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Hotel Sugar Beach

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Pan de Azucar, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Potrero
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was invited to Hotel Sugar Beach for my best friend's wedding and the hotel and it's staff far exceeded any of our expectations! The wedding itself was one of the more stunning and tastefully executed events I have had the luxury of attending. I am a Hotelier for a five star hotel company thus I have an eye for service,... More

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are happy to hear that your best friend's wedding, an event of a lifetime, will be a great memory for you! More

Riverside, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at Hotel Sugar Beach to attend a friend's wedding that was also held at the hotel. The rooms were clean and well appointed. The food was wonderful at the hotel restaurant- we ate most meals there during our 3 night stay. The beach is secluded and quiet. a quick drive to Tamarindo if you want more action.... More

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Jay, We also enjoyed having you here during the wedding. Thanks a lot for the positive reviews on the food, your room, and our secluded beach! We'll do the best to keep that same helpful attitude with our guests, while taking good care of Playa Pan de Azúcar and its surroundings. More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just returned from a week at Sugar Beach after celebrating our wedding on July 5th with 24 of our friends and family. We booked the resort based on pricing of the wedding package and pictures online of others' trips and were not sure what to expect prior to our arrival. We stayed with friends in the... More

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Really glad to hear that the wedding went very well and all of your guests enjoyed the experience! It's really good to hear positive comments from the experience as a whole. It makes us proud to know you made your choice for your event based solely on pricing, pictures and reviews - without visiting the facilities. We also enjoyed you... More

Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a nice quiet get away, this is the spot! Our deluxe room was spacious and clean. Views are incredible. The pool was small but nice. The private beach was lovely and a wonderful spot to watch the sunset. The open air restaurant was terrific and the waiters and front desk staff very friendly and helpful. I... More

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JosePablo, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Jenn, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the beach, the staff, restaurant and your room! Thank you very much for your recommendation and kind words. More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This place is secluded, quiet, and absolutely beautiful! I could've stayed poolside, on the beach, or in the water forever. Service was nice and the food was quite good as well! If you're looking to "get away from it all" this maybe exactly what you're looking for.

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for thinking of us and remembering us as the perfect relaxing get-a-way! More

Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Sugar Beach for six nights on our honeymoon. It is a lovely little hotel on a beautiful beach. The room was very reasonably priced. It was spacious with a comfortable bed and a nice patio. The hotel staff was very friendly helping to arrange tours and transport and giving us tips and directions when we ventured... More

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Honeymooners, Congratulations! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your week with us and will be sure to let the staff know that you appreciated their hospitality. More

Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The resort is quiet and relaxing. The wait staff was friendly and courteous. The food was delicious. The waiter made some recommendations and he got it right. The meal tasted like something my grandmother used to cook 50 years ago and brought back to mind some wonderful memories. Would recommend this place over and over again.

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are happy that you will also have good memories of Sugar Beach. We hope to see you again soon. More

Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This hotel is located on a beautiful private beach. We saw monkeys, iguanas, birds and beautiful sunsets. For the price, I was hoping for a bit more luxury in the room as it was fairly simple. The restaurant served delicious food at a fair price, but a bit pricier than I would like.

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra, We are delighted that you enjoyed the wildlife, sunsets and delicious food in the restaurant! I am sorry that you found your room lacking and would appreciate very much if you shared with me privately what you would have preferred in your room and if you stayed in a standard or deluxe room, or master suite. We agree... More

hozkhar
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Me, my wife and my 2 girls spent 4 nights at this property and we had a great time for various reasons. Firstly, the location of the hotel. The place is just steps away from " Pan de Azucar" beach so you can walk in 30 seconds from the restaurant to the sea. The beach is not crowded. Therefore you... More

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed recommendation. We are happy that your family enjoyed your stay and appreciated and mentioned some of us by name! We hope you can return someday soon. More

New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Sugar Beach is a curious spot. During our stay, the place was nearly deserted until our last day, a Friday. The beach is absolutely gorgeous, with herons diving in the surf, and the loveliest Pacific sunset imaginable. The food, was outstanding, and very reasonably priced. We really enjoyed the open-air restaurant, very comfortable and welcoming, and a perfect spot to... More

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are grateful for your suggestions in regard to traveling with children. Sugar Beach is quiet and tends to focus on couples and romantic vacations. The property has many features that are kid friendly – with the wild life living on the property and our secluded location, kids have some space and easy... More

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Address: Playa Pan de Azucar, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sugar Beach 3*
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