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Sugar Beach Hotel

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
We are one of the few small hotels in Guanacaste, with a pristine secluded beach, surrounded by nature. Enjoy breathtaking views and experience the Pura Vida lifestyle.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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we were there for a conference, and so happy to return after having had been there 20 yrs ago! still lovely, serene, super friendly staff eager to help. the sunsets are incredible. room was clean and adequate. monkeys and gorgeous birds around. We'd have loved it even more if
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Front desk staff was not prepared for our arrival. Long wait time to check in. Room was clean and nice. Theft is rampant here. Had several things stolen from the room. Front desk staff shrugged it off. Seems to be a total lack of interest in the guests experience by all the
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Response from VictoriaB4157, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Nomad226353, Check in it´s at 3 p.m. we try our best to give rooms before that if possible but in high season like right now it´s sometimes hard. Glad to read the room was clean and nice. So disappointed to hear this terrible experience you had with us. We definitely didn’t handle the situation according to the importance and I apologize for this, our staff has been with us for several years and yes we recommend always to keep your value in safe box but the report we got it´s that you reported your cellphone missing at the restaurant then you said it was in your room. Don´t have the report of several things, anyway. Admin team went with housekeeping to your room and couldn’t find it but guess they didn’t communicate that properly to you. That day all staff were revised before leaving the property as well as an alert to our security team. If you by any chance left it at the beach or outside area any not only our staff had access to that. Being said that I can only apologize that you felt that lack on interest, our customers and guests are the most important and we failed to show you that during your stay. Very sorry for this, measures are taking care in place so that we can be better and to always put our clients first. Thank you for sharing your experience. Best, Victoria Bonilla
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I am a life coach and hosted a multi-day boutique women's retreat at Hotel Sugar Beach and Victoria (the General Manager) and the rest of the staff were so incredibly attentive and supportive. The palapa was a great outdoor classroom and the spaciousness of the beach -- an
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Large room, comfortable bed, good food, private sandy beach, wild animals on site (birds, lizards and monkeys). Great place to relax on the beach, watch sunsets recharge your life. located in the treeline right at the beach, easy walk from rooms to beach. Clean water. Pelicans
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This Hotel is a gem. Quiet, excellent food, private hard Sand Beach, spacious clean rooms and an excellent staff. We stayed a week could have stayed longer. Special thanks to, Nubia, Steven, Eric, Gilbert, the two Victor's, and Yonder for making our stay so memorable.
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The Standard Room with Garden View at the Hotel Sugar Beach
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Beach Suite
view from the 5 bedroom house
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Beach Suite + honey moon suite
Takes an hour and a half and we charge $80 for your airport trasnportation with our trust worthy provider, they will wait with a sign with your name on it and also they will have a private van with AC, drinks and will bring you safely to the hotel. Depends on how many people to la Fortuna, we can arrange something good for you. Happy to assist you with anything you need. Please reach us at customer service.
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Hi, is there cable or satellite tv provided at the hotel?
We have sky tv, some popular channels avialable and a dvd player, we have tons of choices in our dvd movie colectiosn for children and adults. Please feel free to reach us anytime at Sugar Beach Hotel if you have any questions or commenst. Warm regards from sunny Guanacaste.
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Hola beercity, Thanks for your question: The nearest town is Potrero and is a 5 minute drive in car. In Potrero you can find restaurants, bars, and some nightlife. To be honest here is very quiet here and a bit secluded but still close to everything. You can walk to town if the tight is low but during night we would reccomend to take a taxi, we can help you with that, no problem. Yes, we have mini frigde in all rooms. Please let us know if have any other questions, happy to help. Pura VIda
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Hola Adryan! This is not the best spot for snorkeling but right next to us in Playa Danta there is a water sport place that rents snorkeling equipment etc... Called PUra Vida Ride and we recommend for this Playa Dantita 5 minutes from here or Playa Conchal 20 minutes from here. Also there are catamaran tours that can take you to snorkel in beaches that you cannot get with a car. We have all the information in front desk with our customer service team. Please feel free to reach us anytime. Sincerely, Victoria
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What are the range of prices on menu? Thanks!
Hello!! Hope you are all well. Range from $5 - $15 and dinner from $10 -$20. We have a beautiful beach front restaurant and friendly service, we also can personlize the food and we are happy to help with any food restriction or allergy as well as vegeterian choices avialable. Feel free to reach us anytime. Pura Vida
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"each room has patio attached with lounge chairs and cushions"
"Congo Suite is furthest from Ocean but very large"
"ask For room in front with a clear unobstructed view to ocean"
"I think the master suites offer the best views of the property. They also have a 3br and a 5br house that can be rented."
"The ocean-view rooms are worth it, if you like sitting on your patio and looking at the water..."
$130 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Potrero
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