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El Jardin

3.0 of 5 Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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    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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Los Gatos, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 3 nights. Some things were great and others no so. The good - By far it is the food. Great food in each meal we ate there. The fish dinner had 2 giant pieces of Mahi Mahi and they were awesome. All other meals were also very good. The rooms are nice, clean and comfortable. The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at El Jardin on a recent trip to Nicaragua. This lovely hotel is perched up on a hill overlooking a small bay. We were lucky enough to get a room directly opposite the main verandah, with a view of the swimming pool, the entrance and the spectacular bay. The hotel, run by a French family reminds... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent six nights of our honeymoon there over Christmas and enjoyed our time. Location - as many others have said, El Jardin is pretty far from the town (an hour or so to walk) and from the major surf beaches, so it's a bit of a trek to get there and make your way around. San Juan del Sur... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 a joining rooms, had French food that was gourmet, cooked and served by our hosts who were also our concierges calling cars for us and helping to plan our days, all in an hillside atmosphere with the hotel painted in the colors of Provence. Our amazing hosts also had a yacht available for fishing excursions. 15 minutes... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

El Jardin is a pleasant and spacious retreat with a gorgeous view of a lesser-traveled beach cove owned by the Nicaraguan military. I simply can’t say enough good things about the owners and the staff. They went far above and beyond anything someone could ever expect. When our car broke down, Timothy and the amazing staff (sadly didn't catch his... More 

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Calgary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beautiful views. Get room 9 - you will not have to get out of bed for the views (be warned - you might not want to leave). The good: Views Food - French. Try beef and fish at least. Breakfast excellent. Location - remote and quiet. 20 mins to the village You might get a ride from the owners or... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Th view of the ocean is spectacular. You can see an entire private cove from an overhead perspective. I wish they had AC and television but the privacy is nice It is a comfortable stay and they are working on the roads making improvements The staff is very friendly

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Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Let's get the worst out of the way first. We went through 5 prospective cab drivers before finding one who would take up the steep mostly unpaved road to get to this hotel and restaurant. Most started with $20 and when they would not budge at $10 because the road might damage their car we sent them off. Finally one... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We recommend this hotel and the restaurant highly!We stayed 3 nights and it was wonderful.When you are looking for a place of silence and recreation,here you are right!We had room nr.1 (only 45usd),very clean,quiete and with a nice bathroom.The managers were great hosts!Very helpful,flexible and nice!The breakfast is included and very delicios!!We ate every evening in their restaurant and it... More 

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Buffalo Gap, South Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I just returned from 9 wonderful nights at El Jardin. I can't say enough about what a unique and special place El Jardin is. First there's the million dollar view, drop dead gorgous. Then there is the family atmosphere, the attentive staff, Tim's to die for steak with bernaise, (I had it 3 times!!) it's really that good. My friend... More 

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Address: Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Jardin 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Jardin Hotel San Juan Del Sur
El Jardin Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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#5 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur

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