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Andalucia, Spain
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience in CR was amazing, I was looking with my friends a hotel for long time before travel, I was reading opinions about different places and I decided to stay at SANDPIPER HOTEL...dont belive all you read this place is better than all opinions... The room was comfortable and very clean with all you need, I mean clean towels,... More 

Thank traveler172016
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a couple of older adults 78 years and 81 years retired lawyers, it was the birthday of my husband, it is my second time in CR and for my husband his first time, we choose the SANDPIPER HOTEL for many good reasons: I do not understand why some people in tripadvisor said not is a hotel for adults...... More 

Thank Rosacolom
Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed in the Sand Piper Inn for 8 days in June. If you are looking for a beautiful Beach, it is hard to beat the view from the Palapa. We sat with our friends and enjoyed the beautiful breeze and a Beach you only dream about back home. No big crowds, perfect waves, clean and soft sand between your... More 

Thank jahappyheart
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We were 4 adults: one couple and 2 women so we booked two rooms. Upon arrival we were disappointed that the rooms (and hotel) were quite rustic. Although the rooms were fair size, they seemed small because of all the beds. Our double room for my husband and me had extra beds so there really wasn't room for comfortable chairs... More 

Thank TicaGirl2013
sandpiper222222, Owner at Sandpiper Hotel, responded to this review

So Ms. TicaGirl, let me explain, you NEED to do your part (as 65 - 70 year old seniors) in exploring where you are going before making false remarks about a property you don't know anything about, because you did NOT stay here!! TripAdvisor should read the review & stick to their "Guidelines" as False Claims are NOT allowed...TripAdvisor's words... More 

Dania Beach, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was my first time to Costa Rica. I met other parts of my family there and we stayed in one of the upstairs (larger) rooms which accommodated 5 of us. It is not a super large room, but plenty for our needs, especially because "who stays in the room too long anyways while visiting Costa Rica"? It is such... More 

Thank Lisa M
Huntington Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

First time to Costa Rica and boy did we find the most fantastic place to stay. Greg and new wife Saritha could not be any better of hosts! The location of the Inn is right on the black sand beach so every morning you wake up to the view of waves and tranquility of the area. Sandpiper is 10 minutes... More 

Thank ronda b
manhattan beach, CA
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you, Greg, for an awesome time at the Sandpiper. We woke up each morning to an excellent cup of coffee and an equally excellent view. The black-sand beach is quite beautiful. While we didn't surf ourselves, it was fun watching those braver than us take on some incredible waves. Greg, serving as concierge too, pointed us in the right... More 

Thank lvgMB
San Jose, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Thisplace is owned by Greg, he is watching for every detail in the property, doing every thing without disturb guest. You will have a very small swimming pool but just 20 feet from the place the whole Pacific Ocean with big waves for those to like to surf, in fact, this area is one of the most famous in the... More 

Thank Marco_Montero
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Good location and clean rooms. It is right on the beach in Playa Hermosa... walking distance to restaurants and you can surf right out back. We rented one of the ocean front rooms and it was right on the beach. The owner was out of town on his honeymoon, but Yerlin was friendly and very helpful with anything we needed.... More 

Thank Jesse M
1 review
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We spend the best days of our lives in Sanpiper, it's a perfect place for all kind of people, Greg and Saritha, the owners of this paradise picked us in the San Jose Airport and the adventures begin. When you arrive to the hotel you can see the palms and the beach just in front of the hotel, the beach... More 

Thank Miguel P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Sandpiper Hotel

Address: On the beach, in front of Soccer field | Playa Hermosa / Jaco / Costa Rica, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Playa Hermosa
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not all the rooms have views, but they are ALL only steps away from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles jahappyheart, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get the upstairs larger room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles C1852BBlisam, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For bigger parties the larger room upstairs was perfect, not to mention the view from the balcony is awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles rondab583, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are good, but the two with ocean view are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Marco_Montero, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Spend the little extra to get the beachfront room with an outstanding view.”
 of 5 bubbles Jbrezy, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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