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Sugar Beach Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Words cannot describe how amazing our wedding and vacation was at Hotel Sugar Beach!! The staff were excellent, food and drinks amazing and hotel is wonderful. We had a beautiful welcome dinner for our friends and family followed by our wedding day on the beach. The massages offered at the hotel are outstanding!! Special thanks to Sara, Daisy, Laura, Gama,...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine P, Every wedding is truly special for us, thank you again for choosing us for such an important date!! To read his comments and feel how happy and pleased you are with the wedding motivate us to keep on giving our best for our guests and in this case bride, family, friends etc… Our staff is a family,...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I stayed at this hotel to celebrate our 3rd anniversary, and from the moment we arrived we could just feel the high level of customer service skills from all of the staff, making sure that we were taken care off all of the time, very detailed and personalized level of service, I definitely have to stand out...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JuanJose14, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. It was truly an honor to serve you and your wife, all the family at Sugar Beach put efforts into making a memorable time for both of you in such a special occasion. Thanks again for choosing us and letting us be part of...

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit, both romantic and family-friendly! Our kids (ages 2 and 5) loved boogie boarding and playing in the pool. Su, the receptionist, made it easy to check out boards and sand toys. Our waiters made us welcome with humor and smiles (special shout out to Alfonso, Eric, Alejandro, Isaac and Caleb for excellent service! Thank...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TransientZephyr, You got us! Sugar Beach is truly a romantic and family-friendly place to visit in front of a secluded private beach and with kind service…. Is truly a honor to hear all those mentions for staff, will make sure they get a proper congrats on a job well done. Excited you had a lovely stay and thank you...

Reviewed 3 April 2017

My husband and I stayed at Sugar Beach Hotel for our honeymoon and it was wonderful! The beach is very private with only the hotel guests and there are also tidepools on the sides of the cove with tons of wildlife. The food was wonderful and the staff was very attentive. Alejandro was wonderful and gave us lots of special...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie H, Honey moon are once in a lifetime occasion we are happy yours was wonderful with us. Sugar Beach is very tranquil, lots of wildlife around us for our guests to enjoy. Delighted you could enjoy our food and that you got a very attentive service. Looking forward to your return! Sincerely, Victoria Bonilla López General Manager

Mercersburg, United States
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A stay at Sugar Beach is highly recommended. The setting is secluded and tranquil. The service is excellent and the food is as good as any we found in several highly rated restaurants. We spent eight days hiking the beach during morning and watching stunning sunsets on the beach while enjoying local cocktails. You can walk to adjoining beaches during...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bart F, We cannot thank you enough for your kind words and recommendation. Sugar beach is secluded but accessible. Proud you qualify our service as excellent, part of a great hotel experience is the food, we are honored to have a local chef with a great team of cooks that put their heart into the food. Here you can...

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Stunning views at sunset on lovely grounds and beach! And the nice surprise was the entertainment and the food. We went for a drink and to watch the sunset. After we looked at the menu, we decided to stay for dinner. Service was fabulous as was the food. Everything from our server to the hostess could not have been better....

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dlhunt, You had a chance to enjoy a Sunset Chill, on Wednesday we have live Music from 5 until 7:30 p.m. special snacks and drinks and as most afternoon killer sunset in front of the beach. Happy you were stunned by our views, ground, beach, food and service!! We will be waiting open arms at Sugar beach. Truly, Victoria...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a beautiful stay at Sugar Beach. The rooms were clean and spacious, people at the front desk were cordial and helpful, the beach was private and perfect, the food in the restaurant was excellent and we would recommend it to anyone.

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ouell707, It´s always so rewarding to read this type of comments and ratings, thank you so much!! We put a lot of efforts into our daily task to provide great friendly customer service and a natural experience in front of the ocean, we really appreciate you noticing our labors. Thank you again for your recommendation and we wish to...

Antony, France
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent hotel with stunning view on the Ocean, beach barely private as only 1 hotel is there ! Possibility to view one of the best sunset you can ever watch... Personnel was very good and the 2 receptionnists very friendly and helpful. Rooms were found very clean and in good conditions. Very spacious as well (we had booked Deluxe room)....

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Baptiste P, Thank you so much for the perfect rating!! So glad you enjoyed the stunning view, beach, sunset, bar/restaurant and of course our friendly staff. Our deluxe rooms are equipped with a king bed and wide doors leading to a spacious patio. The deluxe rooms, with a partial ocean view, are the perfect spot for couples seeking comfort,...

Nova Scotia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our room was perfect. We would book that same room again. The breakfast had the same choice each morning; a little more variety would be nice for the stay of 5 nights as we did. Staff were excellent. The beach was great for walking. We swam several times. "Animal life" was that of Costa Rica; fantastic! We were a couple...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NStravelor, Many clients such as yourself feel in love with one room and keep coming back to the same one, we are honored you qualify our room as perfect. Kitchen is always eager to please and can mix and change the items specially for longer visits, thank you for your feedback we will use it to improve. Our staff...

Dripping Springs, Texas
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stayed for only one night but wish we had been able to stay for several so have it on plans for future trip to Costa Rica. The accommodations were great and above what we expected. Daisy and Su were so welcoming when we arrived and that set the tone for the entire stay. We enjoyed the food in the...

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Victoria B, Director General at Sugar Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jbb1940, Thank you very much for your positive comment and for sharing your experience with the world. We also wished you had stayed longer, perhaps in another trip 😊 Glad our front desk staff made you feel welcome and help you during your stay with us. Our restaurant has a privilege spot in front of the ocean, is easy...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar Beach Hotel

Address: Playa Pan de Azucar, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: $156 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sugar Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Sugar Beach Hotel Costa Rica/Playa Potrero
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“Rooms are being updated this summer but we're still extremely nice. Love this property. ”
mjfellca1, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a delux king room and it was wonderful. I think we paid an extra $20/night for the bigger room and it was well worth it.”
M139GCalison, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a master suite and it had a wrap around porch with great ocean views!”
natalieh960, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Secluded private private and quite with great service. Must have the Ceviche!”
  • Our secluded paradise
334bartf, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We did not stay at the hotel. We ate at the restaurant.”
dlhunt, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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