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Hotel Sabalos

Boca Sabalos, Nicaragua
Hotel Sabalos
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pincher Creek, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

This little hotel was a breath of fresh air after staying in questionable accommodation up river. The location is wonderful, staff great, it's clean and they also provide you with drinking water in the lobby to fill your bottle. If you want to go to a wonderful spot on the Rio San Juan, this is it. Very affordable and good... More 

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London, Ontario
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16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

With one of the best views on the Rio San Juan this small but comfortable hotel was one of the best values I encountered on my entire 6 week trip of Nicaragua. My room was clean, comfortable and overlooked the river. While the menu is limited, food quality and service were excellent. For those who need to be connected 24/7... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2010

The rooms were clean and comfortable, tours were very reasonable, the staff was friendly and helpful. The location is great, right on the river. I would not hesitate to stay here again! Be sure to visit the fort, El Castillo when you're in the neighborhood.

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wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2010

located right in the river san juan, it was relaxing, charming and very affordable

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2009

Very comfortable. Good food. Great small river town on the Rio San Juan. Used the hotel dugout canoe to take a trip up the Rio Sabolas. The other guests were interesting and I had some great conversations. The dining room is on a deck overlooking the river. A unique experience. The town of Boca de Sabolas is charming and offers... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2009

Eight of us went to Sabalos to help build a church in the nearby village of Las Colinas. I'd been by the Sabalos Hotel several times and always wanted to stay there. To get there you fly to Managua, then San Carlos, then catch a fast boat 40 minutes down the Rio San Juan to Sabalos (means "Tarpons" in Spanish).... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

Wood panelled hotel that juts out over the Rio San Juan. Incredible view down the river, try to get a room on the river side. The staff were genuine and very pleasant and the food was very good, they even had some homemade chocalate, nice little touches like that. If you want to go to Sabalos village/town, the young lad... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2009

This place is wonderful! It was the highlight of our wonderful trip to Nicaragua! We spent only two days and nights here, but I wish we could have spent longer. Rosa-Elena is so friendly and the whole staff is helpful and delightful. The food was wonderful - very fresh and delicious. Our room was small but clean and cozy. We... More 

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hamburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2009

We were lucky to have picked this nice hotel in the internet - close to the Rio San Juan in Nicaragua. It was all so clean, with an 1a service and the food was excellent ! The sweet water shrimps were the biggest we ever saw and the most tastful ! Also important: Rosa, the owner, also speaks perfect German... More 

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Holland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2009

We were for five days in hotel Sabalos and it was great! First of all a reaction on two marks read in another revieuw of this hotel: The meals are very good, it is not true that it all teasted the same. Then the remark of the hot water. In almost every shower with hot water in Nicaragua, this system... More 

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