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Saliendo del Colonial, 20 | Varas al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zürich
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed almost a week here, because I liked San Juan del Sur and also the hostel that much. Stayed in a 8-bed dorm which was good, a bit loud sometimes. Staff is very friendly and helpful, breakfast is included and varies every day ( burritos, pancakes, gallo pinto..). The hostel offers transfer to different beaches everyday and their inhouse... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great centrally located hostel. Large area including upstairs. Good-ish wifi TV with news Brekkie included 7-10am Shuttles to nearby beaches for $5-6 Close to mercado Lots of seating and hammocking GREAT mattresses with covers Spotless Nice staff Attached to surf school Lockers Ensuite bathroom in dorms Fans galore Lights out around 1030p Pay daily for the night you stay $10

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. We are happy to read that you were satisfied by all our services and that you appreciated our nice staff. We always try to offer our guest the best conditions and facilities to enjoy their stay. Have a save trip ! More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel has almost everything you can ask for, good location (safe and central), comfortable enough beds with clean sheets, good WiFi, plug above the pillow, enough showers and toilets with no ques, good common area and kitchen, great breakfast included in the price. Would stay here again.

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thank you for your really nice review. It always give us a big smile to hear that people appreciate our hostel and their stay with us. We will transmit your compliment about the breakfast to our chef. We hope to see you again at Casa Oro. More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't stay here but took surf lessons here. The lessons were great and reasonably priced. For $30 per person you got a 3-4 hour lesson, a surfboard rental for all day, a rash guard, and transport to and from playa Maderas. Our instructor Ander was great and was really good about correcting you. It is a sport that you... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thank you to share your Casa Oro Surf Lesson experience. We are glad to hear you liked it and recommend it ! We will transmit your compliments to the surf instructor ! You are more than welcome to visit us again. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I stayed here based on the Lonely Planet recommendation and it didn't disappoint. It is a nice, clean hostel with great communal area with comfy chairs and hammocks to laze about it. There is free wifi and a room with computers and ipads for guests. Breakfast is included and was great - it was different every day. The hostel also... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thanks you for sharing your experience with us. It always help us to improve our services. We are glad to hear you liked Casa Oro, our confortable communal area and the breakfast. We are really sorry you got mugged and that our staff didn't help you the way you were expecting him to. The phone at the reception only permit... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel with my boyfriend as part of a bigger group. This hostel is a perfect place to rest your head after a day on the beach. Staff are more than accommodating. The cleanliness of the rooms is standard for a hostel with no nasty surprises. They don't serve food but do offer a free breakfast every... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

It's really pleasant to read your nice review. We are happy to hear your liked your stay with us and our accomodating staff. You are more than welcome to stay again at Casa Oro, to take some rest in our courtyard after a long day on the beach or to have an happy Hour at our roof top bar ! We... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

When we first arrived we were told that we could only stay one night since the dorm we could stay in was reserved for the next nights. So the next morning we went to the desk snd asked if the had some other beds available, they told us that we in fact could stay in the beds we had. And... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

We are sorry you were disapointed by our services. We are also sorry but surprised that the fact your beds were booked on the following day led your stay to become the « Worst experience ever ! ». During the Christmas holidays, we have a lot of people staying at Casa Oro and numerous reservations. We are trying to satisfy every requests but... More 

Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed one night while passing through SJDS. Dorms were comfortable and kept cool with the fans. The hostel staff fostered a warm, friendly atmosphere and the central courtyard was great for hanging out and meeting other backpackers. One of the staff, Will, from Canada was extremely helpful! Breakfast is included which was delicious, only one serving per person though. Location... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thanks you for sharing your eperience with us. We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Casa Oro. We 'll transmit your compliments to Will and to the cook. We are also glad you appreciated our dorms, our central courtyard and the atmosphere in the hostel. We always try to create a pleasant environement for everybody's comfort... More 

edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We rocked up here late night and were taken in immediately. The staff were helpful, the place was clean, they played Endless Summer 1&2 endlessly on the reception tv. We went out on a surf tour on our first day here, I blew out my ankle and was shuttled off to hospital in Rivas by the staff without the chance... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thanks you very much for your really nice review ; We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It always give a big smile to hear how friendly and helpfull is our staff. We hope your ankel is getting better ! Come back soon at Casa Oro, we would be happy to see you again. More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I stayed in Casa Oro three nights over Christmas as the lonely planet recommends it. The hostel itself is a nice place having all the things the lonely planet tells about it, kitchen, breakfast inclusive, wifi, shuttle service to the beaches etc. Well it misses warm water for showers and filtered water but that are the only missing things. The... More 

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Lilly D, Propriétaire at Casa Oro, responded to this review

Thank you for your really detailed review. We would like to address some rules and principles that we apply here at Casa Oro and that probably exist in many similar hostels : - in Nicaragua, all hostels offering dorm beds at this price do not include hot water, the water is heated by the sun in the water tank, and... More 

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Address: Saliendo del Colonial, 20 | Varas al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Casa Oro Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Casa Oro Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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