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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 21 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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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Amazingly welcoming and friendly crew. You'll feel right at home staying here! You can rent bikes & surfboards. The place has it's own bar/restaurant with superb homemade pizzas, delicious, fresh seafood and very entertaining bar staff. The beach is only about two minutes by foot. PGI offers very good value for money!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I had the pleasure of staying here in May of 2011. I ended my trip here to meet up with more friends. The people that run this place are absolutely the most easy-going, accommodating, lovely folks around! Everything from the good eats, crazy delicious cocktails, to the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine just steps away from the beach and...

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

We stayed at PGI for 2 weeks and had a great experience. The bar offered a great collection of surf videos for the big screen; cold beers with a great happy hour, poker night, and an amazing set of specialty cocktails. The dinner menu was a perfect combination of Costa Rican fare, pizza from the wood-burning oven, a BBQ night,...

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

This hotel has good vibes. Very chill-ax. Friendly staff and management. The rooms are basic and clean. We had good sleeps and felt comfortable and safe.A 2 minute walk from the beach. Nice bar/lounge/restaurant with ping pong and darts open mostly for dinner. Loved Lynn's homemade granola bars and smoothies in the morning.We ate next door at the sister restaurant...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Playa Grande Inn was probably our most pleasant stop of our 10-day trip, great vibe. They have a big screen projector playing surf movies to get you pumped up for sessions. Board rentals are available with a good selection of shapes. Beers are cold and cheap, and the juice bar called RAW is amazing! The current owner, Justen, was extremely...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 4,319 - ₹ 8,050 (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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“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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