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The Maderas Village

Maderas Beach, San Juan del Sur 230492, Nicaragua
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The last time I was at Playa Maderas I stayed at the Buena Vista Surf Club which was AMAZING. The service was phenomenal. When they were sold out, I ended up at "The Village" which was pretty comparable in price. I wasn't sure what to expect as the website is not that great. It is almost like a playhouse for... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We had high expectations of the place after seeing the pics online, thought we would be staying in a well run place and would get to know the people we saw on the facebook and instagram pictures. We expected to have a cosy room, good food and do lots of yoga. The good thing is the food was pretty good.... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Maderas village is very pleasing to the eye. The rooms are beautiful and clean but there are howler monkeys outside your room that wake you up every morning around 5am. We were picked up from the airport with a shuttle provided by the hotel which was convenient. It was also $100. If you take the "chicken bus", it probably would... More

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victoria, canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We booked Maderas Village for a few "splurge" nights on our trip; $90+14% tax is a lot for Nicaragua. While the kind bed was a nice treat,the room had a basement-ey feel to it. It was in a house type building, but the top 2 floors were for a common area and massage loft. 1 little window at head height... More

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San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

In the jungle 20 minutes from San Juan del Sur, a man- and car-eating dirt road drops you off at a cluster of buildings and private casitas with thatched roofs. Tropical hardwood furniture and accessories produced by the founders' sustainable furniture company (think massive glossy stumps and sleek wood accents, from key chains to cutting boards) set the stage, sweeping... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The Maderas Village was such a great find and a beautiful place to stay. It is a haven of tranquility just set back from the beach and from the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. The staff were just great, the accomodation was comfortable and spacious, the hammocks and sunsets were fabulous, the cocktails and food were... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

i don't want to downplay how beautiful and lush this place is, how fresh and amazing the food and drinks are, how they are so conveniently located near the beach and surf, and how it is just the perfect place for yoga....but what blew me away the most and made me feel like i had a home in the tree... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Stayed at Maderas Village for 6 days. The location, staff, food and drinks were all superb! Just a stones throw from the breaks of Playa Maderas, it's on a secluded hilltop with great sunset views from the top. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking to escape reality.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My friends and I only visited for a few hours to eat lunch and take a tour of the grounds, but it was awesome. First, the food and drinks were great. I especially appreciated that the pina coladas weren't uber sweet. Also, I didn't have any fruit, but the dragonfruit in the granola breakfast bowl looked amazing. Second, the views... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had an amazing time in Maderas village this summer! It's not just an another hotel but your home and family away from home! the hotel is really nice, the staff is really friendly, the beach is perfect, the sunset are amazing...what more can I say? Thank you guys for making our few days with you so great! PS: an... More

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Also Known As:
The Maderas Village Hotel
The Maderas Village Hotel San Juan Del Sur
The Maderas Village Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
Address: Maderas Beach, San Juan del Sur 230492, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 51 Specialty lodging in San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are located at Maderas Beach, about 20 minutes outside of San Juan del Sur. We offer a three daily meals, either a la carte or as part of a pre-fixe menu. We are like a boutique hotel, but less pretentious. We love people who want a place to surf, read, debate, and do yoga daily; who want to lose themselves in a place, and find themselves in the people. We offer tailored packages for short-term guests and very reasonably priced rates for people planning to stay longer than 3 weeks. We are not in Lonely Planet or other guidebooks; we like having to be found. ... more   less 
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