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Columbus, Georgia
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was two in the morning, I had been flying and driving for 24 hours and needed a place to stay. I saw this hotel and took a chance. The security guard spoke only Spanish but was very patient with this worn out Gringo and was able to help me get to my room. It was pretty clean; however, there... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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91 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We ended up at Surf Inn after our original condo fell through. The black sand beaches are beautiful and right outside the hotel. It is small but nice and everyone was super friendly and accommodating. We plan on returning to Costa Rica and would stay here again.

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Santa Monica, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2016

A review won't do this trip justice. I traveled to Playa Hermosa solo on a Surf/Yoga/Fitness package with Christina! I enjoy traveling and being active, so I figured this would make sense and it far exceeded expectations. Christina gets to know you and what you like and then suggests activities for you to partake in over your stay. During the... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Manager at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thanks for all of your kind words. We enjoyed hosting you and we hope to see you again soon! Pura Vida. Christina More 

Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The Surf Inn is located just seconds from Playa Hermosa beach, which makes this a really special place. We had a kitchenette in our room, and that allowed us to cook our own meals rather than eat out. I really appreciated that. The owner, Christina, goes above and beyond to make sure her guests have a wonderful stay. There are... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay here at Surf Inn and we hope to see you the next time you come thru town. Take care and keep in touch = Pura Vida. More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2016

There are not enough words to describe how wonderful my stay was at Surf Inn Hermosa. After a two week volunteer trip I decided to treat myself to a Surf and Yoga Package and I could not have made a better decision on where to stay. Christina (the owner) is amazing. From patiently answering countless emails to adding special extras... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Surf and Yoga Package to help you getaway from it all. We are happy you had a wonderful stay and we hope to see you again soon! Pura Vida More 

Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I brought a group of 6 ppl again (3rd time coming here). I can't say it enough how great the staff and Surf Inn is! Very clean, well managed, security and super friendly! Top notch from the beginning to the end of trip. If you are traveling with friends, family or alone this is the place to go. Christina takes... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your feedback. We are blessed to have you as our customer and we look forward to hosting you and your guests again soon! Pura Vida. More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I came to Surf Inn Hermosa to get some waves for a quick five day trip over New Years and this place was a 10 point ride without a doubt. I could not agree more with all of the reviews by April T, Christina P, and Eric F. Christina, Michael, Hugo & Marisol were all wonderful! They met all of... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate all of your kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you the next time you come back thru Playa Hermosa. Pura Vida More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I brought my wife and 13 and 11 year-old, to Costa Rica for the first time. Christina made this happen by being available to answer questions by phone and email before we left. When we got there all was as promised, if not more delightful. Christina helped us book tours and activities and answered all questions. The Surf Inn was... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are truly blessed to have such wonderful guests like you and your family. We hope to see you again when you come back to Costa Rica. Pura Vida More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I am a female in my early twenties and decided to travel to Costa Rica on my own and could not be more happy I stayed with Christina at the Surf Inn for two weeks. She is the kindest chica and her team is so great. Spent my days surfing, hiking, chasing waterfalls and she showed me the best food... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you chica for all of your kind words. So glad you had a good time and enjoyed your two weeks here. We would love to see you again. Pura Vida. More 

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Understated beautiful property. This was my first trip to Costa Rica and the friendly staff made me feel comfortable and secure. Our room was clean, we had a kitchenette, and the inn is directly on the beach (absolutely beautiful). We found every thing we needed within walking distance (including a fabulous forest mountain hike across the street) and the native... More 

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surfinnhermosa, Owner at Surf Inn Hermosa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Surf Inn Hermosa. We really appreciate your feedback and we are glad you had a truly Pura Vida experience. We hope to see you again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PURA VIDA Costa Rican getaway, ideally situated in the heart of Playa Hermosa. Surf Inn is located oceanfront at one of Playa Hermosa's most consistent surf spots. These rentals consist of: two 2 bed/2 bath ocean front condos and four furnished studio apartments which are just steps from the beach. Each room features a queen size bed with individual bunk in custom designed bed frames. The front lawn is a popular spot to sit and watch the mesmerizing surfing going on out front. On-site owners & great staff assure attention to detail during your stay. Playa Hermosa's Restaurants and Bars are all within walking distance. Jaco Beach is a 5 minute Taxi Ride away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Inn Hermosa

Address: 200 meters south of Escuela Pochotal, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $135 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Surf Inn Hermosa Hotel Playa Hermosa
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“Ask for a room closer to the beach side; closer to the road you will hear every semi and motorcycle.”
 of 5 bubbles 979StarS, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms seemed nice with A/C, TV, Fridge, Kitchenette, etc...”
 of 5 bubbles jmarino85, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an oceanfront room.”
 of 5 bubbles kristind519, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms facing the beach. Every room is 30 sec from the beach. Any room is worth the stay”
 of 5 bubbles EternalWaveSurfShop, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hard to imagine there are any bad rooms. There is killer food within 1-2 minute walking distance.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewpC8078RX, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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