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Austin
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Room was very clean, comfortable and quiet. Playa Grande Inn is a great value and a great place to stay to leatherback turtles laying eggs. We didn't eat at their restaurant, but we would definitely stay here again!

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2012

We loved the pool, proximity to the beach, the restaurant at the hotel, the ping pong table, the staff (Justen was very helpful, thank you) and the cleanliness and size of the room. Thanks PGI for a great vacation, we'll be back.

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Stephenville, Texas
Reviewed 29 November 2012

We stopped in tonight for dinner at the Playa Grande Inn after watching a beautiful sunset. It opens at 5 PM. We started with a Cucumber Collins cocktail that was so refreshing and made with fresh ingredients. The shrimp spring roll appetizer great and the main course, a sausage crusted mahi mahi and a parmesan chicken the best we've ever...

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Friendly and laid back!!! I stayed at Playa Grande Inn (PGI) for a few nights and WILL GO BACK!!! They had a great long term local staff whom were very friendly, accommodating, and , fascinating people. Had to admire my room constructed out of all local wood, which gave a very warm beach vibe. PGI had an awesome bar. In...

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 August 2012

We really enjoyed the simple accomodations-relaxed atmosphere-spectacular beach. Justin was a wonderful host who went the "extra mile" and drove us to the local airport for an early flight. Stay here to experience Costa Rica's wildlife, surfing and great food.

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This hotel were one of the best we had in CR, loved the chill/relax ambiance with the pool on the back! Justin was a great host, we leave early and we had some coffee before we left. Nothing more to say that is was a succes stay! (oh yes, 4-5 minutes walk to the very nice beach). Cheers!

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We really enjoyed our dinner. They had no problem fixing something for my daughter. Our dinner was yummy and priced well.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This is a perfect place if you are looking for a getaway with a real Costa Rica experience - surfing, great food, great people and a great bar. The people are extremely friendly and make you feel right at home. We keep coming back!

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Maine
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Our family of 7 stayed at a private residence in Playa Grande, but found the Playa Grande Inn restaurant open on a night when other local restaurants were closed. The service was great and the arroz con pollo was the best we had in the area! While waiting for our meal to be served, the children played ping pong, watched...

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quincy, ma
Reviewed 22 April 2012

When we arrived here, the owners immediately made us feel comfortable and relaxed; it was like home in the tropics. The chill nature of this location near the beach made us want to stay longer. The delicious food and drinks (fantastic cocktails) were also a bonus. The owner gave us several recommendations about surfing and other places to go on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical life style Sugars Monkey is a small hostel where you can breath ocean; 150 mt from miles white sandy beach, welcomes its guests with pool surrounded of tropical garden where you can eat fresh and healthy food from our restaurant open from breakfast time till dinner. Eight room with air conditioning, ambient fans, private bathroom, shower and hot water; Two room settings: doble room for two occupancy and large room for four occupancy. Community space, gym and pool table are free for guest, Be Water surf rental and tour will happy to take you into waterworld ....... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar's Monkey

Address: 250 Meters South of Minae, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica (Formerly Playa Grande Inn)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: RM249 - RM502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sugar's Monkey 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Playa Grande Hotel Playa Grande
Hotel Playa Grande
Sugar's Monkey Costa Rica/Playa Grande
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“The 2nd floor rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Travelling-Buckeye, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Staying on the lower level can be noisy with the floor above. If noise bothers you make sure to get a room upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 425SarahH, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Leave it to Javier”
 of 5 bubbles surferdude/dudette, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The ocean is the fitness center and for room service food is in walking distance and just ask the owners for anything you need and they would be glad to help!”
 of 5 bubbles 815chrisi, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you are going to be there for an extended time, I would suggest renting the apartment. It has a kitchen and it separate from the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 850tr, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
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