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Hotel Gran Oceano

Del Parque Central 2c. y 1/2 hacia el mar, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Ranked #17 of 20 hotels in San Juan del Sur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
ricarduccio New York City, New York
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

great location but super small rooms. water pressure the best. brekfast could use some help ! coffee could be improved. service was excellent. More choices during breakfast could be a reason for my return !

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Everyone at Gran Oceano was very friendly to us the entire stay. We were the from the end of Feb. through the middle of Mar. About two and a half week total. The rooms were very clean and actually had to ask them not to clean so often because it wasn't necessary. The girls that severed breakfast are very patient... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a quick trip to San Juan Del Sur. A friend booked the last room. The hotel room had Queen bed and a bunk bed. There were 3 of us. A wee bit small for all of us adults, but hotel is safe, good people and a good value. Beautiful swimming pool too.

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Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

No complaints here. Friendly staff. Alba at the front desk was always very helpful and accommodating. $285.00 in total for 4 nights through booking.com. Paid full in cash upon arrival, after calling ahead and speaking with Marlon to confirm that this was OK to do so, and to avoid money transfer deposit. Perfect central location in the first block from... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here unplanned when we realized we had mixed up our dates and arrived a day too early for our house rental! While the room was simple, it had AC and TV, and the best shower I had in 2 weeks in Nicaragua (at much more expensive hotels!). The rate included breakfast, which was was just fine. The pool... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here for three nights. Do your booking through booking.com as it is half the price of the hotels website. Try to get a first floor room as these are twice the size of the ground floor rooms. The staff were helpful and friendly. Breakfast is basic but ok. It is located in the middle of town and close... More

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Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located in downtown SJDS near the beach and bars. That's about the only good feature. For the high season price of $140 US you would expect more. The rooms were clean but far from being worth $140 a night. The staff would also only allow each guest 1 towel per day period. You couldn't trade a used... More

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We just spent three days in San Juan del Sur at the Gran Oceano & it was good. Only a few steps to the very clean beach, free typical breakfast, nice pool, very secure parking, reliable hot water & AC (not the norm in SJDS), gracious hosts - Alba & Jorge. Rooms aren't luxurious but very adequate. We are going... More

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Comfortable and clean rooms. Ask for first level floor, we moved because of vents ...Breakfast was not so good and the staff was mixed. Looked at at least 6 places before camping here.The staff were interesting and somewhat helpful. Would I stay here again, yes if it were just the 2 of us traveling.The pool was in the parking lot... More

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Davenport, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We stayed 2 nights here. Very clean with a nice pool. Close to everything. Breakfast & coffee included. The only drawback is the coconuts falling on our roof in the night. Not a good sleep. Tried to get a different room but they said there weren't any available. Just try not to get room 118. Price was 56.00 a night.

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Address: Del Parque Central 2c. y 1/2 hacia el mar, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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