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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here for a wedding and it was a quick trip so we didn't have time enough to enjoy everything. We we're suppose to have a king size bed in our room but ended up with two queens. But I think our place was much bigger than it was supposed to be as well with two floors. The ocean/town... More 

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Northbrook, IL
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can confirm some previous reviews. We had insects on one wall that needed to be sprayed prior to our arrival. More ants were found in the kitchen the next day. Yes, there many stairs to climb around the resort, but the staff will drive you anywhere within the resort. It is a three to four block downhill walk to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's easy for travelers to find things not to like about Pelican Eyes. My response to them is to remember that Pelican Eyes is a resort in Nicaragua, not Mexico or Costa Rica. Nicaragua simply doesn't have the tourism infrastructure of it's Latin American peers, which I personally think makes it a far more interesting and authentic destination. If you're... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pelican Eyes used to be THE place to be in San Juan. The food was great, the staff was perfectly trained, and the urinals were filled with ice and sliced lemons. However, the last few years (with legal troubles, the recession, and battling owners) have been hard on the place, with service and maintenance suffering. However, it's still a great... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The folks working at this resort are fantastic. The two bedroom two bath house was great and the view spectacular. When we needed a drive someone was there to take care of us. The sailing trip us fantastic and encourage you to take the reasonable trip. Within walking distance to most places you will want to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Great staff. Beautiful views and great service. Went with my girlfriend and another couple for New Years. Had the best time. If you stay at Pelican eyes, you must charter their 41 foot sailboat for the day. Mario the captain is the man and the crew will make you drinks and ceviche all day. Thanks Pelican Eyes!

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Hartsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent resort, superbly located, outstandingly helpful staff, breathtaking views. Steep steps, a real workout for seniors, but a gorgeous view from every angle. We stayed in a house (adobe-style architecture) and ate both at the resort and in town in one of the beachfront restaurants.

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each room is it's own entity. All rooms have remarkable views and privacy, which I loved. There's three pools and each is nice and of course, offers a breathtaking view of San Juan del Sur. The rooms and bathrooms are spacious, they offer wifi and I think the room service was 24 hours? Friendly staff, professional. Also, on Sunday they... More 

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Juigalpa, Nicaragua
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the rooms are spacious but lack good lighting. the beds are comfortable. no hot water during the 3 night stay and no WiFi as promised. Reception are disorganised and rude. There was a bag full of trash outside the room for 2 days and there was broken bottle on the steps leading to the main reception which was not easily... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at PE for 4 nights and ihad a wonderful time; however, for the price we paid, we expected more in terms of service and maintenance of the property. A van took our us to our casa and then the 3 drivers forgot to bring our bags into the casa and drove away! We did get our bags eventually... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Pelican Eyes Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Pelican Eyes
Resort Pelican Eyes
Pelican Eyes Resort And Spa Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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#3 Spa Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#8 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur

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