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Mama Sara House

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Calle Iglesia, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Mama Sara House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mama Sara is a beautiful Nicaraguan lady who will really make you feel at home. She even makes you traditional food free of charge! Rooms, kitchen, bathrooms and common room are clean, well kept and homely. Great budget option but sadly not a very sociable vibe. A nice quiet stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Mama Sara is a lovely lady and treated us so well. She brought us mango juice and fruit during the days. Quiet, affordable and a great place to post up in San juan del sur if you don't want to stay at a pary place. Only complaint was that the rooms were astoundingly hot

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had a great, short stay at mama Sara. Really, really friendly and helpful. Gave us free ice cold lemonade, snacks at dinner and was just generally really kind and helpful. Room and bathroom were both clean and tidy. Kitchen was also sufficient for our stay. Cheers

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

if u chilling un san juan del sur and want simple, clean and local nicaraguan feel then stay here---mama sara is continiuously popping up with little treats and sometimes full meals to feed u for free-room with fan and shared bathrooms and classic local deco and art style design in local nicaraguan pre- modern kitch style--love it---- there is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Mama Sara House, the lady who runs it is so friendly and welcoming and really makes you feel at home. The location is perfect, in the heart of San Juan and the shuttle to Madares beach runs from opposite Mama Sara House. If you are looking for a homely hostel for great value and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very small but clean rooms & showers, perfect location in the center of SJDS for backpackers on a budget. What I liked the most was the atmosphere: mama Sara and her family are really amazing, it feels like you are spending the night in their own home (which in fact you are doing). They bring you snacks and drinks while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I really enjoyed staying at Mama Sara's House. The service is terrific, and would be something you'd expect at a more expensive place. "Mama" Sara and her family live below the 2nd floor hostel with 4 rooms. I stayed in room #2 which had a beautiful mural taking up an entire wall. I highly recommend this place. Also, you'll see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed there for 5 nights recently, which was a few too many. The four rooms are very basic. Small room with okay bed, closet, and a small amount of floor space. The room was generally clean, but on the last couple of nights we were bitten by bugs with many bites in the morning (can't confirm what type of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We loved our stay here, we felt right at home. The hostel only has 4 rooms so it is nice and quite and Mama Sara is very welcoming providing us with delicious home cooked treats during the day. It was very clean, tidy and close to the beach! Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in Mama Sara, it was a very good time, a small hostel with only 4 rooms, so pretty quiet. Mama Sara welcomes you with lemonade and crackers, and everyday you get a treat from her. She is very nice and wants to take care of her guests, she offers us to use the bikes if we... More 

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