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El Jardin

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Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This hotel is a beautiful place to stay with great accommodations and the service is excellent. If you are looking for a romantic get away in Costa Rica this is the hotel for you. The view of the bay is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

El Jardin is simply one of my favorite places I've ever stayed. I spent two nights at this wonderful little hotel tucked away on a hill just north of San Juan del Sur. In addition to the room being very comfortable, the attention to detail was exceptional relative to other places I stayed in the area. It was particularly pleasant... More 

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Philly
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Hotel El Jardin is outside of town a few kilometers, high up on a hill with beautiful ocean views. The hotel has a nice pool and great restaurant. It seems as if more locals are eating at the restaurant as well, which is great for the property. There is a myriad of room sizes and options, we were in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place was easily one of the highlights of our recent trip to Nicaragua. The town of San Juan del Sur is beautiful, but full of loud, obnoxious partiers and drugs. For those looking to avoid the chaos, a quick taxi ride over bumpy road will bring you to El Jardin, a fancy, Mediterranean style hostel owned and operated by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in a room overlooking the pool. Yes the location is a bit out of town, but for us this was a bonus given how boisterous and back-packer-ish the town is. Our room was very clean, nicely furnished and had wifi. The beds were comfortable and made up daily. There is a nice pool overlooking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful hotel perched atop a mountain with great sunsets and a lovely view. Breakfast is included and they serve fruit, coffee, fresh juice, bread with butter and cheese and jam and eggs done the way you would like with ham or bacon. They also serve lunch and dinner. They are not right in San Juan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant serving the best steak dishes around! My husband and I were in the area for one week and we returned 3 times during that period. The avocado and prawn starter followed by steak with garlic and mushrooms was one of my favourite meals here. Roast suckling pig a must too!10/10 for service, lovely welcoming place-... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Draw backs: Located 10 minutes and 8 to 10 dollars by Taxi from town, last stretch of road steep and rough. DurIng Day, little shelter from sun on concrete patio and pool deck and tiny room balconies. Rooms tiny and sparsely furnished, bed a mattress on concrete slab. No apparent maid or cleaning service during our 4 day tenure. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Arrived at El Jardin with my girl friend after a few weeks in Nicaragua. El Jardin is a beautiful gem of a hotel. It was the best value we came across over our three week vacation. Pierre, the manager, has done a fantastic job updating the space since taking over in March. We enjoyed our best meals of the trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I travelled to Nicaragua the end of March-beginning of April and this was the first place we stayed at. The hotel itself is beautiful, very bright and colourful and welcoming. We stayed in room #3 but very single room has a beautiful view overlooking the bay. There is a lovely little pool that is great if you... More 

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