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Featuring a terrace, Hostel Samara is located in Sámara in the Guanacaste region, a 3-minute walk from Samara Beach. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hostel features family rooms.

At the hostel, each room is equipped with a balcony. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, while some rooms come with a kitchenette with a microwave. All guest rooms feature bed linen.

The area is popular for cycling, and bike rental and car rental are available at Hostel Samara.

The nearest airport is Tamarindo, 56 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Samara has been welcoming guests since Mar 16, 2016

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)


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4 reasons to choose Hostel Samara

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Samara Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    700 feet from property
  • Buena Vista Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Maná Restaurante Pizzería
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Roots Bakery
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Samara Beach
    700 feet
  • Buena Vista Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Carrillo Beach
    2.1 miles
  • Playa Barrigona
    3.1 miles
  • Barco Quebrado Beach
    4.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tamarindo Airport
    35.7 miles
  • Tambor Airport
    36.2 miles
  • Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport
    49.2 miles
How to get to Hostel Samara from Juan Santamaría International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Maná Restaurante Pizzería

    Food: Italian, Local, International, European

Amenities of Hostel Samara
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Diving
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hostel Samara takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

FAQs about Hostel Samara

  • Hostel Samara has 1 restaurant:

    • Maná Restaurante Pizzería

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hostel Samara by:

    • Bus 4h

  • Hostel Samara offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Beach
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours

  • Hostel Samara is 500 feet from the center of Sámara.

  • The prices at Hostel Samara may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hostel Samara is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.