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Hostel Esperanza

Del BDF 1/2 c. al Sur | Frente al Malecón, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't bother. This place has very small rooms, the showers and bathrooms are dubious at best. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone. The only attraction is the proximity to the beach. We have booked another place that is much nicer for much less money. I am sorry to say that this is the least attractive hostel that we have encountered... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place could be awesome. My girlfriend and I stayed in a dorm room here for a few nights and had a good time, but this hostel could have been better. The location is incredible, you could literally throw a stone to the beach from the front door and it was close enough to everything in town that it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few nights in the dorm room. Great value given the free breakfast. Rooms, showers and bathrooms are all good for a hostel. The location is very nice, being right on the beach. It is not a party hostel although the crowd is still pretty young - mostly people in their 20s.

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Fremantle, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived on a Saturday which turned out to be super lucky, it was paella night, it was delish and created an ex element ambience. There was also live music and was such a fun night. The free breakfast is also nice and good value and the location is just excellent. I loved sitting outside and having the ocean right... More 

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Grenoble, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Spent around 10 days there, my favourite place in San Juan. Very relaxing, the view is wonderful. You can take your free coffee in the morning watching the ocean and do the same for the sunset. The dorms are wide, the bathroom is not cleaned everyday (unfortunately) but it's still ok. You can take a shower outside when you come... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The dorms at 1st sight aren't bad but after a storm , mine was partially flooded and my bag was totally wet! Really loud noise - radio on, a total party in the porch- is completely accepted and apparently incentivated by the night front desk guy. One night, a group got in at 4am tuned on the music and were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This hostel is located right across from the beach & as everyone has mentioned - you eat your fantastic free brekky looking at the bay of San Juan del sur. The restaurant specials were really nice & great value at $5 incl a smoothie! The staff are helpful. The dorm was fine - though the dorm & dorm bathroom cleaning... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The staff were welcoming, the food was good, the rooms were basic but clean although the kitchen was next to our room which leaked gas into it. Overall we had a good time here, mostly due to the awesome people we met and the beach/sunset views from outside.

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Location is great, across from the beach and few blocks from the bus stop. Too bad that it is under renovation - which the friendly staff did not tell me in advance - so now rooms are clean but the ones that have not been touched up yet are not so great-looking. It has certainly the potential to be a... More 

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San Francisco
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I'm a little biased because of how much I ended up LOVING San Juan Del Sur. This place is RIGHT across from the beach. The other hostels are up the street... Just not as great! It's super, super close to everything. Food of all kinds, beach, activities, bars, but far enough away so that you aren't literally living in a... More 

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Address: Del BDF 1/2 c. al Sur | Frente al Malecón, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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Hostel Esperanza Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hostel Esperanza Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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