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Casa Mazeta

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1a Calle Oriente and 2a Avenida Norte. | Juayua, Juayua, El Salvador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my friend stayed here for 3 nights and we really enjoyed our time. The hostel also set us up for the waterfall tour which was really good. I would recommend anyone to stay here and there is a lot of other cool towns to visit nearby like Ataco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed thru Juayúa when I was completely exhausted, and I left quite refreshed after three nights here. The Piña room is awesome if you want your own space to chill, with both indoor and outdoor spaces that are all your own. The garden, with hammocks, is lovely, and the kitchen and loungeroom are great communal spaces if you're in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Mazeta is such a wonderful place to stay. If you are in Juayúa it's a must! Comfortable, clean, and cost effective. The staff are so welcoming and make you feel at home. Dorm rooms have huge space for storage and the garden is absolutely beautiful. I would have stayed much longer if my timeline permitted. Make sure you do... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If all hostels could aim for this standard the world would be a better place!!! We stayed in a nice little room in The garden with private patio and (slightly odd) outside bathroom, which once you embraced it was great! Garden area was really nice as were the dogs who live here, 2 of them and very friendly. Good kitchen... More 

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review guys! Glad you like our rather funky garden suite, and the two chummy little doggies. We keep our beer prices to, or below, local prices - $1.25 for the local pilsener can´t be considered expensive, right? Also, thanks for mentioning our good friends at Restaurante RyR. That really is a spectacular place to eat.... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa Mazeta is a splendid hostel to stay at, regardless of if you are only dropping into Juayua for the food festival (unmissable) or looking for somewhere to relax for a spell. The hostel itself is bright and beautiful, fully equipped (kitchen, games, DVD collection, movie area, etc.), comes with a friendly (max chilled) dog Chiquita, a very pretty garden... More 

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Hola chicos! Thank you for incredible review, and for mentioning us on your blog also! Our local staff are all the best people possible, we´re very lucky to have them, it´s true. Susanna and I also try to contribute in the best way we can, and with wonderful guests such as yourselves, that is never difficult. We remember very well,... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hostel, great kitchen, nice clean, cheap rooms. Beautiful garden. We went to see some places on the flower route, but the waterfall within walking distance was just amazing for swimming, went everyday. Nice communal TV room, big screen TV, hundreds of movies. Nice place to start El Salvador, plan, chill plan a bit, sample great cheap papusas.

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Hola, thanks for your review! The waterfalls you mention, ´Los Chorros de la Calera´, really are a spectacular highlight of Juayua. Unmissable; perfect for a refreshing wake-you-up swim. The pupusas, starting at $0.60c each, are also an integral part of our beautiful mountain town. Thanks for choosing us - happy onward travels! Warm hugs from all of us here at... More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Like the town of Juayua itself, this is a beautiful, charming and chilled out gem in El Salvador. The owners (Darren and Suzanna) make you feel right at home and are more than happy to help with any queries you might have. They are both wonderfully knowledgeable about the local area and can point you in the direction of all... More 

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you detailed review! It was fun hanging out with you guys, and absolutely no problem in arranging for us to see the big fight ….. even though it didn´t turn out to be so big ;) Safe travels chicos, Abrazos de todos aqui en Juayua More 

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Wauw, amazing hostel! It is a big house with a few rooms and it really feels like home. The beds are comfy, the kitchen is good equipped, the ambiance is lovely and you can watch tons of movies! Really recommend this place :)

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Thank you for your review …… film collection getting bigger, 500+ titles at last count! Kitchen well equipped – we hope to add a toaster oven and microwave soon. Safe onward journeys, Abrazos, Casa Mazeta! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The village of Juayua is beautiful and quaint with the excellent food festival breathing life into its main square at the weekend. Casa Mazeta compliments the setting perfectly. The staff are some of the friendliest we have met on our 4 month Latin American trip. I travel alone with a young son who is curious and lively and the staff... More 

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Hi guys, thank you for your lovely review. We loved hosting you and your lively, charming little boy. Knowing that you are spending a little more time in El Salvador, we truly hope to welcome you back here soon, and maybe for a little longer! Warm hugs from all of us at La Casa Mazeta! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about this place. A great hostel run by great people. Nearly everyone who was staying there ended up extending their stay, it's just that sort of place. Juayua is also a great town with lots to see and do. A big thank you to the owner Darren for a great few days.

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casamazeta, Owner at Casa Mazeta, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your kind review. We are so pleased that so many people do extend their stay with us. It is a lot of fun for us too, and proof that we are doing something right! Abrazos de todos en La Casa Mazeta More 

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