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Barrio Cafe Hotel

Avenida Mercado, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (Formerly Hotel Azul Pitahaya)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our second trip to this restaurant. The food was good, but the drinks were delicious. Loved the iced chai tea latte. Probably will stop by for one more before I leave. The food price is a bit high for the area. Centrally located and easy to find. Interior was nicely decorated and welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very nice young woman named Karla Mora at the receptionist desk was friendly and helpful. Her welcoming smile made my solo stay much brighter. The hotel is conveniently located in San Juan Del Sur. Great food. Cheap price. Overall a 5 star service!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barrio cafe is a must visit while in SJDS!!! Unbelievable food & the friendliest staff & owner. Great location in SJDS, walking distance to the beach. You must stop in for breakfast & coffee while visiting. We visited this spot daily during our trip out here & will be doing the same over the next 3 weeks while visiting. Don't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super Location, Great Food, Good Employees always ready to assist you, Good A/C, Good Wi Fi, Clean and neat, Safe in room… One block to Beach… Looking forward to the new renovation of the rooms and a new swimming pool… no pool before,,, Will be awesome…Had a small problem with the Wi Fi and the General Manager, Gabriela Urcuyo was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a room on the 1st floor and I'm not a morning person so when the restaurant started making noise at 7:00 am, it woke me up. When I came in late at night, it was dark so I had to use the light on my phone to see the way to my room (You have to cut through... More 

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Louisiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel had a/c, hot water, and the rooms were really clean. Most places here lack these simple luxuries. I don't mind less than ideal accommodations when traveling on a budget, but at $50 the room was still cheap by American standards. The hot water and a/c felt divine after spending a week without. Free Wi-Fi throughout but there's a... More 

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was one of the worst experience I've ever had at a hotel. To start with the staff is highly disrespectful and as the position escalates (hotel's manager) it gets worse. They do not know how does the booking system works and yet kept on arguing with us. Once you pay you're just someone occupying a space, no attention at all,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I stayed at this hotel (also known as the Hotel Azul Pitahaya because it is in the same space as the Barrio Cafe) for four nights. Entry to the hotel accommodations is through the Barrio CAfe. Good points - location - in the center of town; restaurant - has good food and staff; clean. Bad points - location - next... More 

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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was not blown away by my experience at this hotel. From the pictures, I had envisioned something slighter more upscale, and for the prices too. Our room was on the first/ground floor, meaning that we were feet away from the restaurant and all the noises from that, which started around 7am for breakfast service and closed around 10pm. Other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had a dinner on the restaurant. I had a great time here, my dish was delicious. I do not remember the name of the dish but it had multiple seafood ( mariscos). It tasted great and my beer was cold. My wife had some pasta with seafood inside and she was happy. I loved the location , one block... More 

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