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1.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Good value hotel that includes a Nica style breakfast (really good scrambled eggs). Basic rooms but good A/C and clean. Lovely garden that is an oasis hidden away from the busy street. Would recommend.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were recommended to this place by another hotel where we had previously stayed. Honestly, we weren't impressed by the customer service, they were out of soap, and there was only wifi in the lobby. The bathroom was very small but it did have hot water (at times too hot), air conditioning, and breakfast included. All in all you won't... More

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Dublin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights. Six people in total. Room rate we got was very good. Rooms are quite basic , but they are clean and have air on. Gardens were really nice. It is a quiet, friendly hotel. A portion of the profits also go to charity is says in the reception. No complaints and can... More

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Leon, Nicaragua
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This hotel is located in the centre of San Juan. So perfect location. Hotel and rooms are quiet with lovely gardens. Rooms are clean and with air con. Staff and night guard were friendly. The price was reasonable for the hotel. Would recommend to others!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The hotel is two blocks from the beach. It was safe and somewhat quiet. The three single beds in the little room left 10 inches between the beds. Yeah, the TV worked and the A/C blew cold. Bathroom was also small. Why don't these places install more hooks or shelves in the bathroom for travelers? Breakfast was quaint and satisfactory.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Upon getting an email from Hotel Azul Pitahaya that they made a mistake and were full the first night of our booking, I decided not to freak, and it turned out fine. Room was clean, quiet, great bed, AC, nice altho small breakfast until 10am. Overlooked a nice garden. Would definitely stay again, even though the water heater wasn't working.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
461 helpful votes 461 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Not badly located but the rooms are terrible, dark and dingy, smell of mould and rot and of sanitation - had to turn of the ancient a/c which added to the musty smell - the staff kept cleaning and putting in air fresheners but the smell would not go away. Was like the rooms had been closed throughout the rainy... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Great little hotel in San Juan Del Sur. Good sized room with clean bathroom and hot water. Located a stones throw from restaurants, cafes and bar. I did get a minor electric shock from the hot water but no biggie. Very nice staff but dont speak much english. Wow....and what an awesome breakfast!

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San Diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I just returned from Nica. and found the HOtel colonial to be a great stay in SJDS. it is perfectly located for beach, shopping, restaurants etc. and it is very relaxing with the beautiful courtyard in the midst of busy surf town streets of san juan. rented two rooms with 4 kids and felt this was a very safe place... More

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Brighton
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25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Comfortable place not far from beach and restaurants. On a group tour and stayed just one night but it was nice experience and my room was upstairs and quiet in a garden. Staff helpful. Breakfast was very basic.

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Address: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hotel Colonial 1.5*
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