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Arenas Beach Hotel

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Southwest Bay, Nicaragua (Formerly Cesar Beach Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a comfortable place to stay, people kind and customer services oriented, the food in the restaurant is very good and there is a bar near to the beach, the beach is the most beauty in the Big Corn Island.

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Maia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Staff ruins everything. This place has everything to be a charming quiet place, but clearly they have no idea of what they are doing. Each bungalow has 4 rooms and share 2 hammocks and 2 sets of 2 chairs and 1 table. Staff took the hammock to replace it and never put it back again. People from other bungalow took... More 

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Michelle M, Public Relations Manager at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, 

On behalf of the entire staff of Arenas Beach Hotel, I would like to apologize for the unfortunate experience you had while staying here, needless to say it does not make us happy when our guests leave dissatisfied. Unforntunately we have had a few inconveniences service-wise and for that we apologize greatly. Please rest asorde that your comments are... More 

Morgan Hill, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

second time in Arenas Beach Hotel Food is Excellent We had a wedding there and they were so helpful and accomodating The LOBSTERS were to Die for. The Hotel Manager great lady. and THE BEACH BEAUTIFUL.

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Michelle M, Public Relations Manager at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, 

Thank you so much for your kind comments! We were honored to help you guys out on the celebration of your special day, everything turned out beautiful and we hope you had an amazing time! Cheers! More 

Whitefish, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was our 4th time at Arenas Beach and it just keeps getting better and better. It would be difficult to feel more relaxed than we feel here, truly a home away from home. This time we spent 26 nights at Arenas and I cherished every second. From a spectacular beach, wonderful food, great scenery to fantastic people, this place... More 

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Michelle M, Public Relations Manager at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, 

Thank you so much for your kind comments! We are always happy to have you guys back at the hotel, like you said at this point it is almost like family, we look forward to seeing you again in the future and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay this time around. All the best :) Regards, Michelle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Excellent service and people. Rates are fair, restaurant prices are adequate and food quality is great, do not forget to visit the beach bar (el barco) The beach left me speechless, white sand and turquoise water, simply wonderful! If you want to rest and forget all noises you must visit this hotel. Thanks Enrique for your help and hospitality :)

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Michelle M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it fills us with pride when our guests have great things to say about our service and staff. We will be sure to let Enrique know you specifically mentioned him! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers More 

Managua, Nicaragua
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We arrived at Arenas Beach a little nervous......there had been quite a few reviews about bad service. Traveling with a 17 month year old baby means that counting on good service is very important to us. Therefore, the first part of this review is to say that we all thought the service was very good, and at no point did... More 

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Michelle M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. It is reviews like yours that inspire us to keep working to improve and make the Arenas experience better for all our guests. We are truly pleased your stay was a happy one and we very much appreciate the constructive criticism. We hope to see you back here again! Cheers! More 

Sidney, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were looking forward to staying at this hotel, due to it being on the best beach on the island. We should have stayed elsewhere and just cabbed it to the beach each day. The rooms in the hotel building are a decent size, but very basic and in desperate need of updating. They either face the courtyard or a... More 

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Michelle M, Guest Relations Manager at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Fisrtly I would like to apologize on behalf of our entire staff for the unfortunate service you were forced to endure. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to write out this review, we take our clients' suggestions very seriously. Rest assured we are already working on making changes towards improving our service and have... More 

Stockholm
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We decided to stay a night here before going back to the mainland after our trip to Little Corn. The hotel is nice, the beach is excellent and the food at the hotel restaurant is very good. The rooms are a little dark but who cares, you don´t stay in the room during the day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We arrived two days ago in this hotel, the rooms are ok and clean but the service is really not like it should. A small Breakfast buffet is included but we got reminded when we went a second time that there are also other guests which want to eat something. no juice, no water, no tea included- you have to... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

First time I write a review while still at the hotel. That's because it took 45 minutes just to order our drinks at the dinner table. Service at the restaurant is terrible also compared to central america standards. The hotel is located on a beautiful beach, rooms are basic but clean and with a nice patio outside. Food and drinks... More 

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Michelle M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Arenas Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello! Firstly we'd like to thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and letting us know about the inconvenience you experienced. On behalf of our entire staff we apologize and hope your stay was otherwise satisfactory. We are always grateful for constructive criticism as comments like your help us identify the areas we need to work on... More 

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