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Hotel Sugar Beach

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Playa Pan de Azucar, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A hidden gem of a hotel selfishly tempted to keep it a secret but that's horrible travel karma:) Wonderful beach, sunsets, rooms great, and service cannot be beat all in a local feel w/o trappings of mega chain hotels (if you get that then this is the place for you, if not give ot a try and you will). I... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 6 nights in August at Hotel Sugar Beach. Everything about our stay was exceptional. The property and grounds are beautiful. We stayed in a deluxe room next to the pool. The room was very modern, extremely clean, and comfortable. We travelled during the green season so we practically had the pool, beach and restaurant to ourselves! We became... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubs and I went for our second honeymoon after 12 yrs to Costa Rica. This was the second hotel we stayed at and honestly we wish we would have stayed here for a whole week. It was so relaxing. The beach in the back of the hotel was stunning the sand was like powdered sugar and the sunset was beautiful!!... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and nice place, simple but cozy. Delicious meals. Great beaches very close. The rooms are confortable and they have a small terrace. Highly recomended whatever you want: couples, families , friends. Quiet hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We visited with a family of five, arrived unannounced and got a nice discount for two deluxe rooms to which an extra bed was added. The hotel is small scale, everything is calm and peaceful. The pool is beautiful, and so is the black beach. Very nice staff, helpful in any way. We enjoyed our stay very much!

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

Thank you for discovering Sugar Beach! We will always make space whenever possible; and we will share you kind words with the staff. We hope that you can return for another visit. More 

San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We just enjoyed 4 great days here: beautiful beach, lovely grounds, nice, clean, spacious rooms, and very accommodating staff. We were originally in the Congo Suite, which has 2 nicely sized bedrooms but is located near the back of the property and not connected to the nice paths throughout the complex. However, the manager was very helpful in arranging for... More 

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

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the beach front suite! Thank you for taking the time to share you review of Sugar Beach. If you can return someday, we are pretty sure that the Howlers will be waiting for you! They come and go, but its usually only a few days they travel out before returning. More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had difficult and long trip to reach the hotel from Rincon volcano as the street is not really easy to find ( highway number 911 ) but finally we found the hotel where is nice and location is not in too many touristic area. We had booked garden view for 1 week and got an ocean view in stead.... More 

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

We appreciate your notes and that you have titled us "Paradise on Earth" Thank you very much! We hope you and your family can visit Sugar Beach again. More 

Albuquerque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our family group of 6 stayed 4 days and had a super delightful time! We enjoyed the privacy of the resort and the secluded cove. We enjoyed the wonderful food and super service in the restaurant. Couldn't have had better service. Our needs were met quickly, from fresh towels to first aid supplies for a stubbed toe. No unsightly advertising.... More 

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

Dear William, Thank you very much for sharing your experience! We are also delighted that you enjoyed your stay and aprreicated the beauty of Playa Pan de Azucar. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I came here after the Lake Arenal area. Hotel Sugar Beach is beautiful. We had a beautiful bungalow with a garden view and it was perfect. The room was clean and we had plenty of hot water! The restaurant on property is amazing. The beach was nice and quiet with only hotel guests. The waves can be... More 

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

Dear Tancy, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant as well as your room! The waves are beautiful to watch and the sound of the waves is wonderfully relaxing…they will be just the same for you when you return. We hope that its soon! More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This casual (not pretensious) Hotel has exclussive access to the secluded and gorgeous Sugar Beach. We spent most of our three days there enjoying swimming and walking at this special spot. The lovely (small) pool provided a break when the sun was too strong. Restaurant has spectacular view and good food. Saw capucine monkeys and lots of iguanas. Air conditioning... More 

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

Your stay and what you have shared - noticing the beauty of Playa Pan de Azucar, the wildlife and the joy of swimming in the warm ocean waters - is what we hope of all of our guests. Thank you for sharing your experience! More 

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