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Yajure Surf Hostel

Barrio la Talangera, San Juan del Sur 87206, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chillie is a fantastic host. I like this place so much that i stayed a month. Frecuent day trips to the surf spot. The hostel is basically a mantion turned into a hostel. It got a pool, good staff, good security and a close walk to town.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hostel, full of great people both hosts and guests. Great place to stay in San Juan. Helpful and knowledgeable team, will help you make the most of your stay. The pool is a bonus too! This is the place to stay if you have to San Juan to surf!

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's a nice hostel with fun things to do around the house, but soon as they notice that you don't spend enough money there on the bar or surf trips or whatever, they trow you out,.. The guy at the receptionist with the beard is the worst of them,.. Always playing on his phone and if you ask something he... More 

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Alberta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We picked this place cause we wanted AC when we came back to sjds. Unfortunately the power was out for half the time we were there (the whole town, this isn't yajure's fault). Still, the hostel was great. Big, clean pool, nice bar, ping pong tables, big chilling area outside, hammocks, etc. The kitchen was great too, we grilled up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I stayed 5 nights in the Yajure Hostel . I was very surprised of the house.. So much space and beautiful furnished. They have a tv, ping pong table and the best a very clean pool to relax emwhen ur to lazy for the sea . It is very cozy ;) it is a bit out of town but therefore... More 

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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beachfront, simple, nice pool but young crowd that nostly smokes, talks on cellphone and types on computers all day.Oscar at reception really made it a better stay and it was nice to get laundry done. It may be great if you are a young surfer but otherwise, older guests may wish to look elsewhere.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I stayed here for 5 days about 2 weeks ago and had a wonderful experience. I was a bit put off by the initial reviews but a friend from Costa Rica greatly recommended it. Maybe my experience was better because Chely was not there my entire stay. My first night was a bit of a mess though with massive ants... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I have just returned from 5 days at the Yajure Surf Hostel, which had been recommended by a friend, who had enjoyed his stay in the summer. The first suggestions that the experience might not be such a good one started to appear during the reservation process. It was a completely disorganised rigmarole, that took over nine days to complete,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The manger waited a week into my stay here before saying to me that I was being charged 20 a night as opposed to the 10 that the website claims. When I paid the $10 a night and explained why the manager would not listen, and when I tried to walk out he ripped my $100 backpack and literally threw... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed at the hostel which seemed like a good deal $10 a night. The rooms were clean and the owner seems nice enough. However when it came to pay the owner informed several of us that he was changing the price to $20 a night for holidays! This would be fine if we had been told in advance but... More 

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