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paseo del ray frente la playa 150 mtrs norte Iguanas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at this hostel at 8pm after a long day of bus traveling, we dropped our bags and went to eat. The hostel was recommended from a friend so at first we didn't mind that the bed sheets looked dirty. When we told the guy at the reception, he changed the sheets and reacted as if they were dirty... More

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Manama, Bahrain
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a great little gem for an overnight (or two) stay. It’s right across the street from the beach, down from most of the nightlife and party goers. The rooms are relatively clean, but what I liked the most was the bar. My stay was without any drama, but one of the guest couldn’t stop complaining about some brand... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

This place could only get a good review if the people giving it had been completely wasted their entire stay. The shower was more or less a trickle of water in a bathroom that looked straight out of a horror film. The rooms seemed a lot like horse stalls in a barn infested with bugs. Whatever the crazy owner said,... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Don't stay here under any circumstances. The town was pretty full when we arrived and the hostel looked OK, we unfortunately didn't check reviews before as it was getting late. Bedbugs/stained sheets/dirty bathrooms/horrendously loud awful music til the small hours through terrible crackly speakers/useless staff/uncomfortable beds/ soggy skinny mattresses. Basically more unhygienic and uncomfortable than any hostel in any part... More

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Whatever you do, do not enter this hotel! Sadly we didn't look at the reviews before we spent the night there to be warned about the bed bugs situation. There are still bedbugs roaming around the beds and ended up spending the night in the hammocks. The customer service was beyond awful. YOU ARE WARNED!

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Bed bugs, unfriendly owner, uncomfortable beds. We discovered bed bugs and remarked it to the owner. The answer we got was that in Nicaragua there are a lot of animals, we had to get used to it, the other people staying here did not have a problem with it. She said we could get another fan? She seemed crazy, she... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I stayed with 5 friends at Casa Del Mar a weekend in San Juan del Sur, and I have to say it is by far the worst hotel/hostel experience I've had. After having slept there one night, we discovered there were bed bugs in some of the beds. The owners refused to recognize this, saying they had never had any... More

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This place is wonderfully located at the edge of the beach, it has a fantastic "Irish" bar, helpful staff and a chilled party atmosphere. However, the rooms where effectively wooden sheds. Very uncomfortable beds, co-inhabited by ants. No A/C available, only a fan. Saying this, we had a great time there and met wonderful people. San Juan Del Sur is... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We found the owner and staff to be very friendly and helpful about directions in San Juan del Sur. It has a great location, just opposite the beach. We had a double room which was clean and a decent size. Also the wi-fi was fast and worked in our room as well. The staff were always on hand with candles... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

In short this place was unhygienic, warm and unfriendly. it sounded funny, but actually we have never seen so many cockroaches as here. Furthermore we had many bites on our limbs, which made us suspicious for bedbugs. But worst of all was the female owner. When we didn't pay 10$ because a friend took a shower, she started yelling and... More

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Address: paseo del ray frente la playa 150 mtrs norte Iguanas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Casa del Mar is located on the beach road in San Juan del Sur with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the nightlife close by or simply relax in our bar. ... more   less 
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