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From the Municipal Market, 2.5 blocks South | Del Mercado Municipal, 2.5 cuadras al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Telluride, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

this place was very comfortable. we pretty much stumbled on it while walking around. i would compare it to staying at a friends place out of town. our hosts were very accommodating and helpful. they have great info about the area and are eager to share. we spent just a couple nights here but i would have stayed longer if... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh, man! Where to begin! Sarah and Baldo are wonderful hosts with great suggestions on what to do. Great place. Super clean. Very safe. Incredibly close to town but far from any noise. We did the surf lessons with Baldo and it was the most fun I've had at the beach in a long time. Definitely looking forward to returning... More

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Rockland, Ontario, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baldo and Sarah were absolutely wonderful, and fun to talk with. Clean rooms with air-condition and a shared bathroom make for a great place to stay, and all that within walking distance from everywhere.

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Sarah and Baldo are some of the best people we've met and they've made Casa Ariki welcoming/clean/quiet/comfortable, in an ideal location walkable to everything, and made for a perfect first week in SJdS. Feel lucky to have found them and their place.

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Liberia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Friendly and helpful owners, nice and clean rooms, peaceful location. Fan and shared bathroom with double bad was $25. Definitely a good value at peak season in SJDS - a night before we stayed in a loud dump on the main street where we paid $20

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Puyallup, WA
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Baldo & Sarah were friendly & helpful. 'Good ideas on what to do ('Lined up a pickup, to take us to Playa Hermosa for the afternoon & sunset). Our room was small, bath was shared. Balcony with view of surrounding mountains was a great place to watch the sunrise.

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I had the great joy of staying at Casa Ariki for a month at the very start of my travels, in May 2013. It was absolutely the perfect place to stay in SJDS! Quiet and clean and warm, I felt very well looked after and yet had lots of my own space. It is the perfect location within close walking... More

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SurferNica, Owner at Casa Ariki, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We appreciate you picked Casa Ariki for your long stay in San Juan del Sur. We also hope one day you will come back and visit us again. Welcome To The Tribe! More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Great place to stay in San Juan del Sur. The staff, Sarah, Baldo, and Mateo are very friendly, nice people and very knowledgeable about the best beaches to visit in the area and restaurants/bars to hit up. The room and bathroom was very clean. Room comes with option of AC or ceiling fan and Free WiFi. Within walking distance to... More

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

THE PLACE to stay in San Juan. Artfully arranged by a young professional couple. These two will give you the real scoop about where to go and what activities to plan with out the gimmicks! Pay a visit to Jesus on the cliffs at the rim of the bay and repel down with the owner of Casa Aiki. You will... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Great trip and great place to stay. Offered us surfing lessons and stayed out in the water even though it was FREEZING. Everyone was so friendly, including the security guard at night and the lovely dog. Clean, comfortable, and an easy walk to restaurants, the beach, etc. Highly recommend.

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Also Known As:
Casa Ariki Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
Address: From the Municipal Market, 2.5 blocks South | Del Mercado Municipal, 2.5 cuadras al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located near town's center and only three blocks from the bay of San Juan del Sur, Casa Ariki is a relaxed environment at an affordable rate. Casa Ariki offers all the comforts of home, including free Wi-Fi and free coffee, straight from the mountains of Matagalpa. Our rooms are located on a second floor, along with a convenient balcony that overlooks the roofs of San Juan del Sur. We have a common area downstairs with board games and books to borrow. We are happy to set up transportation (to/from airport, border, other cities, other beaches) for you, as well as activities in San Juan del Sur - surfing, fishing, canopy tour, rappel, horseback riding, among others! We're sure you'll have an amazing experience with us! ... more   less 
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