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Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel

Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt so lucky to get a room at this hotel so last minute. Our ocean view room was breathtaking. It was so spacious and clean, and had sliding screen doors with a private balcony that looked over the gardens and ocean. Oscar at the front desk was incredibly helpful and attentive to our every need, The surf was perfect... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the very start this place didn't win many points with me, charging people $3 per person just to travel down the road to the beach - initiatives like this are not what is needed in the country, especially just to arrive to a place of very overpriced drinks and food (two cans of beer cost us 88 cordobas, double... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

So for those of you not in the know, this is where Survivor Nicaragua was filmed. You can sit at the bar on the beach and literally look about a kilometer down the beach and see where they filmed. That being said it is a terrific beach, not as isolated as one would think, it is a short drive from... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

My friends and I were here for two days of our trip. We did not stay at the hotel. It is on the beach and it is the only thing in the area. The drinks were ok, and they had water. But the food here was horrible. I would not recommend the food at all. I would try to just... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I made the mistake of visiting San Juan del Sur during the super busy Semana Santa, the week before Easter. Because of the influx of Nicaraguan visitors, hotels fill up and those that don't jack up their prices. While we had found a hotel for a great value (super clean double room for $25/night) for our first... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Unreal beach and surf. Lots of tables and hammocks set up to lounge in the shade. Our room was pretty good. We had a private room upstairs with balcony and ocean view. Decently clean but wide open ceilings so easily can hear all your neighbors in the rooms next door. Restaurant food was okay but the kitchen and bar both... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

- Good value for a secluded beach. Its the only place to stay in Hermosa. Dont expect a resort, your not paying for that here. - Beautiful secluded beach - Big area with loads of nice hangout places, hammocks etc. - Great surfing for begginers. Only a couple of people out in the waves early morning and late evening before... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This Hotel was really disappointing, after reading great reviews and a ridiculous price for Nicaragua ($20 shared dorm room price) my friends and i slept terribly. Upon arrival the sheets were stained with some animal carcasses hanging in the mosquito nets, which in hindsight should have been a tip off. One of my friends got a terrible case of bed... More 

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Clovis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We loved the idea of staying in the mountains near the beach. That part was very accurately protrayed and lovely. The cabins are extremely rustic and there are zero frills in the room. You will have a king sized bed with mosquito netting- which is very very imporant there. Cold water in the shower- to be expected. I could see... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We did not stay here but came three days for the waves. Great staff, good amount of shade options, which are too far between in Nicaragua. Surprisingly excellent food and cheap. Lobster tails, garlic shrimp, chicken wings. All really good. And a good bar to boot.

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