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Orquidea del Sur

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km 12 Ostinol Road, Playa Yankee | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Yankee, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Orquidea at the end of March 2015. It surpassed our expectations. Robert and his family were lovely. The staff was friendly, attentive. It was a vacation that we will always remember, and we will be so happy to return. Most mornings, a pair of howler monkeys entertained us during while we drank the fabulous coffee that waited us... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Grounds and rooms- everything is beautifully maintained and of very high standard. Lots of plants/flowers. Fridges in room. Air con. Huge delux bathrooms. No TV. Pool- beautiful and clean with lovely views over the sea. Large enough to do lengths if you're into proper swimming. Other guests/atmosphere- there are only five rooms so it was always peaceful. Definitely not for... More 

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NicaBob, Owner at Orquidea del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to write them.. very much appreciate. I would like to follow up on two items that you mentioned: 1. The omission of the tax was/is not the norm; usually, we provide prices with and without tax. Once you brought your concern to my attention I realized that in our chain... More 

Pennsauken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife and I went to spend 2 weeks in Nicaragua for Semana Santa (April 2015). We decided to spend 3 nights in San Juan del Sur and we ended up staying at Orquidea Del Sur. To be honest... this place gave us than what we were expecting. The owners (Robert and his family) welcomed us at our arrival, they... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I would describe Orquidea del Sur as a boutique inn as opposed to a B&B. We had previously stayed at Pelican Eyes and wanted something a bit more intimate and not right in town. Orquide del Sur was the perfect option for our family of 6. San Juan is only 20-25min by car away so clsoe enough to go into... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were blessed to enjoy 4 luxurious filled days and nights in this palace perched above the ocean! Robert and Joanna made this an easy, worry free, fun filled, don't have to lift a finger vacation. From arranging a car from the airport to the hotel, always quick to serve a delicious drink or amazing meal upon request, to the... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Spent a week with my husband and sons (13,16yo) as well as another family (6yo and 8yo). Robert and Joanna were very accommodating, staff lovely and attentive without being overbearing. Found the food to be exactly as advertised and very fairly priced. Well prepared with fresh local ingredients, Don't miss out on cerviche or Ruth's fish tacos. The setting is... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Just got back from six days at Orquidea with Joanne, Robert, Sarah, Alex and the excellent staff. You'd have to really really stretch to find something not to like about this very well run boutique resort. Four of those days Orquidea was fully booked and two we had the place to ourselves. When it was full it didn't feel crowded... More 

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Spokane, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

One might describe this property as "homey" ~ certainly not luxury. Most of what other reviews say about the people & owners is fairly accurate. Nice property, although small. Must keep curtains drawn for privacy and thus shut out the view. Rooms are clean and spaciious, Tired decor and lacking in amenities. For example, one large Kirkland shampoo bottle; tiny... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was the most spectacular location we’ve ever stayed in- the views, the service, the grounds- everything was marvelous. This is not a stay at a luxury hotel- this is a family welcoming you onto their lush property, providing a staff for your every whim, driving you around the area, cooking up whatever you feel like- very gracious hosts. They... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Joanne and Robert and all the staff are so welcoming. You would think you are part of the family. Robert drove us down to the beach where Survivor was film and we walked to our hearts desire. The view from the hotel, the infinity pool, the rooms, the different balconies were incredible. We dined outside on a star lite night... More 

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