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Sandpiper Inn

Travelers' Choice award winner
1 Beach | Costa Rica, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Sandpiper Inn

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I stayed here in late May. We had a wonderful time even though it was considered the beginning of the rainy season during our trip. The flora and fauna here was abundant and very lush. There is a beautiful black sand beach with awesome waves footsteps away from your room. The combination of the tropical scenery; and... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Greg was a local tour guide, surf guide, and hotel manager all in one bundle. Carton surf shop was a short drive away, which had good board options and friendly service. Great food was in walking distance and we were able to avoid the Jaco crowds by being just out of town. The rooms are simple but it was adequate... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed 2 nights here recently. The parking lot security man lead us to our room, which was clean, room outdated but it did have fine water pressure and ac. However, we decided to email Greg and cancel our 2 night stay and find somewhere less expensive than the $115 a night at this place. Greg called immediately- literally YELLING at... More 

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sandpiper222222, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Wow! How interesting..My room is outdated? You were in our ocean front downstairs room with beautiful tile work inside, custom wood carved queen bed with pillow top mattress with nice linen sheets, flat screen TV, brand new Fridge, brand new A/C, pvt. porch, free use of beach chairs, boogie boards, big beach Umbrellas, Free fresh coffee in the morning that... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Stayed at this little slice of paradise for a few days. Wished we could have stayed longer. From the moment we arrived Greg made us feel welcome and our accommodations were simple but perfect. (We pretty much spent all of our time outside anyway under the amazing tiki hut or surfing) Clean rooms, DELICIOUS breakfasts prepared daily, and gorgeous beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you like beach, surfing, chilling, stay here. Its a Nice place and its just 2 steps from the black sanded quiet beach. There are several restaurants nearby for breakfast, lunch and diner. We suggest los olas (next to playa hermosa inn) for breakfast. There is also a minimarket nearby. The rooms are a bit simple and Old. You really... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is our second vacation to the Sandpiper Inn. Needless to say it is our favorite place. Greg makes us feel right at home, knows all the best places to go and goes out of his way to make sure you have the best possible time. Can't say enough good things about Greg, Cory, and the Sandpiper! Simple, relaxing vacation... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Sandpiper is not your typical beach motel. The owner Greg Miller (host) makes this a special place making you feel like family. The rooms are simple, comfortable and clean. The beach is only footsteps from the property and we could hear and see the waves from our second story room. There is a small refrigerator in the room, we shopped... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The Sandpiper Hotel was the perfect spot for a quiet and relaxing beach vacation. Steps from the water and only a 5 minute drive from Jaco, the location was far enough away from town, but still within walking distance from several restaurants and bars. Greg, the owner, made us feel like family and we had fun playing with his dog... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Sandpiper Hotel is your best bet for a great surf trip, adventure, or relaxing getaway. This was the second year I have stayed at the Sandpiper and I'll surely be coming back annually! The place is right on the beach located in Playa Hermosa in a great area. The surf break out front pumps, and you don't get the... More 

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Signal Hill, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you dream of surfing in Costa Rica this is the spot to stay! The Sandpiper is right on the sand away from it all with black sand beach and 80 degree water. Wake up to the sounds of the jungle and the crashing waves. A short walk down to the beach and you are at a surfing paradise. My... More 

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