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Hotel El Gueguense

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   West side from Casa Presidencial | Montoya Statue 1 and 1/2 Block to the South, Managua 226, Nicaragua
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Ranked #20 of 56 Managua B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013
Slightlydisappointed London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The staff was helpful and bilingual. The walls were interesting, painted murals. The room was airconditioned and the shower worked well. This is definately a budget hotel and not in the best repair. The location around the hotel was safe due to armed guards around the president's residence. Nothing of interest in the immediate area. There are better options for... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A homely place with lovely decor. We stayed there three nights. A little far from the centre of town but a safe area and taxis are not expensive. Can be noisy. On the second night the reception was playing loud music late. They are prone to turn off the water in the late morning but will turn it on again... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This was one of the less expensive options in Managua. The place is clean, the rooms spacious and the showers have the best hot water pressure I experienced in Central America. While the block of the hotel is safe given it's right in front of the President's house, the outer area is shady. Not the best place to stay if... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The hotel overall is really good, the beds, the price, the shower, the common areas, the location is very convenient, even thou there is not very much to do around. The hotel is located next to Nicaragua's President house, so expect a lot of police and army presence. The first thing I noticed when entering the hotel is the "Murales"... More

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107 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My impressions didn't get off to a good start because they took several days to reply to me e-mail requesting transport from the airport on arrival. However they did eventually arrange it and I made a pleasant landfall after a long, tiring flight. The hotel, more of a guest house than a standard hotel, is in a quiet part of... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Centrally located, clean, working air conditioners and internet, and hot water, beds reasonably comfortable but had to ask for towels. No external facing windows in the rooms but each quite competently painted after a province or city in Nicaragua. Some limited but safe parking - the hotel is opposite Daniel Ortega's house and shares the security! Faults were a very... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We call it "voice to voice" was one of the ways the owner's son described Nicaraguans behavior. He was a law student spending time at the hotel to help it gain in popularity and tourist trade. The previous night when we approached the desk person for a room, it was hectic as the price was not what the taxi man... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

I have stayed on the Gueguense 3 times, ( one time for 10 days) and every time I had a very pleasant experience. I love the decoration of the rooms, all-different and all with Nicaraguan themes and colors,total fun vibe!! The Hotel is clean, safe, good value and professional staff always handy. Definitively recommend it if you are in Managua... More

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Brussels, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Nothing really wrong with the hotel, but it's kind of in the middle of nothing. It's outside the housing community where the President lives, so there are a bunch of police everywhere. Sometimes they close the road because the President is coming or going so you have to drive all around to get back in. Even though there are a... More

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Chivay, Peru
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

My wife and I spent two nights at this lovely small hotel in Managua. I can't imagine why I would stay anywhere else--the staff were very accommodating, the entire hotel was painted in beautiful murals depicting aspects of Nicaraguan life, each room painted to represent a particular town/region. The rooms were very clean, beds comfy, the a/c functional, the hot... More

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Address: West side from Casa Presidencial | Montoya Statue 1 and 1/2 Block to the South, Managua 226, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Managua Department > Managua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Gueguense 3*
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El Gueguense, is a cultural hotel that offers to our guests and friends a comfortable, warmly and relaxing atmosphere, its special authenticity is to show brush-strokes of the great wealth of our traditions, folklore and idiosyncrasy that is representative of the Nicaraguans people.El Gueguense is an ideal hotel in Managua for travelers who like to appreciate and enjoy the wealth that our country offers, counts on excellent personnel highly trained, so we can assist you with a customized attention, El Gueguense Hotel offer our hospitality to make you feel a new experience in lodging. Among the services we offer there are the succulent breakfasts of courtesy, hot water, A/C, TV Cable, Wi-Fi Internet, Security, Transfer airport-hotel-airport, restaurant service, laundry, private parking, customized attention, ample conference-meeting room. ... more   less 
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