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From the Market, 2 Blocks to the North, San Juan del Sur SJDS, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, LA
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Whatever you do, do not let your daughter, wife or friend stay here. The owner is abusive and finds it acceptable to hit women. For your safety and those that you love, there are plenty of other places to stay that are cleaner, cheaper and have owners that respect women. This man is deplorable and so is the fact that... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I've stayed with a friend of mine last may at a couple of places in san juan del sur. Most where ok since I've been through a bunch of hostels. However we ended up in this place for our last 3 nights. We had nowhere to go that night and the people there were more than welcoming. We had a... More

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Doha, Qatar
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at The Irish House for our first 2 nights in San Juan del Sur. We had booked ahead of time because we were arriving on the weekend and we couldn't seem to find anything else online. We liked that the Hostel had really powerful AC (A nice treat for backpackers!). The rooms were also very secure. Our room... More

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Brisbane, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

We had the downstairs front room, plenty of space. The noise of the street settled about 10pm. That beds were comfortable, the owner most helpful even helped arrange a taxi to the boarder for a decent price. We had to leave a day early, even though we had booked for two nights the owner was accommodating. This little place is... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

There is just so much wrong with this horrible white house we are troubled as to were to start. located in the midst of bus, car and vendor routes to and from the beach during all hours of the day and night *seriously all hours, provides the traveler with NO good sleep. The house sits on top of an old... More

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irish_house2013, Propietario at Irish House, responded to this review

from the first time you made your reservation we will inform you that the hotel was under renovation but you insisted on booking the apartment, on basic services like electricity and drinking water is a community problem that happens a lot in all the hotels in town and we can not assure exact time return as basic services (we reserve... More

Newport Beach, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I stayed at the Irish House for a week during my first trip to Nicaragua and wow this place is great!! The staff and Roberto are extremely helpful, friendly, and treat you like family. The rooms are nice and clean and its in a great location just a block from the beach. Next time I come to Nicaragua, I will... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here in the summer, and it was perfect. Great location, great value, and the owners were very warm and gracious to us. We loved our trip and would go back! We also enjoyed the tavern, owned by the same couple-a warm and friendly place all around!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I am just reviewing the bar downstairs, not the rooms but if the rooms are anything like the bar then you are better off sleeping on the beach. I was in Nica with 2 Irishmen who wanted to check it out. It's a total dive which is not a big deal. I did have flees jump on me from the... More

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irish_house2013, Propietario at Irish House, responded to this review

we apologize but the schedule of attention at the bar is starting from 5pm and maybe the staff did not inform them. More

Interlochen. Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We stayed at the Irish House for a week last January and were treated like family by Bob and his wife. They could not have been more welcoming or helpful. The location is central to SJDS with the Mercato just down the street. Our room was clean and comfortable and we always felt safe. We have and will continue to... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We only stayed two nights in San Juan and didn't research hotels beforehand. We found the beachfront hotels far to expensive ($80 and up) so we went on looking for rooms at the second street. We found prices a lot more affordable but found nothing special until we came across the Irish house. We liked it at once. Spacious, a... More

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Address: From the Market, 2 Blocks to the North, San Juan del Sur SJDS, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Irish House Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Irish House Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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Irish House Hotel is located in the heart of San Juan del Sur in a very central area of town with many shops, bars and restorant close. in a friendly atmosphere with an Irish bar where it is the only place where you can enjoy a Guinness and Jameson. Irish House Hotel has a perfect terrace overlooking the sea where you could enjoy the sunset with a barbecue, beer and of course the best of Nicaragua FLOWER CANE RUM. The hotel is Built 3 years ago and is in perfect condition both outside and inside. book your holiday with us and will have an excellent service from us which will help make your stay the best.Irish house hotel has private apartments for 2, 3, 4 and 5 persons all with TVCable, wi fi in the apartment, bathroom, kitchen and fridge, safe and private balcony with nice view. (towels and bed linen provided and changed every 2 days)located in the town center just two blocks from the beach and close to bars and restorant. recidencial area and secure 24 hours.Facilities Bar Car Parking Lounge area Internet / Wi-Fi 24 hour reception Safety deposit Tours/Travel Desk Express check-in / out Late check-out Laundry service Reception (limited hours) Room service (24 hour) Room service (limited hours) Wake-up calls Bar(s) BBQ area Café Internet access in public areas Internet café Newspapers Outside area Pets allowed Television room Sofa ... more   less 
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