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The Sunset Shack

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Playa Guiones 350 mts south of Café de Paris, across the street from The Harmony Hotel, Nosara 50206 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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An old school surf hostel at heart, The Sunset Shack is a boutique hotel in Nosara, Costa Rica that offers a nostalgic, laid back sense of style and comfort at the beach. Thoughtfully located just 50 meters from More Playa Guiones’s main break, The Sunset Shack is the perfect place to relax after an afternoon surf session or an exciting local adventure. All 8 rooms on the property include air conditioning, private bathroom, a small refrigerator and kitchen sink, along with basic kitchen necessities like plates, silverware, glasses and a french press for your early morning or afternoon coffee. Clean, comfortable design mixes with a sense of community, inviting you to slow down and connect with the beautiful natural surroundings and friendly people of Nosara. We're proud to be the first hotel in Guanacaste to participate in MarViva's #chaoplasticodesechable campaign, which confirms the elimination of single-use plastics from our hotel. See you soon, Pura Vida! Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
US$131 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Sunset Shack Costa Rica/Nosara
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
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There are only a few properties closer to the beach than Sunset Shack. Directly across the street from a few board rental shops and yoga studios, and on the main road in an out of Guiones, the Shack is in a perfect location. Even so, tucked into it's own little jungle, you don't
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Response from AlonsoS174, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Sunset Shack
Responded 3 days ago
Hola! We are truly happy and we appreciate a lot your comment and time. We hope you come back soon and expend more time with us.
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We stayed at the sunset shack for 12 nights, and everything there was amazing!
Food, staff, room and location. Good wifi, fridge in the room and clean towels every day was a luxury that we did not expect. The only thing missing was a closet so we could unpack our bags, but that’s
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Response from AlonsoS174, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Sunset Shack
Responded 3 days ago
Hola! We would love to have you back soon with us, we are working on improvements for storage. Thank you for your comment and time.
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Cons : the girl on reception is super moody. Our welcome was "I guess you want to check into your room", nice!!. A lot of noise from the road which is nearby, building work or neighbouring properties, the bar/restaurant which is right by the pool and rooms. Plus one morning they
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Response from Alonso S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Sunset Shack
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hola Clare, Thank you for taking your time to fill this up, your comments are really appreciated and well taken for improving our service and experience in general. We will be working on those super important details to offer a better experience We are glad and happy to know you enjoyed our restaurant We hope to have you back soon. Sincerely; Sunset Shack Hotel
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We loved the Sunset Shack. There are a small number of rooms on this property but it's very quaint, very neat, with lush landscape and friendly faces. We loved it, also, because it was so close to the beach.
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Response from Alonso S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Sunset Shack
Responded 30 Aug 2018
Hola Shelly, It's so great and makes us so happy to hear this comments. We hope to have you back soon, we will be waiting for you just a few steps away from the beach Pura Vida The Sunset Shack Hotel
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Located next to the Harmony Hotel - good location, Sunset Shack probably benefits from their proximity to Harmony Hotel. Well designed. Girl at the front desk seemed more interested in what she was Googling than actually helping customers - could use some customer service trainin
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Response from Alonso S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Sunset Shack
Responded 9 Jul 2018
Hola JSlatts, We appreciate your comment and feedback, customer service is our main concern, we will immediately take action. Thank you for sharing and staying with us. Pura Vida. Sunset Shack Hotel
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"We liked the single story section near the pool"
"2nd floor accessible via stairs. No sound absorption. Wind blows palm trees against roof that makes noise that can interrupt sleep."
"Deluxe Rooms 3 and 4 upstairs are the largest and have beautiful wooden vaulted ceilings."
"Private room and top floor of deluxe rooms will hear things bouncing off of the roof at night from the trees."
"Small boutique hotel. Ask for a room without bunk beds, unless you need them."
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