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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

We had a week here at the end of February and we were a little worried about a few reviews which said there were service issues and bugs in the rooms but we didn't see any issues at all. I think without exception the staff were wonderful and attentive and our room was spotless. We went for a 'habitacion with... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

This resort is a hidden gem. It offers a little bit of everything. Service is excellet. Friendly staff. Located perfectly just a short walk from the town of San Juan that offers all the culture of Nicaragua. The local people are happy and very freindly. Attended a fundraiser for a local school which was amazing - life changing. This resort... More 

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paris
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30 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

I made a reservation on the displayed pictures showned on their website : you can imagine you are on the beach closed to the ocean. You aren't . Specially on my email, I asked a room closed to the ocean with a wide view and the staff didn't denied that request in order to tell the truth : the hotel... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

We just returned from a 12 day stay at Pelican Eyes resort in San Juan Del Sur. This resort is as advertised, it is paradise. Every aspect of our stay was excellent and the friendly staff are so accomidating to those of us whose spanish is non existent. The pools are amazing, the sail boat was fantastic, and my wife... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

I recently had a 3 day stay at Pelican Eyes. My experience was excellent. My accomodations were luxurious and clean, and included well equiped kitchens, bathrooms and high speed internet. You might want to take your own blow dryer, but I never asked for one so they might have them. The staff is wonderfully helpful with booking tours, planning outings,... More 

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carlsbad california
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

Pelican Eyes is great! Everything about the resort we thought was fabulous. The entire staff was so nice-rooms are gorgeous. Yes, if you are in the second phase you are up a hill and there is transportation, but my husband and I are very active and loved the long walk up the hill--great exercise! Would go back today if we... More 

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

I really loved the Pelican Eyes. We stayed here for 3 days on our vacation. It is a beautiful hotel. The atmosphere is perfect. You walk through the entrance and it seems like another world from the town of San Juan del Sur.I thought the room was comfortable and very roomy. The rooms have a large, shaded patio with great... More 

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Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

We were a little concerned about stay at this hotel after viewing some of the earlier reviews but we didn't encounter any of the issues other guests had experienced. The hotel was beautiful and the staff were friendly and attentive. The pools were in great shape and we didn't notice any damage. Everything was clean and well maintained. We ate... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

we had such a great time in Pelican , the personal is so sweet, doing their best to make us feel happy,.. the manager Paolo always here to respond any questions ... yes there is few ants but we know about tropical environment like in any other tropical destination in the world. thank you Pelican for existing in Nicaragua.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

My 15 year old daughter and I met up with some friends here after visiting inland Costa Rica. When we arrived, we were delighted with the views of the bay from the top, the choice of three pools and the super friendliness of the staff. The staff helped us to arrange a wonderful sailboat trip out to Coco Beach, where... More 

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