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Hotel San Mateo

Calle Caracas No. 20-H | Colonia San Mateo, San Salvador, El Salvador
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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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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a gem of a hotel, located in a gated community close to the city centre of San Salvador - so is as safe as you can get. Stayed here over three nights and was made to feel at home from day one. A shuttle from the airport was organised for me (28USD one way). Florida the manager, is... More 

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West Covina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fine little hotel in a nice area of the capital.Great breakfasts. Owners very friendly and helpful Arranged airport pick up and departure and tours to the mountains, Volcano San Salvador and lake.I felt at home and highly recommend this place for your next trip to San Salvador!

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here with my girlfriend for a night. Florida and Alfonso are such wonderful people and they made us feel right at home. The upstairs room is very spacious and comfortable, and has a nice view. Breakfast was magnificent and Florida was very attentive to our every need. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was a little concerned about safety in San Salvador, given everything you see in the U.S. media, and our flight was arriving @ 12:30 in the night. I reached out to the owner, Florida, and she arranged a pick up for us from the airport. When we arrived, it was past 1:30 a.m., but Alfonso was still up to... More 

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Victor, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My girlfriend and I have been staying in more "backpacker" oriented hostels the past couple of weeks, and decided to stay at a reasonably priced hotel for our last night in San Salvador. Immediately upon arrival (which was 3 hours early due to our shuttle from Honduras) Florida and Alfonso were incredibly welcoming and friendly. My girlfriend stated it seemed... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

i very much enjoyed my stay at hotel san mateo. the hotel is located in a quiet, gated community - very safe. doña florida was as sweet and helpful as she could be. she went overboard assuring my stay was pleasant and comfortable - even taking me to the museo when she was going that way. she arranged for a... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

When we decided to take our 17 month daughter to El Salvador to visit my husband's family, I was concerned about safety. Hotel San Mateo was perfectly safe and very comfortable. It is in a gated residential area with a lovely park. There is a lot of shopping and food within easy walking distance. Florida is also an excellent cook... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The stay at Florida and Alfonsos place was very nice. Not at least because it was the first destination at my "new" journey, where I'd left a group in Honduras and was on my own. I felt very alone and they helped me to feel safe and comfortable. Alfonso planned a roadtrip for me to places outside San Salvador, so... More 

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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Florida and Alfonso are such lovely people, the stay is nice because of them. We felt like we were at home with our parents which was sweet as we have been travelling for a while. They are very helpful and hospitable and really kind people. We were in San Salvador for the Life In Colour party and this was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there for only one night but wished we stayed longer. Florida and Alfonso make your stay feel like you are home! Yummy local breakfast, AC in the room, super safe location and a beautiful garden with arrayanes (a local fruit that we later enjoyed as a juice). Alfonso also offers an awesome tour all around the best spots... More 

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Address: Calle Caracas No. 20-H | Colonia San Mateo, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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