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100 yards from Los Zorros School, Nicaragua
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Rancho Tranquilo
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Elberta, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I remember reading a review of someone who called this place Rancho Loco. It really cracked me up and honestly, it is a little loco but in the kind of way that makes you want to stay because you are surrounded by friendly, goofy people who know how to have a good time. We spent the majority of our time... More

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Leon, Nicaragua
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved staying at Rancho Tranquilo! This place has an amazingly chill atmosphere, and not to mention an amazingly chill hostess, Tina. A little crazy, but honestly so welcoming, warm, loving and loveable! Went here for a weekend, and got to get away for real.The beach is endless, and the best part is that there are (almost) no tourists.... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is such a cute place! Tina, the owner is the friendliest woman you'll ever meet, albeit a little bit special, but this was part of the charm. It's very quiet and peaceful, perfect if what you want is a relaxing time at the beach, but there are also a lot of fun things to do. We rented horses one... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I kept seeing the info for Rancho Tranquillo in places in Leon and I kept wondering if I should go. I'm so glad I did. It's so quiet there, peaceful but a real sense of community amongst the guests, likely because of the gracious hostess Tina. It can be fun too- some nights people just sing and dance around the... More

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

There are only a very few places to stay on Playa Jiquilillo. Rancho Tranquillo is the one furtherest to the north. The surf is good, and the beach here is wonderful, and goes on for miles. It has a real deserted beach feel. Rancho Tranquillo serves only vegetarian food. But unlike the really popular hostel 1km south, it has a... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Rancho Tranquillo was a perfect getaway with a very friendly and laid-back atmosphere. The proprietor, Tina, is a world class character with a knack for making people feel Rancho Tranquillo is a home away from home from the moment they arrive. The clientele are mostly people who are well traveled, especially in Central and South America. It was a very... More

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København
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband, son of 3 and me stayed 5 great day on this lovely coast hostel. Its quiet, very friendy staff and the owner is awsome. Its very obvious that she has travelled the world herself, and knows what backpackers want!. Its very clean - the bar is well kapt and the food! Well i love vegetarian - and therfore... More

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Maribor, Slovenia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I popped in Rancho tranquilo by total mistake, since there is another hostel down that road where bus usually leaves you, but i missed the stop and i just went off the buss by the next hostel which was Rancho Tranquilo. And im so glad for that. When i arrived this lovely local ladies said hello, than the owner, Tina,... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Thank you Tina :) on the beach, friendly staff, flushing loos and an awesome bar lady. had an epic stay, will definitely keep it in mind if i ever return to Nicaragua. The beach is good and the water great, Mamie makes the best food and Isabella is awesome with everything else. Tina goes out of her way to make... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I absolutely loved this place. Great rooms, amazing food, breathtaking beach property, friendly staff. I would highly recommend a stop at this wonderful yet affordable place! Tina the owner goes out of her way to help you feel comfortable and at home at Rancho Tranquilo! I look forward to the day I get to return and see the wonderful beach... More

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Additional Information about Rancho Tranquilo

Address: 100 yards from Los Zorros School, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Chinandega Department
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rancho Tranquilo Nicaragua/Chinandega Department

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