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Yajure Surf Hostel

Barrio la Talangera, San Juan del Sur 87206, Nicaragua
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Yajure Surf Hostel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall the hostel is not bad- cheap prices and fun travelers to converse with. Unfortunately, I had $150 stolen from my backpack one day while I was in the hostel, and two of my other friends had money taken from them as well. If you are going to stay here, make sure to bring locks to put your valuables in,... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Yajure was a great hostel. It felt a little exclusive to to the owner's friends, but everyone was super aloha and friendly. The owner, Chely, is by far one of the coolest people I've ever met. It's in a great location and the staff is very helpful to travelers. Come here if you like surfers, reggae and a good time.... More

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Aspen, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were lucky enough to find Yajure during our stay in San Juan Del Sur. We were immediately welcomed by the owner Chelly and felt right at home. The hostel is right on the beach and also has a pool for much needed relief in the hot weather in San Juan. The beautiful hostel was kept very clean and our... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We really would not recommend this hostel to anybody... We were staying in the upstairs big dorm which at first seemed really great but as night time approached we realised that there is no light in the bathroom and showering in the dark is not fun. This didn't seem like the biggest issue but was inconvenient. We asked for towels,... More

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

At the beginning I really liked the hostel because it has a nice surrounding and is situated uptown just after the bridge. It has a common area with a pool, a bar and big tables outside. Upstairs is a flat screen TV and also a nice area. But the 10 bed dormitory downstairs is too crowded and really dark. So... More

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Monte Rico, Guatemala
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

It's a big gorgeous house with a palm tree garden overlooking the bay. Staying here makes you feel like you are sharing a luxury house with your friends. I spent 10 days here, chilling in the hammock, jumping into the pool, cooking delicious meals in the homey spacious kitchen, or lounging in one of the comfortable salon areas.. I felt... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This hostel has been one of my favourite places to stay on my entire trip so far. Really nice place to chill out, right on the beach, free coffee, great staff, clean pool, huge shared kitchen, and weekends have a mild party atmosphere. Not far from town, but not the constant party scene of a lot of other, more well... More

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

this was my first time in San Juan Del Sur, i just reach that hostel and i spent there 1 week! it's big, clean and in front of the sea, cool swimming pool and a nice little bar, good music is always playing! Chely, the owner, is so friendly and kind, a friend of mine get sick and he help... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Made reservations for 2 nights, owner by the name "chely" confirmed reservation. Arrived there, said my name and right away the owner jumped and said "only one night you have here". He said no emails where register on my behalf and he had only one night for us...he was very rude and he looked very high and drunk, what a... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Two friends and I (all in our early 20's) traveled to Nicaragua on a whim from Costa Rica and couldn't be more thrilled with our decision to stay at Yajure. We stayed in a private room that was clean and cleaned every day, and the amenities offered by Yajure are awesome. The front of the hostel is open air, half... More

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Additional Information about Yajure Surf Hostel

Address: Barrio la Talangera, San Juan del Sur 87206, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Yajure Surf Hostel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yajure Surf Hostel is located on the beachfront in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua. Our hostel can arrange surf trips, boat adventures and much more. We have a great pool, kitchen for guests, fun family dinners, hammocks, TV room, wifi, A/C and more. ... more   less 
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