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Lazy Jakes Guesthouse

Fork at Playa Marsella and Playa Madera's, San Juan del Sur 128, Nicaragua
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Lazy Jakes Guesthouse
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I ever go back to san juan del sur, I am just going to stay at Lazy Jakes. I did not care for the city at all. The beach was dirty and full of garbage, not to mention that this was the most expensive place we went to in Nicaragua. Just a little north of the city near maderas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed here years ago and this time the owner's of Lazy Jake's were not here! which is the reason we went back! this place was not running as a guesthouse at all during our stay BUT we rented it as a home rental instead with a full kitchen - we didn't even use it with all of the new... More

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Fort St. John, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

If you are looking for a relaxed, clean, modern place to stay you have found the right place. Close to the beach and all the fun you are looking (short walk to a beach full of lively fun) but also gives you the option of chilled out relaxation. Had an amazing jungle feel right down to the monkeys in the... More

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I could hang out here for months, in fact I was in the area for months and Lazy Jakes was one of the most modern and most comfortable as well as one of the most well designed places I stayed at in the 3 months I was in the San Juan del Sur and Playa Maderas are. And Jake and... More

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Oak Park, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Although I wasn't able to meet Jake and Lisa in person all the reviews were pretty much on par. Modern standards and walking distance to beaches. I'd recommend the place to a friend without hesitation.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Lazy Jake's is in a great location and is run and owned by amazing hosts, I was treated like royalty by Jake and Lisa, they have a gorgeous property beside a stunning beach, they cook fabulous food and have a cool rooftop where you can relax and get great advice from the couple about central america in general! Couldn't recommend... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Had a fantastic stay. Spent a week there and loved the accommodations. The hosts were great. They were excellent company and very helpful with suggestions for things to do and places to go. Loved having 2 beaches within walking distance as well as some very good restaurents. San Juan is a short drive away if you want to experience the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I am not normally organised enough to get around to writing reviews. But I had such a good time at Lazy Jakes I feel compelled to make an effort. You can probably guess at this stage that the name grabbed my attention.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stayed at lazy jakes the first week of June. They accomodated us with a late night pick up at the airport. When we arrived we went immeditaly to the rooftop patio and helped ourselves to a midnight cocktail which was all provided. Over the next 5 days we walked to the 2 beaches but mostly enjoyed maderas where we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We had a great time staying here. Lazy Jakes is within walking distance of Playa Marsella (beautiful crescent of sand) and the surf beach Playa Maderas (although the walk to Maderas is up and down a very big hill). There are several good restaurants also within walking distance. There are plenty of places to stretch out with a book or... More

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Additional Information about Lazy Jakes Guesthouse

Also Known As:
Lazy Jakes Guesthouse Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
Address: Fork at Playa Marsella and Playa Madera's, San Juan del Sur 128, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 51 Specialty lodging in San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lazy Jakes Guesthouse is located within walking distance to Playa Marsella and Playa Madera's surf beach, only 6.5km from San Juan Del Sur. Enjoy the 360 degree view of surrounding jungle sights and sounds from the second floor canopy lounge. We provide a more personalized experience based on your needs and wants during your vacation in Nicaragua. ... more   less 

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