South Pacific Coast Hotels



Hotel Samoa del Sur

At a Glance


  • affordable and fun
  • lively restaurant


  • can be lots of rambunctious kids
  • noisy bar in evenings
  • guard dogs at night may frighten some guests

Hotel Samoa del Sur Review

Nautical kitsch at its corniest, this dockside hotel has a ship-shape restaurant complete with a billowy sail, a mermaid figurehead, and a collection of U.S. Coast Guard caps donated by visiting personnel at the nearby Costa Rican Coast Guard Academy. This is definitely angler territory, with a pool table, loud music, and big TVs. Unexpectedly, the omelets here may be the best in Costa Rica, although the breakfast included in the room rate sadly does not include them. Rooms have two double beds, remote-control air-conditioning, and tile bathrooms with hot water (a rarity in these parts). The mattresses are a little soft, and you are at the mercy of adjoining neighbors and the thumping music from the bar, but things usually quiet down by 11 pm. The eccentric French owner designed a swimming pool in the shape of butterfly wings, plus a kids' pool and play area.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Main street, 1 block north of town dock Golfito, 60701 | Map It
  • Phone: 2775–0233
  • Website:
  • Location: Golfito

    Hotel Details

  • 14 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 04-01-2013

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