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Hotel La Dolce Vita

From the gas station Uno, 1 block west, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bittinger, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others wrote you do have to sit sideways on the toilet. The staff is super friendly and nice. Not so much English speaking but this their country. Bed was best ive slept on in 3 weeks traveling nicaragua. Great courtyard. Only drawback is location. Close to everything but right between the roads in and out of town. Ac cranks

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Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on a night when all power went off in SJDS. Jorfirths, the night manager, went out of his way to make our stay enjoyable. Great attitudes from the staff, nice property, good beds. Worth a visit!

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time staying here. Very friendly and helpful staff with a great location. Our room was a little small but still a great value. The hotel is located in the center of town, close to everything. The breakfast we served was very good as well. Definitely will repeat next time I'm in town

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

In the heart of SJDS, this is a friendly family run hotel. The room was simple and clean, with AC. Only downside was the bathroom was a bit small. But otherwise room was comfortable. Breakfast of typical Nicaraguan fare is included, and was delicious ( with great coffee also)! Only downside was it was a bit noisy at night. However,... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This small hotel is in the heart of San Juan Del Sur. It is located 2 blocks from pretty much everything in this small town. The receptionist used his own cell phone to help us hook up with our friends who were in town as well. He was able to give directions and help us out when needed. The breakfast... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had booked two nights but ended up staying 7 nights, mostly because I had gotten sick and needed a place to relax at this family-owned hotel. The staff (which was one family) was extremely helpful, kind and friendly. We had such a wonderful stay at this cute little hotel in the middle of the crazy San Juan del Sur.... More 

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Isla de ometepe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This property is a triangle shaped structure smack dab in the entrance to town. Lots of vehicles driving by, so lots of noise and smog. The rooms were clean but extremely small and had a funky smell. The beds were lumpy but comfortable to sleep in. The bathroom was so small only one person fits in. On the bright side... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed for 3 days. Wanted to be in a basic but clean hotel that was a couple of notches above a surfer flop house. This met the bill. Very nice guys running it and good breakfast. Best thing about it was the very nice inner court yard that you could sit out in and read or surf the net.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights last weekend and I was very impressed. The staff were very friendly and you are an easy 2 blocks from the beach. The rate included breakfast as well. Look here first, it's a gem.

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Siena
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Nice place to stay for a couple of nights. Well located, lovely people running the hotel, and a very good breakfast. Homemade jam and butter that tasted like butter for a change. Wifi works too. Rooms just a little too small when you have two backpacks, but VERY clean and tidy.

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Address: From the gas station Uno, 1 block west, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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#1 Best Value Hotel in San Juan del Sur

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