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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Ranked #2 of 21 hotels in San Juan del Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
DavKat San Francisco, CA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Jardin is a wonderful place that I'd strongly recommend for couples, families or anyone looking for a cool, relaxing place slightly away from the louder surfer/backpacker vibe in San Juan del Sur. El Jardin feels a lot like a B&B versus a large hotel. Its fairly small (12 rooms) and its pretty easy to meet to meet other guests,... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I just completed a wonderful stay at El Jardin. At first we weren't sure about the location as it felt a bit too far outside of town initially. However, that changed quickly and we came to appreciate being a bit out of town, the spectacular view, warm hospitality, clean, comfortable rooms, and lovely breakfasts and dinners. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at El Jardin. The hotel is a short drive from the central town but so worth the effort. Close to lovely beaches. The view is gorgeous and it is so peaceful. The room was great. Really big, so great for families. We were 2 adults and 2 young kids, we had an extra mattress in... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of three just returned home from a wonderful week stay at the El Jardin. I would describe this hotel as a most charming inn or perhaps bed and breakfast which is situated just outside of the town of San Juan del Sur. We came to Nica so that our 9-year old son could catch some good waves and... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited San Juan del Sur over New Years and did not know it was such a popular destination for New Years Eve. Therefore, we had trouble finding a hotel but were very happy to find this one. If you don't have your own car, the location could be inconvenient as it is quite a drive (and... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were there 2 nights and it was great ! The rooms are so nice and practical. Service is very good. You have a nice quiet beach just 15 minutes walking from the hotel. The owners are nice friendly people. The breakfast is outstanding and included in the room price. The pool is refreshing ! The road to get there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Just spent a week at Hotel Jardin with best friends and their kids. Staff was wonderful, room clean and cool. This is a true escape with beautiful views and quiet nights. And only a short cab ride from heart of town. Breakfast and dinner service were high quality with great variety. Great for singles, couples or families.

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San Diego
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

great hotel-peaceful great food made by husband-wife team that own the place. Very friendly. Only drawback is that it is a bit of a hike to the beach-but can maybe bum a ride into town with the owners. generally much nicer place than found down on the water

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Napa, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed at the El Jardin for 5 nights, and had a great time! The hosts, Delphine and Timote, were warm and welcoming, the location and the views from the hotel were spectacular, and it was one of the best values I had while in Nicaragua. The dirt road leading up to the hotel is a little daunting on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I found myself back in San Juan del Sur for some business in February and once again stayed at El Jardin. What a fantastic place! For location, hotel accommodations, price and excellent food you just can't beat it. There is nothing better than hanging out on the pool deck and watching the sun set and then walking 50 feet to... More

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Address: Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, 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:3 star — El Jardin 3*
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The Hotel El Jardin is expecting you for a quiet, calm and peaceful stay. The unforgettable view over the virgin Nacascolo Bay will make of your wake ups an enchantment and will give to your evenings the magic key that they deserve. The breakfasts we will prepare especially for you will be the perfect starter for your day and in a fine atmosphere, our chef won’t fail to let you discover new culinary perspectives. ... more   less 
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