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Hotel Gran Oceano

Del Parque Central 2c. y 1/2 hacia el mar, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Hotel Gran Oceano
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Apache Junction, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My first time in SJDS, female, travelling on my own. Perfect location, walking distance to everything, clean rooms, a/c, hot showers, breakfast included and a pool. Awesome choice, I would rate it a great 3+*! Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would definitely go back! Very helpful, friendly staff. Can't go wrong with this choice!

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Toronto, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Second year in a row at San Juan del Sur and initially found this hotel a year ago while staying somewhere else. This hotel (stay of March 4 to 8, 2013) is ideally located close to the beach, great pool and clean rooms and facilities. The staff were very helpful and friendly even with our limited Spanish. The bedrooms have... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Not the cheapest option in town at $40 per night but with hot water, friendly staff and good location it suited us perfectly. The main attraction was the pool as it was so hot in the middle of the day particularly as the beach was sand blown due to the constant winds.

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Utopia, NB
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This place is close to the beach. It actually had hot water, clean pool and a nice breakfast. We were pleased with our stay. The rooms are clean and the bed was very comfortable. It was quiet and well run. They had unlimited coffee in the morning which is nice if you are waiting for someone to wake up :)... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We tried to get information on room availability three times during the day - each time we met up with a young arrogant unfriendly male receptionist who went out of his way to be difficult. Even the other staff who were nearby looked shocked at his attitude. There were rooms available for that night and there were empty rooms that... More 

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