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Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa

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De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in San Juan del Sur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011
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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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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

We began staying at Pelican Eyes five years ago and have always been very pleased with the service and rooms. Over the years the prices have continued to climb but we felt that you have to pay the price for the services they provide. This March when we arrived we noticed tiny little bugs on the counter tops in our... More 

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PelicanEyes, Front Office Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns regarding your stay with us at Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa. It is with your feedback that we are better able to make improvements to the resort. I am sorry to hear that your visit was unpleasant. Unfortunately, bugs are a challenge for us and for most hotels... More 

Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

Just like the previous review, we booked our stay while in Granda and were so disapointed at the service and food. We were not told on Monday that our stay Wed would be ignored by the movie crew hoopala. Our room wasn't ready, then they couldn't find the key. The bar & rest was basically empty and boring, it took... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

The views, pools and architecture at Pelican Eyes are amazing. That's were the positive portion of this review ends. By far the worst food and drinks we had on our entire 2 week vacation in Nicaragua- and that's saying alot. Many of the things on the menu are not ever actually available to order. Among the things they do have-... More 

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Middelburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

Amazing place, stunning views ! We were going to stay for only 3 nights and loved it that much we ended up staying for 7! I The food was very good, the rooms were really well kept. Best Place in San Juan, we would definitely go back!

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Ludlow, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

Truly one of the top five hotels we've ever stayed at. The staff from the charming manager - Paolo down to the waiters and guards, were unfailingly friendly and helpful from the moment we arrived. The room was beautiful, huge and what a view! The swimming pools were all fantastic and located in such a way that the view took... More 

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Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

Stayed here for 7 nights in the Habitacion Jocote - which was the cheapest option room wise - when I say room - I mean a 2 storey house that could sleep 4 easily...the bathrooms are huge a there is tons of storage. As others have mentioned, if you are not mobile or fit please check location of room when... More 

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Virginia
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14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

My wife, twelve year old son and I have just completed eight days at Pelican Eyes and enjoyed every minute of our visit. We were in a wonderful two bedroom, two bath casa, Casa Ensueno, which was comfortably situated near the Bistro Canoa and two swimming pools. The ocean view was somewhat limited, but spectacular, and the food, drink and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

A most beautiful resort on the hilltop of San Juan Del Sur..Gorgeous rooms, great views. 2 pools and 2 restaurants. Great staff both english and spanish speaking. 2 For 1 daily happy hour drinks.Relax at spa after a day of surfing and kiting...Walk into town for local and international restaurants. A must see!!!!!

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Cartagena, Colombia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

It is a resort that started as a modest establishment and has now become a truly upscale location and a one of a kind experience in San Juan del Sur. The rooms are vast, with vaulted ceilings and giant beds they provide a wonderful retreat. The service is top quality and the restaurants serve truly great food. With all the... More 

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Anaheim, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

We just spent a week at Pelican Eyes with family and friends following a family wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed the resort, and had a wonderful time! First and foremost, the staff was very friendly and helpful. Whenever we needed anything, they responded promptly and cheerfully. We also found the casitas very comfortable, and the design and décor gave great ambiance.... More 

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