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Barrio Cafe Hotel

Avenida Mercado, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (Formerly Hotel Azul Pitahaya)
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Ranked #12 of 21 Hotels in San Juan del Sur
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Clermont, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Shijiazhuang Shi, Hebei, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent menu, delicious food, great service and good price, best place in San Juan del Sur, Im from Costa Rica and I have traveled by Asia and I don't remember any coffe restaurant as great as this one. Looking forward to go back and stay in the hotel very very soon.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff, very nice and a superb restaurant. Very good price/quality balance. The restaurant is a must and mimosas for breakfast is the best way to start a day. The location is maybe the best one in town.

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Granada, Nicaragua
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Barrio Cafe Hotel in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua is a great value. The rooms are affordable, comfortable, clean and well appointed. Not sure what the star rating would be for this hotel, but as far as I am concerned that rating is two thumbs up!

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My stay here was great - simple, clean, quiet, comfortable rooms with a A/C, a hot shower, and good beds. I stayed here alone, and I felt safe. I chose this place because the restaurant was supposed to be awesome, and IT WAS. Holy moly, I'm a food person, and where I live in Costa Rica it's hard to get... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

First impressions of the ROOM was "meh" but really all you need! I was super impressed with the cleanliness of this hotel. The towels were always fresh and smelled good. You can ask for beach towels which is awesome. The STAFF was super friendly and always ready to assist you with anything you needed. We were constantly changing our plans... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The hotel is in the center of San Juan del Sur, 50 mt from the sea and very close to restaurants, pubs and buses. Rooms are clean, big (2 double beds), with tv, air conditioning and hot showers. There is also a café/restaurant inside and we had breakfast there every morning: everything was really good and the staff is always... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hotel Azul is in a central location and easy to find with the Barrio Cafe outside. The staff is friendly and was helpful in setting up a zipline trip as well as a ride to Managua for our group. Overall, our group was disappointed with our room, especially since it was one of the pricier places we stayed in Nicaragua... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A neat little hotel and restaurant… The entire staff is awesome…Kate & Carlos in the reception office are gems,,, will help with anything,,, they are to be commended... Spent a week there and everyone tries to make you feel welcome and comfortable…Room Rates are good. A great location, rooms are neat and clean,, a safe in the room, no extra... More 

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