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Il Padrino Hotel

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Del Convento San Francisco | 1 Cuadra 1/2 Al Norte, Frente Al Gimnasio Sports, Book Directly With Us and Get 5% Discount, Granada, Nicaragua (Formerly Hotel la Mesa del Padrino)
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  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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Bathurst, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique hotel with minimally furnished rooms and adequate bathrooms facing a courtyard garden with vintage common areas, close to Conventoy Museo San Fransico and all that Granada has to offer, yet just far enough from the center to be quiet with the exception of the rooster next door. . Rooms have high ceilings and are cooled with an overhead... More 

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Fox Island, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been to Nicaragua, I booked Il Padrino based on reviews. I was not disappointed. Gabby is a wonderful hostess and Milan, the Dalmation puppy is too cute for words. The location is great, easy walk to everything. The rooms are clean and neat. The rooms do not have AC but do have nice ceiling fans. I was there... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was amazing. They had a super cute dalmation pup (a bit snappy, but adorable). The gardens were beautiful and Gaby was extremely helpful. They had a nice little library that guests were welcome to use, and the lobby was a nice spot to hangout with other guests. The room was comfortable, and was architecturally interesting. We wished we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came across this hotel while backpacking. Our hostel informed us last minuet that they had given our room away and we looked all over for somewhere to stay in our price range. Unfortunately all the hostels were full, so we had to pay a little over budget for this place, but it was worth it!! Comfortable bed, large room,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I spent five nights at Il Padrino and found it absolutely ideal. I do a fair amount of independent travel throughout Latin America and I am always on the lookout for hotels that are safe, secure, clean, well-located, and well-priced. Il Padrino easily meets these basic requirements, but it's the other that make me want to come back. The hotel... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I absolutely loved the accommodations. Very comfortable King-size bed, beautiful accoutrements, great cleaning staff. Access to a fridge/small kitchen. Great location with lots of nearby restaurants, bars, spa treatments/yoga/massage. Close to many Spanish immersion study schools. A mere 2 blocks from the center of town. Couple who runs the place, Toby (English) and Gaby (Nica) very helpful, though Gaby is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in February and really enjoyed our self's. The hotel was close to all the action but far enough away that you could sleep in peace. Gaby was so amazing and helped us find an amazing hotel in our next stop of Ometepe as well as recommending great places to eat. The only downfall for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location but away from the busyness. Great service, very helpful, good suggestions and accommodating. Beautiful gardens. Rooms a little stuffy if you didn't leave the door open ( but less private) not a huge deal. Overall great value.

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northern california
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

first, the block that the hotel is in the middle of, is completely torn up for a sewer project. Mounds of dirt and sand everywhere. It's unpleasant to walk through. It gets in your sandels and shoes. It's dark at night. This will be temporary, but for how long? The room interiors are quite nice, good king beds, good bathroom/showers,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

ll Padrino provided the perfect introduction to both Nicaragua and Granada. After a very long delayed fight from the U.K Gaby made us feel very welcome and at home. Gaby and Toby offered great advice on what to see and do in Granada, and were also able to arrange day trips and transport to all the local sights such as... More 

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