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Waitsfield, Vermont
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed for 2 nights while enjoying the beautiful Playa Grande beach, which is a short stroll from the lodge. The room was spacious and clean, bathroom was fine with good shower, the AC was cool and quiet, and was a very good value for the price. The proprietors were very friendly and helpful, the vibe is low-key and the...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after having a lazy day at the beach for a early dinner appetizer and was presently surprised ....Forgot to get a picture cause when it came we dug right in. Great variety of super fresh seafood in a flavorful mix of rice. Menu looks hokey but food is great.

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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We stay 3 nights in Sugar Monkey, and we really enjoy this place!! The hotel has only 9 rooms, very quiet. You stay like at home! Staff is very very friendly, welcoming, and always smiling. Hotel is just 3 steps from the Incredible beach. Surf, swimming, batidos.....thank you Sugar Monkey for this too short stay!!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016

nice chill hotel that is great for the price. you could almost throw a stone in the ocean from here. great lounge areas with bar, pool table, and endless bean bag chairs. staff was friendly. room furnishings were modest, the mattress was hard as a rock, but it was clean and comfortable.

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Tigre, Argentina
Reviewed 21 January 2016

10 in services, 10 in facilities 10 in HHRR, 10 un attention and all happens by the sea and inside a National Park. Clean and safe. Good breakfast, excelent food and the best "Mojitos". Bad: The shuots of the monkeys wake you up at 5 am!!!!

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Sugar’s Monkey is one of the most charming little boutique properties that I have visited. The grounds are beautiful with a lovely little pool for cooling off and the bar and restaurant area is decorated in a modern style using natural materials. I really enjoyed reading my book on a bean bag chair in the evenings and chatting with the...

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 2 May 2015

What a wonderful place with the most incredibly friendly owners! The Inn is a short walk away from one of the best beaches in Costa Rica, especially wonderful if you are learning how to surf. The young family that owns the place was new to running an Inn but very friendly and helpful. Finally, the grounds, although not expansive, had...

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

This is the second year I've stayed in the beautiful little surf town of Playa Grande. This place, PGI was perfect. The manager Javier and his wife Freya couldn't possibly be better, more helpful people. They honestly did everything they could to make our stay amazing. Misty, who looked after a lot of the day to day stuff as well...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My husband and I stayed here in March for a week. Last year we stayed at the Ripjack but ended up hanging out at the PGI most of the time. The rooms are simpler here in comparison to the Ripjack (no TV or fridge) but are really all that you need. We loved the chill community vibe and it’s close...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Stayed here along my travels of Costa Rica, have to say this was my favorite hotel to stay in. Hotel was perfect it was a 2 min walk to the beach couldn't be much closer, the outdoor shower and pool made it real nice coming off the beqch , complimentary breakfast was made fresh and was even better after an...

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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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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: $85 - $161 (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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