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Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Ranked #11 of 21 hotels in San Juan del Sur
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brookfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a long weekend here with family and friends. It was very nice. The staff went out of their way for us. Rooms were clean . Food was good. Only thing is that on Sunday they have a very rowdy pool party but the management made sure we had a beautiful time on a cruise around San Juan del... More

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is nice, I really liked the service, the room and the surroundings. The pool is spectacular with an amazing view. Food is expensive, so if you stay here, you better go eat in restaurants outside. This hotel has too many stairs, luckily I am athletic and I like exercise, but there were times I ended up tired. Not... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was nice. Hotel was poor. Price highly overrated. The one thing we were happy with was the beautiful view of the bay. The hotel room was a nice concept, but poor interior construction and run down... I understand that this place is only 12 years old. It could have been much better quality. Mosquitos could easily enter through the... More

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Davenport, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought four days here through Groupon...THANK YOU groupon! It made it affordable. One of the nicest places I have ever stayed. The views are stunning, the villas are so unique as are the grounds and it is located in a nice little town with tons of great places to eat. I would highly recommend. If you have a problem... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place was quite good. We stayed there for 2 nights, and the services were excellent. The most excellent and relaxing place was the pool with oceanview. One of the things we did not like was that everything is expensive. Good matrimonial rooms and bed. You will fee at home away from home. But do get your wallet with some... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the resort. However, in comparison to our other hotel choices, this was the least personable and memorable. It was very comfortable, nice and neat. There were ants and geckos but my husband and son were more than delighted to accommodate them. The air conditioner was very nice to come back to and the quiet at... More

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This summer we returned to Pelican Eyes for the first time in 3 years. In the past, the main pools had good service, and excellent menu selections for appetizers (you could order carpaccio for example, meals, etc. The pools were beautiful and clean, and the service was excellent. However, this summer, the bar at the upper pool had poor service,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Everything about the appearance of this hotel was impressive. The view was great, the rooms were huge, the pools were fantastic... however the service was pretty bad. We were there during the off season, so they may have been off their game, but we were pretty displeased with the experience. The room: Our air conditioning didn't really work, nor did... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I were extremely lucky to get a Groupon for this place, it would have been out of our budget range otherwise. It was great to spoil ourselves at this high end resort. The staff were nice and let us switch rooms when we asked if there was any nicer ones. Our second place had a nice veranda... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Before I begin. We were a group of about 12 staying in 5 rooms and 1 full house. I'll start with the views. This is by far the only reason to stay here. You have breathtaking views- hands down some of the best views I've ever seen. They have infiniti pools, but they only turn them on Saturdays and Sundays.... More

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Address: De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Hotel Class:4 star — Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa 4*
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Pelican Eyes Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Pelican Eyes
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Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa offers a stunning hillside location and panoramic views of San Juan del Sur and the ocean beyond. Our infinity pools, spacious accommodations, romantically lush gardens, wonderful restaurants, open air bars, and one-of-a-kind San Juan Del Sur coastline sailing adventure are a unique experience.A visit to our Tranquila Day Spa is an experience of sheer indulgence. We offer a menu of massage and body treatments to ensure that you truly relax on your romantic Nicaraguan getaway. Experience more of Nicaragua with day trips to Granada or the artisan markets in Masaya. Here at the resort, open air yoga classes, water aerobics, and active local excursions (arranged by our concierge) help keep you fit while visiting paradise. Even our brick stairs—winding up the hillside — contribute to the cause!Our San Juan del Sur hotel’s mission is to provide a unique and memorable Nicaragua vacation experience in every aspect of your stay. Our friendly staff endeavors to fulfill every possible need or special request (and to predict those wishes perhaps not yet even realized!)No request is too big or too small. Let us know what we can do to enhance your stay in paradise. ... more   less 
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