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Yajure Surf Hostel

Barrio la Talangera, San Juan del Sur 87206, Nicaragua
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Åre
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35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hostel right on the beach thinking we'd have the surf close by. But you can't surf in San Juan so you have to take a shuttle other beaches. Not what we had thought. That's one of the reasons we were disapointed in this hostel, they say they are a surfschool located right on the beach. A bit... More 

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Thank Momarortotinona
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The location could not be better. Situated right on the beach and a short walk along a well-lit and restaurant lined main road into town. However, despite this I would not recommend this hostel to my worst enemy! Chelly (the owner) is one of the most despicable human beings I have ever met. He steals from his guests, and I... More 

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4 Thank TobyW55
Medellin, Colombia
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Chillie is a fantastic host. I like this place so much that i stayed a month. Frecuent day trips to the surf spot. The hostel is basically a mantion turned into a hostel. It got a pool, good staff, good security and a close walk to town.

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1 Thank ColonelPanola
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Good hostel, full of great people both hosts and guests. Great place to stay in San Juan. Helpful and knowledgeable team, will help you make the most of your stay. The pool is a bonus too! This is the place to stay if you have to San Juan to surf!

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1 Thank Dylan R
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's a nice hostel with fun things to do around the house, but soon as they notice that you don't spend enough money there on the bar or surf trips or whatever, they trow you out,.. The guy at the receptionist with the beard is the worst of them,.. Always playing on his phone and if you ask something he... More 

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4 Thank Louwis007
Alberta
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We picked this place cause we wanted AC when we came back to sjds. Unfortunately the power was out for half the time we were there (the whole town, this isn't yajure's fault). Still, the hostel was great. Big, clean pool, nice bar, ping pong tables, big chilling area outside, hammocks, etc. The kitchen was great too, we grilled up... More 

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2 Thank ivan t
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 5 nights in the Yajure Hostel . I was very surprised of the house.. So much space and beautiful furnished. They have a tv, ping pong table and the best a very clean pool to relax emwhen ur to lazy for the sea . It is very cozy ;) it is a bit out of town but therefore... More 

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2 Thank Moritz H
San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beachfront, simple, nice pool but young crowd that nostly smokes, talks on cellphone and types on computers all day.Oscar at reception really made it a better stay and it was nice to get laundry done. It may be great if you are a young surfer but otherwise, older guests may wish to look elsewhere.

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3 Thank movingaround441
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I stayed here for 5 days about 2 weeks ago and had a wonderful experience. I was a bit put off by the initial reviews but a friend from Costa Rica greatly recommended it. Maybe my experience was better because Chely was not there my entire stay. My first night was a bit of a mess though with massive ants... More 

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2 Thank blaine m
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I have just returned from 5 days at the Yajure Surf Hostel, which had been recommended by a friend, who had enjoyed his stay in the summer. The first suggestions that the experience might not be such a good one started to appear during the reservation process. It was a completely disorganised rigmarole, that took over nine days to complete,... More 

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