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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so glad we chose El Jardin for our 4 overnights in San Juan del Sur. The hotel is located in the hills out of town, but close enough you can easily get a taxi to and from town. The road is not good, but that was not an issue for rides. The place is warm, friendly, has a...

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pierre1180, Gerente at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Nona for your visit and your comment!! It was a pleasure having you 2 staying with us. Kind Regards, Manon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is located outside the town, 4 and 1/2 Km, you need to reach it by car or taxi, but quiet, clean and with a wonderful view of the bay! Good food and drinks. The owners are from Belgien and wonderful hosts! We will greatly recommend it! We had a winderful stay here!

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pierre1180, Gerente at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and for your excellent feedback. It means a lot to us to know that people have a great time at El Jardin. Kind Regards, Manon

Reviewed January 12, 2017

Our stay at El Jardin was simply wonderful. The food is as good as the view, and the vibe is perfect. Pierre and his partner are absolutely fantastic. They truly are good people who care about your experience. We were calling a taxi to go into town, and they stopped us and insisted we hitch a ride with them instead,...

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pierre1180, Propietario at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback we really appreciate it. It is very nice to have guests like you that appreciate the place and the work we put into it! Kind Regards, Manon

Pamplona, Spain
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a week long stay in a beach type facility. But we didn't want to camp there we wanted activities and thankfully we found this paradise. Imagine a quite, nature surrounded cozy hotel with amazing bay views with a Belgium-French cuisine attached to it. The team working there is excellent, they are very kind and try to...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Marcel, It was wonderful to have you and Carolina over and we are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure for us to organize your honey moon and we wish you all the best in your future! Enjoy your day. Caroline

Vancouver
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We booked one night. We loved it and decided to stay another evening. Then stayed another evening again!! The room was very comfortable, the hosts very friendly, the dogs welcoming and they loved our dog. The food was delicious and the views spectacular. We will definitely come back here!!! Only complaint was the wifi but the place is so fantastic...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for all these good words! It was really nice to meet you. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in Nicaragua and do not hesitate to come back if you return to Nicaragua. I can't guarantee that wifi will be perfect but we will do our best :-) Caroline

Nuevo Colon
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We went for one day and it was so beautiful and tranquil that we opted for a second night! The hotel is very clean, the staff very friendly. I am a lover of flowers and this hotel had many beautiful plants to look at, for me it was heavenly! We loved the view, would definitely recommend this hotel if you...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the review. We are always happy when clients decide to extend their stay. It is definitely an excellent sign. Glad you appreciated the tranquility of our place. Have a good day. Caroline

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife & I originally only booked here for 1 night, however after such a great experience we had to stay an extra night! Upon arrival they upgraded us to a room with nicer view (the view truly is spectacular). The room was spacious, clean and great air conditioning! The true surprise was when we ate dinner, we both had...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hola, Happy to read you had a great stay and you enjoyed the steak. We are very poud to serve what we consider as the best meat in the country. You're more than welcome to come back at any time. Have a good day! Caroline

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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at El Jardín. The view is incredible and the location is really ideal if you want to be close to San Juan the tourist town yet off on your own. The couple that owns the hotel are really nice and friendly and really went above and beyond to make our stay really easy. The hotel...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hola, Many thanks for all the good words! glad you enjoyed your stay and our French fries, Belgian style!

Chico, California
Reviewed November 29, 2016

There are times when I want to be close to the city as possible, then there are times I want to visit the city and stay in a beautiful, peaceful hotel with a fantastic Pacific ocean view. El Jardin is this nice oasis on a hot San Juan del Sur day. With a nice pool and comfortable rooms with air...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you so much for this nice review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and our food. Totally agree, Hermosa is one of the most beautiful beach around! Have a good day and hope to see you again. Caroline

Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

After a long day of travelling from Corn Island, Managua, Rivas and finally San Juan del Sur we arrived at El Jardin and were welcomed by Manou and Pierre (2 of the 4 owners). What a tranquillity an spectacular views from the lounge and pool area. Our room was beautifull and equiped with A/C, 2 fans, hot shower, big double...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Anieke, Thank you very much for this review. Guess what? We repaired the road last week! This was indeed well needed. Happy to hear you guys had a nice stay. Otto was not as worse as expected but you avoided a ton of rain. I hope you had a safe trip back to the Netherlands. Have a good day!...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Jardin is the perfect place to relax while enjoying amazing views on Nicaragua's Emerald Coast. The hotel is located up a hill, 4 km (2,4 miles) North from San Juan del Sur. The access road has been repaired in December 2016. All types of vehicles can go up. We offer free shuttles to town once a day. Our guests can also spend the day by the outdoor pool where they can enjoy stunning views on Nagascolo bay. Each room has a private bathroom and features charming decor with cheerful colors. Some of them have a private terrace overlooking the ocean which is the perfect spot to watch the sunset. El Jardin's bar & restaurant features both an indoor and an open-air dining area with views on the bay. We serve international food (for example, burgers and tacos) and are also very proud to offer European inspired options (including Beef Bourguignon, Shrimp bisque, Homemade lasagna and many more). The bar is open all day with a good selection of cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Jardin Hotel

Address: Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $70 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Jardin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Jardin Hotel San Juan Del Sur
El Jardin Hotel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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#5 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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