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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Went to pelican eye's bar and pool today. The view was absolutely great! Our server Ramfis gave us the best service I've had in a long time! Offered us a private table overlooking the pool and the view and even moved the table for us to be in the shade! Throughout the afternoon he was absolutely great, grade A service....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was gorgeous, the long walk up the beautiful brick walkway was easily worth the views. It is a 5 minute walk on the end of one of the main streets coming off of the beach. Gorgeous views and greenery all around. We had a very friendly and accommodating (with our spanish) waitress named Maria.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pros: room accommodations, views, some staff (not Cindy from from desk) Cons: For $250 a night in Nicaragua while late check out was not possible a courtesy shower should be available. When I discussed this with the front desk I was offered a shower within the spa after booking a $55 massage... I also emailed the manager with no response....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is hugely overpriced. I wish I had read and believed the negative reviews and I would not be here now. We are elderly and are in the farest highest room in the development. Just to get to the pool took 15 minutes and I was unable to climb back up to my room. They offered us another room...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a month in San Juan Del Sur and went to Pelican Eyes one evening for dinner and to watch the sunset . This is the worst meal we had on our entire trip and also the most expensive. The bar couldn't even make a drink they had listed on the drink menu (Manhattan) The service was slow the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is difficult to describe and rate this resort because some of the complaints that others have written about are well founded. I would agree that the Phase II location is difficult if you do not have a vehicle but because we did, we could park right outside our enormous casita and walk across the driveway to the bar and...

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Louisville, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Underwhelming...wait staff totally confused, no cushions on chairs, uncomfortable, Rickety, old and sometimes no chairs available as it Open to anyone who wants to hang out...no boat available over a 4 day stay as there needs to be a minimum number of people. Not a 4 star resort at all. Good local pizza in town.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had reserved a small villa but got 'bumped' to a large villa at the top of the property that was beautiful. Large living room, dining room, full kitchen with all needed dinnerware and utensils for cooking, a huge bathroom and bedroom with balcony. The pools are infinity while the service for food and drinks were less than attentive. We...

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Little Elm, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elegant decor, highly trained professional staff and very attentive to detail. It was surprising to find this gem in this surfer town. Beautiful gardens and surround the property grounds with the luxuriously fragrant gardenias at the welcome desk The infinity pool warm warm and relaxing. My room was clean, spacious, super comfy bed, Rainfall shower in a beautiful tiled bathroom...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect word to describe this resort, and also the staffs only known English word. Whenever there is a problem they say "ok" made a awkward half smile and run away. No worker here has any idea of what's going on in their assigned position. I read reviews before coming and one stated that the Spa fills up quick so...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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La Cascada
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Cuisines: International
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa offers a stunning hillside location and panoramic views of San Juan del Sur and the ocean beyond. Our infinity pools, spacious accommodations, romantically lush gardens, wonderful restaurants, open air bars, and one-of-a-kind San Juan Del Sur coastline sailing adventure are a unique experience.A visit to our Tranquila Day Spa is an experience of sheer indulgence. We offer a menu of massage and body treatments to ensure that you truly relax on your romantic Nicaraguan getaway. Experience more of Nicaragua with day trips to Granada or the artisan markets in Masaya. Here at the resort, open air yoga classes, water aerobics, and active local excursions (arranged by our concierge) help keep you fit while visiting paradise. Even our brick stairs—winding up the hillside — contribute to the cause!Our San Juan del Sur hotel’s mission is to provide a unique and memorable Nicaragua vacation experience in every aspect of your stay. Our friendly staff endeavors to fulfill every possible need or special request (and to predict those wishes perhaps not yet even realized!)No request is too big or too small. Let us know what we can do to enhance your stay in paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa

Address: De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $191 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Pelican Eyes Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Pelican Eyes
Resort Pelican Eyes
Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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#1 Spa Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#3 Green Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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“The buildings higher up are a longer walk but have a nicer view of the gorgeous bay and landscape.”
 of 5 bubbles E9931YLbens, 2 days ago | Read review
“Not a high room unless you are in great shape to limb the hills”
 of 5 bubbles 577janetk, 6 days ago | Read review
“Avoid PHASE 2 rooms”
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  • View From Lobby Pool
 of 5 bubbles DJBSFO, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“beautiful location, convenient to town, great pools”
 of 5 bubbles H4889YTpatriciad, Dec 27, 2016 | Read review
“Casitas are wonderful expecially if you are a family who may enjoy cooking and a big dining area”
 of 5 bubbles 381deborahs, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
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