azul Ocean Club Hotel.

Nosara is 18 kilometres (11 miles) to the northwest of Samara and is where you'll find Safari Surf School and Frog Pad. Expedia-listed Nosara hotels include the Villa del Sol and Living Hotel. 65 kilometres (41 miles) to the northwest of Samara, you may also choose to stay at Conchal, which is home to the The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal - All Inclusive and Reserva Conchal. If you're staying in Conchal, you might like to visit the Playa Conchal and Adventure Divers.

If you like sports and love watching games you might decide to make a trip to Tronadora Arena, which is 95 kilometres (59 miles) to the northeast of Samara. Stay near the action at the Hotel Puerto San Luis or the Lake Arenal Hotel & Brewery.

If you are planning on arriving or departing via Daniel Oduber International Airport, you can book a room at Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport, or Hotel Rincon del Llano, which are both close.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Samara?
Colina del Mar is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star lodge offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Villas Verdes and The Hideaway Hotel as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Samara, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Samara.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Samara?
For additional details about updating your trip to Samara or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Samara?
Based on reviews, Hotel Sol Samara is a popular 3-star resort for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is Hotel Samara Inn.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Samara?
Hotel Locanda Samara Beach is a hotel with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Montelaguna Boutique Hotel and Hotel Brisas del Pacifico. Also attractions in the area like Safari Surf School and Nosara Wildlife Rescue are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Samara?
Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive is a favorite 3.5-star property for couples, and features in-room massages and massages on the beach.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Samara?
Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive is a 3.5-star all-inclusive property featuring 2 bars and an outdoor pool, and a favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Samara?
Condo Hotels Samara Heights is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Samara Beach and Hotel Sol Samara.
What's the best place to stay close to Samara Beach?
Azura Beach Resort - All Inclusive - Adults Only is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. It’s located just a short 1 mi (1.5 km) from Samara Beach. Other good options within a short distance include Hotel Giada and Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive.
What about the best place to stay near Buena Vista Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Flying Crocodile, located a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Buena Vista Beach, and this 3-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Paraiso del Cocodrilo, located just 0.4 mi (0.7 km) away, is another good option.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Samara?
Colina del Mar is a top beachfront hotel with a beach bar and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Hotel Playa Samara and Montelaguna Boutique Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Samara Beach or Carrillo Beach.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Samara?
The Hideaway Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, also consider Montelaguna Boutique Hotel.

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