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Casa Oro Eco Hostel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Harlech, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Loved the place! Best staff i met in the whole of Nicaragua! Every single one of them is so helpful and friendly! The breakfast is really good every day! The rooftop bar is also cool. Just pretty faultless all round!! #1 in san juan del sur!!!!!!

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HAppy to hear that, this is your home come back anytime, your family is whaiting for you. love

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 6 nights and was pleased overall. Definitely try to get a dorm on the second floor; the first floor is where everyone hangs out/smokes and is near the kitchen. It's not a party hostel but some nights were louder than others and the doors to the dorm room stay open for most of the night. The...

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Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is alright, fairly big, nothing special. It's not as crazy as some of the party hostels, but that does spill over to Casa Oro some nights. There is no one place for everyone to hang out, the hostel is very scattered. Lots of tours available. Moderately clean, not quite worth $13 a night for the dorm.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this hostel and appreciated all the extras that came with it. Free breakfast and free yoga classes as well as very convenient shuttle service to all the beaches. I stayed in the second floor dorms and they were very clean, comfortable and breezy/cool at night.

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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at Casa Oro. It is in a great spot and has an excellent kitchen. The private room was great the only thing is they charge extra for aircon and I don't remember the exact rate but it was outrageous!! The hostel was quite which was nice. Breakfast wasnt great but I am really fussy about my...

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Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Casa Oro was good. It was well priced and had nice private rooms. Comfortable bed, space, fans, (air con available), good bathroom. The kitchen and seating areas were good. Rooftop bar was great. Location great. Only downfall were the staff. The women working reception were clueless and very vague- about everything. I would still return though and suggest this hostel...

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Reviewed January 17, 2016

I was walking around for a hostel, and this was the only one with a free bed. Luckily for me! Very beautiful and colorful, lots of cool places to hang out, free yoga twice a day and free breakfast in the morning that is actually eatable! If you are on a budget, this is the perfect place to stay.

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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a dorm for three nights and felt really good here. Staff was actually very helpfull and attentive. They let me use the locker even after I checked out. Breakfasts are actually pretty good. Kitchenette is perfect, but you are cooking in front of everyone. Lots of places to chill. Great surfing academy in the house.

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New York
Reviewed December 7, 2015

This is a walk in hostel, but we were lucky that when we arrived there was a room for three that suited us perfectly with a set of bunks and a large bed. We opted not to pay extra for the AC and just used the ceiling fan. The day we arrived the staff had organized a soccer game down...

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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I decided to take a surf lesson with the crew out of Casa Oro. The guy that runs it was nice, and our instructor Donovan was excellent as well. He's an American teaching and practiced a precise technique along with safety. I was a bit nervous and his style put me at ease... Not to mention he's...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Oro was the first hostel and surf school in San Juan del Sur. Before that it was an obligatory spot on the historic gold route through Central America. Today, Casa Oro is the first eco-hostel in San Juan del Sur, part of the Circulo Initiative, a family of for purpose businesses in pursuit of regeneration. Tourism growth and development often leave destructive side effects for cultures, communities and the environment. It doesn’t have to be like this though. We find inspiration in how nature works and use this as our compass for holistic creation. In everything we do, our aim is to leave places better than we found them. So far, it’s working. -- Just a hop, skip and a jump from the beach, Casa Oro offers a variety of budget-friendly accommodations designed with conscious backpackers in mind. We have both dorms and private rooms available. All of our dorm beds come equipped with privacy curtains for your convenience. The second and third floor boast a balcony that wraps around the entire building. A scrumptious breakfast is included with any stay along with free Wi-Fi, lockers (bring your own lock), free filtered water and access to a communal kitchen. Friendly vibes and hugs are also included at no extra charge. Our beach shuttles are conveniently located just outside the front door, surf school is downstairs and there’s even a RestoCafe/Bar, so all you’ve gotta do is roll out of bed and everything’s at your fingertips. We’ve also got donation-based yoga classes regularly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Oro Eco Hostel

Address: Saliendo del Colonial 20 | Varas al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $6 - $8 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Casa Oro Eco Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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Casa Oro Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Casa Oro Eco Hostel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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“As we found out there are cheaper and better hostels in town”
Ros8mund, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
“try and grab a top bunk if staying in the dorms, closer to the fans”
madh96, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra dollar to stay upstairs. Downstairs is busy during the day.”
cameront422, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“Second Floor dorms: less noise in the morning”
ameliedg, Jun 4, 2015 | Read review
“Affordable shuttle service to surrounding beaches (Playa Madera) is great!”
simony114, Mar 15, 2015 | Read review
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