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Moyogalpa, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
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The American Cafe & Hotel
Ranked #3 of 8 Moyogalpa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

When you walk into the Hotel, it feels a little like your walking into an old church basement/activity room (at least it did to me). We were greeted by a friendly staff-member, so things started out well (and ended well). We asked to see a room and could barely contain our glee when Francisco (I think that's his name, can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simone & Bob are great host. Very welcoming and well able to give us lots of tips and advice on the island. The B&B itself is clean, very spacious, reasonable rates and very well located in this charming little town. Id go back to this place in s heartbeat. Recommended. Brian & Beata Kerry Ireland

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I travel 4-5 times a year, and Ometepe is one of the places I will never forget - and one of the reasons is The American Cafe & Hotel, and especially its owners - Robert and Simone. Simone makes sure everything runs smoothly, which it DOES, and Robert - well, if you are lucky (and by 'lucky', I mean -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we were 2 couples renting two rooms in The american cafe & hotel end of december. We had a better time in their place than our time in a 200$ per night resort. Mostly, because Robert and Simone cared about us as grandparents care about their grandsons and daughters. they arranged almost all of our activities by calling people that... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Let's start by saying that the front is not representative of the back and the rooms. We saw a few places and this one had the most spacious and comfortable rooms. The warm water was also a plus after a day of hiking. Meeting the owner (bob) was also a nice addition to the experience. If you have a chance,... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

New York/Italian owner Simone and Irish husband Bob have created a great atmosphere in the heart of Moyogalpa. Large rooms with European standards of plumbing and cleanliness at very competitive budget rates. Food is cooked to order with Italian pasta staples the best I've tasted. The communal area (the only place to get the free wi-fi) is airy and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

The owner of our hostel in moyogalpa gave us the advice to visit the American Cafe for breakfast. In three words: IT WAS AWESOME! They made a perfect, fast and cheap breakfast for us and also helped us with the ferry schedules. We decided to skip "our" ferry and take the next one, just because we wanted to try more... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stepping into the American Cafe and Hotel and the lives of owners Bob and Simone is like stepping into a Somerset Maugham short story. They are a hub for expatriate life in Moyogalpa and sitting in the restaurant you are privy to all of the tales. Simone explained that when they built the place she wanted rooms "big enough to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I looked at three other hotels in Moyogalpa and American Hotel was the nicest place I saw. The owners, Bob and Simone, were so helpful in making my stay enjoyable, preparing meals and arranging for tours. The hotel was fairly secure and they have a friendly night guard, plus there is another guard across the street at the bank. The... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hotel has very high standard do not be fooled by the front towards the street. Rooms are big and very nice. There are three fans in the room, one in the ceiling and two standing on the floor. If that´s not enough there is Air-con unit as well. The bathroom has a European style toilet you should throw toilet... More 

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Address: Moyogalpa, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Isla de Ometepe > Moyogalpa
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
The American Cafe & Hotel Moyogalpa, Nicaragua - Isla De Ometepe
The American Cafe And Hotel

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