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Calle Iglesia, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Mama Sara House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We moved to Mama Sara's after our other hostel became booked out and in the end we were so glad. Rooms are basic but cover all needs. It is clean & comfortable with a small kitchen to use, wifi & a great location. The real star of the show is Mama Sara (& her family) we were greeted with cold... More

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Mancora, Peru
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

me and my friend stayed in Mama sara's house for 3 nights and it was wonderfull!!! mama sara is amazing, helping us with everything, giving us cool snacks and cold limonade when its hot!! it really felt like home! the price is good and the rooms too! its quite and close to the center. we highly recommand this place as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Mama Sara is the best hostel host you will ever meet. Always happy, smiling and willing to help with whatever you need, Mama Sara made our stay in SJDS excellent. The hostel has a communal living room, balcony and kitchen which feels really homely and got a lot of use during our stay - a great place to socialise with... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a number of nights. Mama Sara was very helpful and could not do enough for us. We too got many tasty treats and snacks. Unfortunately if the other guests are noisy, the sound travels. Typical of a hostel I suppose. The rooms were clean, the accommodation feels very safe and secure, and mama... More

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West Haven, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Mama Sara's House was a wonderful play to stay! The rooms and bathrooms were extremely clean and we felt very safe leaving our belongings there. Mama Sara becomes acts like a mother to all her guests, all cooking for us, giving us snacks, and helping with anything you may need! Definitely stay here.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We were recommended Mama Sara's by a couple of our friends who stayed with Mama a couple of years ago. Our friends talked very highly of her and the hospitality provided and I am so glad we were able to stay with her while in San Juan Del Sur so we could experience it for ourselves. Mama Sara truly was... More

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Managua, Nicaragua
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I travel a lot for work and usually don't give a review because would take me a lot of time to write so many, but Mama Sara, she really deserve a review. She was awesome from the moment I meet her it was like if we know each other from a long time ago. I arrived around 6:00 pm and... More

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Big Sky, Montana
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We stumbled upon mama saras house and it has been the highlight of our trip! The rooms are extreamly clean and very reasonable. There is a fully stocked kitchen so you can cook whenever you want! Although most of the time mama sara will bring you yummy nica snacks! Mama sara is very accomedating and extreamly warm and generous. We... More

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San Carlos, Mexico
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Mama Sara charged me more per room than she originally said and she charged me for one night twice. I think she used the language barrier to her advantage and she was 100% unwilling to discuss our discrepancy. Can't recommend her, even though I still like her.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Mama Sara is one of the best guesthouses I had been in. It's starting with a free welcome drink, continues with clean good smelling rooms and free meals once in a while with no extra charge. If you wish to feel the taste of home, come here, the price is very cheap by the way..

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Address: Calle Iglesia, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Also Known As:
Mama Sara House Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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